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La Mesa Buzz brings you highlights of posts online and in social media about La Mesa’s people, places and hot topics.

By Jonathan Goetz


March 29, 2019 (La Mesa) – Chief Walt Vasquez is celebrating his upcoming fourth anniversary as La Mesa's top cop. He posed for a picture with Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Kyle Carpenter, and two of his officers@LaMesaPD, on Twitter, stating, Thank you for your service and sacrifice sir!!” 

The City of La Mesa reminded its 2,289 Twitter followers to check their smoke alarms.

Smoke alarms save lives! If you can’t afford to purchase smoke alarms or are physically unable to install a smoke alarm, @SDICRedCross may be able to help. Visit  to learn more and request free smoke alarms for your home.” #EndHomeFires


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The League of Women Voters tagged La Mesa Councilman Colin Parent and @circulateSD, with the words, “Big Picture, planning, technology, and money. Smart, sustainable transportation is needed in San Diego!”



Photo, right, from Twitter: @NainsookArt


Nainsook announces evening April classes/events April 8, 10, 22 and 24. Register at You can find this article, and some of the accompanying pictures, at, click on communities, then in the drop-down, click La Mesa.


Will Moore, a candidate for San Diego City Council, announced that he is endorsed by La Mesa City Councilman Colin ParentOn Twitter, he posted a picture of Parent, who said, “Regional action on climate change and housing are the challenges of our time. I trust Will to face these issues head on – that's why I'm proud to endorse him for City Council.”


La Mesa Courier reports, “La Mesan Anthony Burkart, co-owner of the San Diego Yoga Center, won a California state Yoga Competition.”


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lmsv.schools and 21 others liked the Instagram post of the La Mesa Chamber of Commerce, with Supervisor Dianne Jacob, which states, “La Mesa Chamber February Breakfast with featured speaker Supervisor Dianne Jacob was a hit! There was a 'full house,'" at Marie Calendars.


VisitLaMesaCA and 17 others liked La Mesa Chamber of Commerces Instagram post, which says"Our March breakfast meeting was pitch perfect! There was an overwhelming crowd that gathered to meet La Mesa’s newest elected Council Member, Dr. Akilah Weber. Dr. Weber shared her commitment to listening to members of the community, discussed items that have recently been on the Council agenda and took questions from the audience.


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