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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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on October 5, 2012 at 5:18pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on July 29, 2012 at 4:00am — No Comments
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,…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on March 2, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments
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.…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on February 11, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
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
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…Continue
MTS Trolley 'Wrap' Will Highlight La Mesa History
LA MESA -- With fewer than 60 days until La Mesa…Continue
La Mesa Wants You To Share Your…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on December 7, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on November 28, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- In a world of chain stores and…Continue
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
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on August 12, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue