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Hospital Workers Picket, David Copley Dies, Football Playoff Losses

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.

Dozens of housekeeping and dietary staff employed by Sodexho, a subcontractor of Sharp Grossmont Hospital, picketed outside the hospital last week, in a response to contract negotiations with offers that one worker called "insulting." Check out this video of the workers and what they have to say.

Calling him “corrupt” and “too Chicago-style politics for me,” a Carmel Mountain Ranch woman has launched an online effort to oust Tony Krvaric as leader of the San Diego County Republican Party

Karen Grube is behind a Facebook page titled Tony Krvaric, You’re Fired.

See more of this story.

Republican Activist Seeks Ouster of Tony Krvaric as County GOP Chairman

In news around the county, David Copley, who was the heir to the Union-Tribune fortune, died in La Jolla last week in a car accident. He was 60 years old.

David Copley Dies at 60; Heir to Union-Tribune Fortune Was Once Worth $1.2B

La Mesa police, with the help of mall security at Grossmont Center, worked together to to arrest burglary suspects. With the holidays upon us, "crimes of opportunity" will be more enticing for burglars. The public is reminded to be smart while shopping and avoid situations that can make you a target for would-be criminals.

You may have chosed to sit out the chaos that often comes with Black Friday, but it's possible that many major retailers are still offering killer deals for those doing their holiday shopping.

It was a disappointing week for two local high school football teams, as both Grossmont and Helix high schools lost in their CIF San Diego semifinal games. The Foothillers, who finished the season 9-3 under new head coach Tom Karlo, fell to Sount County powerhouse Eastlake 59-37.

The Scotties, last year's CIF San Diego Champion, were upset by the Poway Titans 21-7. They finished the season 10-2.

Grossmont Falls to Eastlake 59-37 in CIF Division I Football Semifinals

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