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U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: La Mesa Schools Make List  La Mesa, CA Patch

U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: La Mesa On List - La Mesa-Mount Helix, CA - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday.



Former Helix High School student files lawsuit against City of La Mesa  CBS 8 San Diego

LA MESA (NEWS 8) - A federal lawsuit was filed in court on Thursday against the City of La Mesa on behalf of a former Helix High School student. The event at ...



Report on police incident at Helix draws ire  La Mesa Courier

Jeff Clemetson | Editor. A long-awaited report on an incident at Helix Charter High School where a police officer was filmed slamming a student to the ground ...



Teen Siem Woldeab Advances to Fourth Round of the USTA National Open Hard Court Championships  Tennis Panorama

SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD SIEM WOLDEAB ADVANCES TO FOURTH ROUND AT USTA NATIONAL OPEN HARD COURT CHAMPIONSHIPS Top Women's ...



Video shows student who refused to leave campus get slammed to the ground  FOX 5 San Diego

A high school student in La Mesa who was suspended by administrators and was arrested after she refused to leave campus, police said Sunday.



Highland Players give a new hook to 'Peter Pan'  La Mesa Courier

By Alex Owens. The story of “Peter Pan” has hooked audiences for generations, but now the Helix High School Drama Department is giving La Mesa's ...



March held following controversial arrest at Helix High, name of officer released  CBS 8 San Diego

Students, community members and activists plan to march roughly two miles from Helix Charter High School to the La Mesa Police Department Wednesday ...



Alex Smith's new Redskins QB coach is a former HS rival  USA TODAY High School Sports

If anyone needed proof of Alex Smith's staying power, just consider this: The man who now serves as his position coach in Washington was once a high school ...



'The Doc and The Cop' run for La Mesa City Council  La Mesa Courier

Jeff Clemetson | Editor. [Editor's note: This is part one of a two-part series on the La Mesa City Council races. Next month La Mesa Courier will feature a sit-down ...



La Mesa Boys and Girls Club receives big boost  The East County Californian

The thousands of fans dressing up for Comic Con were not the only gathering of superhero's in San Diego this week. These heroes however, do not need masks ...



Grossmonts Rib: How Helix High School Opened in Rivals House  Patch.com

La Mesa-Mount Helix, CA - Sixty years ago, a school first dubbed La Mesa High School made its debut, igniting eventual crosstown rivalry.



VIDEO: Xavier Hamlett is the latest RB to refuse to go down on a wild TD run  USA TODAY High School Sports

Helix running back Xavier Hamlett simply refused to be tackled on a touchdown run against San Diego Cathedral Catholic.



Highlander basketball homeless this season  The East County Californian

The Helix High School boys basketball team tipped off the 2018-19 season on the road and the Highlanders will remain there throughout the rest of the season ...



Helix wrestling program looking up  The East County Californian

Adam Krzywicki left his mark as a wrestler at Monte Vista High School, where he later served as an assistant coach for 10 years. He's begun to create a new ...



Helix High Arrest: Community Forum held to discuss officer's actions  CBS 8 San Diego

A community forum was held Monday night to discuss an officer's actions after video of a Helix High School student's arrest went viral last week.



Student pepper sprays classmates at Helix High  fox5sandiego.com

A student at Helix High School is accused of pepper-spraying other students Wednesday morning.



New Chief of Police Walt Vasquez getting reacquainted to serve the citizens of La Mesa  The East County Californian

La Mesa Police Department swore in its new Chief of Police Walt Vasquez on April 6. Two weeks into his new law enforcement role, Vasquez spoke ...



VCHS does well in ranking of high schools  Valley Roadrunner

In a ranking ranking by "2019 Best Public High Schools in California" Valley Center High School was ranked 50th in the County, and 394th in the state.



Soccer player wins Girl Scout Gold Award, inspired by teammate  The East County Californian

A Gold Award is a big deal. Helix Highlander Sarah Mauricio would know – she became one of only 58 girl scouts in San Diego to earn hers in 2018. The Girl ...



The top San Diego News 8 stories of 2018  CBS 8 San Diego

SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) — As 2018 comes to a close, News 8 is taking a look back at the San Diego news stories that resonated most with viewers. The following ...



Kiwanis race for Boys & Girls Club with 5K Walk-a-thon  The East County Californian

The La Mesa and Lake Murray Kiwanis Clubs united with Helix High School and Grossmont High Schools' Key Clubs to raise money for the future Boys & Girls ...



