SAN DIEGO — The mayor of La Mesa is seeking a third term.

Mayor Mark Arapostathis faces Kristina Alessio, also a former council member, in the Nov. 8 election. If elected, Alessio would be the first woman to be mayor of the East County city.

Mark Arapostathis

Mayor of La Mesa

Arapostathis appeared on the FOX 5 Morning News on Nov. 4:

Kristine Alessio

Director, animal rescue

Alessio appeared on the FOX 5 News at 1 p.m. on Nov. 2: