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Point Loma Nazarene University Writer’s Symposium to feature prominent pens, Feb. 20-27

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Point Loma Nazarene University will present its 19th annual Writer’s Symposium By The Sea, Feb. 20-27, bringing in such literary luminaries as Jeannette Walls; New York Times columnist Samuel Freedman; Anne Lamott; and cancer researcher and writer Siddhartha Mukherjee, whose book “The Emperor of All Maladies,” won the Pulitzer Prize.

Ya Gotta Have Heart! School event in La Jolla inspired by young open-heart surgery survivor

After open-heart surgery at age 4, Evan Rodriguez is a healthy, happy kindergarten student at Bird Rock Elementary. Courtesy

Students at Bird Rock Elementary School will perform some blood-pumping activities this month to show their love and support for the American Heart Association (AHA).

La Jolla Church marks Black History Month with special programs

Gladys Knight, widow of Pillar of Light award recipient Oscar Knight III, with Pastor Charles Norris of Prince Chapel by the Sea.

As a kickoff to Black History Month, several church groups gathered at the Congregational Church of La Jolla Jan. 30 to honor people of color in the community and present the second Pillar of Light award.

La Jollan hopes to replace Scripps Park restroom, needs help

Jafar Farnham with a plaque from Phyllis Minick (right) thanking him for his $35,000 contribution to the Children’s Pool Walk beautification project. Ashley Mackin

Judy Adams Halter, inspired by the efforts of La Jolla Shores resident Mary Coakley- Munk and her improvements to the Kellogg Park north comfort station, announced that she wants to replace the dilapidated restroom at Scripps Park in like manner.

La Jolla Community Calendar Feb. 6 – 13

Thursday, Feb. 6 ■ La Jolla Community Planning Association meets, 6 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. info@lajollacpa.org

La Jolla’s Lindsay Shipp feted as hero of Carlsbad marathon

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La Jolla-based cystic fibrosis survivor, Lindsay Shipp, excelled during the half marathon portion of this year’s Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon & Half on Jan. 19, as one of the “Heroes of the Marathon.”

Shores Association to hold election for eight board seats

The La Jolla Shores Association will hold its annual election in March with a sole seat open.

Get out of town! Travel writer Pauline Frommer to speak in La Jolla

Pauline Frommer and her father, Arthur, who founded the Frommer’s travel guides.

Pauline Frommer, co-author of the famed Frommer’s travel guides, will discuss trends in travel and unique destinations, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5 at Warwick’s Books, 7812 Girard Ave. A Q&A session will follow.

Your e-Waste is La Jolla High’s treasure

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La Jolla High School students will hold their sixth annual e-waste collection day fundraiser, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1 at the end of Westbourne Street (near La Jolla High), off Draper Avenue.

Volunteers sought to survey La Jolla Marine Protected Areas

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San Diego CoastKeeper and Wildcoast are teaming up to host a Marine Protected Area (MPA) Watch volunteer program on Feb. 8 in La Jolla.

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