La Mesa Today's La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'Centennial' (29)

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

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

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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 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 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 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

La Mesa Centennial

Centennial Will Be Off To A Rolling Start

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Centennial will officially arrive by rail.

The Centennial organizing committee this week sent out invitations to sponsors and VIPs to…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 28, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Mayor's State Of The City Address

  Honoring Leaders In A Special Year

LA MESA -- Each year, Mayor Art Madrid delivers an "audit'' report that is essentially his State of The City Address. It is printed here below in full:

By MAYOR ART…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 24, 2012 at 6:00pm — 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

La Mesa Centennial

MTS Trolley 'Wrap' Will Highlight La Mesa History

LA MESA -- With fewer than 60 days until La Mesa…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 19, 2011 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Centennial

La Mesa Wants You To Share Your…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 7, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

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