La Mesa Today's La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'Ernie Ewin' (45)

La Mesan Of The Year Nominees

Five Who Led The Way In 2014

LA MESA – This was a year of new and renewal in La Mesa. There was the big political shakeup, of course, but profound change came in subtler, more incremental ways as well.

The streets of the symbolic heart of the city were being redesigned in a project…

Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on December 24, 2014 at 11:00am — 5 Comments

La Mesa City Council

To see this video in HD/full-screen format click here.

The Changing Of The Guard

LA MESA -- There is a reason presidents bring great poets to…

Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on December 10, 2014 at 5:30am — 5 Comments

La Mesa City Council

After The Election, Routine Returns

LA MESA -- It was the calm after the storm.

The City Council gathered for the first time since the election redrew the lines on the local political map, but the business was routine and the news was tension free and largely good.

Revenues continue…

Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on November 13, 2014 at 7:17am — 1 Comment

La Mesa City Council

Council's First Lame Duck Session Today

LA MESA -- Because of Tuesday's Veterans Day holiday, the City Council meets Wednesday at 4 p.m. for the first of the lame duck sessions following last Tuesday's elections.

The meeting agenda is fairly routine, but the transition from long-sitting…

Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on November 12, 2014 at 8:42am — 2 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Entering Election's Black Hole

LA MESA -- Elections are the black holes in the government universe. The closer election day comes, the stronger the political gravity. It starts pulling on everything, eventually drawing all activity to a standstill.

Tuesday's council meeting had some…

Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on October 14, 2014 at 8:00pm — 5 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Council May Mull Driveway Flyer Limits

LA MESA -- The City Council meets Tuesday afternoon, but the agenda suggests this could be a relatively short meeting.

Councilwoman Ruth Sterling has brought up a subject that should warm the hearts of many homeowners. She is asking that the city attorney investigate the city's authority to regulate the distribution of free and…

Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on August 11, 2014 at 11:30am — 10 Comments

La Mesa City Council

A Quiet Night In The Local League

LA MESA -- Local government, as a sport, would be baseball. It's a long season and not every game can be exciting.

Tuesday evening, the La Mesa city council moved through a routine agenda that was more about the details of governing than resolution of…

Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on July 23, 2014 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

La Mesa Politics

Filings Show November Slate Growing

By Chris Lavin

La Mesa Today Editor

LA MESA -- As the summer moves on, slowly the November election season is starting to take shape with new candidates emerging and some older…

Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on June 29, 2014 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa Politics

Mark Arapostathis Will Run For Mayor

LA MESA -- Mark Arapostathis, a school teacher, theater director and City Council member,…

Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on April 2, 2014 at 2:30pm — 12 Comments

La Mesa Politics

Ewin Won't Seek Re-Election In November

LA MESA -- Ernie Ewin, the long-serving City Councilman, who had two different stints in La Mesa leadership, has chosen to step aside.

Ewin Tuesday morning told the Union-Tribune that he would not seek re-election in November, clearing the way for…

Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on April 1, 2014 at 9:30am — 17 Comments

On La Mesa: The Politics Of Personality

By Chris Lavin

La Mesa Today Editor

LA MESA -- After more than three decades in public service to La Mesa, Art Madrid is recognized wherever he goes. Old friends, constituents, the sons and daughters of former campaign workers, residents who sought help from or sometimes fought with City Hall.

They come up and…

Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on March 30, 2014 at 11:30am — 23 Comments

La Mesa Politics

Survey Suggests Desire For Leadership Change

The First of A Two Part Report On The La Mesa Poll.

Click On Any Graphic For A Larger, More Easily Read Version.…

Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on March 18, 2014 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

On La Mesa: What Do You Think?

Ten Questions For La Mesa's Future

LA MESA -- Heading into another election year in the Jewel of the Hills, we thought it would be good to gauge the mood of the electorate.

While…

Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on March 9, 2014 at 7:14am — 18 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…

Continue

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

La Mesa City Council

Another Skirmish Leaves Madrid Spurned

LA MESA -- At its last regular meeting, the City Council let die without a second a proposal by Mayor Art Madrid to seek national All-American City status for this city.

At Tuesday night's meeting, council members learned the effort is going on…

Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on February 11, 2014 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa City Council

A Tranquil 'Town Hall' Greets Leaders

LA MESA -- The La Mesa City Council took its annual Town Hall meet and greet away from City Hall and out among the neighborhoods on Thursday evening. Considering the relative warmth and amiability they encountered at Rolando Elementary School, the civic…

Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on February 7, 2014 at 5:30am — 4 Comments

La Mesa City Council

3-2 Vote Strips Madrid Of SANDAG Post

LA MESA -- 2014 is an election year for the La Mesa City Council and that was immediately clear in the first meeting of the year.

Tuesday night's council meeting began with a warm and heartfelt proclamation for Ron and Mary Alice Brady, honoring the…

Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on January 14, 2014 at 7:00pm — 4 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…

Continue

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

La Mesa Politics

Not Exactly Terms Of Endearment

LA MESA -- Two weeks after calling for a 60 day delay in any decision on a "term limit" referendum, City Councilman Ernie Ewin suddenly returned the issue to the council's agenda Tuesday. But if term limit supporters were hoping Ewin suddenly saw the issue…

Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on November 12, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

City To Oktoberfest: Tighten Up Security

LA MESA -- City Police Chief Ed Aceves addressed the City Council Tuesday and made it clear that the large gatherings of unsupervised teenagers at Oktoberfest is threatening the safety and security of the event.

Describing scenes of as many as…

Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on November 12, 2013 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa Weather

HousingWire

La Mesa Photos

  • Add La Mesa Photos
  • View All

La Mesa Member Videos

  • Add La Mesa Videos
  • View All

La Mesa TODAY is news intended to promote the betterment of La Mesa and its nearby neighborhoods. We want members who share this goal.

© 2019   Created by La Mesa Today.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service