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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…
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…Continue
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…Continue
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.…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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…Continue
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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…Continue
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,…Continue
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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,…Continue
GROSSMONT CENTER -- Workers and event planners were toiling Friday, plotting the outlines for what they hope…Continue
LA MESA -- The city Centennial kick off managed to push some of the more contentious issues in the city to the curb for a…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on February 11, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on February 7, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments