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Crime Watch

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 22, 2015 at 5:41pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa Chamber will host breakfast with La Mesa Mayor

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:…


Added by rick griffin on June 22, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

San Diego County Sheriff's Department

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 19, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Summer Camps

Your Kids, Their Summer, Our Camps!

LA MESA -- La Mesa Community Services is offering twenty-one (21) "summer to remember camps!" that will put a smile on any child's face ages four years and up.

For details on summer camp programs and classes offered through La Mesa Community…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 9, 2015 at 5:43am — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

Stage Set For Oktoberfest Battle

LA MESA -- The La Mesa City Council stuck to the "one applicant" per public event standard Tuesday night and that sets the stage for a major showdown between the La Mesa Village Merchants Association and the La Mesa Chamber of Commerce over how Oktoberfest…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 27, 2015 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

Flag Day Parade

A La Mesa Tradition Returns

LA MESA -- Let’s salute “Old Glory”! The American Flag will be flown proudly at the 18th annual La Mesa Flag Day Parade on Saturday, May 30th. The parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. led by the United States 3d Marine Aircraft Wing Band through the downtown La Mesa…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 14, 2015 at 11:41am — No Comments

La Mesa Events


LA MESA -- The La Mesa Library will be celebrating a love of food and cooking with their first annual Food For Thought Festival, Saturday, March 14, from 10:30am-2:00pm.  This free event will feature three local food experts in fields ranging from brewing homemade beer to Moroccan cooking;…


Added by Gina Garcia on March 6, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Health

Grossmont Healthcare District Launches Redesigned Website

LA MESA -- The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD), a public agency that supports various health-related community programs and services in San Diego’s East County region, has launched its newly redesigned website,…


Added by rick griffin on March 4, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

A Time To Break Down: A Time To Snack

LA MESA -- It's quiet out in front of my store today.  The past three days have been a symphony of motors and back-up beeps and digging, chopping, scraping and dumping tons of concrete sidewalks and curbs, parking meter poles and other underground treasures into sturdy dump trucks.

So today I can wander around the middle of the street with no cars or heavy equipment…


Added by chris shea on February 27, 2015 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

On La Mesa: Chris Shea

The Hope of Spring

LA MESA -- Today, Tuesday, February 24, I have been watching the workers begin the Street Scape project here in front of my store.  Interestingly, from inside the store looking out to the…


Added by chris shea on February 24, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Heartland Fire & Rescue

Underground Tank Issue Draws Firefighters

LA MESA -- (Updated 2/5/2015 at 10:30 a.m.) Firefighters from Heartland Fire & Rescue were at the scene of a hazardous material call Thursday morning.

La Mesa police said the incident involved an underground tank and was located near La Mesa Boulevard and 4th Street.

La Mesa Assistant Fire Chief Greg McAlpin said laborers working on the…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 5, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

La Mesan Of The Year Nominees

Five Who Led The Way In 2014

LA MESA – This was a year of new and renewal in La Mesa. There was the big political shakeup, of course, but profound change came in subtler, more incremental ways as well.

The streets of the symbolic heart of the city were being redesigned in a project…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 24, 2014 at 11:00am — 5 Comments

La Mesa Schools

Donations Will Feed District Families

LA MESA -- Hundreds of children attending La Mesa-Spring Valley School District schools will have a holiday meal this season thanks to the generosity of staff, parents and students at Parkway Middle School in La Mesa as well as members of Legacy…


Added by rick griffin on December 18, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Events

City Information For December

 LA MESA -- The City of La Mesa offers the following items for local residents.

Downtown Village Streetscape Improvement Project Updates 

The Downtown Village will be going through revitalization and beautification. […


Added by La Mesa Today on December 9, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

San Diego Pottery Tour includes two La Mesa Locations

LA MESA -- If you are looking for a unique and locally hand made item for gift giving or for your own home, this weekend's San Diego Pottery Tour offers a wide variety of beautiful items! Get Centered Clay Studio will feature…


Added by Get Centered Clay Studio (Elly) on December 5, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

On La Mesa: Chris Shea

Of Dogs, Books And Puppies

LA MESA -- On July 16, 2014 I wrote the following words regarding the loss on June 2, 2014 of my dog, a 10-year-old Newfoundland named Ben.

"The expression “reeling from grief” fit the state of my broken heart.  I looked on the internet for…


Added by chris shea on November 29, 2014 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Thief Gets Bike From Open Garage

LA MESA -- From cold murder cases to bike thefts, La Mesa police are in search of suspects.

Case Highlights: On Sunday, November 16 at approximately 6:55 a.m., La Mesa Police received a report of a bicycle stolen from the garage of a…


Added by La Mesa Today on November 18, 2014 at 10:27am — No Comments

La Mesa Politics

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Perhaps History Will Be Kinder To Madrid

LA MESA – If politics were truly like boxing,…


Added by La Mesa Today on November 5, 2014 at 2:30am — 2 Comments

The Race For Mayor

'Dr. A' Defeats A La Mesa Legend

LA MESA – In a stunning end to an historic mayoral run, Art Madrid was turned out of office by voters on Tuesday in favor of Mark Arapostathis, a City Council member.

Arapostathis, a school teacher, theater director and,…


Added by La Mesa Today on November 5, 2014 at 2:00am — 4 Comments

The Race For Mayor

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 30, 2014 at 7:30pm — 31 Comments

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