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La Mesa City Council

Calm Amid The Season's Storm

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 29, 2014 at 8:16am — 20 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Council Will Pause To Thank Dave Allan

LA MESA -- There is an agenda for this afternoon's City Council meeting, but the real business of the city is not specially mentioned on the list of…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 11, 2012 at 4:00am — 2 Comments

The Race For La Mesa

O'Dunn: 'The Challenge Is To Preserve'

Part Three in a five part…


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

La Mesa Politics


Added by La Mesa Today on August 19, 2012 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

La Mesa Politics

Lothian Joins The Council Fray

LA MESA -- In these Olympic days, November's City Council race is officially starting to look like a team event.

Officials in the City Clerk's office report that Laura Lothian, the La Mesa realtor who unsuccessfully challenged Mayor Art Madrid two years…


Added by La Mesa Today on August 3, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Politics

Two Jump Right In To La Mesa Council Race

LA MESA -- Monday marked the official start of the La Mesa political season and there was already some early action.

This was the first day La Mesa residents could "pull papers," officially signaling their intention to run for the two City…


Added by La Mesa Today on July 16, 2012 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Politics

O'Dunn Running For City Council

LA MESA -- Village Merchant Shannon O'Dunn, owner of O'Dunn Fine Art on La Mesa Boulevard, was telling friends and colleagues Wednesday that she plans to run for City Council in November.

O'Dunn, who is also a retired college professor, instantly won…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 16, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa People

Allan Making A Special Delivery

LA MESA -- City Councilman Dave Allan's final months in office may be characterized as "Rolling Thunder.''

No, Allan isn't screaming from the dais these days, but this weekend he will be firing up his beloved…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 15, 2012 at 6:04am — No Comments

City Council

Council Refuses To Sign PBID Petition

LA MESA -- In a tortuous meeting with more twists and turns than the road to Julian, the City Council refused to sign the Property Based Improvement District petition…


Added by La Mesa Today on April 24, 2012 at 9:00pm — 18 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Of Dogpatch, L'il Abner and Cornpone

LA MESA -- Both literally and figuratively, Tuesday's City Council meeting may heretofore be known as the "L'il Abner Night" in local politics.

City Councilman Mark Arapostathis had to miss the meeting because he is directing "L'il Abner'' for…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 27, 2012 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

City Council

All Here Agree: Prop L Takes The Budget Cake

LA MESA -- City staff went through the annual ritual of presenting the budget -- a two-year forecasting document -- and it quickly became clear to all who were listening that Proposition L is shielding the Jewel of the Hills from some of the pain being suffered in other municipalities.

If there was any…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 14, 2011 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa Veterans


Veterans Dedication Friday; Flag Day Saturday

LA MESA -- This city is planning a special weekend of patriotism and support for veterans, adding this year  a special dedication of…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 2, 2011 at 6:30am — 1 Comment


City Looking For A Few Good Drivers

LA MESA – One of the great parts of living in the Jewel of the Hills, everyone agrees, is the rural, small-town feel. Homes are tucked away in quiet glens and secluded hillsides. But without a car, life can quickly become unmanageable.

That’s where…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 8, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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