All La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'Shannon O'Dunn' (23)

La Mesa Arts

Cline Collection Impresses

LA MESA -- The impressive work of painter Wade Cline is even more impressive when seen together on one wall -- as Shannon O'Dunn has presented them in her new gallery show, Light Thickens.

Residents gathering for Friday night's opening were uniformly…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 25, 2014 at 10:13am — 2 Comments

La Mesa Arts

Celebrating One Of San Diego's Masters

LA MESA -- When you walk through an art gallery, you know when your eye hits a painting that conveys more than the sum of its parts.

The work of San Diego artist Wade Cline is exactly that. Like a Monet or a Seurat, when you see Cline's painting,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 23, 2014 at 9:30am — 5 Comments

La Mesa Arts

Bringing 'Mike's Mountains' To La Mesa

LA MESA -- One of the joys of living in La Mesa is its proximity to so much.

Twelve minutes to the ocean. 15 minutes east and the landscape gives way to stark desert beauty.…

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Added by Gina Garcia on April 8, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

Nikola Tesla Meets Sgt. Pepper In Upcoming Art Show

LA MESA -- Shannon O'Dunn doesn't just present art at her gallery on La Mesa Boulevard, she…

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Added by Gina Garcia on September 16, 2013 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

On La Mesa: Gina Garcia

After A Storm, Quiet And Hope

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…

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Added by Gina Garcia on November 7, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

Election 2012

Sterling Retains Seat; Alessio Joins Council

LA MESA -- In the end, La Mesa chose to support its incumbent and a newcomer whose long service on the Planning Commission made her a virtual incumbent on the city scene.

Ruth Sterling (pictured right), for more than two decades a member of…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 7, 2012 at 1:30am — 14 Comments

On La Mesa

Spinning The Council Race. . . (Sort Of)

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…

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Added by Chris Lavin on October 21, 2012 at 11:19am — 2 Comments

The Race For La Mesa

Staking Out The Anti-Establishment Role

Last in a series.

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 scooter.

Her Realtor's sign, which has moved between…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 19, 2012 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

The Race For La Mesa

Hoping Homework, Middle Ground Pay Dividends

Fourth in a series.

LA MESA -- Two years ago, Patrick Dean, a relative newcomer to the Jewel of the Hills, threw his hat into the City…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 18, 2012 at 6:58am — 6 Comments

La Mesa City Council Race

Little Heat, Much Sweat In Debate

LA MESA -- The City Council candidates went to church Wednesday night and a Bikram Yoga event broke out.

It was so warm inside the La Mesa First United Methodist…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 17, 2012 at 10:30pm — 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 Candidates Forum

Civility Reigns In Council Debate

Story by Scott La Fee

Photos by Gary Junker. See slideshow below.

LA MESA – The second candidates’ forum last night for the two open City Council seats began with a drawing of numbers to assign seating for the four challengers – lawyer Kristine…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 28, 2012 at 3:25am — 3 Comments

La Mesa Politics

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 giving La Mesa a broad range of choices in filling the two…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 14, 2012 at 7:30am — 7 Comments

La Mesa Politics

Amid High Temperatures, Council Races Heating Up

LA MESA -- On the eve of the first big candidates night of the political season, City Council candidate Laura Lothian kicked off her campaign with a gathering at her Lemon Avenue Home.

Signs were distributed to friends and supporters and…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 12, 2012 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa Politics

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 19, 2012 at 12:30pm — 5 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

The Political Scene

Starting With Signs And Signatures

LA MESA -- Shannon O'Dunn started her City Council campaign process Wednesday with a reception at her La Mesa Boulevard gallery. Music, food, and friends mixed with handing out lawn signs and T-shirts.

Candidates can keep the community aware of…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 18, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Politics

Two Jump Right In To La Mesa Council Race

LA MESA -- Monday marked the official start of the La Mesa political season and there was already some early action.

This was the first day La Mesa residents could "pull papers," officially signaling their intention to run for the two City…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 16, 2012 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Property Based Improvement District

 Ewin And PBID Supporters Talk Turkey

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 the pro-PBID petition.

At the heart of their ire was City…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 21, 2012 at 9:24pm — 12 Comments

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