June 2016 La Mesa Blog Posts (10)


LA MESA . . . Long-time City of La Mesa employee, City Manager Dave Witt has announced his retirement to be effective August 5, 2016. Mr. Witt has served in several positions with La Mesa, starting as the Assistant Planning Director in 1985. Many of his years with La Mesa were involved with planning and redevelopment activities. Prior to his last position as City…


Added by LM Today on June 29, 2016 at 11:49pm — 2 Comments

Chick-fil-A celebrates `Cow Appreciation Day' with free food on July 12th

It’s time to break out the cowbells and get your spots on because Chick-fil-A is issuing a cattle call. The nine Chick-fil-A restaurants in San Diego County, including East County’s Chick-fil-A restaurant at 9418 Mission Gorge Road, Santee, are preparing to give away free food on Tuesday, July 12, as part of the chain’s nationwide promotion called “Cow…


Added by rick griffin on June 29, 2016 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Saying Goodbye to La Mesa Icon

Sanfilippo's will officially close on Sunday, June 26th.  After 41 years of serving our community by providing jobs and being a gathering place for so many special occasions - the doors will close.  The La Mesa Chamber of Commerce hosted a farewell on Friday, June 24th at 2 p.m. to recognized Anna Sanfilippo and her…


Added by LM Today on June 24, 2016 at 4:29pm — No Comments


At it's June 14, 2016 meeting, the City Council voted to discontinue the Building Codes Review Board. Since the City follows the State and national mandated codes, and rarely makes exceptions to these codes, the Council decided the Board was no longer needed!

The Council also combined the Commission on Ageing and Veterans with Human Relations Commission.

The La Mesa Citizen Oversight Group gives these changes a Thumbs Up!…


Added by La Mesa Citizen Oversight Group on June 19, 2016 at 10:29am — No Comments

C. Hook Theater turns 10

La Mesa – The arts are alive and well in the city of La Mesa.  This week will mark the 10th anniversary for La Mesa’s own C. Hook Theater.  Short for Captain Hook Theater, C. Hook began as the sister organization to Peter Pan Junior Theater, which just celebrated its 46th year this past March by producing the musical “ANNIE”.   C. Hook Theater is the creation of Dr. Mark Arapostathis, Mayor of the city of La Mesa as well as director of Peter Pan Jr. Theater.  Dr. A, as…


Added by LM Today on June 18, 2016 at 5:27pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Arts

Museum Opens New Western Exhibit

LA MESA -- The Olaf Wieghorst Museum at the Wieghorst Western Heritage Center, 131 Rea Ave., El Cajon, will present “Moments in…


Added by rick griffin on June 11, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

5 Perfect Tech Gifts for Dads and Grads

It’s a time-honored tradition to celebrate grads and dads for all of their hard work. This year, forget the boring ole’ tie and wallet, and go high-tech gift. To help you think outside the box, and choose the latest and greatest in today’s tech, AT&T has compiled a list of the perfect gifts that are sure to please both the tech-savvy grads and the loving dads on your list.

From smartphones, smartwatches, fitness bands and tablets, dads and grads alike will enjoy these tech…


Added by Lana Eriksson on June 8, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Grossmont Healthcare District recognizes for transparency, best practices by state association

The Association of California Healthcare Districts (ACHD) has recognized the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) with its “Best Practices in Governance” certification, indicating GHD’s commitment to open and transparent government.


The designation signifies that GHD is compliant with ACHD core standards for demonstrating open and transparent business practices for the benefit of the communities served, said ACHD officials. The compliance relates to transparency in several…


Added by rick griffin on June 8, 2016 at 10:31am — No Comments

La Mesa Healthcare

Hospital Library Hosts Art Show

LA MESA -- The Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, a consumer health library at 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, is…


Added by rick griffin on June 3, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Business News

Taste of La Mesa Is Monday

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Chamber of Commerce will host its 8th annual Taste of La Mesa from 5 to 8 p.m., Monday, June 6, at the La Mesa Community Center, 4975 Memorial Dr., La Mesa. Presenting sponsor is Sycuan Casino…


Added by rick griffin on June 1, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

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