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LA MESA -- On July 16, 2014 I wrote the following words regarding the loss on June 2, 2014 of my dog, a 10-year-old Newfoundland named Ben.
"The expression “reeling from grief” fit the state of my broken heart. I looked on the internet for books…Continue
By Chris Lavin
La Mesa Today Editor
LA MESA -- Okay, let's agree that we all would love the Saturday Evening Post, Norman Rockwell Thanksgiving (see above). Loving family all scrubbed and nice. Turkey moist and brown and side dishes…Continue
LA MESA -- Sharp Grossmont Hospital has named two new senior managers at the La Mesa hospital.
Daniel Kindron has been named Chief Financial Officer of the 536-bed acute care hospital. Kindron has been with Sharp Grossmont…Continue
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By Chris Lavin
La Mesa Today Editor
LA MESA -- It has been almost a…Continue
LA MESA -- La Mesa Village Merchants Association Executive Director John Vigil (in blue above) is well into his annual Christmas lights marathon this year, preparing The Village for the annual holiday season.
This year's Christmas in the Village…
LA MESA -- Perhaps a robber in training.
On November 17th at approximately 10:57 p.m. a suspect armed with a handgun tried to rob the 7-11 Store located at 8747 La Mesa Boulevard, just off Jackson Drive.
An employee was working behind the…
LA MESA -- It was the calm after the storm.
The City Council gathered for the first time since the election redrew the lines on the local political map, but the business was routine and the news was tension free and largely good.
LA MESA -- Because of Tuesday's Veterans Day holiday, the City Council meets Wednesday at 4 p.m. for the first of the lame duck sessions following last Tuesday's elections.
The meeting agenda is fairly routine, but the transition from long-sitting…
LA MESA -- Life in the Jewel of the Hills slowed Tuesday in honor of those who have sacrificed and served the nation in the armed forces over our history. La Mesa photographer Gary Junker offered the photographic tribute…
LA MESA -- It looks like any other gas station. But La Mesa's Center City Shell Station at 3810 Massachusetts Avenue is adding a new choice at the pump as the fuel business begins adapting to environmental issues.
Pearson Fuel, a local company…
The Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, a consumer health library at 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, is now hosting its Fall Art Exhibit featuring an exclusive showing of 16 oil paintings by Sandra Hayen of La Mesa. The exhibit will run through the end of December.
Hayen’s paintings on display showcase landscape scenes featuring ocean, mountains and flowers. The settings vary from Taos, New Mexico and Sedona, Ariz. to a farmhouse, marsh, woodland and clusters of…Continue
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Perhaps History Will Be Kinder To Madrid
LA MESA – If politics were truly like boxing,…Continue
LA MESA – In a stunning end to an historic mayoral run, Art Madrid was turned out of office by voters on Tuesday in favor of Mark Arapostathis, a City Council member.
Arapostathis, a school teacher, theater director and,…
LA MESA -- The early mail in results in La Mesa's election have City Councilman Mark Arapostathis leading incumbent Mayor Art Madrid by about 15 percentage points. With more than 51 percent of the vote counted, Arapostathis leads 4362 to Madrid's 3,175…Continue
LA MESA -- Election Day 2014 may become known as the year the voters mailed it in.
Precincts throughout La Mesa were reporting extremely slow turnout in the sometimes busy "before work" hours and poll workers attributed it to the number of voters using mail…
LA MESA -- For many children with special needs, organized youth sports is only something to watch their brothers and sisters play. …Continue
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LA MESA -- Democracy can be exhausting.
With two open seats in the La Mesa City Council race, the five candidates have been racing through an energetic campaign, raising money, knocking on doors, looking for anyway possible to get before an audience and…
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Soap Box Derby, a fixture for more than a decade with its three-time-a-year competitions on La Mesa's west side, held its final races on Saturday.
The event was long-sponsored by the La Mesa Kiwanis Club, which has moved on to other…Continue
LA MESA -- The clouds parted and the streets began to dry just as lines formed Saturday morning for the 2014 Historic Home Tour, which continues…Continue
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