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LA MESA -- The City Council set a clear 2014 record Tuesday night for the shortest meeting of the year.
The council breezed through a light agenda in just under 45 minutes and no item caused any contention in the sometimes contentious group.
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LA MESA -- One of the more pleasant ways to spend an evening in La Mesa is taking in one of the gatherings the La Mesa Arts Alliance holds in the meeting room of the San Pasqual Winery.
From time to time, the group's performers offer spoken word…
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Case Highlights: On February 18,at approximately 7:40 a.m. the La Mesa Police Department received a call of a pedestrian robbery that had just occurred in the 4000 block of Yale Avenue. Two unknown suspects asked the victim to use his phone…Continue
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LA JOLLA -- La Mesa Police Capt. David Bond got up Saturday he decided to throw on a sports coat and head to La Jolla to attend a seminar that was to feature District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis, City Police Chief Bill Landsdowne and drug…Continue
LA MESA -- Police are continuing to issue warnings about burglars in the wake of a number of incidents, including cases in which people are soliciting door-to-door without a license in a possible attempt to unoccupied home.
See Case Highlights and Crime…Continue
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LA MESA -- Police are continuing to caution local residents to be vigilant about possible burglars after a series of incidents and reports of strangers and unlicensed solicitors.
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LA MESA -- It looks like the chickens are coming home to roost in the Jewel of the Hills.
The city's Planning Commission Wednesday voted unanimously to recommend allowing single-family homeowners throughout the city to own at least a few poultry if they…
LA MESA -- Just after 1 p.m. today police received a report of a stabbing near La Mesa Boulevard and Spring Street.
LA MESA -- The City Council's second Town Hall meeting moved from the west to northeast La Mesa and found a large audience with many more concerns and a bit more vitriol than encountered recently in Rolando.
A two-hour meeting at Northmont Elementary…Continue
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Hearts Go Out To School's Supporters
LA MESA -- There is a lot of change in the air at La Mesa Middle…Continue
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LA MESA -- And so, Valentine's Day -- another Holy Day of Obligation -- looms. Many men will no doubt be hearing the word uttered in conversations and then freeze…Continue
LA MESA -- The three recent fires that have hit the greater downtown La Mesa area have had some residents wondering about the causes of these blazes.
But fire officials Tuesday said only one of the three fires appears to have been of suspicious…Continue
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LA MESA -- At its last regular meeting, the City Council let die without a second a proposal by Mayor Art Madrid to seek national All-American City status for this city.
At Tuesday night's meeting, council members learned the effort is going on…
Case Highlights: On February 6, 2014 at approximately 5:45 p.m., La Mesa Police Department responded to a report of a robbery that had just occurred at the Target store located at 5500 Grossmont Center Drive. A Target Loss Prevention Officer…Continue
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Morning Fire Damaged La Mesa Apartment
LA MESA -- An unit at the Crestview Apartment building at…Continue
LA MESA -- An early evening fire gutted a vacant office building that had been slated for demolition.
The building, located just a few hundred yards north of the intersection of Palm Avenue and Spring Street, was left smoldering as fire crews…
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LA MESA -- The La Mesa City Council took its annual Town Hall meet and greet away from City Hall and out among the neighborhoods on Thursday evening. Considering the relative warmth and amiability they encountered at Rolando Elementary School, the civic…Continue
LA MESA -- City leaders once again begin the yearly planning process Thursday night, holding the first Town Hall meeting designed to gather community ideas and help set priorities for the coming year.
Thursday's Town Hall will be at…
LA MESA -- Police handled 550 9-1-1 calls during the last week, making 41 arrests and a Priority 1 response time of just over five minutes.
Case Highlights: On February 1st, at approximately 3:37 PM, the LMPD received a 911 call from a male that…Continue
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Investigators Suspect Space Heater Caused Fire
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LA MESA -- Fire investigators could not definitively prove the cause of the Sunday afternoon fire that heavily…Continue