La Mesa Today's La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'City' (12)

Heartland Fire & Rescue

Underground Tank Issue Draws Firefighters

LA MESA -- (Updated 2/5/2015 at 10:30 a.m.) Firefighters from Heartland Fire & Rescue were at the scene of a hazardous material call Thursday morning.

La Mesa police said the incident involved an underground tank and was located near La Mesa Boulevard and 4th Street.

La Mesa Assistant Fire Chief Greg McAlpin said laborers working on the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 5, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

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 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

La Mesa City Council

 Learning A Lesson In Zoning Politics

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LA MESA -- The City Council chamber was standing-room only at 6 p.m. Tuesday as students from Valhalla High School crowded in to get a lesson in government.

Unfortunately,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 26, 2013 at 10:30pm — 10 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

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

SPECIAL REPORT: Policing La Mesa 2012

Can The Robbery Wave Be Stopped?

The First of Two Parts.

By Chris Lavin

Editor/LaMesaToday.com

LA MESA – City police officer Gary Moss was driving by a 7-11 on Baltimore Drive…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 24, 2012 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

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

Property Based Improvement District

A Downtown Campaign Season Begins

LA MESA -- And suddenly it was all over but the voting.

After 20 or so meetings -- some of them heated -- the La Mesa merchants organizing a Property Based Improvement District for downtown La Mesa…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 26, 2011 at 9:51pm — No Comments

Kids Care Fest 2011

Annual Event Draws A Big Crowd Again

BRIERCREST PARK -- An early fog and drizzle quickly gave way to a beautiful day and, as has become the tradition now, the annual Kids Care Fest 2011 attracted a large crowd.

Pony rides and face painting were interspersed with dental hygiene lessons and…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 24, 2011 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Egg-citement at City Council

LA MESA –- Not too many years ago, the fields and hills of La Mesa were filled with fruit trees and avocados. Chickens wandered through yards and local residents ate what they raised.



One La Mesa couple, recently moved to their village home, thinks it may be time to turn back the clock – at least a few hours.



Jill Richardson and her boyfriend, Richard Dean, a recent refugee from the New York City restaurant scene, appeared before the La Mesa City Council and… Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on December 8, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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