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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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on February 5, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
By Chris Lavin
La Mesa Today Editor
LA MESA -- As we scramble back from points afar each night…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
New, Slimmer PBID Has A Coming Out
LA MESA -- La Mesa got its first glimpse at a pared down Property Based Improvement District that…Continue
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…Continue
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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…
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…Continue
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…
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on March 25, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments
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
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…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
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
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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…Continue
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