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La Mesa City Council

Council Will Weigh Parking Commission Advice

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 9, 2014 at 11:30am — 7 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Seeking A PBID Cesarean

LA MESA -- It has been nine months since the supporters of the La Mesa Village Property Based Improvement District last formally appeared before the City Council. "Long enough to have produced a baby,'' as City Councilman Ernie Ewin put it.

But it became clear Tuesday that the gestation period for a PBID is longer than that of a human, and that the stretch marks and mood swings…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 23, 2013 at 10:38pm — 5 Comments

La Mesa Village Development

Does A New PBID 2.0 Loom?

LA MESA -- With news of the last piece of funding potentially in place, attention quickly turned to the unfinished business of determining how refined the finishing touches will be for La Mesa's downtown Village revitalization effort.

City Councilman Ernie…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 19, 2013 at 5:40am — 3 Comments

Property Based Improvement District

 Ewin And PBID Supporters Talk Turkey

LA MESA -- After last month's City Council meeting, supporters of creating a Property Based Improvement District for the La Mesa Village left stunned by the council's decision not to sign the pro-PBID petition.

At the heart of their ire was City…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 21, 2012 at 9:24pm — 12 Comments

City Council

Council Refuses To Sign PBID Petition

LA MESA -- In a tortuous meeting with more twists and turns than the road to Julian, the City Council refused to sign the Property Based Improvement District petition…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 24, 2012 at 9:00pm — 19 Comments

La Mesa Village Cleanup

Village Clean Up Saturday Hopes For Citizen Help

LA MESA -- For a number of months, factions among Village merchants and civic leaders have been debating who should be paying to regularly help clean up and spruce up the streets.

For at least one day, all those groups could be unified…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 9, 2012 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Town Hall Meeting

Town Hall Becomes A 'La Mesa Love-fest'

LA MESA -- When a large group of people show up at a City Council meeting it usually means two things: People are angry and it is going to be a long night.

So as the crowd continued to swell past 150 Tuesday night at what had been billed as the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 7, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Parking Commission

New Smart Meters Delivering Profits

LA MESA -- It has been more than a year since the city installed new smart parking meters that allow credit card transactions and use sensors to keep track of cars coming and going.

The theory: easier payment choices and the fact a departing car…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 17, 2012 at 8:30pm — 4 Comments

La Mesa Village Development

The PBID Goes To Church

LA MESA -- Sunday may be a day of rest, but not for the supporters and opponents of the Property Based Improvement District in the La Mesa Village.

PBID supporters, including La Mesa Mayor Art Madrid, met for more than an hour with the First Methodist Church to…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 8, 2012 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Property Based Improvement District

PBID Petitions Are In The Mail

LA MESA -- The committee supporting the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 30, 2011 at 4:00pm — 9 Comments

La Mesa Chamber Of Commerce

 

Chamber Celebrates New Board Members

MISSION VALLEY -- La Mesa business leaders gathered at the Town & Country Resort Thursday night to celebrate the holidays and install its newest board members.

Chamber Executive Director Mary England announced that the requisite percentage of votes had been…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 8, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Marking The Quiet Bravery On Crime's Front Lines

MIRAMAR MARINE AIR STATION -- Sitting in on a gathering of San Diego County Sheriff's personnel can give a unique overview of crime in and around the Jewel of the Hills:

Seeing, in one place, the size and relative youth of the Sheriff's…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 29, 2011 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Property Based Improvement District

 PBID Proposal Heading To Owners

LA MESA -- After months of picking over details, property lines, assessments and services, the steering committee for the proposed Property Based…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 10, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Politics

Councilman Allan Won't Seek Re-Election

LA MESA -- Councilman Dave Allan made a surprise announcement at the city council meeting today that he will not be seeking a fourth term when his current term ends in 16 months.

Allan thanked the city staff and noted that he will have served for more than…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 9, 2011 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Property Based Improvement District

PBID Gets Down To Brass Tax

LA MESA -- The group of merchants and property owners working on downtown La Mesa's future took a definitive step Wednesday night in shaping the proposed Property Based Improvement District.

The steering committee voted to raise $378,100 annually by levying fees against the 170 properties and using the money to improve…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 27, 2011 at 11:30pm — 7 Comments

Goodwill Industries Purchasing 'Clocktower' Property

LA MESA -- Representatives from Goodwill Industries began visiting with residents and civic leaders Wednesday informing them of the organization's plan to purchase the iconic downtown 'Clocktower' building at the corner of Spring Street and La Mesa Boulevard. Goodwill plans to operate a resale shop.

Beth Forsberg, Senior Director of Operations, for the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 22, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Property Based Improvement District

PBID Committee Picks Up The Pace

LA MESA -- After weeks of handwringing and delicate debating about virtually every detail of every aspect of the proposed property based improvement district for downtown La Mesa, a majority of the committee decided to change the pace.

The steering committee voted Wednesday night on a motion by Jim Wieboldt, a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 8, 2011 at 9:00pm — 11 Comments

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