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Term Limits Win A Place On Ballot
The La Mesa City Clerk has notified the La Mesa Term Limits supporters, that the signatures they gathered had passed inspection, clearing the way for…Continue
LA MESA RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR VOLUNTEER POSITIONS ON CITY BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES…Continue
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LA MESA - Fires in North County may seem distant from the Jewel of the Hills, but not for many of the Heartland Fire &…Continue
Council Supports Change To Clerk Job
LA MESA -- The La Mesa City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to continue pursuing an effort to convert the City Clerk's position from an elected post to an appointed job.
City Councilman Ernie Ewin said the City Attorney would bring formal language to the next council meeting for a final vote that could add the proposal to November's election ballot. City voters would have…
LA MESA -- Temperatures are racing into the 90s again this week and will break 100 east of the Jewel of the HIlls and police are reminding parents of the dangers of leaving children alone in locked cars, even for a few minutes. See Traffic…Continue
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LA MESA -- Two members of La Mesa City Council want the voters to consider ending the tradition of having an elected City Clerk in La Mesa.
City Council members Ernie Ewin and Ruth Sterling are asking fellow council members to approve a…
LA MESA -- Two students at Grossmont College -- Mark Maynard and Robert Wells -- working under the tutelage of instructor Bob Sly, produced a promotional video on Mesa's weekly Farmer's Market.
Organizers of the event are hoping distribution of the students…Continue
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Crowd Gathers To Boost Legacy Project
LA MESA -- It was a full house Saturday as residents gathered…Continue
LA MESA -- The big event of this weekend in the Jewel of the Hills is clearly Saturday's Fundraiser at Johnny B's.
The event runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 10 percent of all food and drink sales at the…
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LA MESA -- Crews were out Friday in the downtown Village taking core samples from La Mesa Boulevard and several sides streets. The cores will let construction companies bidding for the contracts for rebuilding the streets know what they can expect as…Continue
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Mark Arapostathis Will Run For Mayor
LA MESA -- Mark Arapostathis, a school teacher, theater director and City Council member,…Continue
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…
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…
LA MESA -- Watching the La Mesa government machine is truly a tale of two cities these days.
Professional city staff quietly goes about pretty sophisticated operations in efficient, laudatory ways, while the elected oversight can look more and more…
Council Will Weigh Madrid Proposals
As the political season has approached, Madrid, who has experienced La Mesa's realpolitik…Continue
Second of a two-part report on the La Mesa Today Voter Survey 2014.
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Today 2014…Continue
The First of A Two Part Report On The La Mesa Poll.
Click On Any Graphic For A Larger, More Easily Read Version.…Continue
By Russell Buckley
LA MESA -- At Thursday's Strategic Planning Workshop (open to the public every year) a number of important topics were discussed - none more consequential than La Mesa's rising pension costs. A well respected actuary named…Continue
LA MESA -- The City Council Thursday is spending a full day discussing the city's long-term plans and challenges.
The meeting, held in the public meeting room at the city's Fire Station on Allison Avenue began with a discussion of the city's finances which…