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Board designates black pioneer's La Jolla home 'historical'

Board designates black pioneer's La Jolla home 'historical'

Edgar Coleman was an entrepreneur and an African-American pioneer of La Jolla who worked as a gardener, a janitor and a realtor in his time. "He eventually owned three trucks and was often hired to move old cottages that made land available for the building of the La Valencia Hotel," reads a chapter...

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  • La Jolla Ironwoman overcomes back injury to run 10th triathlon

    La Jolla Ironwoman overcomes back injury to run 10th triathlon

    It was 1982 when La Jollan, then 22-year-old Kathleen McCartney, participated for the first time (and won) an Ironman triathlon. “That was one of the highlights of my life and really set a course for the rest of my life,” she said in an interview with La Jolla Light. Oct. 8, she will participate...

  • 10 Questions: Jeanne Jones celebrates all life's goodness

    10 Questions: Jeanne Jones celebrates all life's goodness

    Jeanne Jones is the author of 33 books and a highly sought-after menu consultant. Her column, "Cook It Light," is syndicated and reaches 30 million readers throughout the United States, Canada and the Caribbean each week. Locally, she has served on many boards for both the arts and scientific research....

  • Prized musical memoir 'The Lion' opens at The Old Globe

    Prized musical memoir 'The Lion' opens at The Old Globe

    Now playing at The Old Globe Theatre is the Drama Desk Award-winning musical, "The Lion," written and performed by Benjamin Scheuer, who said he knew he wanted to make music all his life. "It seemed like the most natural thing in the world for me," Scheuer said in an interview with La Jolla Light....

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La Jolla YMCA Aquatic Center to open with festivities, ribbon-cutting Sept. 27

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