La Mesa Chamber News | December 21, 2020
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Your Weekly La Mesa Chamber News
Happy Holidays to You!
It’s the time of year when we think about what – and who – is important to us.

We want you to know that

YOU

Are at the top of our Christmas list!

We thank you for your friendship and membership.

Our very best wishes for a healthy and happy holiday season.

The Board of Directors
La Mesa Chamber of Commerce
The office will be closed from December 24th, 2020 through January 3rd, 2021
BREAKING COVID NEWS

Appeals Court Stay Halts Reopening
A San Diego appeals court on Friday issued a stay, blocking a Superior Court judge’s ruling that had allowed restaurant and live entertainment venues to reopen in the county, and closing a window of opportunity that opened briefly for an industry besieged by the COVID-19 pandemic.  The move by the 4th District Court of Appeal came in response to an emergency application from the state Attorney General’s Office for Governor Gavin Newsom and the state department of Health. The stay means restaurants must, again, shut down. The request for a stay argued that San Diego Superior Court Judge Joel Wohlfeil overreached his authority Wednesday when he issued the injunction prohibiting state and local officials from enforcing restrictions on dining that limited restaurants to providing only takeout service and banned live entertainment. The state said the move jeopardized the health of county residents because it undercut public health orders aimed at mitigating the spread of the disease. A number of San Diego’s restaurants, buoyed by the lower court’s ruling on Wednesday, had reopened their venues for indoor and outdoor dining, only to learn late Friday that their good news was short-lived.  After a two-hour closed session, the Board of Supervisors, also a defendant in the strip club case, voted to unanimously to appeal the injunction, but also said outdoor dining should be permitted. Board Chairman, Greg Cox issued a statement explaining that the board decided Wohlfeil’s ruling was incorrect only as it related to strip clubs and indoor dining. “We support outdoor dining with appropriate safety protocols that have been previously established,” he wrote. Source – The San Diego Union Tribune – Greg Moran & Lori Weisberg & Gary Warth
FDA Says Pfizer Vaccine Vials Contain Extra, Usable Doses
The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday that pharmacists can draw additional doses from vials of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, potentially expanding the country’s supply by millions of doses as the Trump administration negotiates with Pfizer to speed up the next round of vaccine deliveries. This means the supply of remaining vaccine could be up to 4 percent greater, though the drug maker cautions that it’s uncertain how many extra doses are available. There is a caution from the FDA and Pfizer that any leftover vaccine from different vials that is smaller than a full dose should not be mixed together, which experts say risks cross-contamination. Meanwhile federal health officials said Wednesday they are in talks with Pfizer to purchase tens of millions of additional doses this spring after the drug company said the United States probably would have to wait until summer. Keep in mind that the Moderna vaccine is also expected to be cleared by regulators in the coming days.
Source: The Washington Post.
Photographer: Cole Burston/Bloomberg
FDA OKs Second Vaccine for Use in U.S.
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorized the coronavirus vaccine made by Moderna for emergency use, allowing the shipment of millions more doses across the nation and intensifying the debate over who will be next in line to get inoculated. The move will make Moderna’s vaccine the second to reach the American public, after the Pfizer and BioNTech, which was authorized just one week ago. The emergency authorization kicks off a swift and complex drive to distribute some 5.9 million doses of the Moderna vaccine around the country, with shipping to begin Sunday and deliveries starting Monday. The first Moderna vaccinations could then be given hours later. Moderna’s vaccine does not need extreme-cold storage and is delivered in smaller batches, states are hoping to provide it to less populated areas, reaching rural hospitals, local health departments and community health centers that were not at the top of the distribution list. Source: The San Diego Union Tribune – Denise Grady, Abb Goodnough & Noah Weiland.
County COVID-19 Updates
Remember:
2-1-1 San Diego is a great resource to discover and share Holiday assistance programs available throughout San Diego County from all community partners.

Flu Vaccines
It is not too late to get your flu vaccine – Reduce your chances of being sick.

