Centrally located in the rolling hills of San Diego County, La Mesa is known as the Jewel of the Hills. A near perfect climate, tree-lined streets, walkable neighborhoods, easy access to retail and commercial areas, and a quaint downtown village make La Mesa a highly desirable community in which to live and work. La Mesa is a small, picturesque city with lots of character and a wealth of hidden treasures that make up La Mesa… the Jewel of the Hills.