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La Mesa Events

Swing Dance Class

Swing Dance Class

La Mesa Adult Enrichment Center

Monday, August 26, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

4-Session Pottery Class: Discover Clay

Mud Lily

Tuesday, August 27, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

4-Session Pottery Class: Discover Clay

Mud Lily

Wednesday, August 28, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

La Mesa Classic Car Show

La Mesa Village

Thursday, August 29, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

La Mesa News & Stories

Friday La Mesa Farmers Market's won – or did it?

Council and townies praise liveliness of the village

It took one extra vote Tuesday night, July 23, to end heated public discord surrounding the La Mesa Farmers Market. The city council voted 3-2 to keep the current location in downtown on Fridays for ...

The unsolved case of La Mesa's Jamie Peters

Maybe those bones are my son

Nearly 31 years ago, Jamie Peters walked into his mother’s home in La Mesa and dropped off his house keys. It was a brief nighttime visit. He paused long enough to look around the familiar ...

Returned to Carnitas Uruapan and ordered the burrito again

The greatness starts with the carne

Every so often, a meal comes along that is so memorable, it plants a flag in your appetite and becomes a landmark to look back upon and fondly remember for the rest of your life. ...

City College prof collects rainwater on Mt. Helix

Anyone with roof can do it

Chris Baron purchased a home on Mt. Helix in 2007. The house sat on a half-acre of land, so he would have a rather large canvas to work with when it came to landscaping. He ...

Could be wood frame house in Alabama, but it's El Cajon Blvd. storefront

Why would anyone sing in church these days?

“If you want, I’ll give you a hug,” a tall man with silver hair says to a seated congregant. “I give man hugs,” the silver-haired man says after the two have bro-hugged. It’s noon on ...

La Mesa Photos

Sunrise from Mt. Helix

Lake Murray

Rainbow over La Mesa

Fishing Bridge Lake Murray Park

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