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LA MESA -- This Jewel of the Hills' coffee wars opens a new chapter this week with a new entrant, a coffee cafe that is shooting for the consistency and ambiance of Starbucks with a richer selection of sandwiches…Continue
LA MESA -- Starting a new business is never easy, but starting one during one of the toughest recessions in recent history was a downright adventure for many.
So on Friday as Shannon O'Dunn, proprietor of O'Dunn's Fine Arts, stands in…Continue
LA MESA -- On-going meetings between city staff and the organizers of La Mesa's annual Oktoberfest have included several proposals that would significantly change the annual celebration.
A report prepared in preparation of Tuesday's City Council…
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LA MESA -- Senior drivers can have the same accident rates as teenage boys. Police are offering resources to help older drivers keep their driving…Continue
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Slideshow by photographer Gary Junker below.
MT. HELIX -- Second only to Christmas In The Village, the annual caroling atop Mt. Helix signals the public start of the holiday season.
Sunday night a crowd, perhaps made a bit…
LA MESA -- Harry Truman was president.
Hiroshima was still in ruins.
La Mesa was a small town with open spaces.
That's when the cast iron pipe that carries water along the Upland Avenue, Fresno Street neighborhood was buried in the…
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LA MESA -- A proposal to open a 7Eleven convenience store is meeting with opposition in another La Mesa neighborhood.
Neighbors in the area around Dallas and Lake Murray Boulevard are organizing to oppose 7Eleven's application for a transfer…Continue
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LA MESA -- Police are looking for a gunman who robbed a local resident as he retrieved belongings from his car just off the Village downtown early today.
Police said just after 1 a.m. officers responded to a report of an armed robbery in the 8200…Continue
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GROSSMONT CENTER -- For the second time in a month, a woman was robbed of her purse while walking near Grossmont Center.
Police said that Friday night at about 7:35 p.m., a male suspect robbed a female of her purse as she walked near Grossmont Center…Continue
LA MESA -- Attending La Mesa-Spring Valley School Board meetings in recent years has been painful - filled with layoffs and financial lamentations, rising class sizes and other struggles.
Bird On A Wire
LA MESA -- Sunrise on Labor Day found this feathered friend working hard looking for his morning breakfast. This bird had neighbors along Lemon Avenue near Lake Helix arguing whether this was the same red shouldered hawk that …Continue