At La Mesa-Mount Helix Patch, we know that in your busy lives there may be some stories that you can't read about the day they happen. With the "Week That Was" column, we'll provide a roundup of the most important stories of the week.
We start the week in review with a little shameless self-promotion. At last Tuesday's San Diego Press Club Awards dinner, Patch racked up two dozen individual awards, including more than 10 first place wins. La Mesa-Mount Helix Patch, picked 10 awards itself, among various contributors.
Patch Makes a Splash with 24 Awards at San Diego Press Club Dinner
The election is closing in fast, and the "will they or won't they" continues as to the future of the proposed high school in Alpine. That topic, and more, was discussed in a public forum held last week for the six candidates for Grossmont Union High School District board.
Promised Alpine High School Sparks Debate at School Candidate Forum
Speaking of schools, an illustration of your Prop U dollars at work at Monte Vista High School, as four new buildings were officially dedicated. See the photos and video of the renovations, which cost around $15 million.
PHOTOS: Monte Vista High School Building Dedication [Video Clip]
Two missing child alerts had the community on notice last week. Fortunately, both kids returned home safely.
It was rivalry week on the gridiron, as Helix dominated its La Mesa rival Grossmont in the annual "Musket Game." Check out the great photos and videos of the teams wearing 1952 "retro" jerseys, as well as interviews with some of the alums of that innaugural game 60 years ago!
Helix Holds Back But Still Romps Over Grossmont in Annual Musket Game
Grossmont baseball is back in the news, as the lawyers are getting involved in investigating a baseball booster club, which is alleged by one parent to have misappropriated funds.
Baseball Club Admits to Booster Status in Nesovic Legal Fight to Inspect Books
La Mesa Police Chief Ed Aceves did an interview with Patch last week, in which he spoke of his first year in charge of the department, and what he sees for the future.
Ed Aceves Reflects on First Year as La Mesa Police Chief
Are you dressing your pet up for Halloween? Be sure to upload those photos to our community gallery. There's nothing cuter than dogs in costumes, after all.
Trick-or-Doggie-Treat: Upload Your Own Pet Halloween Costumes [PHOTOS]