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Heartland Fire & Rescue

Underground Tank Issue Draws Firefighters

LA MESA -- (Updated 2/5/2015 at 10:30 a.m.) Firefighters from Heartland Fire & Rescue were at the scene of a hazardous material call Thursday morning.

La Mesa police said the incident involved an underground tank and was located near La Mesa Boulevard and 4th Street.

La Mesa Assistant Fire Chief Greg McAlpin said laborers working on the…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 5, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Race For Mayor

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 30, 2014 at 7:30pm — 31 Comments

La Mesa Business

Street Project Starts Taking Its Toll

LA MESA -- The first real impact of the downtown Village street scape project could be felt this week as barriers cut off one lane of…


Added by La Mesa Today on August 7, 2014 at 10:00pm — 5 Comments

La Mesa Boulevard Renovation

Downtown Village Project Begins July 7th

LA MESA -- City Public Works officials announced Monday that construction on the long-awaited La Mesa Boulevard renovation will begin July 7th.

Officials said every effort will be made to make use of night-time hours and to reduce disruption of…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 23, 2014 at 8:00pm — 15 Comments

On La Mesa: Chris Lavin

Three Reasons To Like La Mesa 

By Chris Lavin

La Mesa Today Editor

LA MESA -- As we scramble back from points afar each night…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 12, 2014 at 7:05pm — 4 Comments

Crime Watch

Two Men Rob La Mesa Village Subway

LA MESA -- Police at this hour are investigating a robbery of the Subway sandwich shop at 8142 La Mesa Boulevard.

Police said the call for assistance came in at approximately 8:00 p.m. from the Subway Sandwich Shop. Two male suspects entered the…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 10, 2013 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

Crime Watch

Armed Robbery Along La Mesa Boulevard

LA MESA -- Police are looking for two men who robbed two pedestrians at gunpoint just after 10 p.m. Wednesday night in the 8100 block of La Mesa Boulevard.

Police said the robbers made off with two purses. The two suspects approached the victims…


Added by La Mesa Today on August 15, 2013 at 5:52am — 1 Comment

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…


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

La Mesa Village

Saying Farewell To Misplaced Trees

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Village streetscape project won't start in earnest until next year, but already city crews are starting to lay the groundwork.

Crews early Wednesday morning were removing one of the trees that had been one of the great wonders…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 26, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Village Development

Lots Of Ideas For Improving La Mesa Village

LA MESA -- More than 100 residents gathered at the Community Center Thursday evening to talk downtown.

Presented by the city's Planning Department with an overview of efforts to reassess the condition and needs of the La Mesa Village downtown…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 30, 2013 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Seeking A PBID Cesarean

LA MESA -- It has been nine months since the supporters of the La Mesa Village Property Based Improvement District last formally appeared before the City Council. "Long enough to have produced a baby,'' as City Councilman Ernie Ewin put it.

But it became clear Tuesday that the gestation period for a PBID is longer than that of a human, and that the stretch marks and mood swings…


Added by La Mesa Today on April 23, 2013 at 10:38pm — 5 Comments

La Mesa Seniors

A New Exercise Option For Seniors

LA MESA -- Renovations are underway in a portion of the La Mesa Senior Center property on La Mesa Boulevard at University Avenue.

Greg Humora, the city's Public Works chief, said crews will be constructing a senior citizen outdoor exercise facility and…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 26, 2013 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Crime Watch

Man Stabbed In Village Fight

LA MESA -- Police arrested four men after a Sunday evening fight on La Mesa Boulevard left one victim with stab wounds to his chest.

Police said that just after 8:30 p.m. officers responded to a report of a fight and a possible stabbing in the 8100 block…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 25, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Business

After Just A Year, Gingham May Be Selling

LA MESA -- After just a year in business, it looks like Top Chef Brian Malarkey's foray into East County may be ending.…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 16, 2012 at 5:30pm — 4 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…


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

La Mesa City Council

City Brews Up A Zoning Change

LA MESA -- The remnants of Prohibition officially ended in the Jewel of the Hills Tuesday night.

The City Council voted 5-0 to eliminate restrictions from zoning laws that kept micro-breweries and wine making operations from opening in La Mesa.

Mayor Art Madrid pointed to development and spurred economic develoment that has occurred around the new micro-brewery in…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 24, 2012 at 6:30am — 2 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.…


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

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…


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


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

Back To The '50s Car Show

A Quiet End To Weekly Car Shows

LA MESA -- The old friends sat on the window seats of Por Favor Thursday evening, large beers with limes on the rim, looking out at the street as the weekly summer car show…


Added by La Mesa Today on August 31, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

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