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LA MESA -- Amid an otherwise long but routine meeting, the City of La Mesa took a large step into the direction of more open government Tuesday.
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LA MESA -- La Mesa's campaign season got a moment in the spotlight Friday as a segment on KPBS Radio and TV Editor's Roundtable. La Mesa Today Editor Chris Lavin discussed the mayoral race with host Mark Sauer and other local…Continue
Candidates Forum A Polite Affair
LA MESA -- As he began the Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum Thursday night, La Mesa Mayor Art Madrid endeavored to draw a clear distinction between he and his opponent,…Continue
LA MESA -- Police are offering trips for making the drop off zones around schools less chaotic and safer for pedestrians and motorists.
See Traffic Information below.
Case Highlights: On September 7th, 2014 at approximately 8:20 PM,…Continue
LA MESA -- Endeavoring to share the pain of Village merchants living through the streetscape construction zone, the City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday to offer two free hours of parking to shoppers.
The change won't begin until at least mid-October…
LA MESA -- The City Council meets today at 4 p.m. and will take up the issue of whether parking fees should be eliminated during the downtown Village streetscape project.
The topic has become a hot one since the pain of torn up streets and…
LA MESA -- Next to a beloved pet lying lifeless in the road, there may not be anything quite as depressing as a stump where a majestic tree canopy once soared.
Such is the grimacing going on these days as residents walk the beloved La Mesa…
LA MESA -- While much of the political campaign world has gone hi-tech and electronic, running for office in the Jewel of the Hills has clearly remained decidedly low-tech.
As Labor Day, the traditional starters gun for campaign seasons,…
LA MESA -- The downtown Village streetscape project continues with the first outlines of the new curbs and sidewalks starting to emerge from the dirt as this extended section in front of the La Mesa Pharmacy reveals. Click on the photo above for an enlarged…Continue
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LA MESA -- The City of La Mesa issued the latest edition of La Mesa Focus, the city's newsletter, including details of the latest water restrictions being imposed by the Helix Water District and details of on-going city projects.…
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By Anthony D. Mc Ivor
First of four essays on the Term Limit proposal submitted by La Mesa Today member Anthony D. Mc Ivor. Readers are encouraged to comment below or submit formal responses to be considered…Continue
LA MESA -- Police are offering some constructive approaches to persuading loved ones to use their seat belts -- described as the most effective protection in a crash. See Traffic Information below:
Case Highlights: On August 19, 2014,…Continue
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
LA MESA -- Helix High School leads the return to the classroom this summer today with school opening at its University Avenue area campus.
Police were welcoming the school year back with a reminder to motorists that traffic control will be enforcing…Continue
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LA MESA -- A sure sign of the warming of the political season is the first complaint to City Hall about political signs.
Like Christmas decorations appearing before Thanksgiving, the arrival of the yard signs in the summer months strike some as too early for…Continue
LA MESA -- An early morning transaction that wasn't what it first seemed had local police hopping this week. See Case Highlights below.
Case Highlights: On July 26th, at 1:38 a.m., police received a call from a victim stating that…Continue
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Missing Man Found Safe
72-year-old Robert Silva was reported missing in Casa de Oro just before 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 24th when he…Continue
Police Get Funding Help In Alcohol Fight
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Police Department has been awarded a $21,668 grant from the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to battle alcohol-related crime. This is important to the city of La Mesa in order to increase protection for youth and to…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on July 24, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments
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…
What’s Going On In La Mesa Politics?
This will be an eventful year. A small band of political activists is drafting a surprising coda to the city’s centennial. Their mischief pushes the notion of voter sovereignty into the balance for the first time in the city’s history.
After nearly 25 years of failed experiments elsewhere, the flawed and still unproven notion…Continue