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  1. La Mesa residents like their...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Almost all La Mesa residents - 98 percent - agree that maintaining a low crime rate is the most important task the city can do. Equally important is providing fire protection and emergency medical services .


  2. April Pools Day Set to Promote Water Safety in La MesaRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 |

    Activities include swimming lessons, water safety and CPR presentations, synchronized swimming and water polo demonstrations and a mock rescue by La Mesa city lifeguards and firefighters.


  3. La Mesa Resident Learns, Teaches through SDSU ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 |

    When La Mesa resident Renee Merrill switched her major from chemistry to international business as a sophomore at San Diego State University, little did she know the direction her life would take. Two years later, she studied abroad for a semester in France.


  4. Santee, La Mesa Chamber hosting mixer this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 |

    Please join the Santee and La Mesa chambers of commerce for a joint mixer at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, March 25, at The Pointe at Lantern Crest Senior Living.


  5. Person Injured in Fire North of Lemon GroveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 |

    A pickup truck burned, and flames spread to a carport and nearby residences in La Mesa. One person went to a hospital and $100,000 in damages resulted, a fire official said Sunday, March 15. Firefighters were sent to the 7900 block of La Mesa Boulevard near Culowee Street shortly before 9:30 p.m. Saturday.


  6. Vehicle fire spreads to home in La...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Flames that burned through a residence in La Mesa on Saturday night began with a pickup truck catching fire under an adjacent carport, a Heartland Fire dispatcher said. Several streets were closed to traffic as firefighters put out the fire at a multifamily housing unit near the intersection of La Mesa Boulevard and Culowee Street, the City of La Mesa announced in a news release.


  7. Fire damages carport in La MesaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | KFMB-TV San Diego

    Extra lifeguards were on hand Saturday as the record-setting heat wave in San Diego County sweltered through its second day Extra lifeguards were on hand Saturday as the record-setting heat wave in San Diego County sweltered through its second day The San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering will get underway Saturday with events around San Diego and at San Diego State University, San Diego Miramar College and California State University San Marcos aimed at getting kids involved in the fields.


  8. Driver Slams Into Freeway GuardrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | NBC San Diego

    A driver slammed into the guardrail on Interstate 8 in the La Mesa area Saturday morning, shutting down parts of the freeway, officials said. The accident happened just before 7 a.m. at eastbound I-8 and the Jackson Drive exit.


  9. La Mesa Names New Police ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 |

    La Mesa City Manager Dave Witt has announced the selection of 28 1 2 year City of San Diego Police Department veteran Walter Vasquez, as the City's new Chief of Police. Mr. Witt said that Mr. Vasquez competed against candidates from outside the organization and proved that he has exceptional qualities that will help him succeed in his new position.


  10. SDPD asst. chief named La Mesa police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | 10News

    After a lengthy search, the city of La Mesa has named a new chief of police, and they didn't have to go far to find him. Walt Vasquez is a 28-year veteran of the San Diego Police Department, where he is assistant chief overseeing Special Operations, including the Canine Unit, SWAT, Communications and the Property Room.


  11. Nations dance fest has new chief, venueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Festival and runs one of the county's oldest and largest dance studios, the Academy of Performing Arts San Diego in La Mesa. Patterson and Nations go way back. Back in 1993, he was a young dancer/choreographer fresh out of college when he started ...


  12. Youth Sports: Pirates open Little League season with shutoutRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Huntington Beach Independent

    ... another Huntington Beach program, Region 56, 5-2, in the final. They captured the Section 11 crown by defeating La Mesa (San Diego), 3-1, in the final. The Royal Pains, coached by Paul Kirby, Jim Rice and Jeff Biggins, outscored their opponents, ...


  13. 2 Streets Closed For Night Work in La MesaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 |

    Traffic detours will be in place Monday night until 6 p.m. because of work being done by San Diego Gas & Electric at the intersection of Severin Drive and Amaya Drive in La Mesa.


  14. Will There Be a New Senior Living Development in La Mesa?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 |

    The City Council will consider Tuesday night on an agreement that will try once again to bring a new development to 3.3 acres of city land near Briercrest Park. If the council approves, the Westmont Companies of San Diego, an experienced senior living developer, will be granted the right to build a senior living facility on the parcel, which also adjoins State Road 125 and is adjacent to the Sharp Grossmont campus.


  15. Task Force Formed to Strengthen San Diego Trolley SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Security Sales & Integration

    ... will include personnel from the sheriff's department and police officers from San Diego, Chula Vista, El Cajon and La Mesa - will conduct fare inspections, look for suspicious activity and help ensure a safe environment for passengers, MTS announced ...


  16. Vietnam War memorial in La Mesa vandalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | KFMB-am

    The memorial sits next to an American Legion post and lists the names of 74 veterans from San Diego who died in Vietnam. Some believe the thieves are after the metal, but those who tend the memorial say the plaques are made from mixed metal and are not worth any money.


  17. Hornbrook Center for Dentistry in La Mesa Welcomes New DentistRead the original story

    Monday Mar 9 | World News Report

    Dr. Sarah Winter joins the Hornbrook Center for Dentistry in La Mesa, established by cosmetic dentist Dr. David S. Hornbrook nearly 30 years ago. LA MESA, CA, USA, March 8, 2015 / / -- Cosmetic dentist Dr. David S. Hornbrook recently welcomed to his La Mesa practice a new dentist, Dr. Sarah Winter.


  18. Vandals deface plaques honoring Vietnam veteransRead the original story

    Monday Mar 9 | WICU12 Erie

    Plaques at the La Mesa Vietnam War Memorial were recently defaced and the community is asking who would do such a thing? A war memorial dons the names of soldiers from El Cajon, Lemon Grove, Spring Valley, Lakeside and La Mesa. A few days ago, residents in the community discovered two of the plaques on the memorial were nearly unhinged, dangling by one corner.


  19. Vandals Attempt to Make Off With Plaques from La Mesa War MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | NBC San Diego

    A memorial in La Mesa honoring veterans from the Vietnam War was left in pieces after thieves tried to make off with some plaques. On Friday, organizers from the Heartland Youth For Decency found the memorial tampered with after installing a new bench in the same park where the memorial is located.


  20. Two arrested for robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | KFMB-TV San Diego

    A San Diego man and woman are both behind bars Saturday for allegedly stealing a woman's purse using a replica handgun outside a La Mesa grocery store, and a similar holdup at the Fashion Valley Mall. Brian Quinn Coats, 22, and Reynisha Ann Bransford, 23, were arrested at Friars and Frazee roads after La Mesa and San Diego police stopped their white crossover SUV with the license plate number taken down by the victims.


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