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La Jolla News Nuggets: Top of the Cove to reopen as Dukes … and more

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City reconsiders stop signs on Fay at West Muirlands Drive; Merchants to hold ‘meet the candidates’ mixer Sept. 30

Burrito Bounty: La Jolla’s hand-held Mexican meals are sure to satisfy

The Taco Stand’s Mar y Tierra (‘surf and turf’) Burrito is stuffed with grilled shrimp, carne asada, avocado, cabbage, tomato, sour cream and chipotle sauce. (Photo illustration by Daniel K. Lew and Ashley Mackin)

Is there any food better than a burrito? It’s a complete meal — protein, vegetables, fruits and carbohydrates — all wrapped into one delicious hand-held package … or in some cases … so doused in sauce and toppings it’s impossible to pick up, but you get the point!

PHOTOS: Foreigner concert helps ‘Rock the Cure’ for pediatric diabetes research in La Jolla

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Steve and Lisa Altman hosted the legendary rock band, Foreigner, at the annual “Rock the Cure” benefit for Pediatric Diabetes Research Center at UC San Diego on Aug. 10, 2014. The Altmans’ La Jolla home served as the concert venue, and the event also included “a taste of San Diego” with numerous restaurants offering samples of their cuisine. Lisa Altman, Stacey Valencia and Dana Kiffman co-chaired the party under the stars.

PHOTOS: Dr. William Brody’s piano solo and ‘Glee’ star Matthew Morrison delight Symphony at Salk patrons in La Jolla

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A record 700 guests attended the 19th annual Symphony at Salk concert under the stars Aug. 23, 2014 where after cocktails and dinner, they were treated to a stirring performance of George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” by Salk Institute for Biological Studies President William R. Brody, M.D., Ph.D., at the piano.

La Jolla planners debate requiring more than one trustee to pull items from consent agenda

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Some say ‘further review’ actions increase project costs.

Program connects fatherless, disadvantaged boys with waves and options

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Boys to Men held its most recent twilight surf excursion and barbeque in La Jolla Shores Aug. 12.

Lifeguard Lineage: Earnest clan makes guarding La Jolla’s beaches a family affair

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When it comes to being a lifeguard, the Earnest family of Rancho Peñasquitos sees the service as a familial calling. John Earnest and his son, James Earnest, both guard La Jolla beaches during the summer, and John’s daughter, Megan Earnest, tries out for the service this year.

La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest gala heralds big news for chamber music fans

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La Jolla Music Society presented its 2014 SummerFest gala, “A Summer Celebration of Music,” Aug. 9 at the home of Frances and Tom Powell in Rancho Santa Fe. Co-chaired by Jean Shekhter and June Shillman, this year’s gala celebrated the music and culinary delights of Asia.

Vote of La Jolla BID group puts prickly parking issue back in the spotlight

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The association also announced a slate of 16 candidates vying to join its board of directors in October.

Mesmerizing Mural: New public artwork on Ivanhoe Avenue is first under Athenaeum auspices in La Jolla

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he Murals of La Jolla public art project received a playfully bold addition last week with the installation of “One Pointed Attention.”

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