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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…Continue
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By Chris Lavin
La Mesa Today Editor
LA MESA -- It has been almost a…Continue
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…Continue
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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…Continue
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.…Continue
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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.…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…
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…Continue
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…Continue
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New, Slimmer PBID Has A Coming Out
LA MESA -- La Mesa got its first glimpse at a pared down Property Based Improvement District that…Continue
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…Continue
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…
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…Continue
Gingham Closes La Mesa Location
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on April 1, 2013 at 8:36am — No Comments
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…
First Family of Coffee Expands
LA MESA -- The Bejar family, which runs …Continue