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.
In a relatively quiet week, the biggest local news was not La Mesa specific, as the San Diego Chargers fired head coach Norv Turner and General Manager AJ Smith on Monday. In six seasons, Turner had a winning record with the Bolts and won three AFC West titles, but finished 24-24 in his last three seasons.
Patch also ran a poll on who you think should replace Turner. The leading vote getter to this point might surprise you.
Poll: Who Should Replace Norv Turner as Coach of the San Diego Chargers?
It's a new year, which means there are new state laws for California. Some of them are real head-scratchers. Find out what you should know to be the law-abiding citizen your mom thinks you are!
A construction worker at a project site in La Presa has to be rescued by a crane after a more than one ton concrete panel came loose and fell into a hole where he was working, trapping him underneath the rubble. He was taken to the hospital where he was expected to be okay.
Three La Mesa residents were among 245 people arrested in a months-long national operation targeting child predators.
3 La Mesans Arrested in National Operation Targeting Child Predators