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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.

La Jolla stays classy with its 10th annual Concours d’Elegance auto show at the Cove

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The 10th annual La Jolla Concours d’Elegance April 11-13, 2014 was a huge hit with awestruck classic car fans as they inspected vehicles like Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Bentley and Maserati — just to name a few — parked along Scripps Park and the La Jolla Cove for judging. Presented by the La Jolla Historical Society, the weekend included many festivities and drew hundreds of participants.

Sign up underway for La Jolla youth surf contest

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The 14th annual Menehune Surf Contest, hosted by the La Jolla Shores Surf Association, will start at 7 a.m. Saturday, April 26 at La Jolla Shores Beach.

La Jolla’s Friends of Coast Walk trail seek help with projects

Friends of Coast Walk founders Brenda Fake and Linda Fisler (foreground) point out planned improvements.

In keeping with the tradition of La Jolla residents rallying together to get things done, the Friends of Coast Walk are looking for new members to help preserve, restore and enhance the Coast Walk Trail.

VFW accepting entries for two youth scholarship competitions

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) is accepting entries for its 2014-2015 VFW Voice of Democracy and its Patriot’s Pen scholarship competitions.

La Jolla 10 Questions: Lynn Gorguze blends business career with community service

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Lynn E. Gorguze is president and CEO of Cameron Holdings Corp., which acquires and operates privately held middle-market manufacturing companies. She sits on the boards of the New Children’s Museum and the La Jolla Community Foundation.

Village Garden Club of La Jolla presents ‘Expressions in Art and Flowers,’ April 16-17

Artwork by Marilyn Barrett, floral design by Alice Harmon.

Artists in the club will showcase their work in a variety of media — paintings, sculpture, fabrics, jewelry, photographs, pottery and needlework.

10 Questions: Kathleen Buoymaster has designs on beauty; be it homes or hearts

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Interior designer Kathleen Buoymaster founded her La Jolla firm in 1985 and served as its president until 2013.

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.

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