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‘KISS Army’ storms La Jolla for Paul Stanley book signing

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Some traveled from as far away as Los Angeles, Phoenix, Las Vegas and Germany for a chance to meet the Kiss frontman.

Look how you’ve grown! La Jolla Secret Garden tour celebrates 16 years

A previous Secret Garden Tour of La Jolla included Linda Marrone’s garden. Each year, the gardens available for viewing are revealed the day of the tour. Courtesy

The upcoming Secret Garden Tour of La Jolla, a fundraiser for the La Jolla Historical Society, has come a long way from its first venture in 1999. Event co-founder Linda Marrone said, over time, the committee came up with ways to change and improve the tour, creating the “successful” event it is today.

Tea Time: Englishwoman pays homage to mother with new La Jolla tearoom and restaurant

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Nearly everything is prepared from the recipe books of Alison Brown’s late mother, whose only trip abroad was to La Jolla.

La Jolla Village Merchants prep for Earth Day event and ‘La Jolla-opoly’ launch, note recurring Cove odor

San Francisco-based Benefit Cosmetics is opening at the corner of Girard Avenue and Prospect Street.

The LJVMA partnered with ProductBio to kick off a “Clear and Green” campaign to highlight businesses with sustainable practices.

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.

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