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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

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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

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 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

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

Crime Watch

After Fire, Resident Charged With Arson

LA MESA -- Police charged a local man after fire did more than $250,000 damage to his residence Friday night.

On October 24 at 11:42 p.m., police and firefighters responded to a residential structure fire in the 6700 block of Rolando Knolls…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 25, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Politics

McWhirter Helped Fund England Hit Piece

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LA MESA -- Guy McWhirter, one of five City Council candidates, has acknowledged helping bankroll a portion of the largely unsigned negative campaign mailings that have targeted…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 23, 2014 at 12:30pm — 121 Comments

La Mesa Arts

Celebrating One Of San Diego's Masters

LA MESA -- When you walk through an art gallery, you know when your eye hits a painting that conveys more than the sum of its parts.

The work of San Diego artist Wade Cline is exactly that. Like a Monet or a Seurat, when you see Cline's painting,…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 23, 2014 at 9:30am — 5 Comments

La Mesa Politics

Mailers Signal A Turn To The Negative

LA MESA -- With less than two weeks to go to election day, things are turning a bit rough in the Jewel of the Hills.

Mayor Art Madrid Friday began circulating a direct mail piece that extolled his virtues on one side while…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 18, 2014 at 7:00pm — 29 Comments

La Mesa Healthcare

Sharp Grossmont ICU Wins Gold

LA MESA -- The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) presented a Gold Beacon Award for Excellence to the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) at Sharp Grossmont Hospital. Sharp Grossmont’s MICU is just one of 91 nursing units in the nation to receive…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 13, 2014 at 1:14pm — No Comments

La Mesa Village Development

Parking Meter Shutoff Begins Next Week

LA MESA -- On September 9, 2014, the La Mesa City Council voted to make all metered parking spaces in the Downtown Village area free in an effort to encourage shopping…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 8, 2014 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Heartland Fire & Rescue

Apartment Badly Damaged By Flames

LA MESA -- Police just before 12:30 p.m. Monday were assisting Heartland Fire & Rescue crews battling a structure fire at 8557 Lemon Avenue.

At 12:45 p.m., Heartland officials said the blaze had grown to two alarms and they recommended avoiding…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 6, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Election 2014: Term Limits

Exploring Term Limit Myths

Third in a series of articles on the La Mesa Term Limits By La Mesa Today member Anthony Mc Ivor.

By Anthony D. Mc Ivor

LA MESA -- With Proposition K poised to inflict Municipal Code restrictions on La Mesa voters, the air is rich in…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 6, 2014 at 6:07am — 12 Comments

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