Community visionaries

Posted: July 27th, 2018 | Features, Top Stories | No Comments

Envision La Mesa volunteers Wolfgang Koenig, Ursula Koenig, Craig Reed, Eunice Ventura and Karen Gibson are working to clean up blight in west La Mesa, like the A1 Equipment Rental yard on University Avenue.

La Mesa News Briefs – July 27, 2018

This sunset event will be held on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 5–11 p.m., and will feature vignettes by local performing and visual artists, music on two stages, casino gaming, live art demonstrations, tastings provided by more than a dozen participating local restaurants, 360-degree views, and dancing under the stars to the music of Mighty Untouchables.

Pot tax proposal heads to ballot

Posted: July 27th, 2018 | News, Top Stories | No Comments

According to the city staff report, the taxes on marijuana businesses are “structured to provide a range of tax rates that will be high enough to generate revenue to offset the costs of regulating and managing the cannabis businesses and related activities, while simultaneously being low enough to avoid over-taxation and ensure the long-term sustainability of the businesses subject to the tax.”

Settling down

Posted: June 22nd, 2018 | News, Top Stories | No Comments

Although many San Diegans are aware that Southern California has long been a home for newly-resettled refugees, few understand the unique problems that are faced by this population once they arrive in the United States.