La Mesa Today's La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'La Mesa Village' (42)

Downtown Village Development

Still Seeking The Third Way

LA MESA -- For the second time in a few weeks, two key opponents of the Property Based Improvement District for the La Mesa Village put out a call for a community meeting on choosing a new direction for downtown development. And for a second time, a small crowd…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 5, 2012 at 10:00pm — 5 Comments

Back To The '50s Car Show

A Quiet End To Weekly Car Shows

LA MESA -- The old friends sat on the window seats of Por Favor Thursday evening, large beers with limes on the rim, looking out at the street as the weekly summer car show…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 31, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Property Based Improvement District

Charting A Difficult Course To A Middle Ground

LA MESA -- A couple of the most vocal opponents of the proposed Property Based Improvement District called a community meeting Wednesday night to discuss alternatives to the PBID.

A kind observer of the event as it unfolded might have…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 8, 2012 at 10:00pm — 5 Comments

La Mesa City Council

PBID Heads Toward Another Rubicon

LA MESA -- Tuesday's City Council meeting was supposed to be a final referendum on the proposed Property Based Improvement District for the La Mesa Village District.

In April, the council…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 21, 2012 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

Property Based Improvement District

 Ewin And PBID Supporters Talk Turkey

LA MESA -- After last month's City Council meeting, supporters of creating a Property Based Improvement District for the La Mesa Village left stunned by the council's decision not to sign the pro-PBID petition.

At the heart of their ire was City…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 21, 2012 at 9:24pm — 12 Comments

La Mesa Village Business

Two La Mesa Boulevard Stores Closing

LA MESA -- Deena While, treasurer of the La Mesa Village Merchants Association, announced yesterday that two recent fixtures along La Mesa Boulevard in The Village will be closing.

One of the stores is While's own.

Readers, Inc., While's…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 15, 2012 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

La Mesa Village

Early Demise For A Downtown Tree

LA MESA -- A motorist Thursday night took out another of the island trees along La Mesa Boulevard near Cosmos.

Most of those trees are scheduled to be replaced in the looming redesign of the street, but, for this sapling, the end came…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 13, 2012 at 2:27pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Village

 

Antique Street Faire Filling Village Streets

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Antique Street Faire dodged the rain predictions and again proved to be a big draw for antique lovers.

Arlene Moore, president of the La Mesa Village Merchants Association, said there were more vendors this year and the crowds seemed to be building to larger…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 25, 2012 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Property Based Improvement District

And Now, Back To The PBID Battle. . .

LA MESA -- The city Centennial kick off managed to push some of the more contentious issues in the city to the curb for a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 16, 2012 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

La Mesa Centennial



Village Cleanup Off To An Ecumenical Start

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Centennial Village cleanup, an event spontaneously planned by some downtown merchants and scheduled for today, drew several dozen groups of people early Saturday who…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 11, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Village Cleanup

Village Clean Up Saturday Hopes For Citizen Help

LA MESA -- For a number of months, factions among Village merchants and civic leaders have been debating who should be paying to regularly help clean up and spruce up the streets.

For at least one day, all those groups could be unified…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 9, 2012 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Town Hall Meeting

Town Hall Becomes A 'La Mesa Love-fest'

LA MESA -- When a large group of people show up at a City Council meeting it usually means two things: People are angry and it is going to be a long night.

So as the crowd continued to swell past 150 Tuesday night at what had been billed as the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 7, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Property Based Improvement District

Supporters Say 'Petition Phase' Looking Promising

LA MESA -- Three weeks into the petition phase of efforts to establish a Property Based Improvement District in La Mesa Village and supporters report they are more than one-third of the way to success.

Lynn McRea, the La Mesa accountant…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 28, 2012 at 7:41am — No Comments

Property Based Improvement District

The PBID Debates Move To Homeowners

LA MESA -- The traveling show that is the Property Based Improvement District debate moved down the street from the Methodist Church (Sunday's locale) to the La Mesa Village Condominiums on Monday night.

This time it was the opponents' chance to address…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 10, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Business

Crews Put Finishing Touches On 'Gingham' Overnight

LA MESA -- Cleaning crews worked through the night Sunday putting the finishing touches on La Mesa's newest and much-anticipated business.

Gingham, the newest restaurant from one of San Diego County's creative new restaurant groups,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 9, 2012 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Arts

 

 Holiday Art Opening In The Village

LA MESA -- The new Art & Light Studio in La Mesa Village is adding a nice element of art openings to the holiday mix this year.

Saturday night the studio had a first showing of a new collection of Asian calligraphy and traditional Korean painting on silk/rice paper medium. Food was catered from Tiramisu next door.

Not only is the art…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 17, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Christmas In The Village

 

Christmas Comes To 'The Village'

LA MESA --The annual Christmas In The Village event kicked off Friday evening with a parade down La Mesa Boulevard led by Grand Marshall John Vigil and what looked like the Ghost of Christmases Past.…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 9, 2011 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Christmas In The Village

Making A List, Checking Lights Twice

LA MESA -- John Vigil, the Village Merchants Association's Christmas in The Village guru, was up on a ladder again Saturday, trying to use the weekend hours to make final light fixes in advance of next week's holiday event.

Traditionally, after…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 3, 2011 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Holidays

Hoping For A Green Black Friday

LA MESA -- Thanksgiving is Thursday and, well, you've either already started thawing your bird or you've made reservations.

(There are still some open seats at Centifonti's on La Mesa Boulevard if…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 23, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Property Based Improvement District

Committee Passes Another Milestone

LA MESA -- The long, sometimes glacial process to establish a new Property Based Improvement District took a large step last night, approving by a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 12, 2011 at 9:16pm — No Comments

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