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LA MESA -- The La Mesa Planning Commission expects a long night Wednesday as the retooled Park Station Project returns for another round of discussion and scrutiny.
The project, which lost its American Legion partner after the last hearing, will again…Continue
'Common Sense Tells Me: No More Than Four!'
Park Station's fate will be determined tomorrow night by the La Mesa Planning Commission at 7 pm in the City Council Chambers. It has been an exceedingly long process for all concerned, both proponents and opponents…Continue
LA MESA -- With almost 30 years with the La Mesa Police Department, Chief Ed Aceves has decided to resign.
Aceves said today that he plans to retire as soon as a replacement can be hired.
"I expect it could take six months,'' Aceves said. He said he…
LA MESA -- The La Mesa-Spring Valley School District will mark the 60th Anniversary of the…Continue
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LA MESA -- Even as they race to meet pre-Oktoberfest deadlines, city officials are taking steps to reduce the impact of the downtown Village streetscape project on the holiday shopping season.
City officials announced this week that work will…
Special Operation Targets Youth Alcohol Use
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Police Department was awarded a $21,668 grant from the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to battle alcohol-related crime. La Mesa police used the grant to run a special detail that arrested local residents for…Continue
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LA MESA -- Amid an otherwise long but routine meeting, the City of La Mesa took a large step into the direction of more open government Tuesday.
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LA MESA -- On a warm August evening in 2011, a local man -- a parolee -- threatens his wife and children and then heads out into the La Mesa street to confront arriving police officers with his shotgun.…Continue
LA MESA -- Police reported just before 5:30 p.m. that they were working on a report of shots fired between vehicles in the area of University Avenue and Yale Avenue. There were no reports of injuries immediately after the incident, but police cruisers and…Continue
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Fun And Information On A Sunny Day
LA MESA -- Grossmont Healthcare District's annual Kids Care Fest drew…Continue
LA MESA -- George H. W. Bush was president in 1991 when Joan Allenson applied for a volunteer job with the La Mesa Fire Department.
Today, 23 years later, she has seen fire chiefs come and go, young firefighters turn into middle-age men and women join…Continue
LA MESA -- La Mesa's campaign season got a moment in the spotlight Friday as a segment on KPBS Radio and TV Editor's Roundtable. La Mesa Today Editor Chris Lavin discussed the mayoral race with host Mark Sauer and other local…Continue
LA MESA -- After 35 years, Jerry Fazio, executive director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of East County Foundation, has announced his retirement.
Fazio plans to begin his retirement Oct. 24. His official retirement date, after…Continue
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Candidates Forum A Polite Affair
LA MESA -- As he began the Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum Thursday night, La Mesa Mayor Art Madrid endeavored to draw a clear distinction between he and his opponent,…Continue
LA MESA -- Murray Manor Elementary School in La Mesa is looking for volunteer reading tutors who could commit 1 and 1/2 hours a week to help struggling 1, 2, 3 grade readers after a free…Continue
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LA MESA -- A note from the president:Continue
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Storm Cell Rips Through Avocado Boulevard
LA MESA -- Thunderstorms ripped through sections of El Cajon and the southeast corner of La Mesa this afternoon, knocking down trees and soaking the area with heavy rains.
Sheriff's deputies said the storm cell hit sections of Rancho San Diego hard, knocking down trees and knocking out power to the Vons shopping center at Avocado Boulevard near the…
By Anthony D. Mc Ivor
Second of four essays on the Term Limit proposal submitted by La Mesa Today member Anthony D. Mc Ivor. Readers are encouraged to comment below or submit formal responses…Continue
A Special Energy For Skincare
LA MESA -- When I pitched the idea to La Mesa Today about creating business profiles for the website, Jessika’s Aware Skincare immediately came to my mind. I’ve been following Jessika for years. My mother and I had been going to a local spa for a long time but it was hit or miss, until I had my first appointment with Jessika. There was something about her that…Continue
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