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  • La Jolla Light Crime and Public-Safety News: Sept. 20

    Car break-ins up in The Shores At the Sept. 12 La Jolla Shores Association meeting, San Diego Police Community Relations Officer (CRO) Larry Hesselgesser and San Diego Fire & Rescue Marine Safety Lt. Rich Stropky were on hand to update the board on safety issues pertaining to the area. Hesselgesser...

  • Young La Jolla tennis player off to Texas tournament

    Young La Jolla tennis player off to Texas tournament

    By all other accounts, La Jolla Elementary School third-grader Jake Weiss is just like any other 8-year-old — barely able to resist spinning in a swivel chair, having a few new teeth growing in and enjoying boundless energy. But this 8-year-old is shaping up to be one of the top young tennis players...

  • La Jolla Cluster Association forms ‘social intelligence’ committee

    The La Jolla Cluster Association had its first meeting of the new school year, Sept. 13 at Muirlands Middle School, to outline priorities for the year, chiefly, a concept known as “vertical integration,” in which there is consistency in the educational concepts students understand as they progress...

  • Bay Area to Border Bike Ride: La Jollan raising attention/funds for testicular cancer fight

    Bay Area to Border Bike Ride: La Jollan raising attention/funds for testicular cancer fight

    Next week, La Jolla native Giovanni Doemeny will complete the last leg of his 636-mile bike ride to raise funds and awareness for testicular cancer causes; scheduling a stop in La Jolla Sept. 24 and departing to the Mexico Border the next day to complete the trip.

  • Shores board looks to launch community-wide eco-efforts

    Shores board looks to launch community-wide eco-efforts

    Following some serious changes to litter-reduction and trash pick-up along Avenida de la Playa — and just in time for famed oceanographer Walter Munk’s 101st birthday — the La Jolla Shores Association (LJSA) launched efforts to make their community a beacon of eco-friendliness. During the board’s...

  • Environmental Center gets $38K for Princess St. beach-access trail design

    Environmental Center gets $38K for Princess St. beach-access trail design

    The design phase for the Princess Street beach access project got a $38,000 boost from the California Coastal Conservancy this month, giving the Environmental Center of San Diego the green light to proceed with the next big step toward reopening the long-closed access that starts alongside 7957...

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Former La Jollan swims English Channel
 

Former La Jollan swims English Channel

Melanie Kaplan, a 28 year-old graduate of La Jolla Country Day School, swam the English Channel from Great Britain to France on Aug. 22. The Channel Swimming Association posted her time for the 25-mile crossing as 13 hours, 6 minutes.

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