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La Jolla Library welcomes new chief Shaun Briley

La Jolla Library’s new head librarian, Shaun Briley Ashley Mackin

For La Jolla Riford Library’s new head librarian, Shaun Briley, books have been a part of his life and career, in some form or another, every step of the way.

VIEWPOINT: My 30 seconds with Hillary

Hillary Clinton came to La Jolla on June 25 to sign copies of her new book, ‘Hard Choices,’ at Warwick’s Bookstore.  Pat Sherman photo

I have to forget about Hillary. But how can I forget about Hillary? Everywhere I look there’s Hillary. I turn on the television, Hillary is being interviewed. I turn on the radio and who is being interviewed? Hillary. Perhaps if I retreat to the newspaper she won’t be there. But the subject of the “By The Book” column in The New York Times is Hillary Rodham Clinton. Thanks to that column I now know that she wants to have dinner with William Shakespeare. She must like men named Bill.

Clinton ‘Takes a Village’ by storm: Hillary signs book, greets admirers during La Jolla visit

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Fans stood in line along Girard Avenue since daybreak, Wednesday morning, awaiting the arrival of Hillary Clinton at Warwick’s Bookstore. They were gathered for a rare opportunity to meet and shake the hand of the former U.S. Secretary of State and talked-about presidential candidate, who was in La Jolla to sign copies of her new book, “Hard Choices.”

Picture Perfect: Photographer captures essence of La Jolla’s people, places in new book

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Photographer Nick Agelidis has transformed his love affair with La Jolla into a 102-page picture book.

Checking Out: La Jolla librarian Catherine Greene to retire

Retiring La Jolla librarian Catherine Greene.

With 33 years of library service — the last six at La Jolla’s Riford Branch (and a few at La Jolla Country Day School) — Catherine Greene, La Jolla’s head librarian, will retire June 27.

Klutz in the kitchen? How-to author will offer cooking tips at La Jolla talk

'The Hip Girl's Guide to the Kitchen' by Kate Payne

Celebrity chef Ina Garten says stirring a pot of risotto at the end of the day with a glass of wine can be relaxing. Food Network personality Anne Burrell prefers tenderizing meat as a way of bringing joy to the cooking experience. Whatever your preference, author Kate Payne wants to see you in the kitchen, enjoying yourself.

Best-selling humorists coming to San Diego

Garrison Keillor

Writers Garrison Keillor and David Sedaris are scheduled to make June appearances in San Diego at presentations arranged by Warwick’s bookstore.

La Jolla native chronicles Gliderport’s rich history in new book

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Torrey Pines’ strong coastal breezes made it an epicenter for the competitive air sport of soaring.

La Jolla Library’s Pen 2 Paper writing group postponed

The La Jolla Library’s Pen 2 Paper Writing Group that usually meets on Thursdays is temporarily postponed and will resume on May 29 at 1 p.m.

Writer/author to share her caregiver experience at La Jolla Library event

Susan Allen Toth will discuss her book, "No Saints Around Here: A Caregiver's Days," 11 a.m. Saturday April 12 at the La Jolla Library.

Susan Allen Toth documents their day-to-day trials in a new book, “No Saints Around Here: A Caregiver’s Days,” which she will read from 11 a.m. Saturday, April 12 at the La Jolla Library, 7555 Draper Ave.

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    Join cultural anthropologist and photographer Roger Harmon and his wife, Nancy, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, in the Solana Beach Library for a free presentation of their travels to Bhutan through slides and artifacts. […]
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