La Mesa Today's La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'El Cajon' (12)

La Mesa Weather

 Storm Cell Rips Through Avocado Boulevard

LA MESA -- Thunderstorms ripped through sections of El Cajon and the southeast corner of La Mesa this afternoon, knocking down trees and soaking the area with heavy rains.

 Sheriff's deputies said the storm cell hit sections of Rancho San Diego hard, knocking down trees and knocking out power to the Vons shopping center at Avocado Boulevard near the…


Added by La Mesa Today on September 16, 2014 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

Crime Watch

Sheriff Seeks Shooter In El Cajon Incident

EL CAJON -- San Diego County Crime Stoppers and the Santee Sheriff's Station need your help in finding a man suspected in a shooting that injured a woman and a small child in unincorporated El Cajon.

It happened on November 7th just after…


Added by La Mesa Today on November 14, 2013 at 2:27pm — 2 Comments

El Cajon News

Officials Working To Fix Pole Failures

EL CAJON -- Officials continue on Saturday to complete repairs from an odd occurrence Thursday in which six telephone poles along Mollison Avenue, a main El Cajon thoroughfare, suddenly failed with two falling completely into the street.

The cause…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 16, 2013 at 9:27am — No Comments

La Mesa Weekend

Mother Goose Again To Dominate East County

EL CAJON -- One of the family friendly weekend choices in East County this week is the annual extravaganza known as The Mother Goose Parade.

Rain or shine! The 66th Annual Mother Goose Parade begins this Sunday, November 18th, at 10:00 a.m.…


Added by La Mesa Today on November 16, 2012 at 3:58pm — No Comments

Rancho San Diego Accident

Vehicle Crashes Into Home

RANCHO SAN DIEGO -- Police and fire officials responded just before noon today to the report of a car crashing into a home.

A van carrying three people rammed into a home in the Corte Madera development just off of Willow Glen and Medinah/Steele…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 27, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

East County People

East County Has A State Beauty Queen

LOS ANGELES -- Cassandra Kunze, Miss Teen San Diego County, was crowned Miss Teenage California 2012 at the state finals held April 20-22 at the beautiful Hilton @ Los Angeles Airport before a large and enthusiastic crowd.

The 18 year old resident…


Added by La Mesa Today on April 26, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

East County Arts

Talking Arts In San Diego's 'Far East'

EL CAJON -- On the closing night of its latest exhibition, Studio C Contemporary, a fledgling El Cajon art studio conducted a panel discussion on the arts.

The event drew select activists in the San Diego and East County arts community for a…


Added by La Mesa Today on April 14, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Heartland Fire & Rescue

Propeller Kills Pilot At Gillespie Field

EL CAJON -- At 8:30 a.m. Monday a 41-year-old pilot and his passenger began to taxi out of a hangar located at the west end of Gillespie Field Airport, just south of the air traffic control tower in El Cajon. Reportedly the single-engine plane stalled…


Added by La Mesa Today on January 30, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

East County Arts


An Evening Of Art, Music And Dance

EL CAJON -- The proprietors of Studio C Contemporary Art on Friday held an opening for another show in its brief history. The collection of works include sculptures, paintings and installations in the open space along El Cajon's redeveloped downtown.

The highlight of this evening was a…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 10, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

City Council

Of Sewers, Robberies And Good Neighbors

LA MESA -- The good news at Tuesday's mostly sedate City Council meeting was an announcement that the city soon will only be sending two sewer bills to local residents each year.

The bad news…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 25, 2011 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Oktoberfest Wars

El Cajon Claims "True Oktoberfest"

LA MESA -- It was quiet in downtown La Mesa today, except for the whirring sounds of machines preparing La Mesa Boulevard for the three-day influx of thousands of visitors for the annual Oktoberfest later this week.

But just a bit east of La…


Added by La Mesa Today on September 27, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Arrests Made in Park Fight

NORTHMONT PARK – La Mesa police say it started with some young men fighting over a girl.

It ended Wednesday with a victim still struggling for life in a hospital and three teens facing felony charges – including attempted murder.

According to La Mesa Police search warrants were executed at three homes as part of an investigation following the late night fight on March 6 in the park near Severin Drive. As a result, Anthony Long, 19, of El Cajon, and two juvenile males from El… Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on March 11, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

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