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LA MESA -- With less than two weeks to go to election day, things are turning a bit rough in the Jewel of the Hills.
Mayor Art Madrid Friday began circulating a direct mail piece that extolled his virtues on one side while…Continue
Fourth and final installment of a series of articles on term limits by Anthony Mc Ivor.
LA MESA -- Sorting and appraising the various impacts that term limits have on a community is no simple matter. La Mesa voters can get to the heart of it…Continue
LA MESA -- Elections are the black holes in the government universe. The closer election day comes, the stronger the political gravity. It starts pulling on everything, eventually drawing all activity to a standstill.
Tuesday's council meeting had some…
LA MESA -- If dollars were votes, City Council candidates Bill Baber and Mary England and Mayoral candidate Mark Arapostathis would be shoo-ins on election day.
The latest required campaign finance reports show a disparate range of fundraising among…Continue
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Candidates Forum A Polite Affair
LA MESA -- As he began the Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum Thursday night, La Mesa Mayor Art Madrid endeavored to draw a clear distinction between he and his opponent,…Continue
By Anthony D. Mc Ivor
Second of four essays on the Term Limit proposal submitted by La Mesa Today member Anthony D. Mc Ivor. Readers are encouraged to comment below or submit formal responses…Continue
By Anthony D. Mc Ivor
First of four essays on the Term Limit proposal submitted by La Mesa Today member Anthony D. Mc Ivor. Readers are encouraged to comment below or submit formal responses to be considered…Continue
By Chris Lavin
La Mesa Today Editor
LA MESA -- After the Fourth of July -- with the primaries in the rear view mirror -- politics starts to heat up with the summer sun.
Though control of the U.S. Senate will…
LA MESA -- La Mesa resident Betty Stieringer and El Cajon resident Bob Ayres were recently sworn in as new members of the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) board of directors. Stieringer, a registered nurse, has lived in La Mesa since 1968. She was…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on December 26, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
LA MESA -- County Supervisor Dianne Jacob has added a new tool to stay in touch with her constituents – social media.
Jacob, who represents District 2, is now active on Facebook and Twitter, in addition to putting out a print newsletter, The Jacob Journal, and maintaining a website –…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on November 13, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- Democracy can be frightening. It is built on a trust that the common man or woman, informed as best they can be, will choose wisely those who will oversee the power to police, to incarcerate, to tax.
And it doesn’t help that our expectations…Continue
Added by Gina Garcia on November 7, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments
Mulling The Signs Of Our Times
Some political scientist once said that each yard sign is worth 6 to 10 votes for a candidate and that probably has kept the…Continue
LA MESA -- A rainy Sunday morning in this Jewel of the Hills and the national political pundits -- now referred to as a "class" by those who don't like their spin -- are in full throat, reading the latest poll results and churning…Continue
Part Three in a five part series.
First of five articles.
LA MESA -- La Mesa's…Continue
Lothian Joins The Council Fray
LA MESA -- In these Olympic days, November's City Council race is officially starting to look like a team event.
Officials in the City Clerk's office report that Laura Lothian, the La Mesa realtor who unsuccessfully challenged Mayor Art Madrid two years…
Added by La Mesa Today on August 3, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
LA MESA -- The City Council race in November will have at least one loser. A third person has pulled papers in anticipation of a race for the two seats being contested.
City officials today confirmed that Kristine…Continue
LA MESA -- Mary England, the executive director of the La Mesa Chamber of Commerce and a Lemon Grove City Council member, will compete for a state Assembly seat in November's election.
England, a Republican, was in a virtual tie with Democrat Shirley…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on June 6, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments