Football Homecoming at GHS, Special Ed 'Champions' and Harmonica Heaven

These stories and more as we take a look at the Week in Review on La Mesa-Mount Helix Patch.

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.

A fourth-grader named Luciano wowwed the crowd at Harry Griffen Park on Saturday during the "unknown artist" contest of the annual Spring Harp Fest. Always a popular event in La Mesa, check out the photo gallery and videos of the blues and harmonica festival.

Hundreds of concerned East County residents spoke out in opposition against an audacious proposal from SDG&E to recoup additional costs for uninsured expenses from victims of 2007 wildfires.

Editor Eric Yates wrote a frank opinion piece about how the 2012 season for the San Diego Padres could be bad – historically bad. After a 1-3 start and a combined team batting average of just .188, he might be right.

It's always a special day when Helix Charter High School hosts its Games of Champions events at the school, in which Special Ed students compete in various sporting activities. Check out the inspiring photo gallery.

Rep. Duncan Hunter commented on the Obama Adminstration's defense budget at a luncheon last week with other elected representatives that serve San Diego, calling it "scary."

It was tough decision for former Mount Miguel head football coach Tom Karlo, but he made the decision to return to his alma mater to take the same position, made vacant by the sudden tragic death of Coach Ron Muprhy. Karlo hopes to bring the same kind of success to the Foothillers that he had with Mt. Miguel, which included two consecutive league titles.


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