Small Business Stimulus Grant
This program has received additional funding. This grant is available to profit and nonprofit business headquartered in San Diego County with 100 or fewer employees.
You do not need to apply again if you applied during the first round.
Please note: This round must include that your business was impacted by the Regional Stay-At-Home Order.

Input From the Business Community
The County wants to know what communication resources for the COVID-19 vaccine would be helpful for your business? Please share your idea via email to: covid-business@sdcounty.ca.gov.

Remember – Employers must notify County of San Diego Public Health Services about an employee who tests positive with COVID-19 by completing the online COVID-19 Notification Form.
COVID-19 Vaccine
The vaccine began being administered last Monday. The region will receive 28,000 doses that will go to healthcare personnel first. All 28,000 recipients will receive the 2nd dose with the Pfizer vaccine in the next few weeks. Residents and employees of skilled nursing facilities also will have the highest priority to receive the vaccine. Remember, the Moderna vaccine will be available soon.

COVID-19 Cases and Trends
  • Currently averaging approximately 2,000 cases per day.
  • As of December 16th – a total of over 111,000 cases with 1,863 reported on December 16th.
  • 1,033 current COVID-19 hospitalizations; 48% increase over 14 days and an 18% increase over the last week.
  • 281 current COVID-19 ICU admissions, 41% increase over 14 days and 25% increase over the last week.
  • ICU capacity decreased to 16% for our county and is currently red; below the limit of 20 percent.
  • 1,194 deaths have been reported with 32 deaths reported on Monday, December 14th. All but 1 of those deaths had underlying conditions.

Monitoring Metrics
  • Adjusted case rate 29.5%; adjusted case rate 52.7%.
  • Community outbreaks are a total of 33 over the past 7 days.
  • Testing positivity is 9.2%. This is elevated above the 8% limit.
  • COVID-19 syndromic 5% and influenza-like illness 3%. Both are elevated.
  • The case investigation metric decreased to 41%.
The Isolation Order
According to the Health Officer Order for isolation, all persons who have been diagnosed with, or are likely to have COVID-19, must immediately take the following:
  • Isolate in their home or another residence.
  • Carefully review and closely follow all requirements of the Health Officer and medical provider.
  • Notify all persons in close contact that they should quarantine themselves for 14 days after the last contact.
  • Do not come within 6 feet of any person, excluding a treating medical professional. a law enforcement officer enforcing this order, a representative of the Health Officer, any person specifically authorized by the Health Officer, or a caretaker.

Individuals are required to isolate themselves because they have, or likely to have, COVID-19. For more information, please review the Health Officer Order for Isolation.

COVID-19 Outbreak
An outbreak of COVID-19 is defined as 3 lab-confirmed positive cases among employees who live in different households within a 14-day period. Employers should refer to the California COVID-19 Employer Playbook and Cal/OSHA for guidance on what to do if here is an outbreak at their workplace.

Cal/OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards & Isolation/Quarantine
If an order to isolate or quarantine an employee is issued by a local or state health official, the employee shall not return to work until the period of isolation or quarantine is completed or the order is lifted. If no period was specified, then the period shall be 10 days from the time the order to isolate was effective, or 14 days from the time the order to quarantine was effective.

If there are no violations of local or state health office orders for isolation or quarantine, the division may, upon request, allow employees to return to work on the basis that the removal of an employee would create undue risk to a community’s health and safety. In such cases, the employer shall develop, implement, and maintain effective control measure to prevent transmission in the workplace including providing isolation for the employee at the workplace and, if isolation is not possible, the use of respiratory protection in the workplace.

Critical Infrastructure and Retail Jewelry Stores
Under the Regional Stay At Home Order, retailers (including jewelry store) are listed as part of critical infrastructure and can remain open with modifications including 20% maximum capacity.
Limited Services Under the Stay-At-Home-Order
Many maintenance businesses are allowed to operate under the Limited Services Guidance. Limited services include those businesses that can provide services while maintaining appropriate physical distancing from customers or the public. Businesses in the limited services industry are open across all tiers but must follow the modifications in this guidance.

