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Interactive Film Fest screens flicks of the future at UCSD, April 24-27

Dan Sandin’s ‘Particle Dreams in Spherical Harmonics’ will be one of the 3-D Virtual Worlds on view in the StarCAVE at the Filmatic Festival.  John Hanacek

Attention, movie-lovers! Filmatic is coming! Powered by UC San Diego’s ArtPower!, the inaugural Filmatic Festival, April 24-27, will feature four days of interactive screenings, workshops and panels exploring the future of film and the changing nature of the audience experience.

La Jolla native chronicles Gliderport’s rich history in new book

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Torrey Pines’ strong coastal breezes made it an epicenter for the competitive air sport of soaring.

Pinniped Piper? Former SeaWorld trainer says he can persuade sea lions away from La Jolla Cove

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“I’m going to teach the sea lions that it’s more preferable to live, rest or sleep on other rocks.”–David Butcher

La Jolla manse once owned by Copleys undergoing significant rehabilitation

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Nearby home rebuild in limbo while city considers its historicity and unpermitted changes.

‘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.

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