All La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'La Mesa newspaper' (592)

City Council

A Costly, Cranky Day For La Mesa

LA MESA -- In many ways, Tuesday started out as a sort of classic small town day.

The friends, family and admirers of local restaurateur Don Sanfilippo gathered in a church to honor a life that had been lived, in large part, at the service of La…


Added by La Mesa Today on July 10, 2012 at 11:30pm — 9 Comments

Crime Watch

Runaway Car Kills Nursing Home Resident

LA MESA -- An 89-year-old nursing home resident died after a runaway car crashed through the wall of his home and knocked the man to the ground.

Police have not yet released the name of the…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 26, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Gina Garcia: The Homefront

Changing The Face Of The American Home

LA MESA -- Children don't grow up and leave as soon as they used to. Sometimes they return.

Elderly parents are living longer and eventually need to live with…


Added by Gina Garcia on June 20, 2012 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

La Mesa Arts

Local TV Star Heads For Season Two

LA MESA -- When the 22 Disney episodes were finally done, 12-year-old Jared Gilmore flew back from Vancouver, his home away from home, and rejoined his favorite pets in the backyard of his family's modest La Mesa house.

A day later he flew off to…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 19, 2012 at 7:00pm — 4 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Over Objections, Council Okays Sewer Changes

LA MESA -- Sometimes democracy is messy.

There are times when hours can be spent patiently listening to citizens exercising their First Amendment rights, even when virtually every utterance doesn't add up to a hill of beans.



Added by La Mesa Today on June 12, 2012 at 10:30pm — 4 Comments

Rancho San Diego Accident

Vehicle Crashes Into Home

RANCHO SAN DIEGO -- Police and fire officials responded just before noon today to the report of a car crashing into a home.

A van carrying three people rammed into a home in the Corte Madera development just off of Willow Glen and Medinah/Steele Canyon…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 27, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

La Mesa May End Prohibition

LA MESA -- La Mesa residents may soon be able to legally go into the wine or beer making business.

The council Tuesday agreed to consider changing arcane zoning laws that had prohibited residents from commercially producing alcoholic products in the…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 22, 2012 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

"La Mesa Past and Present"... a Special Art Show

Foothills Art Association will be putting on a special show to mark the Centennial of La Mesa during the month of June in its Porter Hall Gallery at 4910 Memorial Drive. The show which starts on June 2nd and runs through Wednesday 3rd July will show paintings of La Mesa over the last 100 years. The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 am -4 pm, admission is…


Added by hazel ross on May 22, 2012 at 5:00pm — No 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…


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

La Mesa Flag Day

LA MESA -- Village merchants combined efforts Wednesday evening and raised a nice chunk of change to help support next month's Flag Day Parade.

Sanfillipo's Pizza, La Torta, Centifontis, the Regal Grill and other local establishments contributed food and drink. Harmonica John Frazer supplied great blues and local…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 16, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

City Council

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on April 24, 2012 at 9:00pm — 19 Comments

La Mesa Arts And Business

La Mesa Launches A New Concept Art Gallery

EL CAJON BOULEVARD -- Only the colorful balloons on this rough-and-tumble street suggested something different was happening here Friday night.

At the…


Added by La Mesa Today on April 21, 2012 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

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