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La Jolla YMCA gets new name after $5 million donation »

The La Jolla YMCA will get a new look and a new name next year thanks to a $5 million donation from the McKinney family of La Jolla. …

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Kim Signoret-Paar of La Jolla takes top photo prize at San Diego County Fair »

Kim Signoret-Paar has been an avid photographer since childhood, when she took her new Brownie on a second-grade field trip to Lincoln’s home and then won a championship ribbon at…

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La Jollans behind off-leash hours for dogs want residents’ feedback »

With the goal of finding a solution amenable to as many people as possible, a group of dog-owning La Jollans…

Jul 20, 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Revisions ahead for La Jolla Shores kayak contracts »

At the July 9 La Jolla Shores Association meeting, Lifeguard Lt. Rich Stropky said the kayak business contract is rewritten…

Jul 18, 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Who you gonna call? Call Sherri! Speaking at La Jolla Community Center, councilmember invites calls to her office »

“I want people to say ‘You know, when Sherri was in office, we could call her office and get something…

Jul 17, 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

‘Jolly Jewel Parade?’ ‘La Joy-a in La Jolla?’ La Jolla merchants group requests neutral name for Christmas Parade »

“It was determined that it was OK for us to do this, to look into it,” association board president Claude-Anthony…

Jul 16, 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Kim Signoret-Paar of La Jolla takes top photo prize at San Diego County Fair »

Kim Signoret-Paar

Kim Signoret-Paar has been an avid photographer since childhood, when she took her new Brownie on a second-grade field trip to Lincoln’s home and then won a championship ribbon at the county fair in her hometown of Davenport, Iowa. That’s when she dreamed of becoming…

Jul 16, 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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La Jolla’s Best Bets for events July 17 »

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La Jolla Concerts by the Sea brings Theo & The Zydeco Patrol to Scripps Park 2-4 p.m. Sunday, July 20. (858) 454-1600. zydecopatrol.com and lajollabythesea.com…

Jul 19, 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Un-bear-ably Fun! La Jolla’s Bishop’s School graduate to produce independent feature film »

‘Bear With Us’ will begin filming in August.

Russell Nickel, a graduate of The Bishop’s School, is in the midst of producing his first independent, feature film — and said he has found fun in every step of the way.…

Jul 18, 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Sports

Boys Golf: La Jolla Country Day freshman rises from mini-golf to varsity team »

The 2014 La Jolla Country Day School boys golf team includes Landon Nutt, Julian Davis, J.P. Bustamante, Harry Kang, Craig Clark and Adair Warren Ed Piper

Freshman Julian Davis, the No. 5 golfer among La Jolla Country Day School’s six varsity golfers the past the season, has a secret. The math-science major started out playing mini-golf, before he graduated to the real golf course.…

Jul 16, 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

La Jolla Youth Baseball sends 10 teams to PONY Section tournament »

La Jolla Youth Baseball’s Pony All Stars team gather during the Regionals at Lakeside. Front Row: Maxwell Hyytinen, Evan Benham, Michael Campagna, Trevor Ace, Blaise Gimber, Bobby Murphy and Lachlan MacDonald. Back Row: Coach Scott Montana, Manager Jake Grosz, Alex Monell, Cary Percket, Marco Molina, Christophe Naviaux and Coach Rick MacDonald (Courtesy Photo)

La Jolla Youth Baseball sent 10 teams to the PONY Section tournament. The top four teams advance to a Region tournament where the drive gets longer and the pitching gets tougher.…

Jul 15, 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Athletic scholarships to debut for La Jolla’s UCSD Tritons

This fall will be the first time in UC San Diego history that the campus will offer prospective high-merit student-athletes athletic scholarships significant enough to help cover tuition and educational costs. …

Jun 28, 2014 / Read More »
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Waves for Worry? Scientists weigh-in on status of radioactive waters from Fukushima reaching California coast

When the roof blew off reactor building No. 3 at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant in March 2011 releasing toxic amounts of radioactivity into the environment, Californians felt safe knowing the disaster was unfolding more than…

Jul 8, 2014 / Read More »
Health & Science margaret Leinen, director of Scripps Institution of oceanography, describes the vast space needed to stage Scripps’ ocean expeditions, which include buoys the size of small trucks.

Scripps Oceanography in La Jolla opens support facility at Seaweed Canyon

A dedication was held June 13 for Scripps Institution of Oceanography’s (SIO) new research support facility at Seaweed Canyon (below the Birch Aquarium). The complex of three new prefabricated buildings provides space for assembly and staging…

Jul 16, 2014 / Read More »
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House of Week; 6085 Bellevue Avenue

La Jolla’s Cherished Upper Hermosa Area 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, formal living room + family room. Single level with wood floors and skylights. Great indoor/outdoor feeling with French doors to patio. Lovely gardens and ocean view decking.…

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Business Spotlight Angus Beef Carne Asada Taco is the top-selling item at The Taco Stand. (Courtesy Photos)

The Taco Stand offers authentic Mexico fare on Pearl St. in La Jolla

Freshly made corn tortillas on demand, hand-ground guacamole, freshly made salsas and high-quality produce are just a few of the ingredients adding authenticity to The Taco Stand in La Jolla.…

Jul 19, 2014 / Read More »
Opinion Sherry Nooravi

Technology and open discussion can increase participation, diversity in community meetings

I am writing in response to the article “La Jolla Town Council considers it’s purpose, identity” in the June 19 La Jolla Light. First, I’d like to acknowledge the members of this group for their efforts…

Jul 15, 2014 / Read More »

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