All La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'Centennial' (36)

La Mesa Village Development

Lots Of Ideas For Improving La Mesa Village

LA MESA -- More than 100 residents gathered at the Community Center Thursday evening to talk downtown.

Presented by the city's Planning Department with an overview of efforts to reassess the condition and needs of the La Mesa Village downtown…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 30, 2013 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

La Mesa Centennial

A Grand End To A Grand Year

LA MESA -- The city's centennial year ended Saturday night with a party that lived up to its billing as "The Party of the Century."

The more than 300 people who crowded into the La Mesa Community Center found a facility literally transformed to another era. Each part of…

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Added by Gina Garcia on January 13, 2013 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Centennial Home Tour

Home Tour Returns To La Mesa's Historic Core

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Historical Society's Centennial Year Home Tour is returning to the city's historic core with visits to five wonderful homes that display the range and depth of the city's 100 year history.

Some of the homes are older than the city itself.

The society is also adding a showing of local art and vintage…

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Added by Gina Garcia on October 28, 2012 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Centennial

Creating A Lasting Legacy Of 2012

LA MESA -- Among the many Centennial activities that have been underway this 100th year in La Mesa's history is one effort that will leave a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 9, 2012 at 2:51pm — 3 Comments

La Mesa Politics

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 19, 2012 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

Centennial Photo Re-Enactment

Historic Photo Re-Enacted In The Village

LA MESA -- At the end of Saturday's Flag Day Parade, hundreds of La Mesans gathered on La Mesa Boulevard to re-enact an historic photo taken nearly a century ago. Click on the photo below for a larger version and find your neighbors in the crowd.…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 3, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

"La Mesa Past and Present"... a Special Art Show

Foothills Art Association will be putting on a special show to mark the Centennial of La Mesa during the month of June in its Porter Hall Gallery at 4910 Memorial Drive. The show which starts on June 2nd and runs through Wednesday 3rd July will show paintings of La Mesa over the last 100 years. The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 am -4 pm, admission is…

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Added by hazel ross on May 22, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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

Gina Garcia: The Homefront

Getting A Peek At La Mesa's Hidden Gems

LA MESA -- Tucked in away from the streets, down quiet lanes and in shaded ravines, the gardeners of La Mesa are creating some amazing places.

Dozens of people bought tickets to have a few moments enjoying the labors of these master gardeners. From collections…

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Added by Gina Garcia on March 31, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Centennial

Location, Finalists Chosen For Legacy Project

LA MESA -- It is not yet clear which artist will have the honor of creating La Mesa's Centennial Legacy project, but it is becoming clearer where that installation will be located.

The City Council on Tuesday will be asked to approve…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 10, 2012 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Miss La Mesa - Miss Santee Pageants

Miss La Mesa 2012 Competition

SANTEE -- The annual joint Miss La Mesa and Miss Santee Pageants were conducted Friday night at the Sonrise Church on Magnolia Avenue. The evening was a celebration of young talent.

Civic leaders of both Santee and La Mesa attended the event,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 2, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Centennial

 

La Mesans Gather For Historic Photo

GROSSMONT CENTER -- La Mesans started lining up before sunrise Saturday to be part of the city's "Human 100" historic photo.

The roof of the Grossmont Center parking garage was transformed into a morning festival with coffee, bagels and music.

A happy gathering of more than 400 men,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 18, 2012 at 9:51am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Centennial

Historic Photo: Calling All La Mesans! 

GROSSMONT CENTER -- Workers and event planners were toiling Friday, plotting the outlines for what they hope…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 17, 2012 at 1:25pm — 4 Comments

Property Based Improvement District

And Now, Back To The PBID Battle. . .

LA MESA -- The city Centennial kick off managed to push some of the more contentious issues in the city to the curb for a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 16, 2012 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

La Mesa Centennial

 

A Picture Perfect Start To City's 100th

LA MESA – This city’s big year began just as the planners had hoped. Blue skies, sunshine and the kind of sweet, series of events that emphasized the small town nature so many La Mesans have prized over the city’s first century.

Bill Walton, the basketball champion and perhaps La Mesa’s…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 14, 2012 at 9:15pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Centennial Begins

La Mesa Centennial Celebration Is Rolling Down The Tracks

LA MESA -- If you are at work and unable to attend the ceremonial opening of La Mesa's Centennial today,  you can get a glimpse here now of the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 14, 2012 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Centennial



Village Cleanup Off To An Ecumenical Start

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Centennial Village cleanup, an event spontaneously planned by some downtown merchants and scheduled for today, drew several dozen groups of people early Saturday who…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 11, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

LA MESA CENTENNIAL

A Call To Celebrate La Mesa's Centennial With

Noisy "Flash Mob" Car Alarms & Horns, Bells, Whistles! 

 LA MESA -- Wouldn’t it be unique to celebrate La Mesa's Centennial…

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Added by Rick & Kathy Teisher (Tish) on February 9, 2012 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

La Mesa Village Cleanup

Village Clean Up Saturday Hopes For Citizen Help

LA MESA -- For a number of months, factions among Village merchants and civic leaders have been debating who should be paying to regularly help clean up and spruce up the streets.

For at least one day, all those groups could be unified…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 9, 2012 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Town Hall Meeting

Town Hall Becomes A 'La Mesa Love-fest'

LA MESA -- When a large group of people show up at a City Council meeting it usually means two things: People are angry and it is going to be a long night.

So as the crowd continued to swell past 150 Tuesday night at what had been billed as the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 7, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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