Featured La Mesa Blog Posts – December 2014 Archive (20)

La Mesa Streetscape Project

Village Project Moves Back On The Boulevard

LA MESA -- The City of La Mesa has published new information on the Downtown Village Streetscape Improvement Project. You may view this information at the following link:

Construction to start on south side of La Mesa Boulevard between Date and Acacia 1/5/15  …


Added by La Mesa Today on December 31, 2014 at 3:08pm — No Comments

On La Mesa: Chris Shea

A Shop With A View

LA MESA -- Five days a week I sit at my desk at 8219 La Mesa Boulevard where I have a bird's eye view of the sidewalk and the street outside.  It's my perch from which I watch people, dogs, cars, trucks, police motor cycles ambulances and fire engines go past my…


Added by chris shea on December 31, 2014 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa Year In Review -- 2014

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A Year Of Transitions

LA MESA -- It was a year of change from within and from without for…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 29, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Bomb Threat At Toys R Us

LA MESA -- Police evacuated the Toys R Us store on Grossmont Boulevard after a note was found in the store that police said was a bomb threat.

Police said they were notified shortly after 1 p.m. by an employee of Toys R Us that a note was found written on the…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 26, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Health Care

Healthy Steps In The New Year

LA MESA -- The Senior Resource Center at Sharp Grossmont Hospital offers free or low-cost educational programs and health screenings each month. The Senior Resource Center also provides information and assistance for health information and community resources.…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 25, 2014 at 11:07am — No Comments

La Mesa Arts Review

The Interview: Save Your Money

LA MESA -- A La Mesa Today member was among the first to download The Interview, the comedy that was at the center of recent Internet hacking episodes with SONY Pictures. She offers this quick review to help guide film choices for…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 25, 2014 at 7:14am — 2 Comments

La Mesan Of The Year Nominees

Five Who Led The Way In 2014

LA MESA – This was a year of new and renewal in La Mesa. There was the big political shakeup, of course, but profound change came in subtler, more incremental ways as well.

The streets of the symbolic heart of the city were being redesigned in a project…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 24, 2014 at 11:00am — 5 Comments

La Mesa Business

New Brewery, Entertainment Center For La Mesa

LA MESA -- The family that has owned a declining Fletcher Parkway shopping center is about to turn things around -- in a big way.

Aaron L. Dean, whose family has owned the Souplantation shopping center at 9160-9188 Fletcher Parkway, has…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 21, 2014 at 9:00am — 6 Comments

La Mesa Schools

Donations Will Feed District Families

LA MESA -- Hundreds of children attending La Mesa-Spring Valley School District schools will have a holiday meal this season thanks to the generosity of staff, parents and students at Parkway Middle School in La Mesa as well as members of Legacy…


Added by rick griffin on December 18, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Church News

Classic Church Organ Gets Restored

LA MESA – La Mesa’s Central Congregational Church will host a special concert Jan. 25th to celebrate the restoration of the church’s 90-year-old organ.

The organ, originally built in 1926 by Henry Pilcher’s Sons, is a classic church organ with a phalanx…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 18, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Health Care

Sharp Grossmont Wins Stroke Care Award

LA MESA -- For the fifth year in a row, Sharp Grossmont Hospital has earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s highest honor for stroke care, the Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold-Plus Award.  Sharp Grossmont Hospital…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 17, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Business

Village Gains A New Star Resident

LA MESA – Even before completion of the Village streetscape project, a renaissance at the eastern end of La Mesa Boulevard is continuing.

In a significant coup for La Mesa Village, Pierre’s Jewelers, a popular business with deep La Mesa roots, is…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 17, 2014 at 7:29pm — No Comments

Christmas In The Village 2014

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Skies Clear - Mostly - For Christmas In Village

LA MESA -- The skies cleared just in time for Friday night's…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 13, 2014 at 8:24am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Schools

School Board Seeking Baber's Replacement

LA MESA -- Bill Baber's successful run for the La Mesa City Council has created an opening on the La Mesa- Spring Valley School District's Board of Education. On Tuesday, after swearing-in the winners in November's election, the board began the process…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 12, 2014 at 5:01am — No Comments

La Mesa Business

Grossmont Center Honored In Transition

LA MESA -- As their time at Grossmont Center draws to a close the Denele Company (the Stefan family) who have been the exclusive operators of Grossmont Center since 1963, are thankful to have been a part of the history, and the success of the center and…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 10, 2014 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa City Council

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The Changing Of The Guard

LA MESA -- There is a reason presidents bring great poets to…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 10, 2014 at 5:30am — 5 Comments

La Mesa Events

City Information For December

 LA MESA -- The City of La Mesa offers the following items for local residents.

Downtown Village Streetscape Improvement Project Updates 

The Downtown Village will be going through revitalization and beautification. […


Added by La Mesa Today on December 9, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Politics

Mayor To The End

LA MESA -- Art Madrid, still mayor, walked inconspicuously into the Panera Bread cafe at Grossmont Center and many in the crowded restaurant looked up and recognized the very familiar face.

After nearly 40 years in public life, this is one thing that an election defeat…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 6, 2014 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

San Diego Pottery Tour includes two La Mesa Locations

LA MESA -- If you are looking for a unique and locally hand made item for gift giving or for your own home, this weekend's San Diego Pottery Tour offers a wide variety of beautiful items! Get Centered Clay Studio will feature…


Added by Get Centered Clay Studio (Elly) on December 5, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Heartland Fire & Rescue

Steady, Sometimes Heavy Rains Bring Relief

LA MESA -- Heavy rains overnight added to two days of steady drizzle and caused some flooding problems in the region. But for firefighters who have lived each day for the past year awaiting the next bru sh fire to…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 4, 2014 at 9:02am — 2 Comments

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