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La Mesa Business

Coffee With All The Perks

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 26, 2013 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

La Mesa Business

O'Dunn Marks Five Years With A New Look, Show

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 14, 2013 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Report Supports Shrinking Oktoberfest

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 11, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Weekly Crime Report

Helping Senior Drivers Stay Sharp

Click on the graphic above for a more readable version of the weekly crime statistics.

LA MESA -- Senior drivers  can have the same accident rates as teenage boys. Police are offering resources to help older drivers keep their driving…


Added by La Mesa Today on January 23, 2013 at 2:36pm — No Comments

Caroling On Mt. Helix

 Voices On High Welcome The Holidays

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 16, 2012 at 9:59pm — 1 Comment

Helix Water District

Old Pipes Give Way, Crews Rush In

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 4, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Neighborhood News

7Eleven Facing Opposition To New Location

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 4, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Gunman Robs Resident On Lemon Avenue

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on November 1, 2012 at 3:23am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Man Grabs Woman's Purse Near Mall

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 26, 2012 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa-Spring Valley School District

Board To Superintendent: Study "Magnet" Schools Now

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.



Added by La Mesa Today on October 2, 2012 at 9:38pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Wildlife

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 …


Added by La Mesa Today on September 3, 2012 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

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