Examples of limited services businesses include laundromats, dry cleaners, other laundry services, auto repair shops, car washes, landscapers, door to door services and sales, pet grooming, and dog walking.

Additionally, this guidance applies to those businesses for which service provision may necessitate entry to private residences or community facilities, but physical distance can still be maintained. Those businesses include residential and janitorial cleaning services, HVAC services, appliance repair persons, electricians, plumbers, other mechanical trade persons, handy persons, and general contractors.

Reporting Positive COVID-19 Teleworking Employees
Per the Public Health Order, if an employer becomes aware that an employee is diagnosed with COVID-19 they must promptly notify the County Department of Public Health. Employers can report information by competing the online COVID-19 Notification form. Employers should report COVID-19 confirmed cases for all employees, including those teleworking from home.

Regional Stay at Home Order and Massage
Under the Regional Stay at Home Order, medical massage is allowed with a doctor’s note.

Drive-In Movies are Permissible Under the Stay-At-Home Order
Drive-in movies are permissible under the regional Stay At Home Order. A Safe Reopening Plan is required, and COVID-19 prevention protocols need to be in place. Please ensure that local jurisdictions are aware as there could be restrictions regarding these types of events.
Chamber Members Support La Mesa Military Children by Donating Toys and Bringing Joy!
Each year the Chamber celebrates the spirit of giving by adopting La Mesa military families and making their children feel loved and remembered. This year we needed to do a drive-thru toy gathering activity, due to the pandemic. Thank you to Grossmont Center who gave us space in their parking lot to collect those toys. We want to send a HUGE thank you to Teresa McClatchy and her team at Barnes & Noble, who collected books and toys to make a HUGE impact on the total collected. Due to their efforts and all of our donors, we are proud to announce that we collected 402 toys and items this year! 
Photos: 1st photo, LMPD; Sandra Small/ Photographer
From Senator Jones: Senator Jones Praises Judge for Restaurant Ruling
Jones and family plan to eat out as soon as possible.

Senator Brian Jones (R-Santee) commends Superior Court Judge Joel Wohlfeil’s injunction blocking San Diego County from enforcing restaurant closure mandates.

Specifically‚ the judge said San Diego County failed to provide adequate evidence that County businesses with restaurant service present a risk to the spread of COVID. The judge also noted these businesses “enliven the spirits of the community” while also providing employers and employees with means for food‚ shelter‚ and other essential needs. 

“Businesses with restaurant service are essential to our communities” stated Senator Jones. “Thank you to Judge Wohlfeil for acknowledging these shutdown orders are not grounded in evidence and allowing restaurants to reopen.” 

The ruling comes just days after Jones‚ along with 10 other Republican and Democrat Senators‚ sent a letter to Governor Newsom strongly urging him to “reclassify restaurants as essential businesses‚ and adopt the industry’s protocols that would allow restaurants to operate safely.” San Diego County will not be enforcing restaurant restrictions while they seek clarity on the court’s ruling. 

“Some restaurants are already reopening. Our family will be eating out and supporting local businesses as soon as possible” said Senator Jones. “Because the order is still unclear‚ some restaurants may not open right away. Please call before dining out and take appropriate safe precautions if you choose to do so.” 
La Mesa Economic Development Newsletter as of December 18th
Small Business Tax Credits Now Available
 
Eligible small businesses with 100 or less employees, can receive $1,000 in credit for each net new hire that occurred during the second half of 2020, up to $100,000 per business. This tax credit can be used against personal and corporate income tax liabilities or sales and use tax liabilities from the 2020 tax year.
 
