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LA MESA -- After years of speculation and rumors about the future of Grossmont Center, the property's owner walked to the microphone Tuesday at the La Mesa City Council meeting and had good news for the town.
Stephen Cushman, who resumed his family's…
LA MESA -- In most cases, informational presentations at City Council meetings are inside baseball, the sort of detailed analyses of public issues that only the government-obsessed will enjoy.
However, at tonight's City Council meeting, two items in particular…
LA MESA -- As their time at Grossmont Center draws to a close the Denele Company (the Stefan family) who have been the exclusive operators of Grossmont Center since 1963, are thankful to have been a part of the history, and the success of the center and…Continue
By Chris Lavin
La Mesa Today Editor
LA MESA -- It has been almost a…Continue
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LA MESA -- A newly renovated playground and picnic area in Northmont Park was dedicated on Tuesday, January 28, 2014. The new playground was made possible through the La Mesa Park and Recreation Foundation’s It’s…Continue
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Car Burglars Arrested At Grossmont Center
LA MESA -- Grossmont Mall Security staff is being credited with spotting a suspicious vehicle early Friday morning, leading to the arrest of two accused car burlgars.
Police said that at about 4:07 a.m. Grossmont Mall Security observed a suspicious vehicle in the mall parking lot at 5500 Grossmont Center Drive. Two male subjects were observed tampering with a…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on November 23, 2012 at 11:54am — No Comments
Drive-by Purse Snatching At Grossmont
GROSSMONT CENTER -- A woman was robbed of her purse Sunday afternoon as she walked in the parking lot near the Macy's store at Grossmont Center. Police are looking for three men, including one who pointed a gun at he woman during the scuffle for the purse.
Police said that at 12:43 p.m. three black males robbed the woman as she walked in the south parking lot of…Continue
Man Robbed At Grossmont Center
GROSSMONT -- Police are looking for a robber who struck while the victim was purchasing a movie ticket at Grossmont Center.
Police said Tuesday at about 10:15 p.m. officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Grossmont Shopping Center, located at 5500 Grossmont Center Drive.
The 23 year old male victim, told officers he was robbed while purchasing a movie…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on June 20, 2012 at 5:46am — No Comments
La Mesans Gather For Historic Photo
GROSSMONT CENTER -- La Mesans started lining up before sunrise Saturday to be part of the city's "Human 100" historic photo.
The roof of the Grossmont Center parking garage was transformed into a morning festival with coffee, bagels and music.
A happy gathering of more than 400 men,…Continue
GROSSMONT CENTER -- Workers and event planners were toiling Friday, plotting the outlines for what they hope…Continue
Centennial Will Be Off To A Rolling Start
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Centennial will officially arrive by rail.
The Centennial organizing committee this week sent out invitations to sponsors and VIPs to…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 28, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
LA MESA -- It looked, at the start, like an early Christmas party -- a Thursday night gathering of merchants, sharing wings and wine.
But this gathering at the McRea & Associates offices on La Mesa Boulevard quickly transitioned into a serious…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on December 1, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Holidays Off To An Early, Scenic Start
LA MESA -- Shoppers camped out in front of stores promising great savings for the early shoppers with stores opening at 5 a.m. to greet the bargain hunters.
The operators of Grossmont Center continued its 50th Anniversary Year unveiling…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on November 25, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- Thanksgiving is Thursday and, well, you've either already started thawing your bird or you've made reservations.
(There are still some open seats at Centifonti's on La Mesa Boulevard if…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on November 23, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
La Mesa Dedicates Elevators At Grossmont Station
GROSSMONT TROLLEY STATION -- It took 22 years and nearly $8-million, but La Mesa Saturday gathered happily to celebrate completion of a large improvement project for the…Continue
Center Marks 50 By Evoking Its Era Of Origin
GROSSMONT CENTER -- The the last 50 years, Grossmont Center has been the economic engine of La Mesa, if not its symbolic "downtown.''
On Saturday, it was both.
The shopping center turned back the clock, filling its…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on September 24, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
By Chris Lavin, Editor
LA MESA – When the Downtown Village Merchants Association filed its 2010 taxes the IRS form included this routine question: Was the organization a party to a business…Continue
b2befit, New Gym, Opens At Grossmont Location
GROSSMONT CENTER – Motorists passing Grossmont Center’s south side look up and see a new sign on the La Mesa skyline. “b2befit’’ now…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on July 10, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Imagining A Redeveloped Grossmont Center
LA MESA -- When the lease on the land under Grossmont Center…Continue