January 2016 La Mesa Blog Posts (12)


 AT&T has upgraded a cell tower on its 4G LTE network in La Mesa to give customers faster, more reliable wireless service. The change will help customers get the most out of their mobile devices. With 4G LTE service, they should see better service when they’re watching videos, posting to social media or texting family and friends.

“We want our customers to have a great experience. They’ll be able to…


Added by Lana Eriksson on January 27, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

La Mesa photographer features nature images at La Mesa coffee shop

La Mesa photographer Sandra Small is presenting “Nature Revisited,” an exhibit of eight outdoor nature scenes shot over the past four decades, on display through the end of February at the All The Perks Expresso Café, 8046 La Mesa Blvd., La Mesa, in the La Mesa Springs shopping center in the Vons shopping center. Small said the images include a vineyard in Paso Robles, a tree in San Jacinto and flowers in the East County, as well as a scene from Yosemite National Park. The café is open…


Added by rick griffin on January 23, 2016 at 11:11am — No Comments

La Mesa Chamber announces date for ‘Salute to Local Heroes’

The La Mesa Chamber of Commerce has announced its eighth annual “Salute to Local Heroes” dinner will be held starting at 5:30 p.m. Wed., Feb. 24, at the Town and Country Resort Hotel, Golden Ballroom, 500 Hotel Circle North, in San Diego’s Mission Valley area.


The event, open to the public, will include installation of board members, dinner,…


Added by rick griffin on January 23, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Healthcare

Mental Health In Focus

LA MESA -- The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free program on “Let’s Talk About Mental Health” from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. The program is part of the library’s Wellness Wednesday series, normally held on the fourth Wednesday of the month.

 The speaker on Jan. 27…


Added by rick griffin on January 14, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

State of the City - La Mesa

La Mesa Mayor Mark Arapostathis makes an annual state-of-the-city speech at the first meeting of each year. Dr. A,  as he is called, focused on the completion of the Downtown Street Project as well as the city's finances. He also spoke of the future of the property near the civic center.

The full text of his speech is below:



Added by LM Today on January 12, 2016 at 9:50pm — No Comments

La Mesa Arts Foundation Gala

The La Mesa Arts Foundation First Fundraiser 

Come join the party.  The La Mesa Arts Foundation will be holding a fundraiser at the La Mesa Community Center on Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 6:30pm  -…


Added by LM Today on January 12, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Grossmont Healthcare District

Board Elects 2016 Officers

LA MESA -- The board of directors of the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) recently elected its board officers for the 2016 calendar year.

 Reelected for one-year terms were Robert “Bob” Ayres as president, Michael Emerson as vice president and…


Added by rick griffin on January 7, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Politics

Jantz Will Head Taxpayers Group

LA MESA -- Former La Mesa city councilman Barry Jantz

, now serving as CEO of the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD), has been elected to serve as 2016-17 chair of the San Diego County Taxpayers Association (SDCTA) board of…


Added by rick griffin on January 7, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Business News

Chambers Adds New Staffer

LA MESA -- Mary England, La Mesa Chamber of Commerce president/CEO, has announced the hiring of Amanda Dominguez as a Chamber administrative assistant. Dominguez graduated summa cum laude in 2007 from San Diego State University with a bachelor’s degree in…


Added by rick griffin on January 7, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Public Safety

More Flooding Concerns In La Mesa

LA MESA -- Authorities Wednesday afternoon were listing new areas for a second day of flooding concern in La Mesa:…


Added by La Mesa Today on January 5, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Awareness, Fellowship, Service: Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend of Commemoration

The San Diego Partnership of UCC (United Church of Christ) Churches is pleased to present “Awareness, Fellowship, Service:  Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend of Commemoration.

Commencing Saturday, January 16, 2016, its opening program will feature the movie 12 Years a Slave, followed by discussion of the film’s message.  Time:  1:30 – 4:00pm.  Place:  Friendship Hall, The Table:  United Church of Christ of La Mesa, 5940 Kelton Avenue, La Mesa, CA 92142 (619-464-1519,…


Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on January 2, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Renovation of main patient tower recently completed at Sharp Grossmont Hospital

Patients are now being treated in state-of-the-art, upgraded rooms on all five floors of the East Tower of Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) reports.


Over the past three years, taxpayer-funded renovation has been underway on floors two through five of the seven-story East Tower building, originally constructed in 1974. The East Tower work was part of the hospital’s Facilities Master Site Plan. Renovation cost of $41 million was…


Added by rick griffin on January 1, 2016 at 10:52am — No Comments

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