Annual Christmas in the Village magically transformed La Mesa Boulevard into a wonderland  The East County Californian

The time came again this year for the annual Christmas in the Village celebration that transformed La Mesa's downtown area into a charming Victorian ...



Helix boys lacrosse looking up in 2019  The East County Californian

The Helix High School boys lacrosse team is looking to make up ground for last year's 6-12 finish. The Highlanders are certainly making good on that so far this ...



San Diego's four horsemen stampede into state bowl football finals  Star-News

All six of this year's San Diego Section divisional football champions advanced to last weekend's Southern California regional championship games. In a show ...



A TASTE OF THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS: FOURPENNY HOUSE IN LA MESA  East County Magazine

By Miriam Raftery. June 5, 2018 (La Mesa) –Fourpenny House (8383 La Mesa Blvd.) in La Mesa's downtown village is a natural fit in a community that's home to ...



Jerald Wayne Arellano  San Diego Voice and Viewpoint

Jerald Wayne Arellano. May 29th, 1959 – March 31st, 2016. Obit 4-21-16 Jerald Wayne Arellano was born May 29, 1959 in Santa Monica, California, to the ...



Hilltop tournament sets tone for 2018-19 boys hoops campaign  Star-News

The 42nd annual Hilltop Invitational boys basketball tournament wrapped up last Friday with four games, three of which featured South County teams.



Usual suspects back on top of San Diego Section football rankings  Star-News

The 2018 high school football season kicks off Friday, Aug. 17. With it comes a new season of expectations. The San Diego Section has tweaked its playoff ...



Father killed in crash on SR-94 in La Mesa  FOX 5 San Diego

A father from La Mesa was killed in a single-vehicle crash that caused a major traffic backup on a freeway in La Mesa Sunday.



Tuberculosis Case Reported at Helix Charter High School  NBC 7 San Diego

A case of tuberculosis has been reported at Helix Charter High School in La Mesa, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) ...



Santee welcomes new city manager  The East County Californian

Marlene D. Best is a longtime East County resident, currently living in Jamul, who has been traveling for business for quite awhile. Not so much, and not so far, ...



East County preps graduate to Montezuma Mesa  The East County Californian

The San Diego State University football team wrapped up its second week of practice with the team's annual FanFest intra-squad scrimmage Aug. 18 at SDCCU ...



Dons kick off San Diego Section football finals with Open Division championship  Star-News

Though no South County high school football team advanced as far as this year's San Diego Section championship round, several South County and East ...



American Legion returns to San Diego County baseball fields  The East County Californian

After a long absence in San Diego County, American Legion baseball has made a return. The fledgling league, sponsored by District 22, has released a regular ...



Looking at East County baseball in 2015  The East County Californian

Seemingly synchronized steps echo throughout East County as spikes crunch into the dirt packed hard by yet another dry Southern California winter. Soon, the ...



Aztecs to face off college ice hockey season with East County players in tow  The East County Californian

If you have felt a slight chill in the night air lately, that can only mean one thing: it is time for the ice hockey season to face off. The San Diego State University ice ...



La Mesa Names New Police Chief  Patch.com

La Mesa-Mount Helix, CA - Walter Vasquez will be sworn in next month.



Helix High placed on lockdown following false reports of gunman  CBS 8 San Diego

La Mesa police are reporting that area schools have been placed on a precautionary lockdown as they continue to investigate an unconfirmed report that ...



Eighth grade essay winners – Hope for the Future in Study of the Past  The East County Californian

Each year for the last eight years, the Lemon Grove Historical Society honors America's past — and future — with the Bobby Carroll Eighth Grade Essay ...



Construction begins in La Mesa for Boys and Girls Clubs' Brady Family Clubhouse  The East County Californian

The Boys and Girls Clubs of East County (BGCEC) has begun construction of its new Brady Family Clubhouse in La Mesa that will house the Gagon Academy ...



Jillian Hanson-Cox sentenced to thirty months in federal prison  The East County Californian

Jillian Hanson-Cox will start her 30-month federal prison term on Jan. 14 after a judge sentenced the former El Cajon council member Monday for embezzling ...



Joe Drew Remembered as Successful Businessman, Community Member  NBC 7 San Diego

La Mesa business owner Joe Drew was “known for treating his customers and employees fairly” family members said Thursday.



