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LA MESA – La Mesa’s Central Congregational Church will host a special concert Jan. 25th to celebrate the restoration of the church’s 90-year-old organ.
The organ, originally built in 1926 by Henry Pilcher’s Sons, is a classic church organ with a phalanx…
Added by La Mesa Today on December 18, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Sharp Grossmont Wins Stroke Care Award
LA MESA -- For the fifth year in a row, Sharp Grossmont Hospital has earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s highest honor for stroke care, the Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold-Plus Award. Sharp Grossmont Hospital…Continue
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LA MESA – Even before completion of the Village streetscape project, a renaissance at the eastern end of La Mesa Boulevard is continuing.
In a significant coup for La Mesa Village, Pierre’s Jewelers, a popular business with deep La Mesa roots, is…
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Skies Clear - Mostly - For Christmas In Village
LA MESA -- The skies cleared just in time for Friday night's…Continue
'Christmas In The Village' Starts Friday Night
LA MESA -- With the severity of the Great California Drought, it seems heretical to be hoping against rain for Friday and Saturday's Christmas In The Village event. Friday's forecast may include some evening showers, but Saturday looks clearer.
LA MESA -- As their time at Grossmont Center draws to a close the Denele Company (the Stefan family) who have been the exclusive operators of Grossmont Center since 1963, are thankful to have been a part of the history, and the success of the center and…Continue
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The Changing Of The Guard
LA MESA -- There is a reason presidents bring great poets to…Continue
City Information For December
LA MESA -- The City of La Mesa offers the following items for local residents.
Downtown Village Streetscape Improvement Project Updates
The Downtown Village will be going through revitalization and beautification. […
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LA MESA -- Art Madrid, still mayor, walked inconspicuously into the Panera Bread cafe at Grossmont Center and many in the crowded restaurant looked up and recognized the very familiar face.
After nearly 40 years in public life, this is one thing that an election defeat…
LA MESA -- If you are looking for a unique and locally hand made item for gift giving or for your own home, this weekend's San Diego Pottery Tour offers a wide variety of beautiful items! Get Centered Clay Studio will feature…Continue
Added by Get Centered Clay Studio (Elly) on December 5, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Steady, Sometimes Heavy Rains Bring Relief
LA MESA -- Heavy rains overnight added to two days of steady drizzle and caused some flooding problems in the region. But for firefighters who have lived each day for the past year awaiting the next bru sh fire to…Continue
LA MESA -- On July 16, 2014 I wrote the following words regarding the loss on June 2, 2014 of my dog, a 10-year-old Newfoundland named Ben.
"The expression “reeling from grief” fit the state of my broken heart. I looked on the internet for books…Continue
By Chris Lavin
La Mesa Today Editor
LA MESA -- Okay, let's agree that we all would love the Saturday Evening Post, Norman Rockwell Thanksgiving (see above). Loving family all scrubbed and nice. Turkey moist and brown and side dishes…Continue
LA MESA -- Sharp Grossmont Hospital has named two new senior managers at the La Mesa hospital.
Daniel Kindron has been named Chief Financial Officer of the 536-bed acute care hospital. Kindron has been with Sharp Grossmont…Continue
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By Chris Lavin
La Mesa Today Editor
LA MESA -- It has been almost a…Continue
LA MESA -- La Mesa Village Merchants Association Executive Director John Vigil (in blue above) is well into his annual Christmas lights marathon this year, preparing The Village for the annual holiday season.
This year's Christmas in the Village…
LA MESA -- Perhaps a robber in training.
On November 17th at approximately 10:57 p.m. a suspect armed with a handgun tried to rob the 7-11 Store located at 8747 La Mesa Boulevard, just off Jackson Drive.
An employee was working behind the…
LA MESA -- From cold murder cases to bike thefts, La Mesa police are in search of suspects.
Case Highlights: On Sunday, November 16 at approximately 6:55 a.m., La Mesa Police received a report of a bicycle stolen from the garage of a…Continue
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LA MESA -- A local fire caught the eye of arson investigators who quickly turned their investigation into an arrest. See Case Highlights below:
Case Highlights: On October 24, 2014, at approximately 11:42 p.m. police and firefighters…
Added by La Mesa Today on November 15, 2014 at 8:40am — No Comments
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.