October 2012 La Mesa Blog Posts (76)

Man and Dog @ Jackson & Center


Added by Janie Garcia on October 22, 2012 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District

Chancellor Miles Honored By Chamber

EAST COUNTY -- Cindy L. Miles credits her mother for never letting her think that a woman’s dreams or aspirations should be limited by her gender. “She was a feminist before there was a word for it,” said Miles, chancellor of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca…


Added by Anne Krueger on October 22, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

YPO Philharmonic String Orchestra and Soloist Ensemble 2012-13 Season Opener

The Philharmonic String Orchestra and Soloist Ensemble,under the direction of Alyze Dreiling opens the season with "Rebirth, Remembrance and Revelation " featuring Robert Zelickman, clarinetist, in the Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind and Lullaby and Doina by Golijov. Included on the program will be the Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis by Vaughan-Williams, Yizkor by Partos, Vocalise by Rachmaninoff and concerti by Vivaldi and Bach. Concert will be held at the Rancho Bernardo…


Added by alyze dreiling on October 22, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

A Couple Hot Potatoes For Council Meeting

LA MESA -- Council meetings prior to an election often avoid controversial subjects, the deliberation of which can be distorted by the looming plebiscite.

Not so with Tuesday's upcoming council meeting. Perhaps with only one incumbent up for re-election, it's business as usual, but the council will take on a couple of sensitive subjects.



Added by La Mesa Today on October 21, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

On La Mesa

Spinning The Council Race. . . (Sort Of)

LA MESA -- A rainy Sunday morning in this Jewel of the Hills and the national political pundits -- now referred to as a "class" by those who don't like their spin -- are in full throat, reading the latest poll results and churning…


Added by Chris Lavin on October 21, 2012 at 11:19am — 2 Comments

La Mesa Schools

The Little School That Could

LA MESA -- The value of standardized testing in schools is often debated by educators and politicians, but as long as…


Added by Gina Garcia on October 20, 2012 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Marching Boots

"If you dont have any fresh ideas, use stale tactics to scare people." Frighten the old folks into voting for you so they are asured NOT to lose their Medicare. Promise to give minorities anything and everything, Hell, they're so gullible they'll believe that! Lie and cover up current events that do not support you own agenda. They're so dumb and the press…


Added by David Stanley on October 20, 2012 at 6:46am — No Comments

Boy Scout Scandal

La Mesa Cases Listed In Boy Scout Abuse Files

LA MESA -- A release of files chronicling decades of sexual abuse investigations within the Boys Scouts of America has La Mesa officials today reviewing the situation.

A database of file released in an on-going lawsuit included notations that…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 19, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

The Race For La Mesa

Staking Out The Anti-Establishment Role

Last in a series.

LA MESA -- Laura Lothian likes to stand out.

She drives a golf cart around town.

She did some of her door-to-door campaigning on a Segway scooter.

Her Realtor's sign, which has moved between…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 19, 2012 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

Section 8 Housing - Affordable Housing in La Mesa

Unfortunately Mr. Smyle and Batman are uninformed regarding Section 8 Housing and Affordable Housing.


In the first place, there is no indication or research that or police reports that crime is associated with either.  Do they realize that everyone who lives in the Springs is renting according to their ability to pay and subsidized by Section 8.  I know of no incidence of crime associated with this very much needed housing for our seniors who fall into the income level…


Added by Lois Knowlton on October 18, 2012 at 9:16pm — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

Reception And Awards At Foothills Gallery

LA MESA -- There will be an artists' reception and presentation of awards in the Foothills Gallery 4910 Memorial Drive,  La Mesa , on Saturday Nov. 3 from 4.30-6.30 p.m. on the occasion of the Annual Wildlife in Art Show. The public is invited to attend this event to meet the artists and see the wonderful display of wildlife art from some of the best artists in the…


Added by hazel ross on October 18, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

LMCOG La Mesa City Council Recommendation-Laura Lothian

Over the past month LMCOG has had the opportunity to meet with each of the five candidates for City Council to discuss their ideas for the future of our City. We appreciate their willingness to meet with us and to serve the citizens of La Mesa should they be elected. A common thread among the candidates is their love for our city and interest in seeing it continue to be a desirable place to live and raise a family. Too, each of them seems able to discuss differences in a civil manner - and…


Added by La Mesa Citizen Oversight Group on October 18, 2012 at 3:14pm — No Comments

Want to learn about Pastel Painting?

There will be a demo on basic pastel techniques by local teacher Barbara Peterson in the Foothills art gallery 4910 Memorial Drive La Mesa on Thursday November 1st at 7 pm. The demo is open to the public and is free of charge.


Added by hazel ross on October 18, 2012 at 11:18am — No Comments

The Race For La Mesa

Hoping Homework, Middle Ground Pay Dividends

Fourth in a series.

LA MESA -- Two years ago, Patrick Dean, a relative newcomer to the Jewel of the Hills, threw his hat into the City…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 18, 2012 at 6:58am — 6 Comments

La Mesa City Council Race

Little Heat, Much Sweat In Debate

LA MESA -- The City Council candidates went to church Wednesday night and a Bikram Yoga event broke out.

It was so warm inside the La Mesa First United Methodist…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 17, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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