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Trying to make a relationship work

Posted: May 26th, 2017 | Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Theater | No Comments

By David Dixon There is always a sense of excitement in getting to watch good performers return to roles they have played in the past, and it’s always a positive experience if they are able to recapture the power of earlier portrayals. Frank Remiatte and Debbie David starred in “They’re Playing Our Song” in a […]

Grossmont students win Congressional App Challenge

Posted: May 26th, 2017 | Featured, News | No Comments

By Jay Steiger Three Grossmont High School students, two of whom had shown little interest in computer science prior to high school, beat out competitors from across San Diego to win the 53rd District in the 2016 Congressional App Challenge. Juniors Christina Muñoz, Angelica Ramirez, and Kyle Trusso are all students in Patrick Giovengo’s AP […]

Help save trauma patient lives by giving blood

Posted: May 26th, 2017 | Featured, Health, Lifestyle | No Comments

By The American Red Cross During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs by donating blood or platelets. According to the National Trauma Institute, trauma accounts for approximately 41 million emergency department visits and 2.3 million hospital […]

A ‘Taste of’ foodie event under one roof

Posted: May 26th, 2017 | Featured, Food & Drink, News | No Comments

By Joyell Nevins

Why walk from one end of La Mesa to another when you can experience all its culinary delights in one place?

On Monday, June 12, the La Mesa Community Center will be transformed into a royal food court with more than 450 attendants. The ninth annual Taste of La Mesa “Eat Your Heart Out!” brings together 23 restaurants to offer patrons a sample of what the city has to offer.

Graduation and graduation safety

Posted: May 26th, 2017 | Columns, Featured, Helix Highlights | No Comments

By Jennifer Osborn | Helix Highlights The end of the 2016-17 school year is rapidly approaching, and it’s time to celebrate. Commencement ceremonies for the class of 2017 will take place on Thursday, June 1 at 6 p.m. in Benton Hart Stadium on campus. More than 500 graduates will cross the stage and accept their […]

Spring Fling connects business and community

Posted: May 26th, 2017 | Business, Featured, News | No Comments

By Paulo Nulud Thursday, April 27 marked the third annual Spring Fling hosted by the La Mesa Chamber of Commerce (LMCC). Local businesses packed the La Mesa Community Center to present and share their services such as financial investments, real estate, and window blinds installation. The attendees were energetic as they participated in the many […]

Wendy Patrick featured at next Republican Women meeting

By Judy McCarty Our June 13 luncheon meeting of the Navajo Canyon Republican Women, Federated (NCRWF) will feature Wendy Patrick, Deputy District Attorney, whose current assignment in the Special Operations Division is handling such sensitive issues as threat assessment; cutting-edge investigation and the use of social media; the methodology of sexual predators; and stalkers and […]

A cart full of trouble

By Genevieve A. Suzuki | Gen-X in a Millennial World One of the things I’ve strived for when it comes to grocery shopping is anonymity. I am most comfortable impulse buying fattening, sugary foods while strolling among strangers. All I care about is getting my two main men, Ben & Jerry, safely home to my […]