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La Mesa Pancake Breakfast

Community Honors A Lost Friend Sunday

LA MESA, Calif. – As her friends and colleagues reminisce on life lost too early to cancer, Brenda Faye Stidum’s smile lit up every room that she entered at Waterford Terrace in La Mesa. In 2013, at the young age of 52, Brenda succumbed to cancer but not…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 21, 2015 at 4:26pm — No Comments

La Mesa Photos

The Many Moons Of Helix

LA MESA -- The recent magnificent moons over Mt. Helix caught the careful eye of local photo buff Gary Ferguson. In addition to its beauty, the top of Mt. Helix continues to gift the community with regular events that are enhanced by the stunning venue the public…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 8, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

Calm Amid The Season's Storm

By Chris Lavin

La Mesa Today Editor

LA MESA -- In a usual month, the City Council meeting is where you might come to measure the activity running through the fault lines of local…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 29, 2014 at 8:16am — 20 Comments

Heatland Fire & Rescue: Special Report

WARNING: East County Ripe For Wild Fires

LA MESA -- As hundreds of firefighters fought blazes in North County earlier this month -- his own staff and engines among them…

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Added by Gina Garcia on May 24, 2014 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Heartland Fire & Rescue

Truck Fire In The Village

LA MESA -- Heartland Fire & Rescue was called just before noon today to a vehicle fire in downtown La Mesa. Firefighters responded quickly, damage estimate and cause of the blaze is still under investigation.…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 19, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Politics

A Kick-Off For Grossmont Lease Campaign

LA MESA -- Among the many ballot initiatives voters in La Mesa and East County will get to see this year is one that is seen by many as…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 25, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Business

A New Restaurant Slides Into Business Friday

LA MESA -- For the second time in just two days, a new restaurant will be opening in La Mesa.

This second restaurant won't…

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Added by Gina Garcia on October 17, 2013 at 5:20am — 3 Comments

July 4th In La Mesa

 

A Quiet, Subtle 4th For The Jewel Of The Hills

LA MESA -- La Mesa is a very patriotic town, but the biggest expression of that each year is the Flag Day Parade, not July 4th.

Still, in ways big and small, La Mesa marks Independence Day with signs of Old Glory and bunting sprinkled throughout the…

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Added by Gina Garcia on July 4, 2013 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Business

 Making Wine In An Unusual Place

See Video Below.

LA MESA -- You can't drive down Center Street, La Mesa's tucked away enterprise zone, without feeling the…

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Added by Gina Garcia on June 12, 2013 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa City Council

City OKs $50-million Housing Project On Coleman Site

LA MESA -- For the second time in two months, the La Mesa City Council heard a pitch for a development that could replace a long-standing eye-sore, add to the city's tax base and alienate a neighborhood.

And in both cases, council…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 28, 2013 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa Village Development

City Told Big SANDAG Grant Is Won

LA MESA -- Word has come to city officials that La Mesa has successfully competed for a $2-million grant that represents the final piece of the financing for the La Mesa Village redevelopment project.

Mayor Art Madrid confirmed Wednesday night that the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 17, 2013 at 9:00pm — 15 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Talking Short Term Troubles, Long Term Hopes

LA MESA -- That 300 airplanes landed safely at Lindburgh Field is not news.

That one plane crashes, is huge news.

With that in mind, herewith the real news from the La Mesa City Council's five-hour strategic planning…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 28, 2013 at 8:30pm — 6 Comments

Helix Charter High School

Champions Come From Challenged Students

Photo above from last year's event.

LA MESA -- Helix Charter High's students are holding a special event for students with disabilities this week.

Here are the details:

WHO: Students from…

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Added by Chris Lavin on February 11, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

Discovering The La Mesa Wall of Sound

LA MESA -- Friday afternoons at Cosmos Coffee Cafe -- particularly on a cool, winter day -- is a pleasant place to catch the weekly jazz trio that this week turned into…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 11, 2013 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Crime Watch

More Tickets Coming For La Mesa Drivers

LA MESA -- More traffic enforcement is coming to La Mesa in the coming year. Increased special traffic enforcement measures are on tap as a result of a recent $55,000 grant awarded by the Office of Traffic Safety to the La Mesa Police Department. The La Mesa Police Department is dedicated to keeping our roadways safe through both enforcement and education.

The…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 7, 2012 at 2:40pm — No Comments

La Mesa Politics

Matters Of God And Politics

LA MESA -- This year's presidential campaign has some special resonance for members of the Mormon Church. Republican candidate Mitt Romney is a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 1, 2012 at 9:34am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Village Development

Car Show Stuck In First Gear

LA MESA -- The annual Back To The 50s Car Show is supposed to start in La Mesa in just over two weeks, but the regular Thursday night summer event may be delayed for several weeks.

And when it does begin, it will be a scaled back event, missing many of the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 16, 2012 at 10:00pm — 6 Comments

La Mesa Village Development

Parking Commission Asks City To Spend On Cleaning Effort

LA MESA -- Breaking with recent traditions, the City Parking Commission Tuesday voted 4-1 to ask the City Council to spend $32,000 of parking meter money to increase cleaning of the streets during the Centennial year.

The Parking Commission vote was followed soon after by a decision of the La Mesa Village Merchants Association to resume…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 22, 2012 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Arts

La Mesa Talents  Headed To Symphony Concert

LA JOLLA -- Much of La Mesa's young syphony music talent traveled west Saturday morning to practice for the upcoming concert of the San Diego Young Artists Symphony.

Conductor Jane Frey, a Mt. Helix resident and a suzuki method violin teacher, led the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 21, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

The Way We Were

A Year Of Struggles And Triumphs

LA MESA -- A review of the year 2011, believe it or not, reveals as much good or hopeful news as bad for the Jewel of the Hills.

While the U.S. economy continued a slow mend, new business and investment were quietly occurring even…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 29, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

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