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California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

The recovery is "painfully plodding," and the state is still performing below its potential in employment and output, according to UCLA.
Torrey Pines Bank Celebrates 10 Years in La Mesa

Torrey Pines Bank Celebrates 10 Years in La Mesa

Torrey Pines Bank was established in 2003 with $20 million in capital; it now has more than $2 billion in assets.
Lowe's to Pay $1.6 Million in Settlement for Mislabeled Building Materials

Lowe's to Pay $1.6 Million in Settlement for Mislabeled Building Materials

The action was brought by district attorneys' offices in Marin, Los Angeles, Monterey, San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties.
California Recovering $300 Million for Pension Funds in Bank of America Settlement

California Recovering $300 Million for Pension Funds in Bank of America Settlement

The money will reimburse the state’s pension funds for money it lost investing in mortgage-backed securities through Bank of America.
Almond, Peanut Butters Recalled Because of Salmonella Fears

Almond, Peanut Butters Recalled Because of Salmonella Fears

The goods in question were sold at Whole Foods, Kroger, and Trader Joe's.
Albertson's Reports Hacker May Have Compromised Shoppers' Private Information

Albertson's Reports Hacker May Have Compromised Shoppers' Private Information

Albertson's Reports Hacker May Have Compromised Shoppers' Private Information.
Albertsons Has Eye on Safeway Stores For Buyout

Albertsons Has Eye on Safeway Stores For Buyout

At a shareholders meeting Friday near San Francisco, 96 percent of the shareholders in Safeway approved Albertsons $9.2 billion offer.
Gas Prices Are Up—Where to Find a Deal in La Mesa

Gas Prices Are Up—Where to Find a Deal in La Mesa

The least expensive gas in La Mesa can be found at USA Gasoline at 9600 Murray Dr. for $3.95 per gallon of regular, according to gasbuddy.com.
Who's Hiring in La Mesa? Firestone, Macy's and More

Who's Hiring in La Mesa? Firestone, Macy's and More

The latest employment opportunities around La Mesa.
Panera to Give Artificial Additives the Boot, Including at La Mesa Location

Panera to Give Artificial Additives the Boot, Including at La Mesa Location

The chain of 1,800 restaurants, including in the Grossmont Center in La Mesa, announced Tuesday that it is dumping all artificial additives in its food.
San Diego County Gasoline Price Drops; Where to Fill Up in La Mesa

San Diego County Gasoline Price Drops; Where to Fill Up in La Mesa

The least expensive gas in La Mesa can be found at the USA Gasoline at 9600 Murray Dr., according to GasBuddy.com.
San Diego County Gasoline Price Drops For Sixth Consecutive Day

San Diego County Gasoline Price Drops For Sixth Consecutive Day

Have you seen gas prices falling in your neighborhood?
Top 10 Most Shopped Vehicles in La Mesa

Top 10 Most Shopped Vehicles in La Mesa

A truck tops the list for La Mesa residents.
San Diego County's Unemployment Rate Is Down

San Diego County's Unemployment Rate Is Down

The local unemployment rate has ranged between 6.4 percent and 7 percent for the past seven months.
Gas Prices Continue to Soar; Where to Find it Cheap in La Mesa

Gas Prices Continue to Soar; Where to Find it Cheap in La Mesa

The least expensive gallon of regular gasoline can be found at the 7-Eleven at 4610 Avocado Blvd. in La Mesa for $4.07, according to GasBuddy.
VIDEO: Harley-Davidson Builds Smaller Bike for a Younger Crowd

VIDEO: Harley-Davidson Builds Smaller Bike for a Younger Crowd

There's a Harley-Davidson dealership in East County at 621 El Cajon Blvd. in El Cajon.
Average Price Per Gallon of Gas in San Diego County Keeps Creeping Up

Average Price Per Gallon of Gas in San Diego County Keeps Creeping Up

The average price is 6.3 cents higher than one week ago, 14.3 cents more than one month ago and 6.8 cents above what it was one year ago.