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La Mesa 2012

100 Years In The Making

 

LA MESA -- Some of the scenes of 2012 as La Mesa celebrated its centennial year. You can click on video above or…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 31, 2012 at 4:30am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Centennial

Creating A Lasting Legacy Of 2012

LA MESA -- Among the many Centennial activities that have been underway this 100th year in La Mesa's history is one effort that will leave a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 9, 2012 at 2:51pm — 3 Comments

La Mesa Centennial

A New 'Bench Mark' For The Centennial

LA MESA -- One hundred years ago, the City of La Mesa Board of Trustees adopted Ordinance No. 7 creating the position of City Engineer and ordinance No. 8 establishing a Primal Bench Mark for surveying. The Bench Mark was the “bronze tablet set in the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 5, 2012 at 5:18pm — No Comments

La Mesa Centennial People

Friends Gather To Celebrate A La Mesa Original

LA MESA -- Every few years, the friends of E. Kathleen Wood gather at the Grossmont Gardens Assisted Living Facility to honor this woman they all call "Katy."

She is 95 now, having lived much of her life in tandem with the city that itself…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 29, 2012 at 4:00am — No Comments

Miss La Mesa - Miss Santee Pageants

Miss La Mesa 2012 Competition

SANTEE -- The annual joint Miss La Mesa and Miss Santee Pageants were conducted Friday night at the Sonrise Church on Magnolia Avenue. The evening was a celebration of young talent.

Civic leaders of both Santee and La Mesa attended the event,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 2, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Centennial

A Centennial Shot From Above

LA MESA -- Saturday's "Human 100" photo shoot was a production worthy of the organizational skills of Cecil B. De Mille. Photographer Brent Haywood flew overhead in a helicopter and got some shots of the effort.…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 21, 2012 at 4:14pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Centennial Begins

La Mesa Centennial Celebration Is Rolling Down The Tracks

LA MESA -- If you are at work and unable to attend the ceremonial opening of La Mesa's Centennial today,  you can get a glimpse here now of the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 14, 2012 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Centennial



Village Cleanup Off To An Ecumenical Start

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Centennial Village cleanup, an event spontaneously planned by some downtown merchants and scheduled for today, drew several dozen groups of people early Saturday who…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 11, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Centennial

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 28, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Way We Were

A Year Of Struggles And Triumphs

LA MESA -- A review of the year 2011, believe it or not, reveals as much good or hopeful news as bad for the Jewel of the Hills.

While the U.S. economy continued a slow mend, new business and investment were quietly occurring even…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 29, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Centennial

MTS Trolley 'Wrap' Will Highlight La Mesa History

LA MESA -- With fewer than 60 days until La Mesa…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 19, 2011 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Centennial

La Mesa Wants You To Share Your…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 7, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Centennial

City Launching Centennial Website

LA MESA -- The City of La Mesa is clearly gearing up for a major celebration of the city's centennial. City officials have launched a special website to bring all centennial information together.

You can get an early look now by…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 28, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Grant R. Beals, Merchant

He Did Business His Own Way

LA MESA -- In a world of chain stores and…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 10, 2011 at 7:00pm — 4 Comments

Downtown Development: A Special Report

 Charting A Future For La Mesa "Village"

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 19, 2011 at 6:30pm — 5 Comments

Centennial Citizens

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 2, 2011 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

La Mesa Historical Society

City Commemorates La Mesa Film History

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Historical Society and downtown merchants joined today to commemorate a piece of early filmmaking history the city can claim.

Mayor Art Madrid, flanked by Historical…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 12, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa History

Celebrating La Mesa's Early Brush With Hollywood

LA MESA – The La Mesa Historical Society is getting a head start on the city’s centennial celebrations with an August weekend intended to memorialize the city’s unique role in movie…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 1, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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La Mesa Celebrates Old Glory

LA MESA -- On a perfect, sun-drenched morning, bands, civic organizations, an assortment…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 4, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

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