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A PBID for La Mesa’s Village? An ECM Special Report: Part III

“What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.”
 Ralph Waldo Emerson

By Walter Hall

November 2, 2011 (La Mesa)--This is the final installment of ECM’s three- part series on the proposed Property-based Business Improvement District (PBID) for downtown La Mesa. As the process enters the voting stage, we review the changing expectations and remaining concerns among business and property owners in the district. For the background and readers’ comments see Part I; the most contentious issues in the story are examined in Part II at