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 man was arrested in La Mesa last week, after an apparent hit-and-run incident. The suspect also alegedly broke into a house while evading police.
Suspected Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested After Allegedly Breaking Into House
A nice story about a 62-year-old Grossmont College student, who became ASB president. The student was a high school dropout and worked hard to achieve education later in life.
62-Year-Old High School Dropout Becomes Grossmont College Student Body President
Mayor Art Madrid delivered his psedo "State of the City" address at last week's coucil meeting. Madrid said that due to financial challenges brought forth by the state and nation, in many ways, he's "glad to see 2012 in the rearview mirror," and is looking forward to a new year.
Mayor Art Madrid's 2012 'Audit Report' for the City of La Mesa
A man accused of impersonating a doctor, who claimed he could cure cancer, was arrested and charged last week.
La Mesan Accused of Claiming to Be Medical Doctor Who Could Cure Cancer
Wednesday was chock full of breaking news, as there was a house fire in Mt. Helix, an warrant sweep which led to three arrests in Spring Valley, and a case of animal cruelty, where authorities are searching for the person who neglected a dog and dumped it into a trash bin at Mt. Miguel High School.
Animal Cruelty Suspect in Spring Valley Sought by County Authorities
Three Arrested in Warrant Sweeps in Spring Valley
Finally, the week culminated with an event that wrapped up La Mesa's Centennial Year, as hundreds gathered for the "Party of the Century" on Saturday in La Mesa. See the photo gallery and videos, and find out if you made it into our gallery!