New crews descended on an otherwise quiet La Jolla street Friday afternoon, following what may turn out to be the town’s saddest and most bizarre incidence of elder abuse.
Police are investigating allegations that 90-year-old Robert Stella was severely abused by his live-in girlfriend, an alleged homeless woman he befriended years ago, after meeting her in an alley behind Mary Star-of-the-Sea Church, the family said.
At the 2014 Global Swimarathon Sunday, Feb. 23 at La Jolla Shores, 49 swimmers covered three courses — the original 100-yard course parallel to the beach, an intermediate course, and the XL course to the tip of Scripps Pier. The La Jolla Sunrise Rotary-sponsored event was a fundraiser for the global fight against polio, netting $10,000 for the cause this year. Polio is a crippling disease still endemic in three countries worldwide.
The property owner, David Mandelbaum, is calling it a case of “preservationists running amok.”
The Bishop’s School students and those visiting campus will soon be able to identify more than 55 tropical and nonnative plant species on campus by using their smartphones.
Priority 1: Principal Chuck Podhorsky eyes smooth transition to adoption of Common Core State Standards for math and reading
After a few weeks of fundraising for the American Heart Association, Bird Rock Elementary School, celebrated its efforts with a Jump Rope for Heart event on Feb. 19, 2014. Throughout the day, students participated in jump rope, hula-hoop and basketball stations, and joined relay races. The event was also held to celebrate Bird Rock Elementary kindergartener Evan Rodriguez, who had open-heart surgery when he was 4 years old. The event spearheaded by his mother, Aimee Rodriguez, netted $1,786.
There is a severe weather alert for Southern California with a flash flood warning in effect for Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.
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There was a full house at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla’s Sherwood Auditorium on the evening of Feb. 1, 2014 when Christo came onstage for a lecture/slide show about his 50-plus years of grand-scale public art. Some of the crowd had been standing in line for hours, hoping for no-shows’ seats.
Despite pleas to retain shared beach access, the council voted 6-3 for a five-month beach closure.
Congressmember Scott Peters’ representative also offered updates on the cove stench and pending post office sale.