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Community Honors A Lost Friend Sunday
LA MESA, Calif. – As her friends and colleagues reminisce on life lost too early to cancer, Brenda Faye Stidum’s smile lit up every room that she entered at Waterford Terrace in La Mesa. In 2013, at the young age of 52, Brenda succumbed to cancer but not…Continue
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LA MESA -- The recent magnificent moons over Mt. Helix caught the careful eye of local photo buff Gary Ferguson. In addition to its beauty, the top of Mt. Helix continues to gift the community with regular events that are enhanced by the stunning venue the public…Continue
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By Chris Lavin
La Mesa Today Editor
LA MESA -- In a usual month, the City Council meeting is where you might come to measure the activity running through the fault lines of local…Continue
Truck Fire In The Village
LA MESA -- Heartland Fire & Rescue was called just before noon today to a vehicle fire in downtown La Mesa. Firefighters responded quickly, damage estimate and cause of the blaze is still under investigation.…Continue
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LA MESA -- For the second time in two months, the La Mesa City Council heard a pitch for a development that could replace a long-standing eye-sore, add to the city's tax base and alienate a neighborhood.
And in both cases, council…Continue
LA MESA -- Word has come to city officials that La Mesa has successfully competed for a $2-million grant that represents the final piece of the financing for the La Mesa Village redevelopment project.
Mayor Art Madrid confirmed Wednesday night that…Continue
LA MESA -- That 300 airplanes landed safely at Lindburgh Field is not news.
That one plane crashes, is huge news.
With that in mind, herewith the real news from the La Mesa City Council's five-hour strategic planning…
Discovering The La Mesa Wall of Sound
LA MESA -- Friday afternoons at Cosmos Coffee Cafe -- particularly on a cool, winter day -- is a pleasant place to catch the weekly jazz trio that this week turned…Continue
More Tickets Coming For La Mesa Drivers
LA MESA -- More traffic enforcement is coming to La Mesa in the coming year. Increased special traffic enforcement measures are on tap as a result of a recent $55,000 grant awarded by the Office of Traffic Safety to the La Mesa Police Department. The La Mesa Police Department is dedicated to keeping our roadways safe through both enforcement and education.
Added by La Mesa Today on December 7, 2012 at 2:40pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- The annual Back To The 50s Car Show is supposed to start in La Mesa in just over two weeks, but the regular Thursday night summer event may be delayed for several weeks.
And when it does begin, it will be a scaled back event, missing many of the…Continue
Parking Commission Asks City To Spend On Cleaning Effort
LA MESA -- Breaking with recent traditions, the City Parking Commission Tuesday voted 4-1 to ask the City Council to spend $32,000 of parking meter money to increase cleaning of the streets during the Centennial year.
The Parking Commission vote was followed soon after by a decision of the La Mesa Village Merchants Association to resume…Continue
La Mesa Talents Headed To Symphony Concert
LA JOLLA -- Much of La Mesa's young syphony music talent traveled west Saturday morning to practice for the upcoming concert of the San Diego Young Artists Symphony.
Conductor Jane Frey, a Mt. Helix resident and a suzuki method violin teacher, led the…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 21, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
A Year Of Struggles And Triumphs
LA MESA -- A review of the year 2011, believe it or not, reveals as much good or hopeful news as bad for the Jewel of the Hills.
While the U.S. economy continued a slow mend, new business and investment were quietly occurring even…Continue
Allan Targeting State Assembly Seat
Allan, 56, who…Continue
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Village Merchants Association held its organizational meeting Thursday night. It elected officers, approved…Continue
LA MESA -- And suddenly it was all over but the voting.
After 20 or so meetings -- some of them heated -- the La Mesa merchants organizing a Property Based Improvement District for downtown La Mesa…Continue
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LA MESA -- An analysis of downtown La Mesa parking shows the city's parking spots are only about 75 percent full at its peak and that if there is a need for a parking garage, it is still years away.…Continue
Paying Homage To 'The Fin'
LA MESA -- The weekly gathering of great American cars occurred again downtown Thursday night and we took the opportunity to continue our etude of car design.
Having earlier analyzed…Continue
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