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In case you missed it! Lunar eclipse photographed by Pearl Preis

Lunar Eclipse of April 14, 2014. By Pearl Preis

This awe-inspiring photo chronicling the stages of the lunar eclipse Monday night (April 14) was captured by photographer Pearl Preis from 11 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. over La Jolla. Wow.

La Jolla gala raises funds, awareness for foster kids and ‘Just in Time for Foster Youth’ programs

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Just in Time for Foster Youth held its annual gala benefit, Walk the Talk, March 22, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine. The evening featured a performance by country music star Jimmy Wayne. Philanthropists Stephen and Lynne Doyle were honored for their work with former foster youth.

La Jolla stays classy with its 10th annual Concours d’Elegance auto show at the Cove

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The 10th annual La Jolla Concours d’Elegance April 11-13, 2014 was a huge hit with awestruck classic car fans as they inspected vehicles like Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Bentley and Maserati — just to name a few — parked along Scripps Park and the La Jolla Cove for judging. Presented by the La Jolla Historical Society, the weekend included many festivities and drew hundreds of participants.

New depARTures: San Diego Airport’s Terminal 2 debuts public-art collection

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Eight years ago, the Airport Authority Board adopted an Airport Art Master Plan that included a new collection of site-specific artwork at San Diego International Airport. That vision of an artful gateway to the region guided their major expansion project.

Two La Jollans honored as Women of the Year

Fellow Woman of the Year and La Jolla resident Barbara Bry (left) with Assemblymember and speaker-elect Toni Atkins.

La Jollans Barbara Bry and Cindy Greatrex were among nine women honored for community service by California Assemblymember and speaker-elect Toni Atkins during a Women of the Year ceremony, March 28, in her downtown offices.

Burns Drugs to close its doors after 62 years in La Jolla

Burns Drugs employee Liz Nelander, owner Wayne Woods, and employees Liz Rogers and Nicole Caulfield share memories at the costmetics counter.

The pharmacy will fill its last prescription April 15. The store will remain open until next month to sell its remaining inventory.

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.

Burning Red Gala draws La Jolla High School Foundation supporters

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“Burning Red” was the theme of The Foundation of La Jolla High School’s annual fundraising gala, which took place March 22, 2014 at Green Acre on Campus Point in University City. Merriment at the Burning Red Gala Bash included food, drinks, auctions and dancing to music by The Jones Revival band.

Tsunami safety focus of forum in La Jolla Shores

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Several San Diego safety and public service organizations gathered March 26 at Kellogg Park in La Jolla Shores to recognize Tsunami Awareness Week, March 23-29, and announce the distribution of new maps that outline the risk of tsunami, as well as suggestions on what to do in the event of one.

Athenaeum Music & Arts Library to oversee Murals of La Jolla

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On March 21, the LJCF’s board of directors voted unanimously to bestow the Murals of La Jolla to the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library

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