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Crime Watch: Special Report

Inside La Mesa's DUI Crusade

By Chris Lavin

La Mesa Today Editor

LA MESA -- When they asked the notorious criminal Willie Sutton why he robbed banks, he famously answered "because that is where the money is.''

Spend an evening with the La Mesa police officer Ryan Rogers…


Added by La Mesa Today on April 7, 2014 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

East County Development

New Housing Development Proposal Near West Hills High

SAN DIEGO, CA – The San Diego City Council voted unanimously this week to approve dual scenarios for the Castlerock Housing Development, which is located in District 7. The motion made by San Diego Councilman Scott Sherman included a preference of having the development eventually annexed to the City of Santee.

Upon approval, Councilman Scott…


Added by La Mesa Today on September 20, 2013 at 6:39am — No Comments

The Race For La Mesa

Staking Out The Anti-Establishment Role

Last in a series.

LA MESA -- Laura Lothian likes to stand out.

She drives a golf cart around town.

She did some of her door-to-door campaigning on a Segway scooter.

Her Realtor's sign, which has moved…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 19, 2012 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

SPECIAL REPORT: Policing La Mesa 2012

Can The Robbery Wave Be Stopped?

The First of Two Parts.

By Chris Lavin


LA MESA – City police officer Gary Moss was driving by a 7-11 on Baltimore…


Added by La Mesa Today on January 24, 2012 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Grossmont Center


La Mesa Dedicates Elevators At Grossmont Station

GROSSMONT TROLLEY STATION -- It took 22 years and nearly $8-million, but La Mesa Saturday gathered happily to celebrate completion of a large improvement project for the…


Added by La Mesa Today on November 19, 2011 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

City Council

Of Sewers, Robberies And Good Neighbors

LA MESA -- The good news at Tuesday's mostly sedate City Council meeting was an announcement that the city soon will only be sending two sewer bills to local residents each year.

The bad news…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 25, 2011 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Traffic Flows -- And Slows -- Along The New 52

SANTEE -- The new span of State Road 52 opened this morning and, for residents living east and north of highway 67, getting to La Jolla or the Golden Triangle just got easier.

The virtual tour offered above showed the step by step travel on 52 West from the 67 was virtually effortless at 7:30 a.m. today until the junction with the 125 where backups seemed about normal. The backup on the 125, in fact, may have been a bit worse than…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 26, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

State Road 52 Expansion

52 Expansion Is Complete; Celebration Saturday

SANTEE – No part of the new road is in La Mesa, but the opening this weekend of the extension of State Road 52 through Santee is big news in the Jewel of the Hills as well.

Residents can walk, ride or bike on parts…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 18, 2011 at 10:59pm — No Comments

Arrests Made in Park Fight

NORTHMONT PARK – La Mesa police say it started with some young men fighting over a girl.

It ended Wednesday with a victim still struggling for life in a hospital and three teens facing felony charges – including attempted murder.

According to La Mesa Police search warrants were executed at three homes as part of an investigation following the late night fight on March 6 in the park near Severin Drive. As a result, Anthony Long, 19, of El Cajon, and two juvenile males from El… Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on March 11, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

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