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By Chris Lavin
La Mesa Today Editor
LA MESA -- It has been almost a…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 -- 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
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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…
LA MESA -- Police arrested four men after a Sunday evening fight on La Mesa Boulevard left one victim with stab wounds to his chest.
Police said that just after 8:30 p.m. officers responded to a report of a fight and a possible stabbing in the 8100 block of…Continue
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LA MESA -- The sight of scaffolding and work crews in La Mesa Village was a sign of some spring cleanup for a couple of the older buildings in the city.
Both projects, at the corner of La Mesa Boulevard and Nebo (the city's first commercial building)…
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LA MESA -- Now the waiting game begins.
La Mesa officials have submitted a major grant request to the San Diego Association of Governments and the outcome of that…Continue
A Couple Hot Potatoes For Council Meeting
LA MESA -- Council meetings prior to an election often avoid controversial subjects, the deliberation of which can be distorted by the looming plebiscite.
Not so with Tuesday's upcoming council meeting. Perhaps with only one incumbent up for re-election, it's business as usual, but the council will take on a couple of sensitive subjects.
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Little Heat, Much Sweat In Debate
LA MESA -- The City Council candidates went to church Wednesday night and a Bikram Yoga event broke out.
It was so warm inside the La Mesa First United Methodist…Continue
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Part Three in a five part series.