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La Mesa Man Won Super Bowl Trip
LA MESA -- Union Bank announced that Donald Gustavson of La Mesa, Calif. was the grand prize winner of “From Sofa to Stadium” Visa Super Bowl LI Sweepstakes for Union Bank.
“Union Bank joined with Visa to bring our cardholders a truly once in a lifetime…
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LA MESA -- The Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, a consumer health library at 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, is now hosting its Fall Art Exhibit featuring…Continue
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Share A Cup Of Coffee With A Cop
LA MESA -- On Dec. 10th, officers from the La Mesa Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee.
All community members are invited to attend.…
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Man Killed Wife Days Before Killing Self
LA MESA -- An elderly La Mesa man apparently beat and smothered his wife before using prescription medicine days later to end his own life.
In its final report on the two deaths, police said that on Wednesday, October 14 officers responded to a residence in the 6900 block of Wyoming Avenue in La Mesa and found a deceased man and woman in the home. This case has…
LA MESA -- There will be some scary-looking dogs at Canine Corners Dog Park in La Mesa’s Harry Griffen Regional Park from 11 am to 3 pm this Saturday, October 24. Also other dogs dressed as clowns and…Continue
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Deaths May Have Been Murder-Suicide
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Police Department announced today that the suspicious deaths of two elderly residents is now being investigated as a possible murder suicide.
Police said that Wednesday officers responded to a residence in the 6900 block of Wyoming Avenue in La Mesa and found a deceased man and woman in the home. The scene was originally described only as…
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LA MESA -- La Mesa police are investigating the suspicious deaths of two elderly people in a Wyoming Avenue home.
Police said in a press release that on Wednesday at 9:39 a.m. the La Mesa Police Department responded to a residence in the 6900…Continue
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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.…Continue
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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…Continue
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LA MESA -- William Charles McKay, a long-time resident of La Mesa, passed away at sunrise on Sunday, July 19, 2015.
Bill was born Nov. 5, 1947 in Fallbrook to parents Howard and Thelma McKay. When he was seven, he moved with his family to…
La Mesa Today In Transition
LA MESA -- Six years ago, we founded La Mesa Today in a time when the news media landscape was changing rapidly. The San Diego Union-Tribune was downsizing, smaller, local papers were also in decline and TV news was struggling to produce local news…Continue
LA MESA -- On June 13, 2015 at approximately 8:00 PM, La Mesa Police officers responded to a radio call of a battery involving two males at the MTS Trolley Station in the 8200 block of La Mesa Boulevard. The victim, a 52 year old male was struck multiple times…Continue
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LA MESA -- Gabriella Martinez, 7, who goes by Ella and recently completed first grade at Murray Manor Elementary School in La Mesa, recently received a special haircut and found a way to give back to children needing hair replacement.
LA MESA -- Just after midnight Saturday, at 12:50 a.m. Sunday, two pedestrians in the 4300 block of
Rosebud Lane were robbed by a suspect armed with a handgun.
The unknown suspect approached the male and female…
Added by La Mesa Today on June 29, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments
LA MESA -- On June 13 at approximately 8:00 p.m., La Mesa Police officers responded to a radio call of a battery involving two males at the MTS Trolley Station in the 8200 block of La Mesa Boulevard. The victim, a 52 year old male was struck multiple…Continue
The La Mesa Chamber of Commerce will host La Mesa Mayor Mark Arapostathis for a breakfast meeting starting at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 23, at the Marie Callender’s restaurant, 6950 Alvarado Road, San Diego.
The public is invited to attend. Cost to attend is $15 for Chamber members and $20 for guests with advanced reservations, or $25 at the door. Reservations may be made via the website:…Continue
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LA MESA -- La Mesa resident Mark Neville has been named executive director of the San Diego Bowl Game Association, the non-profit organization that produces San Diego’s two college football bowl games played…Continue
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Two Detained In Fire Investigation
LA MESA -- Two people were detained for questioning in connection with a ten acre brush fire that broke out in the unincorporated area of La Mesa.
The fire is now contained. There are no injuries. No structures were burned. All roads previously closed have since reopened.
A driver flagged down a deputy from the Rancho San Diego Sheriff's Station upon seeing…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on June 20, 2015 at 7:12am — No Comments
Brush Fire in La Mesa
LA MESA -- A ten-acre brush fire is burning in La Mesa. The fire broke out just before 4:00 p.m. near Campo Road and Via Mercado.
If you wish to evacuate as a precaution, proceed to Monte Vista High School…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on June 19, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- The California drought is increasingly hitting home in the Jewel of the Hills.
At the upcoming City Council meeting Tuesday, city public works officials will outline a long list of steps being taken to reduce public water use, including…Continue