Football Teams Advance in Playoffs, Free Turkeys, and Pot on Ballot in 2014

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.

At last week's city council meeting, the council heard from medical marijuana advocates who asked the council to immediately enact a resolution allowing for dispensaries within the city. However, the with the required amount signatures needed to necessitate a ballot measure, La Mesa voters will be allowed to vote on the measure in November 2014.

It was feast for the eyes and the ears last week as Patch was there taking photos and video for the GUHSD "Signature Showcase," which featured dozens of performances from the district's various high school marching bands and color guards. Check out all of the revelry here.

About 5,000 people came out to New Seasons Church in Spring Valley as the church held it's annual "Seasons of Love Communit Block Party." The annual event feeds less fortunate in the area, and gives out hundreds of turkeys.

In news from around San Diego, a high profile crime case moved forward, as three individuals were found guilty in the death of Garrett Berki, in what has been known as the local "Craigslist Killing."

3 Found Guilty in Craigslist Killing of La Jolla High School Grad Garrett Berki

Local high school football teams slugged it out on the gridiron in the CIF San Diego Section playoffs. Two La Mesa schools, Grossmont and Helix were able to win their games, each advancing to the semifinals of their divisions. Unfortunately, for Spring Valley's Mount Miguel, the Matadors season ended, despite a furious comeback.



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