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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.

Focusing on Finance: La Jolla seminar offers tips for talking to kids about money

Hillel Katzeff and Glenda Sacks have tips and advice for introducing children to the topic of money and finance. Ashley Mackin

At what point should parents talk to their children about money? How do mom and dad bring up financial planning without scaring them? Why do children learn about “the birds and the bees” before they learn how to balance a budget?

Two events will mark St. Patrick’s Day in La Jolla

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Mary, Star-of-the-Sea Church will host its second St. Patrick’s Day celebration, 6 p.m. Saturday, March 15 at 7725 Girard Ave. and The 35th annual St. Patrick’s Day Open Reading of Irish Poetry and Prose is set for 7 p.m. (until it ends) Monday, March 17 at D.G.Wills Books, 7461 Girard Ave.

La Jolla Community Calendar March 13-19

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La Jolla Elementary School will hold registration for its kindergarten class of 2014-15, 1:30-3:30 p.m. on two Wednesdays, March 19 and April 16 in the library, 1111 Marine St. An enrollment packet can be picked up in the office in advance to be completed before the registration date. (858) 454-7196.

Tip o’ the Hat: Local Irish Congress honors two La Jollans

Scott Dodge has been named 2014 Irish Man of the Year and Mary Johnson as 2014 San Diego Woman of the Year by the Irish Congress of Southern California for their legendary community service. They will ride in the 34th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday, March 15, 2014 in Balboa Park, San Diego. (Photo Illustration by Daniel K. Lew and Ashley Mackin)

Scott Dodge has been named 2014 Irish Man of the Year and Mary Johnson as 2014 San Diego Woman of the Year by the Irish Congress of Southern California for their legendary community service. They will ride in the 34th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday, March 15 in Balboa Park.

La Jolla Shores Association to hold board member elections March 12

The La Jolla Shores Association will have its annual election for eight trustees, who will serve on the community advisory board for either one- or two-year terms, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12 at 8840 Biological Grade.

La Jolla’s Whale View Point shoreline project ready for approval

Marty Poirier presents details of the Whale View Point Shoreline Enhancement Project at the Parks & Beaches meeting.

Final plans for the Whale View Point Shoreline Enhancement Project, in the works for seven years, went before the La Jolla Parks and Beaches (LJP&B) community advisory committee at its Feb. 25 meeting.

La Jolla Community Calendar March 6 – 13

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The new deadline for calendar submissions, starting this week, will be Thursday at noon for the following week’s edition. To get an event listed in the March 13 calendar, submissions must be received by noon, March 6.

La Jolla Monopoly prodigy wins once again!

Jack Munson, 10, poses with Lee Bayrd after Jack’s victory.

La Jolla Elementary School student and resident “Monopoly guy” Jack Munson continues his winning streak. Jack did it again in Bakersfield, the weekend of Feb. 15.

Christian Scientist to discuss technology, spirituality in La Jolla

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Longtime Christian Scientist Mary Alice Rose, will present the free lecture, “Has technology made God and spirituality obsolete?” 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 2 at the Sherwood Auditorium in the Museum of Contemporary Art, 700 Prospect St.

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