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Community Honors A Lost Friend Sunday
LA MESA, Calif. – As her friends and colleagues reminisce on life lost too early to cancer, Brenda Faye Stidum’s smile lit up every room that she entered at Waterford Terrace in La Mesa. In 2013, at the young age of 52, Brenda succumbed to cancer but not…Continue
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LA MESA -- The recent magnificent moons over Mt. Helix caught the careful eye of local photo buff Gary Ferguson. In addition to its beauty, the top of Mt. Helix continues to gift the community with regular events that are enhanced by the stunning venue the public…Continue
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LA MESA -- It was the calm after the storm.
The City Council gathered for the first time since the election redrew the lines on the local political map, but the business was routine and the news was tension free and largely good.
By Chris Lavin
La Mesa Today Editor
LA MESA -- In a usual month, the City Council meeting is where you might come to measure the activity running through the fault lines of local…Continue
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
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Siege Ends With Suspect's Death
LA MESA -– Traffic on Spring Street was cutoff this morning in both directions as La Mesa Police and Federal…Continue
LA MESA -- More than 100 residents gathered at the Community Center Thursday evening to talk downtown.
Presented by the city's Planning Department with an overview of efforts to reassess the condition and needs of the La Mesa Village downtown…
LA MESA -- Word has come to city officials that La Mesa has successfully competed for a $2-million grant that represents the final piece of the financing for the La Mesa Village redevelopment project.
Mayor Art Madrid confirmed Wednesday night that the…Continue
LA MESA -- That 300 airplanes landed safely at Lindburgh Field is not news.
That one plane crashes, is huge news.
With that in mind, herewith the real news from the La Mesa City Council's five-hour strategic planning…
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LA MESA -- The City Council chamber was standing-room only at 6 p.m. Tuesday as students from Valhalla High School crowded in to get a lesson in government.
More Tickets Coming For La Mesa Drivers
LA MESA -- More traffic enforcement is coming to La Mesa in the coming year. Increased special traffic enforcement measures are on tap as a result of a recent $55,000 grant awarded by the Office of Traffic Safety to the La Mesa Police Department. The La Mesa Police Department is dedicated to keeping our roadways safe through both enforcement and education.
Added by La Mesa Today on December 7, 2012 at 2:40pm — No Comments
Parking Commission Asks City To Spend On Cleaning Effort
LA MESA -- Breaking with recent traditions, the City Parking Commission Tuesday voted 4-1 to ask the City Council to spend $32,000 of parking meter money to increase cleaning of the streets during the Centennial year.
The Parking Commission vote was followed soon after by a decision of the La Mesa Village Merchants Association to resume…Continue
Ben & Jerry's Featured At Fair Trade Event
The meeting will feature a presentation and some samples from a regional representative of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream.
Added by La Mesa Today on February 15, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments
Can The Robbery Wave Be Stopped?
The First of Two Parts.
By Chris Lavin
LA MESA – City police officer Gary Moss was driving by a 7-11 on Baltimore Drive…Continue
La Mesa Talents Headed To Symphony Concert
LA JOLLA -- Much of La Mesa's young syphony music talent traveled west Saturday morning to practice for the upcoming concert of the San Diego Young Artists Symphony.
Conductor Jane Frey, a Mt. Helix resident and a suzuki method violin teacher, led the…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 21, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- Police are looking for a juvenile who used a large caliber handgun to rob a man of his Ipod.
Police said that about 9:30 Tuesday evening they received a report of a robbery that occurred in the parking lot of Highwood Park, located at 7777…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 18, 2012 at 6:08am — No Comments
LA MESA – It’s a new year and a chance to turn over a new leaf. The La Mesa Community Services program would like you to consider enrolling yourself or your child in one of its award-winning classes that are forming now.
Enrollment is now…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 4, 2012 at 6:54am — No Comments
A Year Of Struggles And Triumphs
LA MESA -- A review of the year 2011, believe it or not, reveals as much good or hopeful news as bad for the Jewel of the Hills.
While the U.S. economy continued a slow mend, new business and investment were quietly occurring even…Continue