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LA MESA -- With news of the last piece of funding potentially in place, attention quickly turned to the unfinished business of determining how refined the finishing touches will be for La Mesa's downtown…Continue
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…Continue
City Brews Up A Zoning Change
LA MESA -- The remnants of Prohibition officially ended in the Jewel of the Hills Tuesday night.
The City Council voted 5-0 to eliminate restrictions from zoning laws that kept micro-breweries and wine making operations from opening in La Mesa.
Mayor Art Madrid pointed to development and spurred economic develoment that has occurred around the new micro-brewery in…Continue
A Couple Hot Potatoes For Council Meeting
LA MESA -- Council meetings prior to an election often avoid controversial subjects, the deliberation of which can be distorted by the looming plebiscite.
Not so with Tuesday's upcoming council meeting. Perhaps with only one incumbent up for re-election, it's business as usual, but the council will take on a couple of sensitive subjects.
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LA MESA -- Laura Lothian likes to stand out.
She drives a golf cart around town.
She did some of her door-to-door campaigning on a Segway…Continue
Little Heat, Much Sweat In Debate
LA MESA -- The City Council candidates went to church Wednesday night and a Bikram Yoga event broke…Continue
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Choices Abound in Council Race
LA MESA -- Within minutes of the start of Thursday's candidates forum, it was clear the five candidates would be…Continue
LA MESA -- A couple of the most vocal opponents of the proposed Property Based Improvement District called a community meeting Wednesday night to discuss alternatives to the PBID.
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…Continue
LA MESA -- The annual Back To The 50s Car Show is supposed to start in La Mesa in just over two weeks, but the regular Thursday night summer event may be delayed for several weeks.
And when it…Continue
PBID 'Not Dead' Proponents Say
Members of the PBID…Continue
Council Refuses To Sign PBID Petition
LA MESA -- In a tortuous meeting with more twists and turns than the road to Julian, the…Continue
LA MESA -- When a large group of people show up at a City Council meeting it usually means two things: People are angry and it is going to be a long night.
So as the…Continue
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LA MESA -- Three weeks into the petition phase of efforts to establish a Property Based Improvement District in La Mesa Village and supporters report they are more than…Continue
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LA MESA -- The traveling show that is the Property Based Improvement District debate moved down the street from the Methodist Church (Sunday's locale) to the La Mesa Village Condominiums…Continue
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LA MESA -- Sunday may be a day of rest, but not for the supporters and opponents of the Property Based Improvement District in the La Mesa Village.
PBID supporters, including La Mesa Mayor Art…Continue
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
LA MESA -- If you were like the vast majority of La Mesans Saturday night, you were finishing Christmas shopping or were gathering with friends and family for card games, watching football, sharing…Continue