The opening night party for “The Orphan of Zhao” July 11, 2014 at La Jolla Playhouse was attended by sponsors, board members and the press with rave reviews coming from all. Some critics have likened the epic tragedy to the Chinese version of “Hamlet,” starring BD Wong. It runs through Aug. 3 on La Jolla Playhouse’s Mandel Weiss stage on the UC San Diego campus.
Any time of year is a good time to visit San Diego Botanic Garden, but now is particularly inviting, with the recent installation of the fourth annual “Sculpture in the Garden” show. The garden itself is a beauty, boasting 37 acres filled with almost 4,000 types of plants from around the world. The sculptures, placed in appropriate settings throughout the garden, provide an added feast for the eyes.
The David Copley Trust is seeking divide the late newspaperman’s “Foxhole” estate at Virginia Way and Ivanhoe Avenue in half.
Fireworks legal representatives say Coast Law’s claim “misrepresents the facts and misreads the settlement agreement.”
Kiwanis Club of La Jolla’s 51st annual pancake breakfast July 19, 2014 at La Jolla Recreation Center fed and entertained more than 900 attendees. Noting that the primary purpose of the party is for the community to come out and have a good time, event organizers proclaimed the event a success — especially for the kids under age 10 who can eat for free.
“It was determined that it was OK for us to do this, to look into it,” association board president Claude-Anthony Marengo said.
Candidates also sought for October election to the La Jolla Village Merchants Association board of directors.
Steampunk. It’s more than a fad for dressing up in neo-Victorian costumes and UCSD Library recently held a Steampunk Tea.
The La Jolla Shores lifeguard tower has been repaired to fix glare issues at a cost of $167,750, the city says.
Although the harbor seal pupping season ended May 15, construction on the Children’s Pool lifeguard tower must remain on pause to accommodate another baby animal – a seagull chick born at the site that hasn’t yet learned to fly.