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LA MESA -- The La Mesa Arts Alliance is presenting another of the small, pleasant shows that come with wine and good friends at the San Pasquale Winery on La Mesa Boulevard.
Thursday night's show features San Diego County's only performing mayor,…
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LA MESA -- La Mesa's venerable Peter Pan Jr. Theater marks its 45th year of annual performances with next-week's side-splitting production of "Once Upon A Mattress" (based on the comic fable "The Princess and the Pea.")
The show runs March 25-28 at…Continue
LA MESA -- After years of speculation and rumors about the future of Grossmont Center, the property's owner walked to the microphone Tuesday at the La Mesa City Council meeting and had good news for the town.
Stephen Cushman, who resumed his family's…
LA MESA – This was a year of new and renewal in La Mesa. There was the big political shakeup, of course, but profound change came in subtler, more incremental ways as well.
The streets of the symbolic heart of the city were being redesigned in a project…Continue
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Skies Clear - Mostly - For Christmas In Village
LA MESA -- The skies cleared just in time for Friday night's…Continue
LA MESA -- As their time at Grossmont Center draws to a close the Denele Company (the Stefan family) who have been the exclusive operators of Grossmont Center since 1963, are thankful to have been a part of the history, and the success of the center and…Continue
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The Changing Of The Guard
LA MESA -- There is a reason presidents bring great poets to…Continue
LA MESA -- Art Madrid, still mayor, walked inconspicuously into the Panera Bread cafe at Grossmont Center and many in the crowded restaurant looked up and recognized the very familiar face.
After nearly 40 years in public life, this is one thing that an election defeat…
By Chris Lavin
La Mesa Today Editor
LA MESA -- It has been almost a…Continue
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Perhaps History Will Be Kinder To Madrid
LA MESA – If politics were truly like boxing,…Continue
LA MESA – In a stunning end to an historic mayoral run, Art Madrid was turned out of office by voters on Tuesday in favor of Mark Arapostathis, a City Council member.
Arapostathis, a school teacher, theater director and,…
LA MESA -- Election Day 2014 may become known as the year the voters mailed it in.
Precincts throughout La Mesa were reporting extremely slow turnout in the sometimes busy "before work" hours and poll workers attributed it to the number of voters using mail…
I am an Art Madrid supporter and have been since the late 90’s when I delivered Red Ribbon Week pledges to his office from the students of Lemon Ave Elementary. I was nervous meeting a public official, but there he was in his office wearing a flannel shirt and so…Continue
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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…Continue
LA MESA -- With less than two weeks to go to election day, things are turning a bit rough in the Jewel of the Hills.
Mayor Art Madrid Friday began circulating a direct mail piece that extolled his virtues on one side while…Continue
LA MESA -- Elections are the black holes in the government universe. The closer election day comes, the stronger the political gravity. It starts pulling on everything, eventually drawing all activity to a standstill.
Tuesday's council meeting had some…
LA MESA -- If dollars were votes, City Council candidates Bill Baber and Mary England and Mayoral candidate Mark Arapostathis would be shoo-ins on election day.
The latest required campaign finance reports show a disparate range of fundraising among…Continue
LA MESA -- On his third attempt at winning a City Council seat, Patrick Dean (speaking in photo above) has clearly decided it is time to stand out.
On a warm October evening, with election night just a few brief weeks away, Dean injected an element of…Continue