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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…
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
Added by rick griffin on June 22, 2015 at 2:00pm — 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
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on June 9, 2015 at 5:43am — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
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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 -- 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,…Continue
Added by rick griffin on March 4, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by chris shea on February 24, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on February 5, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by rick griffin on December 18, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
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
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…Continue
Added by Get Centered Clay Studio (Elly) on December 5, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on November 18, 2014 at 10:27am — No Comments
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Perhaps History Will Be Kinder To Madrid
LA MESA – If politics were truly like boxing,…Continue
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,…