La Mesa Today's La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'La Mesa politics' (19)

La Mesa Politics

Mailers Signal A Turn To The Negative

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 18, 2014 at 7:00pm — 30 Comments

La Mesa Politics: Term Limits

Three Questions For Voters

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 16, 2014 at 10:26am — 9 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Entering Election's Black Hole

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 14, 2014 at 8:00pm — 5 Comments

La Mesa Politics

Clear Leaders In The Money Race

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 11, 2014 at 12:30pm — 12 Comments

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 25, 2014 at 8:50pm — No Comments

La Mesa Politics

 

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Sharing Cake And Seeking…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 25, 2014 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Politics

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,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 18, 2014 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Politics: Term Limits

After the Rhetoric, What’s the Record?

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 15, 2014 at 1:32pm — 29 Comments

La Mesa Election 2014: Term Limits

Is There A Better Way?

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 2, 2014 at 5:30am — 24 Comments

La Mesa Politics

An Agenda For Election 2014

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 5, 2014 at 2:54pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa Politics

La Mesa Nurse Joins Healthcare Board

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 26, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

East County Politics

Jacob Moving Into Cyberspace

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 –…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 13, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

The Race For La Mesa

O'Dunn: 'The Challenge Is To Preserve'

Part Three in a five part series.

LA…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 17, 2012 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

The Race For La Mesa

A Time Of Change In La Mesa

First of five articles.

LA MESA -- La Mesa's…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 15, 2012 at 12:00pm — 15 Comments

La Mesa Politics

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 3, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Politics

Kristine Alessio, Planning Commission Member, Starts Council Run

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 23, 2012 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Politics

England Advancing In Assembly Race

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 6, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Politics

O'Dunn Running For City Council

LA MESA -- Village Merchant Shannon O'Dunn, owner of O'Dunn Fine Art on La Mesa Boulevard, was telling friends and colleagues Wednesday that she plans to run for City Council in November.

O'Dunn, who is also a retired college professor, instantly won the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 16, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Politics

A Quiet Divide: The Mayor And The Chamber

By Chris Lavin

LaMesaToday.com Editor

LA MESA -- Back in November the La Mesa City Council was considering a proposal by Mayor Art Madrid that would have increased the scrutiny of groups applying for…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 19, 2012 at 6:30am — 6 Comments

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