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

La Mesa Arts

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…

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Added by Gina Garcia on January 15, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Centennial

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…

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Added by Gina Garcia on January 13, 2013 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Mayor's State Of The City

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 8, 2013 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

La Mesa Centennial

Still Time To Get 'Party of Century' Tickets

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…

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Added by Gina Garcia on January 7, 2013 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

City New Year's Eve Party

Added by La Mesa Today on December 23, 2012 at 7:46am — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

Alessio Sworn In As Newest Council Member

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 11, 2012 at 9:00pm — 3 Comments

City Council Campaign 2012

 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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 5, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

La Mesa City Council Race

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 17, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

The Race For La Mesa

O'Dunn: 'The Challenge Is To Preserve'

Part Three in a five part…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 17, 2012 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

The Race For La Mesa

A Community Resume For Council Candidate

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.…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 16, 2012 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

La Mesa City Council

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 9, 2012 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Centennial

Creating A Lasting Legacy Of 2012

LA MESA -- Among the many Centennial activities that have been underway this 100th year in La Mesa's history is one effort that will leave…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 9, 2012 at 2:51pm — 3 Comments

Crime Watch

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 5, 2012 at 6:39pm — No Comments

Oktoberfest 2012

When Beer, Brats And All Things German Rule

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 2, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Kids Care Fest 2012

 



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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,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 22, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Kids Care Fest 2012

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 21, 2012 at 5:34pm — No Comments

HeArt of Mt. Helix 2012

Celebrating The High Life 

 



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MT. HELIX -- The annual HeArt of Mt. Helix event once again…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 16, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Politics

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 14, 2012 at 7:30am — 7 Comments

Downtown Village Development

Still Seeking The Third Way

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 5, 2012 at 10:00pm — 3 Comments

Grossmont Healthcare District

 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.…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 2, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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