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La Mesa Politics

Winds Of Change On Allison Avenue

By Chris Lavin

La Mesa Today Editor

LA MESA -- It has been almost a…


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

La Mesa City Council

Fielding Concerns Big And Small

LA MESA -- The City Council's second Town Hall meeting moved from the west to northeast La Mesa and found a large audience with many more concerns and a bit more vitriol than encountered recently in Rolando.

A two-hour meeting at Northmont Elementary…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 19, 2014 at 2:30am — 11 Comments

A Year In Review: 2013

2013: Prologue To A Key Political Year

By Chris Lavin

La Mesa Today Editor

LA MESA -- John Steinbeck knew the truth about real change. "Men do change,'' he wrote, "and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 27, 2013 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

La Mesa People

It Only Takes A Moment

By Helen Givens

LA MESA -- I have attended La Mesa city council meetings regularly for seventeen years.  I sit in the very back and listen and learn. My mission is to report city happenings to the homeowner's association of the condominium in…


Added by helen t. givens on December 19, 2013 at 11:30am — 2 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…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 28, 2013 at 8:30pm — 6 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Charting A Course In Troubled Waters

LA MESA -- For five hours Thursday, La Mesa's political leadership will gather in the new fire house, next door to the new police station and just a few yards from a ten acre swatch of downtown La Mesa that lies virtually vacant. And just a few a blocks…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 27, 2013 at 7:35am — 4 Comments

La Mesa Politics


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


Aceves Named New Police Chief

LA MESA -- La Mesa City Manager Dave Witt has announced the selection of 25-year La Mesa Police Department veteran Edward (Ed) Aceves, as the City’s new Chief of…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 10, 2011 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa City Council

Quiet Council Settles With Fire Fighters

LA MESA -- Summer has clearly set in on La Mesa City government. Mayor Art Madrid and City Manager Dave Witt are on vacation and Tuesday's agenda was mercifully thin and fast.

The council did pass a memorandum of understanding with its firefighters, approving the same bonus-over-pay raise that had been given…


Added by La Mesa Today on July 12, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

City Council

All Here Agree: Prop L Takes The Budget Cake

LA MESA -- City staff went through the annual ritual of presenting the budget -- a two-year forecasting document -- and it quickly became clear to all who were listening that Proposition L is shielding the Jewel of the Hills from some of the pain being suffered in other municipalities.

If there was any…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 14, 2011 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

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