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La Mesa Events

“FOOD FOR THOUGHT” FESTIVAL IN LA MESA

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Library will be celebrating a love of food and cooking with their first annual Food For Thought Festival, Saturday, March 14, from 10:30am-2:00pm.  This free event will feature three local food experts in fields ranging from brewing homemade beer to Moroccan cooking;…

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Added by Gina Garcia on March 6, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Historic Home Tour 2014

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Hidden Gems On Grossmont Summit

LA MESA -- Along the north slope of Mt. Helix, facing El Capitan and…

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Added by Gina Garcia on October 26, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Real Estate Stats

 



 

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Added by Gina Garcia on October 9, 2014 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Kids Care Fest 2014

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Fun And Information On A Sunny Day

LA MESA -- Grossmont Healthcare District's annual Kids Care Fest drew…

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Added by Gina Garcia on September 20, 2014 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Volunteers

8,000 Hours With Our Firefighters

LA MESA -- George H. W. Bush was president in 1991 when Joan Allenson applied for a volunteer job with the La Mesa Fire Department.

Today, 23 years later, she has seen fire chiefs come and go, young firefighters turn into middle-age men and women join…

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Added by Gina Garcia on September 20, 2014 at 8:04am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Arts

Foothills Newsletter Charts Busy Course

LA MESA -- A note from the president:

I am so excited! There is so much that will be happening at Foothills over the next…

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Added by Gina Garcia on September 17, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Philanthropy

Lions Golf Tourney This Week

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Lions Club is hosting its 15th Annual Memorial Golf Tournament and fundraiser, Sat., Sept. 20th at the Sun Valley Golf Course on Memorial Dr. in La Mesa. Registration, which starts at 8:30 a.m. is $25 per…

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Added by Gina Garcia on September 5, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Development

New Trees Coming For Village

LA MESA -- After crews recently removed virtually all the trees along the section of La Mesa Boulevard currently under re-construction, some local residents became concerned about plans for trees in the new design of this city's historic downtown.

Though…

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Added by Gina Garcia on September 1, 2014 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

On La Mesa: Gina Garcia

Ideas From A Distance

LA MESA -- The great thing about summer vacations is the distance you can gain on your own life, your own job and town.

The tiresome elements of your routine can look petty and inconsequential with the benefit of the longer view travel gives.

Still, on a…

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Added by Gina Garcia on August 24, 2014 at 6:44am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Arts

A 'Pop-Up' Gallery Joins The Local Scene

See slideshow of more art below.

LA MESA -- Pop up restaurants have been the hot thing in cities for a while -- the sudden appearance of…

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Added by Gina Garcia on July 26, 2014 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

La Mesa Business

O'Dunn Fine Art Bounces Right Back

LA MESA -- Shannon O'Dunn was presenting an art show in honor of her late husband when a truck ripped through the front of her store, O'Dunn Fine Art on La Mesa Boulevard. Glass shards sprayed through the gallery, ruining the facade and all the…

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Added by Gina Garcia on June 29, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

HeART of Mt. Helix Tickets On Sale Now

LA MESA -- One of the most…

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Added by Gina Garcia on June 21, 2014 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

On La Mesa: Gina Garcia

Is There A Broader Vision?

LA MESA -- Sitting through a four-hour public hearing is a test. A challenge to the spine, the legs and, as 11 p.m. approached, a test of will.

Still, as the Park Station hearing played out slowly…

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Added by Gina Garcia on June 20, 2014 at 7:30am — 3 Comments

La Mesa Arts

 

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A Maturing C. Hook Offers A Little Sunshine

LA MESA -- Just a few years back, C. Hook Theater was founded…

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Added by Gina Garcia on June 8, 2014 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

La Mesa Real Estate

Local Home Values Surging Upward

LA MESA –-The latest statistics on home sales in the greater La Mesa area show home prices surging significantly in year over year comparisons. Both the number of homes sold and the price they are…

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Added by Gina Garcia on June 1, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Flag Day Parade

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In Support Of Old Glory

LA MESA -- More than 100 marching units from all over San Diego and from…

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Added by Gina Garcia on May 31, 2014 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

Heatland Fire & Rescue: Special Report

WARNING: East County Ripe For Wild Fires

LA MESA -- As hundreds of firefighters fought blazes in North County earlier this month -- his own staff and engines among them…

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Added by Gina Garcia on May 24, 2014 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Philanthropy

A New Pole and Flag For Vietnam Memorial

LA MESA -- Nearly 45 years after they first gathered along Spring Street in La Mesa, some of the original builders of this city's Vietnam Memorial were back in town and working to polish the site.

Denise Evers Rhoads, who now lives in Tuscon,…

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Added by Gina Garcia on May 16, 2014 at 11:54am — 4 Comments

Heartland Fire& Rescue

Blaze In Lakeside Darkens Sky

LA MESA -- Earlier today, Heartland Fire Chief Rick Sitta was remarking at the spiraling heat in Lakeside as he and his officers began backfilling their ranks in case of a fire.

By 5 p.m., his worst fears had been realized. A wildfire broke out amid the…

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Added by Gina Garcia on May 14, 2014 at 6:14pm — No Comments

City of La Mesa Volunteers

LA MESA RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR VOLUNTEER POSITIONS ON CITY BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES…

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Added by Gina Garcia on May 14, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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