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La Jolla community planners grapple with board election challenge, appeal revised Whale Watch Way project … and more

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The La Jolla Shores lifeguard tower has been repaired to fix glare issues at a cost of $167,750, the city says.

Seagull chick behind La Jolla’s Children’s Pool lifeguard tower delay

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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.

Healing Waters: Film premiering at MCASD conveys reverence, respect for Earth’s oceans

Brett McBride with Katharine the shark

The filmmakers and several of those appearing in the film — from surfers to scholars — will answer audience questions after the screening.

San Diego Zoo hosts wild ‘n’ wonderful night at annual Rendezvous in the Zoo gala

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Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, animal education presentations by Conservation Ambassador Joan Embrey and staff, auctions, a glamorous gourmet dinner from Executive Chef Terry Guise of the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, and dancing the night away to Wayne Foster Entertainment made “Wild Things: A Night in the Savanna” another memorable Rendezvous in the Zoo (RITZ) benefit.

Waves for Worry? Scientists weigh-in on status of radioactive waters from Fukushima reaching California coast

Waves for Worry? (Photo illustration by Daniel K. Lew)

When the roof blew off reactor building No. 3 at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant in March 2011 releasing toxic amounts of radioactivity into the environment, Californians felt safe knowing the disaster was unfolding more than 5,000 miles away across the Pacific. However, the same ocean that separates us from Japan also connects us and the radioactive waters that have been riding a current for more than three years are expected to wash ashore some time this year.

Massive anchovy school migrates off La Jolla Tuesday, July 8

Pool of anchovies off Scripps Pier in La Jolla, July 8, 2014. SIO

A giant school of Northern Anchovy formed a dark band off La Jolla on July 8, off Scripps Pier.

Under the Sea: Precious ecosystems depicted in La Jolla’s Birch Aquarium at Scripps photography exhibit

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Octavio Aburto is a storyteller, and the stories he tells with underwater photography will likely take your breath away.

La Jolla cross controversy continues: Supreme Court passes on chance to rule on Soledad symbol

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The U.S. Supreme Court declined June 30 to immediately review a lower court’s decision regarding the constitutionality of the cross atop Mount Soledad in La Jolla.

Brushes with Greatness: Painting remains central to La Jolla artist through rich and diverse life

Anne Waddell works plein air on a newly commissioned piece at her Bird rock home. Pat Sherman

Waddell met with President Ronald Reagan and was commissioned to paint a portrait of him on his horse, “Little Man.”

All Boxed In: La Jolla residents say design of Torrey Pines home creates blind spots, hazards

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“Any reputable architect or contractor should be able to see the current box will cause safety problems.” — Tom Rushfeldt

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  • California Chiropractic Association elects Del Mar practitioner as president July 25, 2014
    The California Chiropractic Association, the Sacramento-based statewide, nonprofit organization of chiropractic doctors and allied industries, announced that Brian Stenzler, a San Diego and Del Mar-based doctor of chiropractic, was elected to serve as president of CCA. He succeeds Matt Hubbard, also of San Diego, who now serves as Immediate Past President. […]
  • Surf Soccer Club Academy GU9 team tops in division at 2014 Albion Cup July 25, 2014
    The Surf Soccer Club Academy GU9 team took first place in the 2014 Albion Cup (Girls U9 Cup) on July 18-21. They beat Carlsbad United’s top GU9 team in the semi-finals and went on to shut out Strikers FC in the finals, 4-0. Awesome tournament play by the entire team! […]
  • Surf Academy Select BU9 win it all at Albion Cup July 25, 2014
    San Diego Surf Academy Select BU9 won it all at the Albion Cup July 19-21! After winning their Showcase division by going unbeaten all weekend, they defeated Legends FC 4-1 in the finals on Monday. This is the second year in a row this team has won the Albion Cup. […]