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GUHSD Race Heats Up, Fair Trade Fairly, CIF Football Playoff Matchups

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.

Recently, Mayor Art Madrid signed a commendation urging a national group for fair trade advocates to declare the city a Fair Trade Town. Despite no council vote or discussion, the move raised questions with many. But the mayor insists that he had authority to do so, and it seems that he, in fact did, after the regulations on how cities could gain FTT designation were changed last year.

Mayor Madrid Had 'Authority' to Sign Fair Trade Declaration for La Mesa

A man from unincorporated La Mesa must stand trial, as a judge last week ruled there is enough evidence to charge him in the stabbing death of a Spring Valley man.

La Mesan to Stand Trial in Stabbing Death of Spring Valley Man

Things are certainly heating up in the race for the Grossmont Union High School board. Challengers blasting incumbents, incumbents crying foul, a grand jury investigation about possibly diverted Prop U monies, and a big case of "he said, she said, he said again, then this other fella chimed in too."

Follow all of the action on this race and others on our Patch Election Guide.

Grossmont School Board Rift Explodes: Board Member Kelly Attacks Schreiber

Direct Knowledge of a Grand Jury Investigation of GUHSD

Grand Jury Probe of Grossmont HS District is Politically Motivated

My Board Vote Could Be Third One to Make Alpine High School a Reality

Have you seen the City of La Mesa's new redesigned website? If not, find out what all the new bells and whistles are. What are your thoughts on the new design?

City of La Mesa Launches Redesigned Website

With its most recent dominating win, Grossmont earned a first-round bye in the CIF playoffs. While Helix got put into the city's "Group of Death" alongside other powerhouse teams Oceanside and Poway.

Alpine Blossom Valley High November 06, 2012 at 05:08 PM
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 PS; It is called the two GUHSD 55% Passes Prop 39 Bonds; ------- 1st Mandate; $274 Million Prop H; 62% Yes Mar '04 ------- The 12th new GUHSD HIGH SCHOOL MANDATE: 2nd mandate; $417 Million Prop U; 56.7% Yes Nov '08

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