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La Mesa Business

Signs of Spring

LA MESA -- On a cold morning -- the kind that tries the souls of we delicate Californians -- there were still signs that this bitter winter will give way to spring.

At Cosmos Cafe, Ari Bejar, the proprietor, could be seen installing new umbrellas for his outdoor cafe…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 6, 2013 at 6:30am — 4 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)…


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

La Mesa Business

Santa Has A Sweet Perch Tonight

LA MESA -- Saturday night's Christmas in the Village will be a sort of coming out party for one of La Mesa's newest stores.

Joe and Erika…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 15, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Business

La Mesa's Only Ralphs Is Closing

LA MESA -- The Ralphs Market, a food anchor for many in the La Mesa's eastern neighborhoods, will be closing.

Employees at the store, which shares a parking lot with ToysRUs, were told the store is slated to close Feb. 1 because its sales were performing…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 2, 2012 at 8:30pm — 12 Comments

La Mesa Business

Swami's About To Expand In Village

LA MESA -- Good news for patrons of the popular La Mesa Village restaurant, Swami's. Workers are currently putting on the finishing touches and will soon break through the wall to expand the restaurant by more than 60 seats.

Restaurant manager Arnoldo…


Added by La Mesa Today on November 24, 2012 at 9:33am — 2 Comments

A Different Take on Fair Trade


         There are a few words such as "fairness" that most of us agree describe proper behavior. It feels good to behave fairly. More than good, being fair even makes us feel a little superior to those who don't think and behave as fairly as we do. Sometimes we go so far as to try to impose our feelings of fairness on those other, less enlightened, people among us. That is what a group of Fair Trade zealots, abetted by the Mayor, is trying to do in La…


Added by Russell Buckley on November 5, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Business

New Coffee Shop Near Mt. Helix

LA MESA -- Residents on the eastern edges of La Mesa have a new neighborhood coffee choice.

After a…


Added by La Mesa Today on August 6, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Business

New Coffee House Under Construction

LA MESA -- Another new entrant in the La Mesa coffee wars is about to take the field.

Bugsy's Brew, located at the corner of Jackson Drive and La Mesa Boulevard, is in the final stages of city inspections and expects to open soon.

The cafe,…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 10, 2012 at 8:04am — No Comments

La Mesa Business

Fair Trade Comes To Farmer's Market

By Nancy Ryan

 Fair Trade products are becoming more available in La Mesa.  In June a new vendor, Around the World…


Added by Anne Pacheco on June 3, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Village News

New Girl's Boutique Opens On The Boulevard

LA MESA -- The newest addition to the La Mesa Village merchant lineup is a pretty little store named Sugar & Spice, a girl's…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 24, 2012 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

La Mesa Business

Holidays Off To An Early, Scenic Start

LA MESA -- Shoppers camped out in front of stores promising great savings for the early shoppers with stores opening at 5 a.m. to greet the bargain hunters.

The operators of Grossmont Center continued its 50th Anniversary Year unveiling…


Added by La Mesa Today on November 25, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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