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LA MESA -- More than two years ago the Kitzman family of La Mesa proposed a major "smart-growth'' development that could transform a largely vacant area of downtown, but to date not a shovel of dirt has been turned.
And city and project…Continue
EL CAJON -- At 8:30 a.m. Monday a 41-year-old pilot and his passenger began to taxi out of a hangar located at the west end of Gillespie Field Airport, just south of the air traffic control tower in El Cajon. Reportedly the single-engine plane stalled…Continue
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PARKWAY DRIVE -- Police responding to a reported stabbing Sunday afternoon found a blind man with a knife protruding from his abdomen.
Police said the man was found just after 2:30 p.m. at Parkway Drive and Lambda Lane.
The victim, 30, was…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 30, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments
Celebrating The Year Of The Dragon
RANCHO SAN DIEGO -- An Asian dance troup marked the beginning of the Year of the Dragon with a ritual dance with music at the commercial center in Rancho San Diego.…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 28, 2012 at 1:13pm — No Comments
Centennial Will Be Off To A Rolling Start
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Centennial will officially arrive by rail.
The Centennial organizing committee this week sent out invitations to sponsors and VIPs to…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 28, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
LA MESA -- Three weeks into the petition phase of efforts to establish a Property Based Improvement District in La Mesa Village and supporters report they are more than one-third of the way to success.
Lynn McRea, the La Mesa…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 28, 2012 at 7:41am — No Comments
Youth Arrested For Robbery
LA MESA -- San Diego police stopped a stolen car on Fairmont Avenue and may have helped solve a recent robbery in La Mesa.
On Monday, Jan. 16 a La Mesa man had his car and wallet stolen at gunpoint from an apartment house parking lot on Parks Avenue. The victim's 2005 Hyundai Elantra was…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 26, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
City Program Will Subsidize Composters
The council approved a staff recommendation to begin a…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 25, 2012 at 6:45am — No Comments
The Time Spent Saving Armando
Second of Two Parts
By Chris Lavin
LA MESA – It is just after 6 p.m. when the night shift and its supervisor sit down for…Continue
Honoring Leaders In A Special Year
By MAYOR ART…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 24, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Celebrating Diversity In La Mesa
LA MESA -- The City of La Mesa's Human Relations Commission presented the 16th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural Festival Sunday.
Scheduled at the same time of two major professional football championships, the gathering was…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 22, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
La Mesa Talents Headed To Symphony Concert
LA JOLLA -- Much of La Mesa's young syphony music talent traveled west Saturday morning to practice for the upcoming concert of the San Diego Young Artists Symphony.
Conductor Jane Frey, a Mt. Helix resident and a suzuki method violin teacher, led the…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 21, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
LEMON AVENUE – The truth about good schools is that there is no consistent corporate model. No Starbucks Elementary duplicated from town to town.
Every school has a unique character determined by the unpredictable mix of the teachers,…Continue
LA MESA -- Last fall, a group of people interested in encouraging local consumers to think about "fair trade'' practices went to the City Council and asked it to declare La Mesa a "fair trade'' city.…Continue
LA MESA -- Police are looking for a juvenile who used a large caliber handgun to rob a man of his Ipod.
Police said that about 9:30 Tuesday evening they received a report of a robbery that occurred in the parking lot of Highwood Park, located at 7777…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 18, 2012 at 6:08am — No Comments
New Smart Meters Delivering Profits
The theory: easier payment choices and the fact a departing car…Continue
LA MESA -- Police are looking for a robber who pulled a gun on a local man and then took off in the victim's vehicle.
La Mesa police responded to a call Monday just after 11 a.m. of an armed robbery that had just occurred at 4842 Parks Ave. The 67 year…Continue
Organizers Plan Monthly Fair Trade Events
LA MESA -- The Fair Trade debate, which roiled City Council waters this Fall, has moved out of the political…Continue
Student Wins Geography Bee At La Mesa College Prep
LA MESA --Matthew Ticknor, a 7th grade student at College Preparatory Middle School, won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee on January 12 and has a chance at a $25,000 college scholarship.…
Added by La Mesa Today on January 13, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments