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LA MESA -- The spirits of Halloween were everywhere Friday -- from the baristas at Starbucks to the school children heading out bravely into the dark and stormy night.
As usual, one of the best scenes in town was on Jefferson Avenue, just off…
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I am an Art Madrid supporter and have been since the late 90’s when I delivered Red Ribbon Week pledges to his office from the students of Lemon Ave Elementary. I was nervous meeting a public official, but there he was in his office wearing a flannel shirt and so…Continue
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By Chris Lavin
La Mesa Today Editor
LA MESA -- In a usual month, the City Council meeting is where you might come to measure the activity running through the fault lines of local…Continue
LA MESA -- After 14 years of three-times a year racing events, the Soap Box Derby will cross its own finish line in La Mesa this weekend.
The La Mesa Kiwanis Club, the main sponsor and organizer of the races, voted recently to end its…
LA MESA -- Police charged a local man after fire did more than $250,000 damage to his residence Friday night.
On October 24 at 11:42 p.m., police and firefighters responded to a residential structure fire in the 6700 block of Rolando Knolls…Continue
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LA MESA -- The impressive work of painter Wade Cline is even more impressive when seen together on one wall -- as Shannon O'Dunn has presented them in her new gallery show, Light Thickens.
Residents gathering for Friday night's opening were uniformly…
Case Highlights: On Wednesday October 15, 2014, the La Mesa Police received call of a burglary that had occurred at the condo community at 4800 Williamsburg Lane. Between 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 12th and 8:00 a.m. on Monday, October 13th,…Continue
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LA MESA -- Guy McWhirter, one of five City Council candidates, has acknowledged helping bankroll a portion of the largely unsigned negative campaign mailings that have targeted…Continue
LA MESA -- When you walk through an art gallery, you know when your eye hits a painting that conveys more than the sum of its parts.
The work of San Diego artist Wade Cline is exactly that. Like a Monet or a Seurat, when you see Cline's painting,…
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LA MESA -- With less than two weeks to go to election day, things are turning a bit rough in the Jewel of the Hills.
Mayor Art Madrid Friday began circulating a direct mail piece that extolled his virtues on one side while…Continue
Fourth and final installment of a series of articles on term limits by Anthony Mc Ivor.
LA MESA -- Sorting and appraising the various impacts that term limits have on a community is no simple matter. La Mesa voters can get to the heart of it…Continue
LA MESA -- Crime prevention can involve subtle little steps that make your home less attractive than others to the burglars looking for easy touches. See Crime Prevention Below.
Case Highlights: On Friday, October 10th, 2014 at…
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LA MESA -- Elections are the black holes in the government universe. The closer election day comes, the stronger the political gravity. It starts pulling on everything, eventually drawing all activity to a standstill.
Tuesday's council meeting had some…
LA MESA -- The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) presented a Gold Beacon Award for Excellence to the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) at Sharp Grossmont Hospital. Sharp Grossmont’s MICU is just one of 91 nursing units in the nation to receive…Continue
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LA MESA -- If dollars were votes, City Council candidates Bill Baber and Mary England and Mayoral candidate Mark Arapostathis would be shoo-ins on election day.
The latest required campaign finance reports show a disparate range of fundraising among…Continue
LA MESA -- Police are looking for a man who brandished a handgun while robbing a motel just off I-8 in La Mesa.
Police said that a 9:10 p.m. on Friday the Motel 6 located at 7621 Alvarado Road was robbed by a suspect armed with a handgun.
The unknown suspect…Continue
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Parking Meter Shutoff Begins Next Week
LA MESA -- On September 9, 2014, the La Mesa City Council voted to make all metered parking spaces in the Downtown Village area free in an effort to encourage shopping…Continue
LA MESA -- On his third attempt at winning a City Council seat, Patrick Dean (speaking in photo above) has clearly decided it is time to stand out.
On a warm October evening, with election night just a few brief weeks away, Dean injected an element of…Continue