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Easter Sunrise Service On Mt. Helix

Large Crowd Climbs Mt. Helix On Easter

MT. HELIX -- The lines formed early and the buses from the fire station strained to keep up with the crush of people. More than 1,000 people attended the Easter Sunrise Service hosted by the Calvary Chapel La Mesa and Pastor Dave…


Added by La Mesa Today on April 24, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

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Teen Beaten, Robbed On Trolley

LA MESA -- A teen riding the trolley Tuesday between Spring Street and La Mesa Boulevard was beaten and robbed.

La Mesa polce said that at about 8:30 AM, a 14 year old boy was punched in the face three times and his necklace and hat were taken by two suspects. The robbery occurred while the victim and suspects were riding eastbound on the MTS…


Added by La Mesa Today on April 6, 2011 at 5:54am — 1 Comment

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DUI Warrant Sweep Nets Three

LA MESA --The La Mesa Police Department conducted a DUI Warrant Sweep on Friday and arrested three people with outstanding warrants.

Police said a total of forty subjects with outstanding DUI warrants that had been issued in the last two months were identified. Several teams of Officers attempted to locate these subjects at their last known…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 31, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

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Elderly Bandit Sought In Gas Station Robbery

MURRAY DRIVE -- Call him the Mature Bandit. La Mesa police are looking for a 70-year-old robber who hit the Arco Station at 9600 Murray Drive early Friday morning.

Police said the man entered the station at about 3:40 a.m. The clerk at the Arco station reported seeing the suspect standing outside of the store a few minutes before the…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 18, 2011 at 11:14pm — No Comments

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Early Morning Robbery At Phlllips Gas Station

LAKE MURRAY -- La Mesa police are looking for two youths who robbed the Phillips 76 gas station early Wednesday.

Police said at about 3:37 a.m. two suspects entered the Phillips 76 gas station located at 6085 Lake Murray Bl. The suspects demanded that the female clerk open the register. One of the…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 16, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

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Armed Robber Hits Yogurt Shop

LAKE MURRAY BOULEVARD -- A man armed with a handgun robbed the Golden Spoon Frozen Yogurt store Sunday night.

La Mesa police said that at about 9:25 p.m. one black male adult armed with a handgun entered the Golden Spoon Frozen Yogurt store, located at 5640 Lake Murray Bl., and demanded cash from the two employees while…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 7, 2011 at 5:05am — No Comments

Center Drive

Second Location For Trolley Stop Deli

CENTER DRIVE -- The many fans of the Trolley Stop Deli on La Mesa Boulevard have reason to celebrate. The La Mesa establishment is expanding, leasing a second location on Center Drive, which will open on Sundays.



Added by La Mesa Today on January 9, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Christmas In The Village A Roaring Success

LA MESA VILLAGE -- Christmas In The Village, an annual event for downtown La Mesa, got off to one of the best and busiest starts in years and went on to be a great success after two nights. Long time residents and merchants couldn't recall a year in which attendance was so strong from virtually the first moment to when the evenings closed. "This is just great,'' said Readers Inc. book store owner Deena While. "Perfect weather and great… Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on December 11, 2010 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Fun with Physics Event Draws Crowd

Children from throughout La Mesa streamed into Highwood Park Saturday for hands on lessons in the laws of physics. It was a sunny day filled with bubbles, balloons and a touch of Sir Isaac… Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on March 20, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Talk of Tough Times Dominates La Mesa City Planning Session

La Mesa Mayor Art Madrid began today’s annual strategic planning meeting with a dire warning. Continuing financial problems at the state and local level will force difficult decisions and may require further consolidation of services with other municipalities. Adjusting to the “new normal,’’ he said, will keep local government struggling to maintain services. His address follows:

By Art Madrid

Today’s workshop is going to be unlike… Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on March 18, 2010 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

Peter Pan Ready to Fly!

LA MESA -- The months of practice are nearing an end. The sets are built. The lines are learned. And Peter Pan Junior Theater's 40th Anniversary season is ready to launch with a performance of Peter Pan!

The show opens Wednesday, March 24, at 7 p.m. with shows Thursday, Friday and two shows on Saturday. Theater officials say the $12 tickets are selling well, particularly for the Friday and Saturday shows and they are hoping the community will… Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on March 11, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

A Valentine for La Mesa

MT. HELIX -- The sun rose on this Valentine morning and we rise with it.

The soft greens of the hillsides celebrating the recent rains emerge from the morning fog and dew as we head down the steep driveway on our morning walk.

Still, already there are the health obsessed biking and running Lemon Avenue as we stroll slowly.

It has been just eight weeks since we started… Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on February 14, 2010 at 5:30am — No Comments

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