Pageant Queens, Best Local Sushi, and Return of the Barn Owls

Check out these stories and more from the week that was at Mount Helix Patch.

At Mount Helix Patch, we know that in your busy lives–especially during the holidays–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.

In Part II of a sit-down interview with new GM Carlos Lugo, he discusses water rates, pensions and more.

The future of local community planning groups is now in the hands of the Board of Supervisors, after they installed part of their Red Tape Reduction plan, which seeks to move along local development without input from planning groups. Spring Valley and Valle de Oro could be affected.

One year to the day of their arrival at the , a pair of barn owls have returned to their nesting box in order to lay eggs. Be sure to check out Hoot and Holla on the live owlcam.

The new royal courts for three local communities have been crowned, as the 2012 pageant winners were announced for Spring Valley, Lemon Grove and College Grove.

The deadline for agencies to submit a proposal to take out contracts on services of the has been extended.

In the first "Readers Choice" poll, La Mesa eatery Banbu Sushi took home the most votes for the local area's Best Sushi. See who else made the list.


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