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By Chris Lavin
La Mesa Today Editor
LA MESA -- As the summer moves on, slowly the November election season is starting to take shape with new candidates emerging and some…Continue
LA MESA -- If you haven't stopped in lately on the Friday afternoon jazz sessions at Cosmos Coffee Cafe, you're missing the ever-maturing quality of this music scene.
The Sam Johnson Trio, the impresarios of this weekly event, have produced a "Live At…
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Little Mary Sunshine Shines In La Mesa
LA MESA -- C. Hook Theater's production of Little Mary Sunshine opened to an appreciative audience at the Joan Kroc Theater on University Avenue.…
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LA MESA -- La Mesa's city employees will be getting their first raises in seven years.
The council voted 4-1 Tuesday evening to approve new, two-year contracts that will give city workers 3 percent raises each of the next two …Continue
LA MESA -- As summer heat rises once again, police are warning motorists to be especially vigilant about leaving children unattended in hot cars. See Traffic Information below.
Case Highlights: On Sunday May 25, 2014, at…Continue
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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
LA MESA -- On Friday construction workers and officials from Sharp Grossmont Hospital, Grossmont Healthcare District and McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., held a joint “Topping Out” ceremony at the site…Continue
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LA MESA -- Just before 10 p.m. Thursday night, two males robbed the Yum Yum Donut shop located at 7550 El Cajon Boulevard in La Mesa.
The two males entered the store and one of the males displayed a black handgun. The suspect with the handgun demanded cash…Continue
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City Workers Get 6 percent Over Two Years
The council at its Tuesday evening meeting…Continue
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The Beautiful Machines Gather Again
LA MESA -- The Back to the '50s Car Show returned to La Mesa…Continue
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LA MESA -- For a time Wednesday night, it looked like the Park Station project's arrival before the city's Planning Commission was going to be a text-book case of the well-organized developer versus the Not-In-My-Backyard Gang.
LA MESA -- After years of study, probing of environmental issues and efforts to familiarize the community with its intentions, the promoters of the Park Station Project begin the process Wednesday night of trying to win city approval for what would be…Continue
By Chris Lavin
La Mesa Today Editor
LA MESA -- As we scramble back from points afar each night…Continue
LA MESA -- The Back To the Fifties Car Show resumes June 19 and police are reminding participants and on-lookers of the rules of the road. See Traffic Information below.
Case Highlights: On Sunday, June 8 at approximately 3:25 a.m., La…Continue
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LA MESA -- The good news was flying everywhere at Tuesday's City Council meeting.
The council signaled that it had reached tentative agreements with its employee unions on pay raises, avoiding what could have been a bitter stand-off in an…
Firefighters Feed The Masses
LA MESA -- La Mesa Firefighters raised funds for charity on Sunday, feeding long lines of residents that streamed through the Allison Avenue fire house throughout the…Continue
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LA MESA -- After several rounds of negotiations between city officials, the La Mesa Village Merchants Association and the La Mesa Chamber of Commerce, plans for Oktoberfest 2014 are taking shape and will deliver a familiar product with some…Continue
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Voters Favor Grossmont Lease Extension
LA MESA -- The partnership between SHARP Healthcare and Grossmont Hospital clearly has pleased local residents who voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to extend the relationship for another three decades.
Proposition H was one of the biggest winners Tuesday night with nearly 87 percent of the voters -- 42,968 --approving of the lease extension and only 6,537 opposing…Continue
LA MESA -- Selling items on-line can expose you to crime if you aren't careful about knowing who you are selling to and where and when transactions can safely take place.
One such "sale" led to a crime recently in La Mesa.
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