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Skies Clear - Mostly - For Christmas In Village
LA MESA -- The skies cleared just in time for Friday night's…Continue
'Christmas In The Village' Starts Friday Night
LA MESA -- With the severity of the Great California Drought, it seems heretical to be hoping against rain for Friday and Saturday's Christmas In The Village event. Friday's forecast may include some evening showers, but Saturday looks clearer.
LA MESA -- La Mesa Village Merchants Association Executive Director John Vigil (in blue above) is well into his annual Christmas lights marathon this year, preparing The Village for the annual holiday season.
This year's Christmas in the Village…
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LA MESA -- After several rounds of negotiations between city officials, the La Mesa Village Merchants Association and the La Mesa Chamber of Commerce, plans for Oktoberfest 2014 are taking shape and will deliver a familiar product with some…Continue
LA MESA -- The City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday night to launch a slightly scaled-back La Mesa Village street scape renovation project and also agreed to use parking meter money to help maintain the improvements when they are completed.…
LA MESA -- The earliest sign of the holidays coming to the Jewel of the Hills is the sight of John Vigil and his band of helpers spending Saturday morning stringing Christmas lights through the trees along La Mesa Boulevard.
LA MESA -- Oktoberfest has come and gone, but the topic won't immediately leave the public eye.
City officials said Tuesday that the future of Oktoberfest is in question after confrontations between police and large numbers of unaccompanied…
LA MESA -- The weekly Back to the '50s Car Show in La Mesa will get a late start this year.
Organizers said the timing of the San Diego County Fair and the July 4th…
LA MESA -- On-going meetings between city staff and the organizers of La Mesa's annual Oktoberfest have included several proposals that would significantly change the annual celebration.
A report prepared in preparation of Tuesday's City Council…
LA MESA -- The stage was set Thursday to be a good night for the La Mesa Village Merchants Association.…Continue
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LA MESA -- After 39 years, the people of La Mesa know how to throw an Oktoberfest. More than 200,000 people will invade this city of 60,000 again this weekend and the rules are familiar by now. Yet here they are again, according to Oktoberfest…Continue
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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 -- Don Sanfilippo, a long-time La Mesa merchant and one of the biggest supporters of the Village's weekly summer car shows, died Sunday after a long illness.
Word of his death was passed by his widow Anna, and his daughter Dora, who…Continue
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Council Refuses To Sign PBID Petition
LA MESA -- In a tortuous meeting with more twists and turns than the road to Julian, the City Council refused to sign the Property Based Improvement District petition…Continue
LA MESA -- Sunday may be a day of rest, but not for the supporters and opponents of the Property Based Improvement District in the La Mesa Village.
PBID supporters, including La Mesa Mayor Art Madrid, met for more than an hour with the First Methodist Church to…Continue
The PBID Debate Begins
LA MESA -- The City Council meeting Tuesday is expected to have the look and feel of the classic community controversy.
The list of speakers could be long. Even starting at 4…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.