August 2015 La Mesa Blog Posts (7)

LA Mesa Business

Cosmos Calls It Quits -- For Now

LA MESA -- In a sign of the challenges posed by the city's reconstruction of La Mesa Boulevard, Cosmos Coffee Cafe, a long-time business in the Village, closed its doors today.

Ari Bejar, Cosmos' owner, said the closure is, perhaps, temporary but for at…


Added by La Mesa Today on August 31, 2015 at 11:00am — 18 Comments

Crime Watch

Man Robs WalMart At Gunpoint

LA MESA -- August 24th, at about 4:10 p.m. an unknown Hispanic male suspect entered the garden center entrance of WalMart at 5500 Grossmont Center Drive. He selected a bottle of glue, brought it to the garden center register and presented a $1.00 bill to the cashier. When the cashier opened the cash drawer, the suspect put a gun on the counter and pointed it towards the cashier.…


Added by La Mesa Today on August 27, 2015 at 3:46pm — No Comments

Hart Optical in La Mesa offers back-to-school vision tips

Hart Optical Co., 8685 La Mesa Blvd., La Mesa, is noting August as “Children’s Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month” with back-to-school tips about children’s vision. “Approximately one in four school age children have some type of vision problem which can affect their success in school,” said Michael Emerson, a Registered Ophthalmic Dispenser who has owned and operated Hart Optical Co. since 1987.


Emerson said, according to Prevent Blindness America, parents should be aware…


Added by rick griffin on August 26, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Lifelong Graphic Designer Lives The Dream With His EmbroidMe of La Mesa

It’s not often that dreams held during childhood endure long enough to become realities as an adult. Yet for EmbroidMe of La Mesa owner Andy Kohler, that’s exactly what happened when he took ownership of the embroidery business in July named by Entrepreneur Magazine as number one in its industry. Located at 7018 University Avenue, Andy serves La Mesa and Spring Valley with…


Added by Margie FIelds on August 24, 2015 at 8:46am — No Comments

La Mesa Healthcare

Meeting Focuses On Sudden Heart Stoppage

LA MESA -- The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free program on “Help Save a Life from Sudden Cardiac Arrest” from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 26. The program is part of the library’s Wellness Wednesday series, normally held on the fourth Wednesday of the…


Added by rick griffin on August 4, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Speaker Toni Atkins to Give Legislative Update at Local Meeting on August 5

Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins to Headline Dem Meeting

Party in the Park Called a Huge Success


La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club will host the Speaker of the California State Assembly Toni Atkins at our special August 5 meeting. The Speaker will cover a wide range of topics…


Added by La Mesa Democratic Club on August 3, 2015 at 2:03pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Pedestrian, Struck By Auto, Dies

LA MESA -- An accident Saturday evening on El Cajon Boulevard in La Mesa resulted in the death of a pedestrian.

La Mesa police said that at approximately 8:42 p.m. the La Mesa Police Department received a report of a pedestrian that was struck by a…


Added by La Mesa Today on August 2, 2015 at 6:53am — No Comments

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