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La Mesa Politics

Winds Of Change On Allison Avenue

By Chris Lavin

La Mesa Today Editor

LA MESA -- It has been almost a…

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

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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

Crime Watch

Man Stabbed In Village Fight

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 25, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Business News

Lights Going Out On Boulevard Trees

LA MESA -- The Christmas lights in the La Mesa Village area had a good run, but the holidays do eventually end. Volunteers Saturday morning…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 23, 2013 at 11:24am — 2 Comments

La Mesa Business

Early Spring Spruceup In The Village

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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Added by La Mesa Today on March 1, 2013 at 2:48pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa City Council

Boulevard Project Awaits SANDAG Grant

Click on the graphic above for a more readable version of the map.

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 21, 2013 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa City Council

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.

The…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 21, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa City Council Race

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 17, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

The Race For La Mesa

O'Dunn: 'The Challenge Is To Preserve'

Part Three in a five part series.

LA…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 17, 2012 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

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