All La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'City of La Mesa' (119)

East County Economic Development Council

Celebrate 30 years of East County Success

EL CAJON--The East County Economic Development Council (ECEDC), a regional non-profit, business-growth organization founded in 1984, will host its own 30th birthday party with a special…

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Added by rick griffin on October 1, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Planning Commission

A Re-Tooled Park Station Returns

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Planning Commission expects a long night Wednesday as the retooled Park Station Project returns for another round of discussion and scrutiny.

The project, which lost its American Legion partner after the last hearing, will again…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 30, 2014 at 10:05pm — 1 Comment

Park Station Project

'Common Sense Tells Me: No More Than Four!'

Park Station's fate will be determined tomorrow night by the La Mesa Planning Commission at 7 pm in the City Council Chambers. It has been an exceedingly long process for all concerned, both proponents and…

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Added by Suda House on September 30, 2014 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

La Mesa Public Safety

Police Chief Aceves To Retire

LA MESA -- With almost 30 years with the La Mesa Police Department, Chief Ed Aceves has decided to resign.

Aceves said today that he plans to retire as soon as a replacement can be hired.

"I expect it could take six months,'' Aceves said. He said he…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 30, 2014 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Schools

New Arts Academy Comes To Life

LA MESA -- The streets were busier. The school buildings were suddenly more full than they had been in years.

On Thursday, the new La Mesa Arts Academy at La Mesa Middle School opened for its first official day, bringing a new grade four through eight…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 14, 2014 at 2:05pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Business

La Mesa Gets A New Brewery

LA MESA -- When city officials changed local zoning laws to allow a winery to open, it took just a few months until La Mesa's first vintage was in the barrels of the San Pasqual…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 12, 2014 at 6:38am — 3 Comments

La Mesa Arts

A 'Pop-Up' Gallery Joins The Local Scene

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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 Politics

Term Limits Win A Place On Ballot

LA MESA -- The effort to apply term limits in La Mesa has passed one of its most difficult obstacles.

The La Mesa City Clerk has notified the La Mesa Term Limits supporters, that the signatures they gathered had passed inspection, clearing the way for…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 16, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Schools

East County Schools Reopen Friday

LA MESA -- A day after wild fires caused all East County schools to close, school officials have decided it is now safe to reopen.

Brian Marshall…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 15, 2014 at 4:57pm — 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

La Mesa Business

New Pub Set To Open Next Week

LA MESA -- The commercial district along La Mesa Boulevard near Jackson Drive continues to get richer with the looming opening of what may be the most creative bar to spring up since Bo-Beau entered the Village scene last year.…

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Added by Gina Garcia on March 26, 2014 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

City of La Mesa

Victim Dies In Tree Trimming Accident

LA MESA -- On November 12, 2013 at approximately 8:00 AM, the La Mesa Police Department responded to the 4400 block of Date Avenue to assist the Fire Department with a medical aid call. Upon arrival, officers learned that the 41 year old male victim was working for a private company doing a tree trimming job. The victim and his co-worker were elevated in a boom lift…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 12, 2013 at 1:27pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Healthcare

Church Joins Kids Health Fair

LA MESA -- The Grossmont Healthcare District and the City of La Mesa, organizers of the 2013 Kids Care Fest on Saturday, Sept.…

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Added by rick griffin on August 31, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Holding the Bag - There's More

Last week we pointed out that the La Mesa Spring Valley School District has an unfunded liability for retiree health care of almost $24,000,000. That amount of money should have been set aside to pay for promises to provide for health care after retirement - but it was not. We decided, in the interest of fai rness and requested by some taxpayers, to look at two other local…

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Added by La Mesa Citizen Oversight Group on August 21, 2013 at 6:00am — 7 Comments

On La Mesa: Chris Shea

Not All Angels Have Wings

LA MESA -- Not all angels have wings, and not all heroes wear capes.  Some just come to your store and bring you a…

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Added by chris shea on July 11, 2013 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

La Mesa Village Development

New, Slimmer PBID Has A Coming Out

LA MESA -- La Mesa got its first glimpse at a pared down Property Based Improvement District that…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 1, 2013 at 9:30pm — 10 Comments

La Mesa Philanthropy

Scout Project Benefits Adult Enrichment Center

LA MESA -- The new workout facility on the Senior Enrichment Center on La Mesa Boulevard is getting a new public bulletin board and it arrived Saturday on the wings of an eagle.

Well, a soon-to-be eagle anyway.

Harrison Middleton…

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Added by Gina Garcia on June 23, 2013 at 7:42am — 2 Comments

La Mesa Authors & Artists

Great Minds And Great Art At Library Event

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LA MESA -- A beautiful San Diego morning greeted an energetic gathering of local authors and artists gathered to share their work at an event sponsored by the Friends of the La Mesa Library.

The…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 15, 2013 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa-Foothills Democratic Club April 3rd Program

Cindy Marten, newly appointed Superintendent of the San Diego Unified School District, will be the featured speaker at the La Mesa-Foothills Democratic Club April 3rd meeting.  Ms. Marten will address some of the challenges facing modern urban school districts like San Diego's.  San Diego Unified is currently struggling with a large budget deficit and is moving forward with a plan to sell off $50 million worth of its properties to help achieve a balance.  Over 60% of the new funds coming…

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Added by Stuart Strenger on March 30, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Recreation

Construction Delays Community Pool Opening

LA MESA -- La Mesa Municipal Pool will not reopen on February 4. Due to extensive repairs, reopening the pool has been delayed. As soon as all replacement parts are received and installed, a new re-open date will be announced. Updated information is…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 31, 2013 at 1:29pm — 1 Comment

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