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La Mesa (San Diego, California)

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  • Child pulled from apartment pool

    Child pulled from apartment pool
    A 3-year-old child pulled from a pool at a La Mesa multi-family housing complex Friday was hospitalized, authorities said. The emergency at 5401 Baltimore Drive was reported about 1:30 p.m., said a Heartland fire dispatcher. The dispatcher said the...
  • Police dog takes down woman after chase

    Police dog takes down woman after chase
    Deputies had to use pepper balls, a bean-bag gun and a service dog Wednesday to arrest a woman suspected of making death threats before leading authorities on a 30-minute chase over East County freeways and surface streets. The pursuit began just after...
  • Fire halts trolley service in East County

    Fire halts trolley service in East County
    LA MESA, Calif. -- Trolley service stopped in La Mesa during Thursday's evening commute after a fire broke out on the roof of a train, fire officials said. An electrical fire atop a trolley car caused Metropolitan Transit System to halt transportation...
  • Elderly Man Loses Control of Car, Kills Wife

    Elderly Man Loses Control of Car, Kills Wife
    LA MESA, Calif. -- A 92-year-old woman was thrown from a car and killed Monday when her husband, also 92, lost control of the vehicle and drove onto a sidewalk, police said. La Mesa police received a report at about 11:27 a.m. of a fatal accident at...
  • La Mesa mom of three pinned under SUV, killed

    La Mesa mom of three pinned under SUV, killed
    LA MESA, Calif. -- A La Mesa woman was killed Thursday after her own SUV rolled backwards down her driveway and pinned her underneath, officials said. Heidi Durfey, 24, had her three young children in the vehicle at the time of the incident. Police...
  • El Cajon woman fakes her disappearance

    El Cajon woman fakes her disappearance
    Police say a 19-year-old woman who went missing Wednesday evening under suspicious circumstances staged the disappearance to make it appear that she was the victim of foul play. According to the La Mesa Police Department, Sara Rafou, an employee at the...
  • Family fights to recover masterpiece lost to Nazis

    Family fights to recover masterpiece lost to Nazis
    A painting worth almost $20 million hangs in a Spanish museum, but members of a La Mesa family say it should be hanging in their home. The Cassirer family is suing the Spanish government for the return of the painting they say was stolen from them by the...
  • Fire engulfs garage in La Mesa

    Fire engulfs garage in La Mesa
    A fire of unknown origin engulfed a detached garage in an East County neighborhood Thursday, heavily damaging the structure and a 1960s- model Volkswagen Beetle parked inside it. The non-injury blaze in the 4600 block of Pomona Avenue in La Mesa...
  • Police release picture of missing La Mesa man

    Police release picture of missing La Mesa man
    Authorities asked the public Monday for help in finding a missing 90-year-old La Mesa man.    Robert Olenic left his home in the 8100 block of Laird Street sometime between 10:30 a.m. and about 1 p.m., when a family member went to check on him and...
  • Restaurant manager locked in cooler during robbery

    Restaurant manager locked in cooler during robbery
    LA MESA, Calif. -- A gunman wearing a ski mask robbed a La Mesa restaurant overnight, locking its manager into a cooler in the process, police said. The armed robbery of the Coco's at 5500 Lake Murray Blvd. was reported just after midnight, according to...
  • Suspect arrested in Helix High School threat

    Suspect arrested in Helix High School threat
    EL CAJON, Calif. --Police placed a man in protective custody Friday after a telephoned threat prompted officials to lock down Helix High School in La Mesa. "There were no specific threats against the school or the students," said El Cajon police Lt. J....
  • La Mesa house fire displaces woman, 95

    La Mesa house fire displaces woman, 95
    A 95-year-old Lemon Grove woman was displaced when her home caught fire Sunday, Heartland Fire and Rescue officials said. The woman smelled smoke inside of her home in the 6700 block of Hibiscus Drive. She quickly exited the property to ask a neighbor to...