To receive a tax credit tentative reservation, qualifying small businesses need to apply to the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) by January 15, 2021. Reservations will be accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis. The CDTFA has authority to accept up to $100 million in tax credits. Visit the CDTFA website to learn more.
Tax Relief: Automatic Extensions & Interest Free Payments
 
Temporary tax relief will support businesses impacted by COVID-19, including an automatic three-month extension for taxpayers filing less than $1 million in sales tax. Interest-free payment agreements are available to larger companies with up to $5 million in sales tax and expanded interest-free payment options for larger businesses particularly affected by significant restrictions on operations based on COVID-19 transmissions. Click here to learn more.
Upcoming Small-Business Grants Offer Economic Relief
 
Governor Newsom announced the creation of a $500 million COVID Relief Grant for small businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19 and ongoing health and safety restrictions. Small businesses and non-profits will be able to apply for up to $25,000 distributed throughout community financial institutions. The Grant is administered by the California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA) at the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Grant guidelines are currently being developed and will be available here.
Downtown Parking Permits
Considering the COVID-19 restrictions currently in effect, the City of La Mesa will continue to offer Downtown Village parking permits at no cost for the first quarter of 2021 (January 1, 2021 through March 31, 2021). In addition, the City will honor your 2020 fourth quarter stickers as valid during the first quarter of 2021. Any business without an existing parking placard and sticker can still obtain a parking permit by emailing Christopher Gonzales at cgonzales@cityoflamesa.us.
Virtual Business Visitations

Our office would like to get to know your business, discuss programs, receive feedback on City services, and discuss ways to better serve your business. Reach out to us at any time to schedule a business visitation. Contact us at 619-667-1311 or via email at economicdevelopment@cityoflamesa.us
Take-Out to Help-Out
Social Media Marketing Program
 
The City launched the Take-Out to Help-Out marketing campaign earlier this month Check out the most recent social media updates on our Instagram page!
 
If you are a La Mesa restaurant and would like to be featured, please click here for more information. Please note that there is a short online application to determine eligibility.
 
Please contact Lyn Dedmon at 619-667-1339 with questions.
Chief of Police Recruitment
 
The City recently hired Teri Black and Associates to start the process of selecting a new Chief of Police. The City recently held an online community forum to receive feedback and posted an online survey to provide residents and businesses with an opportunity to weigh-in. The survey will be posted to the City's website until December 31, 2020. You can find more information about this process in the City's website.
La Mesa HOME Program
 
The Homeless Outreach and Mobile Engagement ("HOME") program includes a full-time outreach worker and mental health professional working together to connect our homeless residents to programs, services, and housing. Our goal is to ensure that our homeless residents receive the care needed and transition them to healthy and productive lives. Phase 1 of the program will start next month. The City hired People Assisting the Homeless or PATH to help us over the next year while we transition to the next phase. Phase 2 of the program will have our La Mesa HOME team working directly with the homeless out of a specially-outfitted van. For more information, or to request that HOME be dispatched in response to a specific concern, please see the City's webpage.
From DA Stephan: These DA employees have a single focus...
Safe Online - Shopping Tips

Keep these important tips in mind if you are holiday shopping online:
  • Use one credit card for all online purchases to avoid exposing other cards.
  • Do NOT click on links from unsolicited emails, go to the website instead.

More Safety Tips for Online Shopping, HERE.
ATTENTION Teens and Parents!

Register for “Families in Motion,” a virtual program designed to help educate teens and their parents on issues such as COVID-19, the dangers of social media and preventing human trafficking.
The program is online through MS Teams. It starts on February 2, 2021 and continues every Tuesday evening for five weeks, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. For more details details, click here.
If you are ready to sign up, you can REGISTER HERE, or contact Community Partnership Prosecutors Marissa Bejarano at Marissa.Bejarano@sdcda.org or Cheryl Sueing-Jones at Cheryl.Sueing-jones@sdcda.org.
WATCH: Virtual Health and Wellness Fair 

In case you missed the VIRTUAL Community Health and Wellness Fair our CARE Center organized this year, you can watch all the videos at your convenience here.
The videos include panels with domestic violence survivors and legal experts, as well as health and wellness tips from breast cancer survivors and medical experts.

These DA Employees Have a Single Focus

Preventing crime is part of the District Attorney's mission.

