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Exhibit Probes The Placement Of Things
LA MESA -- Adding to the pulse of the growing La Mesa art scene are the smart, quarterly shows being curated by Midge Hyde at the Biz Center Art Gallery. An outpost of…Continue
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A Grand End To A Grand Year
LA MESA -- The city's centennial year ended Saturday night with a party that lived up to its billing as "The Party of the Century."
The more than 300 people who crowded into the La Mesa Community Center found a facility literally transformed to another era. Each part of…Continue
The Best Of Times And Worst Of Times
La Mesa Mayor Art Madrid makes an annual state-of-the-city speech at the first meeting of each year. Called the "audit report,'' Madrid focused on the good times of the Centennial celebration and the tough times dealing with Sacramento and Washington where local governments found little action to cheer. He also signaled a desire to reshape the city's signature…Continue
LA MESA -- From a private museum in El Cajon. From the hope chests of La Mesa. From treasured storage in La Mesa's dusty garages…Continue
LA MESA -- In a ceremony that was part ritual, part emotion and a touch of La Mesa quirkiness, City Councilman Dave Allan literally gave up his chair Tuesday evening and Kristine Alessio was sworn in.
Allan was hailed by Mayor Art Madrid and…Continue
La Mesa Candidates At A Glance
LA MESA -- The City Council race in La Mesa will be one of the most interesting East County elections to watch, with an open seat and five strong candidates with significant roots in the community and consistent engagement in civic issues.
LaMesaToday.com has covered this race closely and has profiled each of the candidates. To make it easy to review the choices in…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on November 5, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
Little Heat, Much Sweat In Debate
LA MESA -- The City Council candidates went to church Wednesday night and a Bikram Yoga event broke out.
It was so warm inside the La Mesa First United Methodist…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on October 17, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments
Part Three in a five part…Continue
The second of five parts.
LA MESA -- If you were going to design the perfect pedigree for a local elected official, on paper it might look something like this: Long local roots. Good education with a familiarity with law.…Continue
Neighbors Don't Welcome 7-Eleven
LA MESA -- Tuesday's City Council was a short, mostly sweet affair, perhaps reflecting the looming election season and a desire by some not to rock the boat. The meeting featured a brief neighborhood struggle and some hopeful talk about Bill Walton and the NBA Hall of Famer's effort to help fundraise for a new Boys and Girls Club in La Mesa.
Several residents of the…Continue
Police Pursuing Suspect In Amarillo Shooting
LA MESA – Just 24 hours after the second shooting in two weeks in La Mesa and police detectives have been working around the clock to try solve the cases that have shocked two quiet neighborhoods.
The victim in Thursday evening’s shooting on Amarillo Avenue continued to cling to life late today, though police sources said the incident involved multiple…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on October 5, 2012 at 6:39pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- After 39 years, the people of La Mesa know how to throw an Oktoberfest. More than 200,000 people will invade this city of 60,000 again this weekend and the rules are familiar by now. Yet here they are again, according to Oktoberfest…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on October 2, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- Kids Care Fest, one of the most popular family outings each year, once again proved it is possible to have fun while taking care of our children.
The Saturday event drew hundreds to share rides,…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on September 22, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- The Grossmont Healthcare District and the City of La Mesa will present Kids Care Fest from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow Saturday, Sept. 22 at Briercrest Park, 9001 Wakarusa St., La Mesa. Kids Care Fest is a free, family-oriented event featuring free health care screenings…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on September 21, 2012 at 5:34pm — No Comments
Celebrating The High Life
MT. HELIX -- The annual HeArt of Mt. Helix event once again…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on September 16, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
Choices Abound in Council Race
LA MESA -- Within minutes of the start of Thursday's candidates forum, it was clear the five candidates would be giving La Mesa a broad range of choices in filling the two…Continue
LA MESA -- For the second time in a few weeks, two key opponents of the Property Based Improvement District for the La Mesa Village put out a call for a community meeting on choosing a new direction for downtown development. And for a second time, a small crowd…Continue
Health Planners Seek Citizen Advice
The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is soliciting public input as part of its strategic planning process. The public is requested to provide input at a 7 p.m. meeting on Monday, Sept. 10, at the GHD Conference Center, 9001 Wakarusa St., La Mesa.…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on September 2, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments