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Parking Meter Shutoff Begins Next Week
LA MESA -- On September 9, 2014, the La Mesa City Council voted to make all metered parking spaces in the Downtown Village area free in an effort to encourage shopping…Continue
LA MESA -- The City Council meets today at 4 p.m. and will take up the issue of whether parking fees should be eliminated during the downtown Village streetscape project.
The topic has become a hot one since the pain of torn up streets and…
LA MESA -- Next to a beloved pet lying lifeless in the road, there may not be anything quite as depressing as a stump where a majestic tree canopy once soared.
Such is the grimacing going on these days as residents walk the beloved La Mesa…
LA MESA -- Ari Bejar, the proprietor at Cosmos Coffee Cafe in the Village, enjoys a steady stream of customers every day.
At some point in the last week, a couple of his clients handed his baristas $20 bills, ordered a cup of coffee…
Former La Mesa resident Bri Dugan left La Mesa years ago to see the world. How she ended up married and living in England is a tale she is sharing through this series of columns, called Letter From A Distant Friend.. This is her second…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on July 10, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
A Great Way To End A Week
LA MESA -- One of the unsung delights of life in La Mesa is a special way to end your work week a little early.
Every Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. the Sam Johnson…
Added by La Mesa Today on May 23, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments
LA MESA -- A group of young East County women are planning a trip to Haiti next month to help artists in that impoverished country set up businesses and begin selling their art works.
As part of this micro Artists For Haiti effort the women…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on May 17, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments
Crooning For The Community
LA MESA -- Occasionally on Friday afternoons, when a jazz trio is…Continue
LA MESA -- Last fall, a group of people interested in encouraging local consumers to think about "fair trade'' practices went to the City Council and asked it to declare La Mesa a "fair trade'' city.…Continue
Organizers Plan Monthly Fair Trade Events
LA MESA -- The Fair Trade debate, which roiled City Council waters this Fall, has moved out of the political…Continue
Amid Challenges, Merchants Elect Officers
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Village Merchants Association met Monday night and voted to add one new officer and re-elected all the other current officers.
But a critic of the association's recent practices is still challenging the election process and fears the association will face criticism from state and…Continue