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La Jolla Parks & Beaches agrees to drive Whale View Point beautification

One task in the Whale View Point project is to ease the transition from beach paths to city sidewalks. (Photos by Ashley Mackin)

The La Jolla Parks and Beaches (LJPB) advisory committee heard updates on two public improvement projects — the Whale View Point shoreline enhancement plan and the Children’s Pool Walk beautification project — during its March 24 meeting.

Burning Red Gala draws La Jolla High School Foundation supporters

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“Burning Red” was the theme of The Foundation of La Jolla High School’s annual fundraising gala, which took place March 22, 2014 at Green Acre on Campus Point in University City. Merriment at the Burning Red Gala Bash included food, drinks, auctions and dancing to music by The Jones Revival band.

Tsunami safety focus of forum in La Jolla Shores

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Several San Diego safety and public service organizations gathered March 26 at Kellogg Park in La Jolla Shores to recognize Tsunami Awareness Week, March 23-29, and announce the distribution of new maps that outline the risk of tsunami, as well as suggestions on what to do in the event of one.

Athenaeum Music & Arts Library to oversee Murals of La Jolla

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On March 21, the LJCF’s board of directors voted unanimously to bestow the Murals of La Jolla to the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library

Concours d’Elegance: at 10-year mark, La Jolla luxe auto show’s cachet on the rise

Photographers had fun at last year’s concours event, shooting eye-catching images of all the gorgeous ‘models’ parked in La Jolla Cove.

100 judges are honing their knowledge of luxury autos for the La Jolla Historical Society’s 10th Concours d’Elegance auto show and related events, April 11-13.

Thank You for Being a Friend: La Jolla Library supporters seek new members

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The definition most people have for the word “friend” probably has a lot of components to it. To name a few, friends care, they’re supportive, they offer input, and they may give money every once in a while. But they get something in return, too. The same applies to Friends of the La Jolla Library, who number about 100.

La Jolla preservationist testifies at hearing on post office sales

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Architectural historian Diane Kane, a member of the Save Our La Jolla Post Office Task Force, was invited to testify on the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) sale of historic post office buildings, March 11 in Oakland, Calif.

Bowtie Kind of Guy: La Jolla entrepreneur rides retro style revival

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At the dawn of the bow tie’s resurgence as a sporty fashion accessory, ZB found the selection slim, and decided to design a few of his own.

Investigation into alleged La Jolla elder abuse continues

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Victim’s family seeks his divorce from alleged abuser

Homeless enclaves at La Jolla pedestrian bridge concern residents and police

The overgrown vines covering part sof the pedestrian bridge over Torrey Pines Road create dark shadows even during the day, causing safety concerns for residents and children.

Responding to community concerns about safety on the pedestrian bridge over Torrey Pines Road and the homeless population sometimes found there, San Diego Community Relations Officer Larry Hesselgesser addressed the La Jolla Shores Association (LJSA) at its March 12 meeting, revealing how the police can help with their Quality of Life Team, and how the public, in turn, can help police.

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