La Mesa

REAL ESTATE

Apartment in La Mesa on La Mesa sold

The eight-unit apartment at 8465 La Mesa Blvd., La Mesa 91942, has been sold for $1,456,000 or $182,000 per unit.

REAL ESTATE

Apartment on Shasta in La Mesa sells

The 14-unit Chateau Shasta apartment, at 5543 Shasta Lane in La Mesa, has been sold for $2.8 million.

PERSONAL FINANCE

Torrey Pines Bank names regional manager in East County

Torrey Pines Bank has promoted Ryan Vertigan to senior vice president and regional manager of its East County San Diego market.

FINANCE

Regen BioPharma hires Caven as new CFO

MEDICAL

Sharp Grossmont names new CEO

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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

Mirowski & Associates

8030 W La Mesa Blvd., Ste. 501
La Mesa, CA
  • Legal - Business Litigation
  • Legal - Civil Litigation
  • Legal - Corporate Law
  • Legal - Medical Malpractice
  • Legal Services

Banks & Banks Fiduciary Services

8270 La Mesa Blvd., Ste. 201
La Mesa, CA
  • Fiduciary Services
  • Probate & Trust Services
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La Mesa in Photos

Spotlight on La Mesa

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.

Homes for Sale

Offered at $499,000

Movie Theaters

5500 Grossmont Center Dr.
La Mesa, CA, 91942

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

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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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