May 2015 La Mesa Blog Posts (24)

Flag Day Parade 2015



Once More For Old Glory

LA MESA -- Once more the Jewel of the Hills residents and visitors crowded the streets in honor of Old Glory.

The annual Flag Day Parade remains one of the most patriotic days in San Diego County with the Marine Corps Band West leading the way each…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 30, 2015 at 3:18pm — 5 Comments

Free teen safe driver workshops offered by Summit Transmissions in La Mesa

Summit Transmissions, 7633 El Cajon Blvd. in La Mesa, is offering free driver safety classes for teenagers, including information on vehicle maintenance. Classes will be held at Summit Transmissions from 9 to 11 a.m. on two Saturdays, June 6 and 27. Classes are limited to 16 students. For more information and to RSVP, call (619) 463-9400, or visit www.summittransmissions.com.

 

According to Jerry Kubitsky, owner, Summit…

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Added by rick griffin on May 28, 2015 at 10:36am — No Comments

On La Mesa: Chris Lavin

Seeing Dawn Through The Construction Dust

LA MESA -- It is, they say, always darkest before the dawn.

As the dust starts rising on the most intrusive stages of La Mesa Boulevard's renovation, it is probably good to keep that in…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 28, 2015 at 6:30am — 12 Comments

Taste Of La Mesa

Eat The Town In One Night

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Chamber of Commerce will host its 7th annual Taste of La Mesa from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, June 8, at the La Mesa Community Center, 4975 Memorial Dr., La Mesa. Presenting sponsor is Sycuan…

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Added by rick griffin on May 27, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

Stage Set For Oktoberfest Battle

LA MESA -- The La Mesa City Council stuck to the "one applicant" per public event standard Tuesday night and that sets the stage for a major showdown between the La Mesa Village Merchants…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 27, 2015 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

La Mesa Business

Car Show Taking A Vacation 

LA MESA -- The annual Back to the '50s car show is the latest victim of the La Mesa Boulevard streetscape project.

John Vigil, executive director of the La Mesa Village Merchants…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 25, 2015 at 6:02pm — 6 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Debts Complicating Oktoberfest Planning

LA MESA -- The new mayor and the new council will get a good dose of downtown Village politics Tuesday as the annual tussling over La Mesa's Oktoberfest begins early this year.

City…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 22, 2015 at 2:15pm — 9 Comments

La Mesa Politics

Retired Rear Admiral To Speak On Sustainability

LA MESA -- Award winning, retired Rear Admiral, Len Hering will be speaking about sustainability and conservation efforts.  President Bush bestowed Rear Admiral Hering, US Navy Ret., with…

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Added by La Mesa Democratic Club on May 20, 2015 at 5:00pm — 8 Comments

East County Philanthropy

Chick-Fil-A Supports The Troops

LA MESA -- The nine Chick-fil-A restaurants in San Diego County, including the Santee Chick-fil-A restaurant, 9418 Mission Gorge Road, Santee, are preparing to give away a combined total of about 10,000 chicken sandwiches on Wednesday, May 20, as part of a “Military Appreciation Night” promotion.

 Between the hours of 4 and 7 p.m., any active duty member of the military…

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Added by rick griffin on May 19, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Flag Day Parade

A La Mesa Tradition Returns

LA MESA -- Let’s salute “Old Glory”! The American Flag will be flown proudly at the 18th annual La Mesa Flag Day Parade on Saturday, May 30th. The parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. led by the United States 3d…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 14, 2015 at 11:41am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Fair Warning Of Tickets To Come

LA MESA -- Once again, the La Mesa Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket.  As part of the national seat belt enforcement campaign, law enforcement…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 14, 2015 at 7:56am — No Comments

La Mesa Business

Celebrating A Year In The Art Business

LA MESA --The Art Stash - Artist Supply store has turned 1 year old! We are celebrating with an Art Walk, Product Demonstrations, Free Samples, a Food Truck and a Store-Wide Sale on May 31st 10am - 2pm.Join us at The Art Stash located at 5575 Baltimore Drive, #107 La Mesa, CA 91942 on Sunday, May 31st. Free. Open to all ages. We want to say thank you for a successful…

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Added by The Art Stash on May 12, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Business

Taste Of La Mesa Returns June 8

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Chamber of Commerce announces that the seventh annual “Taste of La Mesa” event will be held on Monday, June 8 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the La Mesa Community Center,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 11, 2015 at 12:43pm — No Comments

Sen. Joel Anderson sets `Community Coffee’ meeting on May 28

California Sen. Joel Anderson (R-Alpine) will listen to constituents and invite ideas to improve state government at a “Community Coffee” starting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, at Santee City Hall, 10601 Magnolia Ave., Santee. The free event, open to the public, will be hosted by Santee Mayor Randy Voepel.

 

“My top priority is making government work for you,” said Anderson. “This will be an opportunity to hear directly from my constituents about their needs, opinions and…

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Added by rick griffin on May 11, 2015 at 8:24am — No Comments

Grossmont Healthcare District opposing closure of Naval health clinic

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD), a public agency that supports various health-related community programs and services in San Diego’s East County region, has sent a letter to the Navy stating its opposition to the pending closure of a health clinic in Santee.

 

The clinic, called the Naval Health Clinic East County, has served active duty and retired military families in the East County for the past 10 years. In addition to primary healthcare services, the Santee clinic,…

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Added by rick griffin on May 9, 2015 at 11:19am — No Comments

Grossmont Healthcare District supporting Volunteers in Medicine

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD), a public agency that supports various health-related community programs and services in San Diego’s East County, recently hosted a check-presentation ceremony with Maureen Hartin, CEO, Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) San Diego, Inc. The ceremony celebrated GHD’s ongoing support of VIM, including a $150,000 grant awarded during GHD’s current fiscal year.

GHD’s grant will assist with paying pay for diagnostic test lab tests and fees and medical…

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Added by rick griffin on May 7, 2015 at 11:40am — No Comments

La Mesa Development

Park Station Lowers Its Sights

LA MESA -- Citing the changing real estate market place and acknowledging the strong local opposition to high-rise development in La Mesa, the planners working on the Park Station project in downtown…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 5, 2015 at 6:30pm — 10 Comments

Grossmont Healthcare District bond sale results in $28 million savings to taxpayers

-- Final bond sale to complete facilities improvements at Sharp Grossmont Hospital

 

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD), a taxpayer-supported public agency that serves as landlord of Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, said it recently finalized the sale for two separate series of general obligation (G.O.) bonds totaling $24.5 million and $175 million.

 

The bond proceeds will finance ongoing capital improvement construction projects consisting…

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Added by rick griffin on May 5, 2015 at 4:49pm — No Comments

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