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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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on August 31, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
LA MESA -- The city Centennial kick off managed to push some of the more contentious issues in the city to the curb for a…Continue
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on February 11, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on February 7, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 28, 2012 at 7:41am — No Comments
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…
Added by La Mesa Today on January 10, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments
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,…Continue
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…
Added by La Mesa Today on December 17, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments
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.…Continue
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.
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on November 23, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on October 12, 2011 at 9:16pm — No Comments