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LA MESA -- More than 100 residents gathered at the Community Center Thursday evening to talk downtown.
Presented by the city's Planning Department with an overview of efforts to reassess the condition and needs of the La Mesa Village downtown…
LA MESA -- The title of tonight's workshop was clearly the product of those who are a little too close to the government details. Downtown…Continue
LA MESA -- For the second time in two months, the La Mesa City Council heard a pitch for a development that could replace a long-standing eye-sore, add to the city's tax base and alienate a neighborhood.
And in both cases, council…Continue
LA MESA -- Each year on this day many of us, some of us, pause and pay tribute to our fallen heroes. For we veterans, those…Continue
Added by David Stanley on May 27, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments
Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner Poncho Sanchez is coming to the East County to celebrate the Grossmont Union High School District Honor Jazz Band students.
Helix Charter High School Associate Band Director, Mike Benge, is a professional jazz musician and a member of the popular San Diego-based band B-Side Players. Having played with many well-known musicians, Benge thought it would be a great experience for the students if he were able to meld his professional musician life…Continue
Added by Jennifer Osborn on May 25, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Cohn Group May Buy Gingham
LA MESA -- Rumors began circulating through La Mesa Saturday that the Cohn Restaurant Group, San Diego's premier restaurant organization, will be the next to try and solve the riddle that has been the corner of La Mesa Boulevard and Fourth Street where Gingham was located for the last year.
The Cohn Group was not ready to announce a deal yet but one of their partners…
Added by La Mesa Today on May 24, 2013 at 6:19am — No Comments
A Great Way To End A Week
LA MESA -- One of the unsung delights of life in La Mesa is a special way to end your work week a little early.
Every Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. the Sam Johnson…
Added by La Mesa Today on May 23, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments
Large Healthcare Fair Saturday
LA MESA -- The San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce is offering exhibit booth space to any health-related for-profit business or non-profit organization for Summer Healthcare Saturday, the largest annual free health fair in San Diego’s East County region. The health fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, near the movie theaters at the Grossmont…Continue
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LA MESA -- Two East County boys defeated all competitors in their divisions to become champions of the Drew Ford/Kiwanis Club of La Mesa Soap Box Derby, held Saturday, May 18, on Junior High Drive adjacent to La Mesa Middle School.
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LA MESA -- Tuesdays are Open Mic nights at Cosmos and are becoming a popular place to sit, have a hot drink or dessert and enjoy the eclectic talent of the city's young and aspiring. Last night the crowd enjoyed a series of singers and monologue spoken…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on May 22, 2013 at 6:25am — No Comments
LMAAC Working Group From Left: Ginger Radenheimer, Beth Thomas, Mark Arapostathis and Jon Hayman.
New Performing Arts Magnet…Continue
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Help Seeking On-Line Health Information
LA MESA -- The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free senior discussion group presentation on “Alternatives to Google: Finding Health Information Online,” from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 22. The public is invited to attend, and RSVP is not required. The speaker will be…Continue
Added by rick griffin on May 21, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
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LA MESA -- Despite public information campaigns and increased enforcement, alcohol-impaired driving remains a major killer on American roadways. State…Continue
Hope to see a great crowd at the La Mesa Library's program, Authors and Artists on June 15. Find out more about a great gallery with a great variety of art. Midge Hyde curator/director BizCenterArt.com
Added by midge hyde on May 20, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- A man was attacked and injured during a robbery early Monday morning near the Motel Six on Alvarado Road.
Police said that about 2:27 a.m. they were called to the Motel 6 at 7621 Alvarado Road regarding a robbery that had just occurred.…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on May 20, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments
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LA MESA -- The La Mesa Village Merchants Association hosted its annual Antique Street Faire on Sunday with crowds enjoying a stroll along La Mesa Boulevard punctuated by browsing among virtually every conceivable…Continue
Added by Gina Garcia on May 19, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments
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LA MESA -- A domestic dispute early Sunday morning escalated into a fight with extended family members and led to a stabbing that left one man in the hospital in…Continue
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Hi-Tech Races Off To Fast Start
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LA MESA -- The new hi-tech La Mesa Soap Box Derby was off to a multi-media start Saturday on Jr. High Drive in West La Mesa as racers began competing for the cherished slot in the national competition later this summer in Ohio.
The La Mesa Soap Box…
Added by La Mesa Today on May 18, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Graffiti Taggers Caught With Paint On Hands
LA MESA -- An eye-witness call to police led to the arrest of three grafitti "taggers" who police said were caught "paint handed.''
Just after midnight Saturday morning La Mesa Police arrested three men who were seen tagging in the downtown’s La Mesa Village area.
Officers were initially called to the 8100 block of La Mesa Boulevard by a citizen who…Continue
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