All La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'La Mesa Village' (51)

On La Mesa: Chris Shea

The Hope of Spring

LA MESA -- Today, Tuesday, February 24, I have been watching the workers begin the Street Scape project here in front of my store.  Interestingly, from inside the store looking out to the…


Added by chris shea on February 24, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Politics

Winds Of Change On Allison Avenue

By Chris Lavin

La Mesa Today Editor

LA MESA -- It has been almost a…


Added by La Mesa Today on November 20, 2014 at 8:00am — 19 Comments

La Mesa Development

Streetscape Or Perhaps Just Raising Dust?

LA MESA -- I just returned from the chemist's to fill a prescription. I generally drive or walk through the Village daily or at least every…


Added by David Stanley on October 7, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

On La Mesa: Gina Garcia

Is There A Broader Vision?

LA MESA -- Sitting through a four-hour public hearing is a test. A challenge to the spine, the legs and, as 11 p.m. approached, a test of will.

Still, as the Park Station hearing played out slowly…


Added by Gina Garcia on June 20, 2014 at 7:30am — 3 Comments

Heartland Fire & Rescue

Truck Fire In The Village

LA MESA -- Heartland Fire & Rescue was called just before noon today to a vehicle fire in downtown La Mesa. Firefighters responded quickly, damage estimate and cause of the blaze is still under investigation.…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 19, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Business

New Pub Set To Open Next Week

LA MESA -- The commercial district along La Mesa Boulevard near Jackson Drive continues to get richer with the looming opening of what may be the most creative bar to spring up since Bo-Beau entered the Village scene last year.…


Added by Gina Garcia on March 26, 2014 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Christmas In The Village

The Holidays Come Alive In La Mesa

LA MESA -- We are just a day away from what all locals know is one of the most enjoyable events held in this Jewel of the Hills each year.

Christmas in the Village, unlike many other civic events, is a…


Added by Gina Garcia on December 12, 2013 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

On La Mesa: Giving Thanks

For A Few Of Our Favorite Things

LA MESA -- There will be no great big balloons floating down La Mesa Boulevard.

Though undoubtedly some residents of the Jewel of the Hills will give in to the holiday hype and race to Black…


Added by Gina Garcia on November 27, 2013 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

La Mesa Village

Burying New Fiber Optics

LA MESA -- Crews worked throughout the day Friday on a trench that will eventually extend new, higher capacity fiber optics through La Mesa Village.

The project is part of a Cox Communication…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 18, 2013 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa City Council

Council Cuts PBID Support Funds

LA MESA -- The proponents of the Property Based Improvement District came before the City Council Tuesday afternoon and they started with a history lesson.

Lynn McRea (in photo above), the local accountant who has headed the PBID effort, reminded the…


Added by La Mesa Today on September 10, 2013 at 9:00pm — 3 Comments

Back To The '50s Car Show

Car Show Humming Right Along

LA MESA -- The weekly Back to the '50s Car Show continued Thursday with a lighter than usual crowd, but still enough to create a pretty nice…


Added by La Mesa Today on August 15, 2013 at 8:08pm — No Comments

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

La Mesa Village

Parking Meter Engineers At Work In Village

LA MESA -- Residents may not love the downtown parking meters in La Mesa Village, but at least they can take pride in knowing we are at the cutting edge of parking technology. The Japanese men with clipboards chronicling activities along La Mesa…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 19, 2013 at 6:30am — 4 Comments

La Mesa Village Development

Lots Of Ideas For Improving La Mesa Village

LA MESA -- More than 100 residents gathered at the Community Center Thursday evening to talk downtown.

Presented by the city's Planning Department with an overview of efforts to reassess the condition and needs of the La Mesa Village downtown…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 30, 2013 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

La Mesa Government

Taking A Close Look At Village Future

LA MESA -- The title of tonight's workshop was clearly the product of those who are a little too close to the government details. Downtown…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 30, 2013 at 6:30am — 5 Comments

La Mesa Business

Gingham Closes La Mesa Location

LA MESA -- Gingham, the stylish eatery that arrived in La Mesa to much fanfare just over a year ago, has closed.

A sign on the door of the restaurant today read "closed for repairs'' but an inquiry to the restaurant's publicists resulted in a statement…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 15, 2013 at 2:30pm — 5 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Seeking A PBID Cesarean

LA MESA -- It has been nine months since the supporters of the La Mesa Village Property Based Improvement District last formally appeared before the City Council. "Long enough to have produced a baby,'' as City Councilman Ernie Ewin put it.

But it became clear Tuesday that the gestation period for a PBID is longer than that of a human, and that the stretch marks and mood swings…


Added by La Mesa Today on April 23, 2013 at 10:38pm — 5 Comments

La Mesa Arts

The Big Read Returns Tuesday

LA MESA -- Write Out Loud is holding another of its "Big Read" public readings in La Mesa, this one featuring Vice Mayor Mark Arapostathis, in a formal reading of Ray Bradbury's short story The Love Affair of Laurel and Hardy.

The reading, which…


Added by La Mesa Today on April 1, 2013 at 8:36am — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

Talking Short Term Troubles, Long Term Hopes

LA MESA -- That 300 airplanes landed safely at Lindburgh Field is not news.

That one plane crashes, is huge news.

With that in mind, herewith the real news from the La Mesa City Council's five-hour strategic planning…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 28, 2013 at 8:30pm — 6 Comments

La Mesa People

First Family of Coffee Expands

LA MESA -- The Bejar family, which runs …


Added by Gina Garcia on March 28, 2013 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

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