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LA MESA -- The California drought is increasingly hitting home in the Jewel of the Hills.
At the upcoming City Council meeting Tuesday, city public works officials will outline a long list of steps being taken to reduce public water use, including…Continue
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Skies Clear - Mostly - For Christmas In Village
LA MESA -- The skies cleared just in time for Friday night's…Continue
LA MESA -- It was the calm after the storm.
The City Council gathered for the first time since the election redrew the lines on the local political map, but the business was routine and the news was tension free and largely good.
LA MESA -- Because of Tuesday's Veterans Day holiday, the City Council meets Wednesday at 4 p.m. for the first of the lame duck sessions following last Tuesday's elections.
The meeting agenda is fairly routine, but the transition from long-sitting…
By Chris Lavin
La Mesa Today Editor
LA MESA -- In a usual month, the City Council meeting is where you might come to measure the activity running through the fault lines of local…Continue
LA MESA -- Elections are the black holes in the government universe. The closer election day comes, the stronger the political gravity. It starts pulling on everything, eventually drawing all activity to a standstill.
Tuesday's council meeting had some…
LA MESA -- If dollars were votes, City Council candidates Bill Baber and Mary England and Mayoral candidate Mark Arapostathis would be shoo-ins on election day.
The latest required campaign finance reports show a disparate range of fundraising among…Continue
Parking Meter Shutoff Begins Next Week
LA MESA -- On September 9, 2014, the La Mesa City Council voted to make all metered parking spaces in the Downtown Village area free in an effort to encourage shopping…Continue
LA MESA -- On his third attempt at winning a City Council seat, Patrick Dean (speaking in photo above) has clearly decided it is time to stand out.
On a warm October evening, with election night just a few brief weeks away, Dean injected an element of…Continue
LA MESA -- Amid an otherwise long but routine meeting, the City of La Mesa took a large step into the direction of more open government Tuesday.
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Candidates Forum A Polite Affair
LA MESA -- As he began the Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum Thursday night, La Mesa Mayor Art Madrid endeavored to draw a clear distinction between he and his opponent,…Continue
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…
LA MESA -- Next to a beloved pet lying lifeless in the road, there may not be anything quite as depressing as a stump where a majestic tree canopy once soared.
Such is the grimacing going on these days as residents walk the beloved La Mesa…
LA MESA -- The City of La Mesa issued the latest edition of La Mesa Focus, the city's newsletter, including details of the latest water restrictions being imposed by the Helix Water District and details of on-going city projects.…
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LA MESA -- A sure sign of the warming of the political season is the first complaint to City Hall about political signs.
Like Christmas decorations appearing before Thanksgiving, the arrival of the yard signs in the summer months strike some as too early for…Continue
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A Local Hero Returns To Show Thanks
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LA MESA -- On a warm La Mesa evening they…Continue
LA MESA -- Local government, as a sport, would be baseball. It's a long season and not every game can be exciting.
Tuesday evening, the La Mesa city council moved through a routine agenda that was more about the details of governing than resolution of…
Council May Consider A Parking Meter Vacation
LA MESA -- The La Mesa City Council will consider the impact of turning off the parking meters for the duration of the downtown streetscape project currently underway in La Mesa Village.
In the agenda for Tuesday's regular council meeting,…
LA MESA -- The La Mesa City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night -- after a short, but smokey debate -- to apply to e-cigarettes the same limitations tobacco…Continue