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Babbitt Joins La Mesa-Spring Valley Board

LA MESA -- Steve Babbitt, a Spring Valley pastor and a local web designer, was selected from among six applicants to fill out the incomplete term of board member Bill Baber.

The board chose Babbitt from among a deep and experienced group of…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 28, 2015 at 5:35am — 2 Comments

La Mesa Schools

Baber Gets A Send-Off

LA MESA -- After more than a decade of leading the La Mesa-Spring Valley School District, School Board Member Bill Baber got a heart-felt and official send-off at a recent district meeting.

Baber won a seat on the La Mesa City Council and had to give up his school…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 23, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

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…

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

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

La Mesa Politics

Winds Of Change On Allison Avenue

By Chris Lavin

La Mesa Today Editor

LA MESA -- It has been almost a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 20, 2014 at 8:00am — 19 Comments

La Mesa Politics: Race Overview

Baber, McWhirter Lead Way To New Council

LA MESA – With two open seats as the rare grand prize, the 2014 City Council race came to an end Tuesday night delivering on its…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 5, 2014 at 2:30am — 14 Comments

La Mesa Politics

Fighting To The End For Votes

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 4, 2014 at 9:53am — 2 Comments

La Mesa Politics

Much At Stake In City Council Race

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 3, 2014 at 5:36am — 5 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

La Mesa Politics

McWhirter Helped Fund England Hit Piece

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LA MESA -- Guy McWhirter, one of five City Council candidates, has acknowledged helping bankroll a portion of the largely unsigned negative campaign mailings that have targeted…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 23, 2014 at 12:30pm — 121 Comments

La Mesa Politics

Clear Leaders In The Money Race

LA MESA -- If dollars were votes, City Council candidates Bill Baber and Mary England and Mayoral candidate Mark Arapostathis would be shoo-ins on election day.

The latest required campaign finance reports show a disparate range of fundraising among…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 11, 2014 at 12:30pm — 12 Comments

La Mesa Politics

Trying Hard To Look Different

LA MESA -- On his third attempt at winning a City Council seat, Patrick Dean (speaking in photo above) has clearly decided it is time to stand out.

On a warm October evening, with election night just a few brief weeks away, Dean injected an element of…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 7, 2014 at 10:00pm — 6 Comments

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Sharing Cake And Seeking…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 25, 2014 at 8:50pm — No Comments

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Sharing Cake And Seeking…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 25, 2014 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Politics

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,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 18, 2014 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Politics

La Mesa Candidates Work Street By Street

LA MESA -- While much of the political campaign world has gone hi-tech and electronic, running for office in the Jewel of the Hills has clearly remained decidedly low-tech.

As Labor Day, the traditional starters gun for campaign seasons,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 4, 2014 at 5:30am — 5 Comments

La Mesa Politics

Candidates Filing Now For Council, Mayor

LA MESA -- The first major deadline of the fall campaign season arrived this week and all but one of the candidates who have been talking about running have followed through.

According to the La Mesa City Clerk's office, Mayor Art Madrid and…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 15, 2014 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa Politics

Filings Show November Slate Growing

By Chris Lavin

La Mesa Today Editor

LA MESA -- As the summer moves on, slowly the November election season is starting to take shape with new candidates emerging and some older…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 29, 2014 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa Politics

Term Limits Win A Place On Ballot

LA MESA -- The effort to apply term limits in La Mesa has passed one of its most difficult obstacles.

The La Mesa City Clerk has notified the La Mesa Term Limits supporters, that the signatures they gathered had passed inspection, clearing the way for…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 16, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Politics

Ewin Won't Seek Re-Election In November

LA MESA -- Ernie Ewin, the long-serving City Councilman, who had two different stints in La Mesa leadership, has chosen to step aside.

Ewin Tuesday morning told the Union-Tribune that he would not seek re-election in November, clearing the way for…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 1, 2014 at 9:30am — 17 Comments

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