New owners take Lemon Grove Deli to the next level in quality and service  The East County Californian

New owners of a long-time restaurant can be a dicey matter, but at the Lemon Grove Deli & Grill, Tom and Lynne Roberto are making everyone's favorite place ...



Aztecs to face off college ice hockey season with South County players in tow  Star-News

If you've felt a slight chill in the night air lately, that can only mean one thing: it's time for the ice hockey season to face off. The San Diego State University ice ...



Grossmont Hills' baseball conference season swings into gear with double-header  The East County Californian

With scouts holding radar guns behind the home base fence and fans sitting eagerly in the palm-shaded bleachers of the Granite Hills ballpark, Eagles senior ...



East County boys' water polo teams gear up for CIF playoffs  The East County Californian

Seven Grossmont Conference teams qualified for this year's San Diego Section boys water polo playoffs. Seeding for the three division single-elimination ...



La Mesan O'Ree inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame  The East County Californian

Longtime La Mesa resident Willie O'Ree, who played seven seasons for the original San Diego Gulls in the Western Hockey League, has gained hockey ...



American Legion wraps up revival season with playoff tournament  The East County Californian

American Legion's return to the playing field started with 13 teams in the revived circuit sponsored by American Legion District 22. It ended with a four-team area ...



San Ysidro Cougars claw their way to history-making first roller hockey win  Star-News

The San Ysidro High School roller hockey team skated to a 0-21 start-up season in 2017-18. The Cougars faced off the 2018-19 season with a 0-6 start. But that ...



Eastlake Panthers claim fifth consecutive Q Bowl championship  Star-News

The Eastlake Panthers possess a winning streak that any NFL coach would be envious of. The 14U youth football team hasn't had a loss in conference play for ...



Holiday Bowl to feature homecoming for Otay Ranch grad  Star-News

The 17th-ranked University of Utah Utes and 22nd-ranked Northwestern Wildcats will be making their San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl debuts ...



Federal Agents Break Up Hash Oil Manufacturing Operation In La Mesa  KPBS

The officers made three arrests and seized about 100 cannabis plants, a significant amount of hash oil and a "sophisticated" apparatus being used to extract the ...



Serving fresh food, great taste and the community is the Jersey Mike's Way of doing business  The East County Californian

Piles of *fresh* sliced roast beef, turkey, Swiss cheese and bacon overflow the freshly cooked bread, slightly crunchy on the outside and melts like butter on the ...



Homegrown rugby talent propelling first-year San Diego Legion to success  The East County Californian

Major League Rugby will conclude its inaugural season with its 2018 championship match July 7 at the University of San Diego's Torero Stadium. It has been a ...



College Rugby: Helix alumn dons Aztec jersey  The East County Californian

The 2018 Collegiate Division 1-A rugby national championship game is scheduled to take place May 5 at Santa Clara University. The title contest will be the ...



Here Are The Best Public Schools In California For 2017  Patch.com

Best Public Schools In California For 2017 - Beverly Hills, CA - The rankings were released this week. See how your child's school performed.



Helix High School junior varsity coach has dreams beyond the field  The East County Californian

“I had a girl dive for the ball,” said enthusiastic coach Joseph Mendoza. “She didn't catch it, but who cares? It was the greatest dive I've ever seen. If you go at life ...



Local high schools ranked by violence & drug rates  KFMB News 8

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - How safe is your neighborhood high school? When incidents involving drugs and violence happen on campus, they get reported to the ...



Grossmont district honors ‘Healthcare Heroes’ for 2018  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Grossmont Healthcare District announces 12th annual winners of *service* awards.



Eastlake Pony League makes history with first championship banner  Star-News

Eastlake Pony League made history in its second year of operation by advancing two teams to the second round of post-season all-star tournament play.



Season endings prove unkind for Trojans, Titans in CIF baseball playoffs  Star-News

The ending to the 2018 high school baseball season for both the Eastlake Titans and Castle Park Trojans was not exactly kind for either team.



The joy of bagpiping with the Cameron Highlanders  The East County Californian

There is no other sound in the world that can fill me up with an incredible joy and yearning the way bagpipe music can. So when I had the opportunity to meet ...



Prep Kickoff 2018: Mac is back is positive vibe for Eastlake Titans  Star-News

The big story on the Eastlake High School campus this season is that former head coach John McFadden has returned to resume his old position with the Titans.



