La Mesa

REAL ESTATE

Cottages on Palm Ave. in La Mesa sold

The residential property consisting of seven cottages, four at 4535-4539 Palm Ave. and three at 4545-4551 Palm, La Mesa 92123, have been sold for $1.1 million.

REAL ESTATE

La Mesa apartment on Parkway Drive sold

Silver Oaks, the 133-unit apartment at 7400 Parkway Drive in La Mesa 91942, has been sold for $20 million, or $150,376 per unit.

REAL ESTATE

Apartment on University in La Mesa sold

HOSPITALITY

Anthony's Fish Grotto getting new look

La Mesa news archive

Visitor Information

Though its name in Spanish means “the table,” La Mesa’s official city motto is “Jewel of the Hills.” Both descriptions apply, as many areas of the 9.1-square-mile city are flat but surrounded by gentle to steep hillsides.

If you’re up to it, a great way to get nice views of the area is to climb the secret stairs, a public stairway in the residential neighborhood above downtown La Mesa. The bottom is at Windsor and Canterbury drives, with three levels of stairways ascending to Beverly Drive – 445 stairs in all.

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Business Information

Stretching along both sides of Interstate 8 about 15 miles east of downtown San Diego, La Mesa is an incorporated city of 57,065, according to the 2010 census, up from 54,749 a decade earlier.

The East County Regional Center is about five miles farther east, convenient for attorneys and others who use the services of San Diego Superior Court, Sheriff, Probation, District Attorney and other county offices.

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La Mesa Businesses

G8 Development

7626 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego, CA
  • Consultants
  • Real Estate - Developers

Coldwell Banker Commercial

9332 Fuerte Dr.
La Mesa, CA
  • Banks
  • Commercial Real Estate Broker
  • Commercial Real Estate Loans
  • Real Estate - Services
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La Mesa in Photos

La Mesa: 'Jewel of the Hills'

Once dotted with groves of lemon trees and settled by Spanish missionaries, La Mesa has grown into a sprawling suburb that is now home to nearly 58,000 people. Although it's just east of San Diego, the hilly, arid climate is strikingly different from other parts of the county. The sun is usually shining when it's overcast along the coast.

Movie Theaters

5500 Grossmont Center Dr.
La Mesa, CA, 91942

To find a movie theater outside this area, check the Source Movie Section.

La Mesa Videos

Solar installation in La Mesa with Sullivan Solar

March 20, 2013 -- Reporter James Palen goes onsite for a look at a solar installation at a La Mesa home, and takes a look at the various and expanding options for potential residential solar customers. Sullivan Solar explains what people thinking of going solar can expect and how they can make the change to an affordable one.

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