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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

Heartland Fire & Rescue

Truck Fire In The Village

LA MESA -- Heartland Fire & Rescue was called just before noon today to a vehicle fire in downtown La Mesa. Firefighters responded quickly, damage estimate and cause of the blaze is still under investigation.…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 19, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Village Development

City Told Big SANDAG Grant Is Won

LA MESA -- Word has come to city officials that La Mesa has successfully competed for a $2-million grant that represents the final piece of the financing for the La Mesa Village redevelopment project.

Mayor Art Madrid confirmed Wednesday night that…


Added by La Mesa Today on April 17, 2013 at 9:00pm — 15 Comments

La Mesa Politics

Matters Of God And Politics

LA MESA -- This year's presidential campaign has some special resonance for members of the Mormon Church. Republican candidate Mitt Romney is a…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 1, 2012 at 9:34am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Village Development

Car Show Stuck In First Gear

LA MESA -- The annual Back To The 50s Car Show is supposed to start in La Mesa in just over two weeks, but the regular Thursday night summer event may be delayed for several weeks.

And when it does begin, it will be a scaled back event, missing many of the…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 16, 2012 at 10:00pm — 6 Comments

La Mesa Village Development

Parking Commission Asks City To Spend On Cleaning Effort

LA MESA -- Breaking with recent traditions, the City Parking Commission Tuesday voted 4-1 to ask the City Council to spend $32,000 of parking meter money to increase cleaning of the streets during the Centennial year.

The Parking Commission vote was followed soon after by a decision of the La Mesa Village Merchants Association to resume…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 22, 2012 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Centennial

MTS Trolley 'Wrap' Will Highlight La Mesa History

LA MESA -- With fewer than 60 days until La…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 19, 2011 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Property Based Improvement District

A Downtown Campaign Season Begins

LA MESA -- And suddenly it was all over but the voting.

After 20 or so meetings -- some of them heated -- the La Mesa merchants organizing a Property Based Improvement District for downtown La Mesa…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 26, 2011 at 9:51pm — No Comments

Kids Care Fest 2011

Annual Event Draws A Big Crowd Again

BRIERCREST PARK -- An early fog and drizzle quickly gave way to a beautiful day and, as has become the tradition now, the annual Kids Care Fest 2011 attracted a large crowd.

Pony rides and face painting were interspersed with dental hygiene lessons and…


Added by La Mesa Today on September 24, 2011 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

East County Health Fair

A Chance To Examine Your Own Health

GROSSMONT CENTER -- Okay, you've been busy. Lots of work. Kids' school projects. You've been meaning to take a few moments to care for you, your health, your longevity.  Then Saturday is your day.

The East County Chamber of Commerce and Sharp and Alvarado hospitals will be hosting 75 exhibitors at Grossmont Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Called Summer Healthcare…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 10, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

"Bravissimo'' Awards Of Excellence

La Mesa's 'Dr. A' Gets Community Star Award

LA JOLLA -- Dr. Mark Arapostathis, director of La Mesa's Peter Pan Junior Theater, received the Bravissimo Community Star Award Monday night at a ceremony at the La Jolla Playhouse.



Added by La Mesa Today on May 23, 2011 at 10:03pm — 2 Comments

A Call to Focus on Pension Reform

City Finances - Originally Posted by Russell Buckley

I attended the City's Strategic Planning meeting last Thursday. It is a good opportunity for citizens to get a lot of information about what the City is doing - I commend the City Council and City Manager for opening it to the public. Unfortunately I counted only three or four attendees who weren't city employees. Put it on your calendar for next year!

The City is in a tight fiscal position - my idea of one way to… Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on March 20, 2010 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

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