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La Jolla poet pens her first novel at age 93

Doris Sutton at her La Jolla home with her book, "Romantic Tales from Old Mulvedania"

“You never know who you are living next door to, if you live in La Jolla,” said La Jolla resident and lifelong poet Doris Sutton. This notion, and a few others, inspired her first novel, “Romantic Tales from Old Mulvedania: Secret Stories of Royalty Never Meant to be Told.”

Author to share ‘Survival Lessons’ at Words Alive luncheon in La Jolla

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Alice Hoffman, author of “Survival Lessons” (among many other novels, short fiction pieces and children’s books) will be keynote speaker at the Words Alive Luncheon, noon, Nov. 12 at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines, 10950 North Torrey Pines Road.

La Jolla’s Mount Soledad cross drama fills the pages of a new book

The Cross

The 24-year legal battle over the Mount Soledad cross includes many dramatic elements, from tension between generations to disputes over the treatment of religious symbols.

La Jolla author updates iconic self-help bestseller, helps others persevere

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Reid will hold a seminar outlining the principles of stickability, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 21-22 at the San Diego Marriott La Jolla.

La Jollans in the Limelight

Chef Ramon Bojorquez

Several residents of La Jolla are showcasing their talent in the culinary, photography and history fields, with spots on TV and in the literary world.

Author delves into parents’ mysterious deaths to help others cope with violent loss at La Jolla event

Lauren and Jody Edwards

Author still agrees with FBI in disputing brother’s account of parents’ tragic 1978 deaths

UC San Diego professor says denial may be the key to human evolution, dominance

Ajit Varki

Once humans obtained the ability to deny reality, the world became a much more tolerable place.

‘Rolling’ Along: Rockin’ tennis coach and Bay City Rollers frontman to sign book at Aug. 25 event

Eric Sage and early Bay City Rollers’ guitarist Ian Mitchell on stage performing in their incarnation of the Scottish pop band who recorded the No. 1 1975 radio hit, ‘Saturday Night.’ Courtesy

As a “tennis teacher to the stars,” Sage has helped everyone from George Clooney to Alec Baldwin and Robert Downey Jr. perfect their games.

Naked Truth: La Jolla author shares tales of raw food healing

Diana Stobo's 'Get Naked Fast' reveals how to implement The Naked Diet and heal the body with certain foods.

La Jolla native Diana Stobo said she’s made the switch from using food as “bad” medicine to using food as “good” medicine, and she’s on a mission to share her story. She is the author of “Get Naked Fast” and “Naked Bliss,” books about the “naked” lifestyle and diet, which is a subset of the raw food movement.

Fabulously Subversive: bicoastal architect William Georgis celebrates release of retrospective book

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The book concludes with a section on architect William Lumpkins’ 1955 modernist La Jolla home, which Georgis purchased several years ago

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