Amazing awaits Metro contingent at state track finals  Star-News

The United States Olympic team's motto for the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing was “Amazing Awaits.” With qualifiers in a whopping 13 events for this ...



Lamplighters Community Theatre  East County Magazine

April 25, (La Mesa) - Everyone has a dream. Most of us do not get the opportunity to realize the dream. For George Bailey, director of Nine, at least one of his ...



Helix grad Miller helping melt the ice for unbeaten Aztecs  The East County Californian

The San Diego State University men's ice hockey team is off to an undefeated start; the Aztecs are led by a familiar face — one from East County. Sophomore ...



Grossmont takes preseason softball tournament  The East County Californian

Softball is off and swinging and Grossmont Conference teams are holding their own in preseason. Grossmont High School has taken an early lead in the ...



Man killed in La Mesa tree trimming accident ID'd  KFMB News 8

A man trimming a tree in La Mesa early Tuesday was fatally injured when the tree fell on him, police said.



What We Learned This Week  Voice of San Diego

Over the last few years as police misconduct issues have dominated the news, I've watched a lot of public hearings addressing everything from gang policing to ...



East County grads make Holiday Bowl homecoming  The East County Californian

The San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl game on Dec. 28 marked not only the 40th anniversary of the event but also marked the game's first match-up ...



Brave New World: rugby starting to attract attention  Star-News

The 2018 Collegiate Division 1-A rugby national championship game is scheduled to take place May 5 at Santa Clara University. The title contest will be the ...



Reggie Bush talks Colin Kaepernick, video games and growing up a 49ers fan  Niners Nation

Reggie Bush held his annual football camp recently. During it, he took time to answer questions from the campers. He provided thoughts on Colin Kaepernick, ...



Highlander's tennis team full of stars and scholars  The East County Californian

Helix High School's boys' tennis team is redefining what it means to be a student athlete. Although the Highlanders may be struggling to keep up with the ...



Ex-49ers QB Alex Smith parts ways with Los Gatos home  Los Angeles Times

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith has completed the handoff of his home in Los Gatos, selling the property for $2.65 million. The home, built ...



February 21 National Girls High School Wrestling Rankings  FloWrestling

The National Girls High School Rankings for February 21, 2018 have been released, recognizing the top high school girl wrestlers in the nation. It is the fourth ...



Baseball season start dampened by El Niño winter storm  The East County Californian

California's water reserves may be thirsting for the promised El Nino, but East County's baseball teams do not appreciate the muddy start to their season.



Making History at Hotel Del: Transgender Republican at National GOP Meeting  Times of San Diego

There was a “pretty good chance” she was the only transgender Republican present. “I haven't seen any of my LGBT friends” at the RNC's General Session.



#TWiCH: Bill Walton, Derek Smith, and Keith Closs  Clips Nation

This Week in Clippers History, Bill Walton's big Summer League game, Derek Smith passes away, and the Clippers sign Keith Closs.



Defending MW champion Aztecs kick off 2016 college football season on winning note  The East County Californian

The San Diego State University football team has strung together some impressive numbers over the past several years under head coach Rocky Long.



Three Metro mat men qualify for state wrestling tournament  Star-News

The San Diego Section Masters state-qualifying wrestling tournament has been described as a “meat-grinder” by various coaches over the years. With good ...



Granite Hills' diver leads East County contingent to CIF state swim meet  The East County Californian

The third annual CIF state swimming and diving championships will take place Friday through Saturday, May 19-20, at the Clovis Olympic Swim Complex at ...



Duncan Hunter Vulnerable in 2018? Town Hall Is Evidence for Either Argument  Times of San Diego

Opening his Town Hall on Saturday, Rep. Duncan D. Hunter ticked off reasons he was “ecstatic” Donald Trump was president, and reacted to the crowd's jeers.



25 to Life: In Prison Since She Was 15, plus I Fought the Law: 100 Local Music Lawsuits & Busts  San Diego Reader

When Loved Ones Do Life, plus Lawsuits Rock and Backstage Busts. 1 – 15 Years Old & 25 To Life: When Loved Ones Are In Prison. 2 – Danielle Barcheers ...



Cuyamaca men's soccer team overthrows Southwestern, clinching championship  The East County Californian

By Mary York. Three years sweating on the Cuyamaca green climaxed in the last 45 minutes of a championship game against Southwestern College Nov. 10.



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