"Great memories David! Thanks for sharing. I have memories of Halloweens in Canada (eastern) when snow suits under my costume was not too unfamiliar. It seemed our candy or swag lasted all month!!!
I can almost count on both my…"
"Gene, I didn't think I was calling folks whiners and their thoughts stupid. Sorry if you interrupted it that way and I apologize. The posters I mentioned really had some thoughtful ideas as to what some of the problems in our city…"
"Thank you Barry for your post!! This "discussion" I am sure will be longer than Art Madrid's term as our mayor! Lots of sides have been taken and some of the posters have wandered down some interesting paths. I read…"
" Since this whole blog started out dealing with La Mesa and it's politics, I assume you are commenting on the state of California with your comment " In addition to name recognition, re-districting has also skewed the electoral…"
"David, on an earlier post you indicated that the only requirement to run for an elected office in La Mesa is that you have to be a LM resident.....you don't have to be a registered voter. I did some research and found out that you need to…"
"Interesting David, one doesn't have to be a registered voter even if they are a LM resident in order to run for a LM elected position? One would think that if you are a member of our city council or mayor, and making…"
"Chandra, maybe I'm wrong, but I understand that in order to be a La Mesa Council member you would also have to be a La Mesa voter. It's pretty obvious who is being referred to as the city council member and the local right wing…"
"Interesting comments. Having been a follower of La Mesa Today for a few years, I have read from some of those here on various subjects. When I saw David Smyle's long comments, I thought here he goes again. But after…"
"I think a good item for the agenda that I am sure would get lots of public response is the rising crime rate in La Mesa......up 11% since last year. Not included is another purse snatching at Grossmont Center Thurs. This percentage…"
"Bill, that was some comment! It wandered around a bit at the beginning, but the summary at the end of why we should have held a council had some interesting points. It just took a little reading to get there."