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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 ...



Students protest outside Helix High after video shows handcuffed student thrown to ground  FOX 5 San Diego

Hundreds of Helix High School students staged a walk- out Monday morning to protest police brutality after video emerged over the weekend on social media ...



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 ...



Investigation finds La Mesa officer did not use excessive force against student  The San Diego Union-Tribune

An independent investigation into an incident involving a La Mesa police officer who twice body-slammed a handcuffed student at Helix Charter High School ...



Photos: Today in History: March 22 | Photo Galleries  PostBulletin.com

England Brooklands Elsie Wisdom. England Brooklands Elsie Wisdom. Elsie Wisdom, known as Bill, wins ladies race at Brooklands Race Circuit, Weybridge ...



'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 ...



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.



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.



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.



Student pepper sprays classmates at Helix High  fox5sandiego.com

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



HELIX CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL RAISES AWARENESS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES THROUGH GAMES  East County Magazine

By Mayan Avitable. February 14, 2013 (La Mesa)--Wow! Just walking through the doors of the gym at Helix Charter High School was wonderful. Anyone could ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Social-justice activist announces bid to challenge Rep. Vargas  The San Diego Union-Tribune

On what would have been her late mother's 51st birthday, social-justice activist Aeiramique Glass Blake announced that she would challenge Rep. Juan Vargas ...



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 ...



Helix alumnus representing East County on San Diego Legion pro rugby team ECC  The East County Californian

Helix High School alumnus Nick Lupian is once again helping provide local representation on the San Diego Legion professional rugby team. The Legion is ...



The racquet at La Mesita Park is in full swing with summer tennis  The East County Californian

Team Diaz Tennis USA, a non-profit tennis program, returned to La Mesa to host its sixth Summer Tennis Camp. The camp holds two sessions ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Team Diaz Tennis USA Camp  The East County Californian

In the sports universe, winning and losing has become the focus for many of the fans, players and coaches alike. The great ones however, know that athletics ...



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 ...



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 ...



Cuyamaca records best finish  The East County Californian

The Cuyamaca College men's cross country team recorded its best finish in a decade at the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference finals on Oct. 26 at Harry Griffin ...



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 ...



La Mesa Names New Police Chief  Patch.com

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



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 ...



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



HELIX CHARTER HIGH PERFORMING ARTS COMPLEX OFFICIALLY OPENS  East County Magazine

By Janis Mork and Miriam Raftery. Julian Rudd-Falls, Mark Gavit also contributed to this report. January 15, 2014 (La Mesa)- Students, faculty and community ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



BOYS BASKETBALL: HELIX SAILS BY GRANADA HILLS 60-52; ADVANCES TO ROUND II OF DIVISION IV CIF PLAYOFFS  East County Magazine

UPDATE: Helix will host West High School at 6 p.m. March 11. Does your son or daughter play a sport at a level other than varsity? Drop a line on this story or ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



GROSSMONT HIGH SCHOOL SAYS GOODBYE TO FORMER FOOTBALL COACH  East County Magazine

February 20, 2012 (La Mesa) Former Grossmont High School head football coach Ron Murphy passed away on Tuesday after a battle with skin cancer. Murphy ...



Arapostathis' vision for La Mesa  The East County Californian

Dr. Mark Arapostathis has always been a part of La Mesa. He grew up in La Mesa, his mother taught for 30 years in La Mesa, he attended La Mesa schools and ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



SAN DIEGO KINGS GET ON THE BRACKET  East County Magazine

By Rebecca Jefferis Williamson. April 4, 2018 (Austin, Texas) - Warm up your basketball bracket skills because the San Diego Kings basketball team are going ...



GROSSMONT HIGH FOOTBALL PLAYER HURT BY LIGHTNING: WHY WASN'T PRACTICE CANCELLED DURING THUNDERSTORM?  East County Magazine

By Miriam Raftery. Photo courtesy ECM news partner 10 News. October 25, 2016 (El Cajon)—A 14-year-old football player at Grossmont High School was ...



LA MESA SPOTLIGHT: INCUMBENT COUNCILMAN MARK ARAPOSTATHIS  East County Magazine

A Lifetime of Learning the City from the Inside Out. By Kristin Kjaero. In Part VI of this series on election races in La Mesa, East County Magazine spotlights ...



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 ...



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, ...



Holiday Bowl should entertain college football fans  Star-News

This year's San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl game marks not only the 40th anniversary of the event but also marks the game's first match-up of ...



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 ...



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 ...



For Susan L. Taylor: The Green Fuse Drives the Flower  OB Rag

The force that through the green fuse drives the flower Drives my green age; that blasts the roots of trees Is my destroyer. Dylan Thomas Editor's Note: Susan ...



Eastlake alum Jefferson wins NFL matchup of former University of Oklahoma teammates  Star-News

Eastlake High School alumnus Tony Jefferson was credited with three tackles in Thursday night's nationally telecast NFL game between the host Baltimore ...



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.



CHS Girls' Tennis Ends Post-Season in CIF Tournament  Coronado Times Newspaper

Coronado girls pictured in center of first row from left to right (in green): Elliana Johnson, Marla Steel, Virginia Beall and Samantha Russell. Two weeks ago, the ...



HEAR OUR INTERVIEW: GLENN JENSEN, CANDIDATE RUNNING AGAINST DUNCAN HUNTER  East County Magazine

July 21, 2017 (San Diego's East County) – Recently, Glenn Jensen joined us on the East County Magazine Show on KNSJ to talk about his candidacy against ...



#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.



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 ...



Violinist bows out after 61 years  The San Diego Union-Tribune

In 1955, a teenage violinist from Hoover High School played her first concert with the San Diego Symphony. On Sunday, after 61 years with the orchestra, she ...



Former SWC quarterback Perez named NCAA Division II Player of the Year  Star-News

The 2014 season was a magical one for Southwestern College's football team. The Jaguars won the conference title and went on to capture the American Bowl ...



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.



The Summer of Love, an epic tipping point for music and youth culture, turns 50  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Almost no other pop culture phenomenon has been as filled with as many contradictions as the Summer of Love, which took place in 1967 but was felt across ...



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 ...



New Fox series “Bordertown” plunges into immigration debate  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Life in the fictional desert border community of Mexifornia is never dull. In “Bordertown,” the new Fox animated adult comedy that will premiere Sunday, the town ...



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