See what our Crime Prevention Specialists do for the community in this video.
From SDG&E: Winter Savings Tips for Your Business
There are a variety of ways to save money when it comes to your business’s energy use. Try these tips to help trim your winter energy bills.
  1. Adjust your thermostat. When you’re in your office or workplace, set your thermostat as low as is comfortable. At night or when you’re out of the office or workplace, turn it back 10 – 15 degrees to save around 10% a year. Invest in a smart thermostat and get a smart deal of $75 off your purchase, now through 12/31/20. Learn more at sdge.com/instant.
  2. Tune your HVAC. Just as a tune-up for your car can improve gas mileage, an annual tune-up of your heating and cooling system can improve efficiency and comfort. Schedule a no-cost energy audit at sdge.com/BES. You may also receive installed energy-efficient products at no cost or a discount!
  3. Weatherize your business. Insulate your facility and caulk drafty doors and windows to help prevent heat from escaping. Insulating your business also helps keep the cool air in during the warmer months.
  4. Upgrade your lighting. Using LED lighting could help your business save year-round, especially if you’re decorating the office for the holidays. Another bonus, LEDs are sturdier and safer.
  5. Switch off or power down your electronic devices on unused equipment when not in use. Turning off one computer and monitor nightly and on weekends can save up to $80 a year – savings like those can really add up! Also, use smart power strips.

Get more helpful winter energy-saving and safety tips at sdge.com/business-winter.
Support Our Businesses
Visit Them, Order Food and/or Buy Gift Cards
During this unusual holiday season, we encourage you to take a look at specials, new hours, offers and purchase gift cards (they make great gifts) to help support the business community.
Nonno's Ristorante Italiano

5314 Baltimore Drive, La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 337-9559 | www.mynonnos.com

Pick up-Carry out orders,
Delivery options: UberEats or Postmates

Temporary Hours:
Tuesday thru Thursday:
Lunch: 11:00am to 2:00pm
Dinner: 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday and Saturday:
Lunch: 11:00am to 2:00 pm
Dinner: 4:00pm to 9:00pm
Sunday and Monday: Closed
Frazier Farms

Hours:
Monday thru Friday 8am – 9pm, Modified Store Hours on Thursday 12/24/20 (8am-7pm) and we are closed Christmas Day

We have a wide variety of ready to eat items along with a Full Service Deli and Pizza Station

Our Deli Menu is available online and you can also place a sandwich order online!

8401 Fletcher Parkway, La Mesa, CA 91942
(760) 758-7175 | www.frazierfarmsmarket.com
Star Lux Studio

25% off for Chamber members in the month of December for any studio services or lessons!

Available 7 days a week by appointment only, online or in person depending on coronavirus regulations and guidelines.

starlux.biz | (619) 343-9744
7317 El Cajon Blvd., La Mesa, CA 91942

Star Lux Studio is based in the city of La Mesa in Southern California. We are a content creation studio which offers a great deal of services.
Cucina Basilico

7200 Parkway Dr., La Mesa, CA 91942
Gift cards can be purchased at this location!
(619) 825-3171

Hours:
Lunch: Wednesday through Friday 11am-2pm
Dinner: Tuesday through Sunday 4:30pm to 8pm

Takeout is available! Full menu here.
Pick Up Stix

From now until Dec 24, we are running a gift card promotion that gives you bonus money back if you purchase more than $25 in gift cards!
They can be purchased in store, or online on our Pick Up Stix app.

8025 Fletcher Pkwy, La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 589-8191 | www.pickupstix.com

Hours: We open daily from 11am to 8pm.
Christmas Eve we close early at 6pm.

We offer take out, phone orders, and online. Takeout menu is offered online.

We offer delivery through our app (Grub Hub, Postmates, Uber, Door Dash)
Small Batch

Check out our extended holiday hours starting in December or shop online with in-store pickup and shipping options.

