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  • 'We feel slighted': La Jolla Town Council says it's 'unheard' in City decisions on sea lion issue

    'We feel slighted': La Jolla Town Council says it's 'unheard' in City decisions on sea lion issue

    The La Jolla Town Council held its fourth “Crisis at The Cove” hearing during its July 13 meeting at the La Jolla Rec Center. At issue was whose recommendations the City should follow when taking action to deter the sea lion congregation at La Jolla Cove, which has led to dangerous human-sea lion...

  • Officials give account of Fourth of July at La Jolla Shores

    Officials give account of Fourth of July at La Jolla Shores

    Once again this Fourth of July holiday, La Jolla Shores beach was filled with party-goers setting up illegal tents, July 3-4. Resigned to the yearly nuisance, La Jolla Shores Association (LJSA) chair Nick LeBeouf said during the July 12 meeting, “We understand that this is going to happen, so (people...

  • San Diego City Council delays vote on Hillel Center for La Jolla

    San Diego City Council delays vote on Hillel Center for La Jolla

    At the 11th hour, the proposal to approve plans for Glickman Hillel Center for Jewish Life on a triangular lot across from UC San Diego bounded by La Jolla Village Drive, La Jolla Scenic Way and La Jolla Scenic Drive North, was pulled from the San Diego City Council agenda July 11, due to a “noticing...

  • Surf Sweethearts: Married La Jolla couple rock twin woodie boards

    Surf Sweethearts: Married La Jolla couple rock twin woodie boards

    Editor’s Note: As a world renowned surfing town, La Jolla has its legends of the sea. We’re stoked to bring you their stories in this new summer series. If you know someone who should be included, please provide their contact information to reporter María José Durán at mduran@lajollalight.com or...

  • Permitters consider three new home projects in La Jolla

    Permitters consider three new home projects in La Jolla

    A project to demolish an existing single-family, one-story cottage and construct in its place a two-story-over-basement house at 5626 Dolphin Place was reviewed at the July 11 meeting of La Jolla Development Permit Review (DPR) committee and met with opposition from neighbors. Plans call for a...

  • La Jollan recounts 1,600-mile walk to survive cancer

    La Jollan recounts 1,600-mile walk to survive cancer

    For La Jolla resident Edie Littlefield Sundby, who was diagnosed with gallbladder cancer and given a three-month life expectancy 10 years ago, “battling Stage 4 cancer is like fighting a war.” Her book “The Mission Walker,” an account of her experiences from the time she was diagnosed with cancer...

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The WindanSea Life: Big tube surfer John Maher shared the 'Aloha' spirit
 

The WindanSea Life: Big tube surfer John Maher shared the 'Aloha' spirit

Editor’s Note: As a world renowned surfing town, La Jolla has its legends of the sea. We’re stoked to bring you their stories in this new summer series. For pro surfer and WindanSea lifeguard John Maher, the wave that stands out most was one he caught at age 7 near Scripps Pier. “I grew up surfing...

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