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La Mesa City Council

Mayor Will Meet With Realtors

LA MESA -- La Mesa Mayor Mark Arapostathis will be hosted by the Pacific Southwest Association of Realtors’ (PSAR) Government Affairs Committee starting at noon on Wednesday, April 1, at the PSAR East County Service Center, 1150 Broadway, El Cajon. Admission is…


Added by rick griffin on March 26, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

Calm Amid The Season's Storm

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 29, 2014 at 8:16am — 20 Comments

La Mesa Politics

Mailers Signal A Turn To The Negative

LA MESA -- With less than two weeks to go to election day, things are turning a bit rough in the Jewel of the Hills.

Mayor Art Madrid Friday began circulating a direct mail piece that extolled his virtues on one side while…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 18, 2014 at 7:00pm — 30 Comments

La Mesa Politics

Clear Leaders In The Money Race

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 11, 2014 at 12:30pm — 12 Comments

La Mesa Politics

Term Limits Win A Place On Ballot

LA MESA -- The effort to apply term limits in La Mesa has passed one of its most difficult obstacles.

The La Mesa City Clerk has notified the La Mesa Term Limits supporters, that the signatures they gathered had passed inspection, clearing the way for…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 16, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Village Development

New, Slimmer PBID Has A Coming Out

LA MESA -- La Mesa got its first glimpse at a pared down Property Based Improvement District that…


Added by La Mesa Today on July 1, 2013 at 9:30pm — 10 Comments

Mayor's State Of The City

The Best Of Times And Worst Of Times

La Mesa Mayor Art Madrid makes an annual state-of-the-city speech at the first meeting of each year. Called the "audit report,'' Madrid focused on the good times of the Centennial celebration and the tough times dealing with Sacramento and Washington where local governments found little action to cheer. He also signaled a desire to reshape the city's signature…


Added by La Mesa Today on January 8, 2013 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

SPECIAL REPORT: Policing La Mesa 2012

Can The Robbery Wave Be Stopped?

The First of Two Parts.

By Chris Lavin


LA MESA – City police officer Gary Moss was driving by a 7-11 on Baltimore Drive…


Added by La Mesa Today on January 24, 2012 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Sales Tax Revenues Plummet

LA MESA -- The city council had a lesson in economics at its last meeting of 2009.

It was a sobering lesson.

Marney Cox, an economist for the San Diego Association of Governments, gave an overview of the current economic conditions. He warned the local leaders not to expect the financial challenges to blow over quickly.

"The changes we are seeing in the economy are structural," Cox said, explaining that an unprecedented 20 percent drop in local sales… Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on December 8, 2009 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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