Extended Holiday Hours:
December 14-17: 11 am - 7 pm
December 18-23: 10 am - 8 pm
December 24: 10 am - 3 pm
Closed December 25
December 31: 11 am - 3 pm

Closed January 1, 2021

8332 La Mesa Blvd., La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 467-7429 | smallbatchstore.com

Small Batch is a purveyor of quality paper goods, accessories and housewares for the modern shopper.
Fonseca's Design Shop

Are you looking for a last minute gift idea? We are offering a special on our canvas wraps (see below). Simply email us (orders@fonsecas.com) a high resolution file along with a shipping address and we will take care of the rest. Below are the standard sizes along with the price excluding shipping and tax.

12x16 = $34
16x20 = $42
18x24 = $48
24x36 = $65
32x48 = $96

8240 Parkway Dr. Ste. 101, La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 466-6300 | fonsecas.com

Professional Printing and Marketing Service in a Digital World
San Pasqual Winery

New SOLACE Premium Grape Brandy!
SOLACE is San Pasqual Winery’s first small batch grape brandy, distilled from Pinot Noir grapes and aged in French oak barrels. This full bodied brandy has a rich amber color with aromas of oak, smoke and hazelnuts. Flavors of spice, hints of vanilla, and a rich caramel finish linger on the palate. The name expresses our wishes that we may all find solace in the year to come.

SOLACE is available at The La Mesa Boulvard and Seaport Village locations for $55 ($41.25 Wine Club). Very limited supply.

Hours:
Mon - Thur: 12 - 6 PM | Fri - Sat: 12 - 8 PM | Sunday: 12 - 5 PM

Order pick ups and bottles to go.

8364 La Mesa Blvd. in La Mesa
(619) 462-1797 | www.sanpasqualwinery.com
Express Blinds & More

WE ARE OPEN!

11% Off for La Mesa Chamber Members!

6515 Jackson Drive, San Diego, CA 92119
(619) 461-2101 | www.shopexpressblinds.com
Member Restaurants Offering Take Out / Delivery
You are able to order food for “take out” and you may “pick up” meals at these restaurants. You may check the websites of these restaurants to see what food delivery services they use to make your dining experience easy and convenient.
Anthony's Fish Grotto
Takeout: 11:30am - 8pm
Retail market: 11:30am -7pm
9530 Murray Drive in La Mesa

BJs Restaurant and Brewhouse
7 days a week from 11am-10pm - Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Curbside Service, & Delivery.
5500 Grossmont Drive
(619) 589-7222 | www.bjsrestaurants.com

Brew Coffee Spot
Patio open 8-3 daily | online ordering | take out
(619) 246-1244
6101 Lake Murray Blvd. in La Mesa

Cali Comfort BBQ
Take out: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. 7 days a week.
619-337-0670
8910 Troy Street in Spring Valley

Cucina Basilico
Takeout: 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
(619) 825-3171
7200 Parkway Dr. in La Mesa

Dream Dinners
Easy, Homemade Meals
5208 Jackson Dr #116 - La Mesa
(619) 460-6800 | dreamdinners.com

Edible Arrangements
Free delivery! 8237 La Mesa Blvd. in La Mesa
(619) 464-1111 | www.ediblearrangements.com

El Pollo Loco
10 a.m. - 10 p.m. for drive through meals.
4990 Baltimore Drive in La Mesa
(619) 797-1956 | elpolloloco.com

Himalayan Cuisine
Take out: 11 a.m.- 9 p.m. Sunday - Thursday
Friday & Saturday: 11am - 10pm
(619) 461-2503
7918 El Cajon Blvd #P in La Mesa

Hooleys Public House
Takeout & delivery
Tue - Thur 4 - 9 pm | Fri 4 - 10 pm | Sat 11 am - 10 pm | Sun 11 am - 7 pm
5500 Grossmont Center Dr. #277
(619) 713-6900 | www.hooleys.com
Little Roma
Delivery available.
Mon - Sat: 11am - 9pm | Sun: 4pm - 8:30pm
Delivery hours: M-Sat 11am- 9pm | Sun 4-8:30pm
5575 Baltimore Drive, Suite 104 in La Mesa
(619) 461-7000 | www.littleromalamesa.com

