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La Jolla Community Center membership drive is on!

The La Jolla Community Center launched its second annual membership drive April 1, which will continue during April and May.

La Jolla Soroptimists honored for fighting human trafficking

La Jolla Soroptimist Carol Tuggey and the ‘Angels of Trafficking Award,’ presented to the membership. Courtesy

The Bi-Lateral Safety Corridor Coalition (BSCC) recently honored Soroptimist International of La Jolla (SILJ) with its “Angels of Trafficking Award” for community service.

La Jolla Parks & Beaches agrees to drive Whale View Point beautification

One task in the Whale View Point project is to ease the transition from beach paths to city sidewalks. (Photos by Ashley Mackin)

The La Jolla Parks and Beaches (LJPB) advisory committee heard updates on two public improvement projects — the Whale View Point shoreline enhancement plan and the Children’s Pool Walk beautification project — during its March 24 meeting.

Car sharing coming to La Jolla

Jacques Chirazi from San Diego’s Economic Growth Services Department makes a presentation to the La Jolla Traffic and Transportation committee.

Would you like an electric car-sharing program similar to one used in San Diego’s downtown and uptown areas to come to La Jolla? The city wants to know.

La Jolla Community Calendar April 3-10

College Planning Session: Targeted to middle and high school students and their families, this workshop will offer tips for getting into and paying for college,11 a.m. Saturday, April 5 at UC San Diego Faculty Club, 9500 Gilman Drive, Suite 0121. RSVP: ccr@ucsd.edu or (858) 534-6862.

La Jolla Community Calendar March 27-April 3

Kalman Aron in his studio with his portrait of Henry Miller. Elisabeth Caren

A showcase and discussion of paintings by artist and Holocaust survivor Kalman Aron, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 2 at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, 10901 North Torrey Pines Road. KalmanAron.com

La Jolla Shores utility projects suffer delays

Work will continue on the westernmost end of Avenida de la Playa until the summer construction moratorium, May 26.

As Sewer and Water Job 809 along Avenida de la Playa in La Jolla Shores continues with repairs to sewer and water lines, it seems the lines of communication could also use some work. At the La Jolla Shores Association meeting March 12, concerns were raised regarding some unexplained and unexpected construction, and changes to the work schedule that were required last-minute.

Homeless enclaves at La Jolla pedestrian bridge concern residents and police

The overgrown vines covering part sof the pedestrian bridge over Torrey Pines Road create dark shadows even during the day, causing safety concerns for residents and children.

Responding to community concerns about safety on the pedestrian bridge over Torrey Pines Road and the homeless population sometimes found there, San Diego Community Relations Officer Larry Hesselgesser addressed the La Jolla Shores Association (LJSA) at its March 12 meeting, revealing how the police can help with their Quality of Life Team, and how the public, in turn, can help police.

La Jolla Community Calendar March 20-27

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Pass the Popcorn: A free screening of the 2013 romantic comedy “Enough Said,” starring Julia-Louise Dreyfus, James Gandolfini, Toni Collette and Catharine Keener 2 p.m. Tuesday March 25. Free popcorn. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. LaJollaLibrary.org or (858) 552–1657.

Water Warrior: La Jolla triathlete and coach beats skin cancer, urges others to enjoy sun safely

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Doctors, friends and family say Tom Atwell’s indomitable spirit helped him take on cancer twice, and live to serve as an inspiration to others.

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