Lemon Grove

All Things BBQ: Coop's West Texas Barbecue

In Lemon Grove, the pitmaster's got a crutch. (Hint: that's a good thing.)

It’s evident in the first bite from Coop’s West Texas Barbecue (2625 Lemon Grove Avenue, Lemon Grove). You can taste the crutch. The Texas crutch, that is. The crutch, an aluminum foil wrap applied to ...

All Things BBQ: Barnes BBQ

At a Lemon Grove restaurant, looking at the shared history of soul food, barbecue, and African-American cooks.

Home Depot accused of hatching plot to fire gay employees

Home Depot illegally embarked on a cost-cutting campaign during the economic downturn in 2008 that involved firing all of its gay male employees, a former worker at the company’s Lemon Grove location claims in court. ...

Strip club raided in Lemon Grove

Business accused of facilitating drug sales, prostitution

Sheriff's deputies last night (August 22) conducted a raid at Little Darlings Gentlemen's Club on Broadway in Lemon Grove, which resulted in the arrest of three employees. Local residents have long complained of prostitution, illegal ...

Lemon Grove recycler works on gift for EDCO

Piñata made from receipts

During the public-comment portion of La Mesa City Council meetings, people may speak for three minutes on any non-agenda item. At the June 11 meeting, a woman wearing a button with the message, "I [heart] ...

Lemon Grove: Maxi Dresses vs. Skinny jeans

I found Lindbergh Field customer service employee Laurice Richie grocery shopping at Food for Less in Lemon Grove (I am on a serious budget).The 19-year-old wore a pale pink maxi dress from Foreign Exchange and ...

Lemon Grove Abates Fire with Goats

One-hundred and fifty goats took to the streets of Downtown Lemon Grove Tuesday morning, doing their part in a unique fire-abatement program. In association with Heartland Fire & Rescue and Environmental Land Management, the company ...

Smoking Zone: Coop's West Texas Barbecue

Coop’s is the new barbecue with the buzz. Since opening last October, it’s already garnered one major huzzah (Candice Woo in San Diego Magazine’s “best restaurants” issue for best barbecue). On Yelp, it’s incited an ...

Big Problems for Little Lemon Grove

Above the ripe yellow citrus pictured on Lemon Grove’s city seal, inscribed in the swash of the capital L, is “Best Climateon Earth.” While the weather may be ideal, the same can’t be said for ...

Ripe for the Taking

Two years after suffering a defeat to Mary England, his colleague on the Lemon Grove City Council, and newcomer politico George Gastil, 14-year council veteran Tom Clabby is back. Clabby is one of six candidates ...