Los Pinos Taco Shop
Takeout: Mon - Sat 10:30am - 9pm.
Sunday 4 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
(619) 462-5031
5646 Lake Murray Blvd in La Mesa

Marie Callender's
Take out and delivery available!
Mon-Thur & Sun: 11am-8pm | Fri & Sat 11am-9pm
6950 Alvarado Rd. in San Diego
(619) 465-1910 | mariecallenders.com

Nonno's Ristorante Italiano
Carry out.
5314 Baltimore Drive in La Mesa
(619) 337-9559 | www.mynonnos.com

Red Lobster
Takeout: Sun - Thurs: 11am - 10pm, Fri & Sat: 11am - 11pm
(619) 463-4449 | 8703 Murray Drive in La Mesa
Free delivery when ordering at: www.redlobster.com

San Pasqual Winery
Mon - Thur: 12 - 6 PM | Fri - Sat: 12 - 8 PM | Sunday: 12 - 5 PM
Order pick ups and bottles to go.
8364 La Mesa Blvd. in La Mesa
(619) 462-1797 | www.sanpasqualwinery.com

Surf Rider Pizza Co.
Takeout: Tuesday - Sunday 11:30am - 7:30pm
8381 La Mesa Blvd. in La Mesa
(619) 340-1270 | surfrider.pizza

The Lunch Box Cafe and Deli
Takeout or delivery!
Tuesday to Friday: 7:30am - 2:00pm
Saturday: 7:30am - 1:00pm
8751 La Mesa Blvd. in La Mesa
(619) 463-4013 | thelunchboxcafe.com

Valley Farm Market
Fresh meat, chicken and fish, as well as milk, eggs, bread and fresh produce. Products are available on a “first come, first served” basis.
9040 Campo Rd. in Spring Valley
(619) 463-9595 | www.valleyfarmmarkets.com
For local La Mesa News, please visit lamesacourier.com
Show Off Your Membership With Pride!
"Most consumers (59%) think that being active in the local chamber of commerce is an effective business strategy overall. It is 29% more effective, however, for communicating to consumers that a
company uses good business practices and 26% more effective for communicating that a business is reputable."
Quoted from "The Real Value of Joining a Local Chamber of Commerce"

Not only do we provide members a physical plaque to display at their place of business, we also provide a way to further brand your business by providing a Virtual Plaque to display right on your website. Membership in a chamber of commerce has come to signify corporate citizenship and excellence, and your website is your storefront to the consumer and the world. Just place it on your website with a link back to www.lamesachamber.com or to your personal business page in our directory.
Special Thank You to Our Premium Members
Diamond Member
Grossmont Center
At Grossmont Center, you’ll be reminded why our center has thrived since 1961 because it’s where friendships are made, family bonds are strengthened and memories are created.
5500 Grossmont Center Dr. #213 in La Mesa
(619) 465-2900 | www.grossmontcenter.com
Platinum Members
Boston Beer Company
Edible Arrangements
Power Plaques.com
Sandra Small/ Photographer
SMIB Management, Inc.
The Little Warehouse
Self Storage
Gold Members
AAA Imaging
American Medical Response
Barnes & Noble -
Grossmont Center
Benchmark Financial
Community Spectrum
Discovering My City Magazine
DMZ Visual Marketing
EDCO Waste & Recycling Corp.
Frazier Farms
Hallman Jewelers
Kostedt Design & Marketing
Magnaglobe Enterprises
Mobility Works
Park Station
PenChecks, Inc.
Productivity Plus Office Support
San Pasqual Winery
Sanctuary Cruises
Studio M.I.F.
The East County Californian
Vision Studio Concepts
William H. Sauls
Thank you for being a member and for your support!

Mary England
President & CEO
Cell: 619-251-7730
La Mesa Chamber of Commerce ∙ 8080 La Mesa Blvd. Ste. 212 ∙ La Mesa, California 91942