La Mesa Today's La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'Park Station' (22)

La Mesa Development

Park Station Lowers Its Sights

LA MESA -- Citing the changing real estate market place and acknowledging the strong local opposition to high-rise development in La Mesa, the planners working on the Park Station project in downtown La Mesa have dramatically scaled back the proposed…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 5, 2015 at 6:30pm — 10 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

La Mesa Planning Commission



Park Station Hears A Big No

By Scott Lafee

Contributing Writer

LA MESA -- On Wednesday night, the La Mesa planning commission voted 6-1 to approve the environmental impact report (EIR) for the proposed Park Station development, then voted by the same count to…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 2, 2014 at 4:00am — 3 Comments

La Mesa Planning Commission

A Re-Tooled Park Station Returns

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Planning Commission expects a long night Wednesday as the retooled Park Station Project returns for another round of discussion and scrutiny.

The project, which lost its American Legion partner after the last hearing, will again…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 30, 2014 at 10:05pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Politics



Mayor's Race In The Spotlight

LA MESA -- La Mesa's campaign season got a moment in the spotlight Friday as a segment on KPBS Radio and TV Editor's Roundtable. La Mesa Today Editor Chris Lavin discussed the mayoral race with host Mark Sauer and other local…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 20, 2014 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

La Mesa Development

City: Legion Post Out Of Park Station Project

LA MESA -- At the last city Planning Commission meeting, a representative of the American Legion shocked a hearing on the Park Station project when he suddenly announced the organization was opposing its own proposal.

Park Station's…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 1, 2014 at 9:30pm — 12 Comments

Park Station Project

Park Station Proposal Hits A Major Snag

LA MESA -- For a time Wednesday night, it looked like the Park Station project's arrival before the city's Planning Commission was going to be a text-book case of the well-organized developer versus the Not-In-My-Backyard Gang.

Seated throughout…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 19, 2014 at 7:00am — 16 Comments

La Mesa Business

Park Station Project Seeks Approvals

LA MESA -- After years of study, probing of environmental issues and efforts to familiarize the community with its intentions, the promoters of the Park Station Project begin the process Wednesday night of trying to win city approval for what would be…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 17, 2014 at 11:30am — 7 Comments

Flag Day Parade 2014

Mustang Clubs Celebrate 50 With The Flag

LA MESA -- One of the most enjoyable days in the Jewel of the Hills each year is the day when all differences are put aside in favor of patriotism -- The Flag Day Parade.

On Saturday, May 31st beginning at 9:00 a.m., downtown La Mesa Village…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 22, 2014 at 1:12pm — 1 Comment

On La Mesa: What Do You Think?

Ten Questions For La Mesa's Future

LA MESA -- Heading into another election year in the Jewel of the Hills, we thought it would be good to gauge the mood of the electorate.

While…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 9, 2014 at 7:14am — 18 Comments

La Mesa Development

A Scaled-Back Park Station Project Emerging

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LA MESA -- The long-awaited draft Environmental Impact Report on the proposed Park Station project in downtown La Mesa has been released and shows a scaled-back but still substantial project could be…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 31, 2014 at 7:30am — 8 Comments

La Mesa Development

Park Station Hits A Nebo Snag

LA MESA -- Developers working on the major downtown La Mesa development project, known as Park Station, have been struggling quietly for months with a key portion of the project -- problems that have already forced a cut back in the project's eventual scale and…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 19, 2013 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

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 Community Resume For Council Candidate

The second of five parts.

LA MESA -- If you were going to design the perfect pedigree for a local elected official, on paper it might look something like this:  Long local roots. Good education with a familiarity with law.…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 16, 2012 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

La Mesa Development

Park Station Project Continues Moving Slowly

LA MESA -- More than two years ago the Kitzman family of La Mesa proposed a major "smart-growth'' development that could transform a largely vacant area of downtown, but to date not a shovel of dirt has been turned.

And city and project…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 31, 2012 at 6:00pm — 6 Comments

La Mesa Village Development

Merchants Gearing Up For PBID Push

LA MESA -- It looked, at the start, like an early Christmas party -- a Thursday night gathering of merchants, sharing wings and wine.

But this gathering at the McRea & Associates offices on La Mesa Boulevard quickly transitioned into a serious…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 1, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Downtown Development: A Special Report

 Charting A Future For La Mesa "Village"

By Chris Lavin, Editor

LA MESA – When the Downtown Village Merchants Association filed its 2010 taxes the IRS form included this routine question: Was the organization a party to a business…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 19, 2011 at 6:30pm — 5 Comments

Park Station Project

Environmental Report Slowing Park Station

LA MESA – When the Kitzman family first approached the City of La Mesa with a proposal for the ambitious Park Station project, everyone…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 20, 2011 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Town Hall II, The Sequel

A Clear Uptick In Civic Engagement

MARYLAND AVENUE -- Just 48 hours later and a few blocks west of Tuesday's town hall meeting place, but it might have been a world away.

Attendance at the City of La Mesa's second town hall meeting this week rocketed from a handful to dozens. Discussion…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 20, 2011 at 10:30pm — 7 Comments

Park Station Study Gets a Slow Start

LA MESA – The Park Station project proposed for downtown La Mesa continues to cook slowly through the oversight processes of city government.

City officials said the Environmental Impact Report being prepared on the project got off to a slow start because construction delays on the new police station project (lots of rain) has slowed the process of finishing the road improvements along Baltimore and University.

City officials don’t want to do the traffic study –… Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on March 10, 2010 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

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