All La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'La Mesa' (336)

Centennial Legacy Auction

Saturday's Legacy Auction Begins Here!

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Centennial Legacy Project is making its big push to reach its $165,000 goal this…


Added by Gina Garcia on April 30, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Shades of Love

Added by midge hyde on April 25, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

How Often were homes sold for more than the asking price?

 Gina Garcia is a Realtor (CalBRE #01704251) and is publisher of To contact her, e-mail or call (619)…


Added by Gina Garcia on April 24, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

On La Mesa: Boston's Finest

Marathon Winner Touched La Mesa Too

LA MESA -- At La Mesa Today, we don't often wander too far afield of the Jewel of the Hills for our news. But once in a while, the news reaches out to La Mesa in ways we judge La Mesans will simply enjoy.

Back in the summer of 2010, Alexis…


Added by La Mesa Today on April 22, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Crime Watch: Special Report

Inside La Mesa's DUI Crusade

By Chris Lavin

La Mesa Today Editor

LA MESA -- When they asked the notorious criminal Willie Sutton why he robbed banks, he famously answered "because that is where the money is.''

Spend an evening with the La Mesa police officer Ryan Rogers and…


Added by La Mesa Today on April 7, 2014 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Business

New Pub Set To Open Next Week

LA MESA -- The commercial district along La Mesa Boulevard near Jackson Drive continues to get richer with the looming opening of what may be the most creative bar to spring up since Bo-Beau entered the Village scene last year.…


Added by Gina Garcia on March 26, 2014 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

On La Mesa: Chicken News

Mulling The Chicken Renaissance

LA MESA -- The looming return of free running poultry to the single family homes all over the Jewel of the Hills makes this journalist's mind race.

How to gird oneself for such a shift in local culture?

Dog bites man is not news. Man bites…


Added by Chris Lavin on February 21, 2014 at 4:49pm — 6 Comments

Foothills Arts In February

Glass Meets Arts And Old Masters

LA MESA -- Debbie Solan (photo on the left) will be presenting a talk on the Art of Fusion Glass to the members of Foothills Art Association in their Gallery at…


Added by hazel ross on January 22, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

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Slides Burger Customers Feast On Helix Art

LA MESA -- The new …


Added by Gina Garcia on January 18, 2014 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Mt. Helix Community Walk

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A Walk Up Helix With Friends, Family

MT. HELIX -- There is no more delightfully understated event than the annual Grossmont-Mt. Helix Improvement…


Added by Gina Garcia on January 4, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

East County Schools

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Added by Gina Garcia on December 21, 2013 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

Christmas In The Village

The Holidays Come Alive In La Mesa

LA MESA -- We are just a day away from what all locals know is one of the most enjoyable events held in this Jewel of the Hills each year.

Christmas in the Village, unlike many other civic events, is a…


Added by Gina Garcia on December 12, 2013 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Slides-Helix Art Competition

Slides is sponsoring an Art Competition for Helix Charter High School Art students. 

This competition can be a success with your help.  The Artworks are currently on display at Slides and we would love to have your participation in voting for the top three art pieces.  The 1st place winner will win a $100 prize, the second $50 and the third $25…


Added by Minh Nguyen on December 9, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

On La Mesa: Giving Thanks

For A Few Of Our Favorite Things

LA MESA -- There will be no great big balloons floating down La Mesa Boulevard.

Though undoubtedly some residents of the Jewel of the Hills will give in to the holiday hype and race to Black…


Added by Gina Garcia on November 27, 2013 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

La Mesa People

City Celebrates As Citizen Passes Century Mark

LA MESA -- His life began a century ago this week in a country then known as the Dutch East Indies.…


Added by La Mesa Today on November 19, 2013 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Arts

The Foothills Art Association has published its December newsletter. CLICK HERE to enjoy the full document.

Added by La Mesa Today on November 16, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

On La Mesa: Chris Shea

A La Mesa Day

LA MESA -- As the temperature began to drop this afternoon I closed the door to my shop on La Mesa Blvd.  I have piano music playing inside the store, and I just put lights on my tree in the window.  A kind woman who walks by from time to time came in and asked me if I…


Added by chris shea on November 15, 2013 at 3:30pm — 13 Comments

La Mesa Vice Mayor Kristine Alessio met with Pacific Southwest Association of REALTORS®

La Mesa City Council member Kristine Alessio was the featured guest speaker at a recent roundtable hosted by the Government Affairs East Committee of the Pacific Southwest Association of REALTORS® (PSAR), a trade group for San Diego-area realtors.

Alessio, who is serving as vice mayor during her first year on the council following her election in November 2012, provided PSAR members with an update on new development projects in La Mesa, as well as retail opportunities and growth…


Added by rick griffin on November 14, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

City of La Mesa

Victim Dies In Tree Trimming Accident

LA MESA -- On November 12, 2013 at approximately 8:00 AM, the La Mesa Police Department responded to the 4400 block of Date Avenue to assist the Fire Department with a medical aid call. Upon arrival, officers learned that the 41 year old male victim was working for a private company doing a tree trimming job. The victim and his co-worker were elevated in a boom lift…


Added by La Mesa Today on November 12, 2013 at 1:27pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Historic Home Tour 2013

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Home Tour Races Off To A Busy Start



Added by Gina Garcia on November 2, 2013 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

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