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.
It was quite a busy news week at La Mesa-Mount Helix Patch. We will begin with Supervisor Dianne Jacob, who represents La Mesa in District 12, telling attendees of a Chamber of Commerce breakfast that one of her biggest concerns facing the region is that of prisoners being transferred to county jails and care facilities without proper notification.
County Supervisor Recounts ‘Horrifying’ Chat on Convict Put in Nursing Facility
The saga of a former teacher's aide who admitted to having a sexual relationship with 15-year-old boy came to a close last week, as Chrystina Delrosario was sentenced to three years probation, including a 365 day sentence in jail that is stayed pending her successful probation. Delrosario, 25, pleaded guilty in December to having unlawful sexual relations with a student two times in June of 2012.
La Mesa Teacher's Aide Who Had Sex with Minor Gets 3 Years Probation
Could La Mesa be getting a parking garage in the Village? It could after council action set a plan in motion that could amend the city's zoning ordinance to establish an in-lieu parking fee for developers.
Council Action Could Set the Stage for Parking Garage in the Village
A Spring Valley family last week made claims that they were mistreated by an allegedly racist walkaround character at Disneyland, including that the "White Rabbit" of Alice in Wonderland fame snubbed her kids because they are black.
Racism at Disneyland? 'White Rabbit' Allegedly Snubs Black Family
La Mesa Police are seeking information on a man accused of attempting to kidnap a teen girl last week as she was riding her bicycle. The investigation in ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the police.
Tensions ran high at last week's meeting of the GUHSD school board. A long-proposed plan and contentious issue of adding a 12th high school to the district in Alpine was defeated 4-1. Various board members continued the conversation by writing letters to the editor, stating their opinion on the topic.
Alpine High School Proposal Defeated in 4-1 School Board Vote
Be It Resolved: Commence GUHSD Work on 12th High School in Alpine
12th High School Proposal Inferred an Attempt to Hold Alpine Hostage
Patch's comprehensive work covering the Chris Dorner manhunt came to an end last week as well, as charred remains found inside a cabin near Big Bear where Dorner was suspected to be hiding were thought to be that of the cop killer based on dental records. It is suspected that Dorner possibly committed suicide, bringing to an end a manhunt involving hundreds if not thousands of law enforcement officers.
Sheriff: Body Found in Charred Cabin; No Dorner ID Yet
San Bernardino Sheriff: Dorner Manhunt is Over
Dorner Confirmed Dead: Dental Records Spell Formal End to Manhunt
Christopher Dorner Possibly Committed Suicide