Category archives for: Outdoors

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.

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.

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.

A Trip to India: La Jollans visit agencies that aid women, children

Women from La Jolla, and across San Diego, visit the Vulnerable Children's shelter home and the children who live there.

Several women from La Jolla embarked on a trip to India last November to see how the programs implemented by San Diego-based Project Concern International (PCI) are working out. As financial contributors, they checked out the Vulnerable Children program and they saw how the Women Empowerment Program (WEP) is changing the financial situation for women in rural India.

$3.8 million La Jolla Shores lifeguard tower faces remodel due to distorted window views

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At the La Jolla Shores Association (LJSA) monthly meeting Feb. 12, lifeguard Ben Lewis updated the board on measures being taken to improve visibility at the new Shores lifeguard tower, which, during certain times of day, has distorted views that complicate the jobs of lifeguards stationed there.

Meet a Master: Village Garden Club of La Jolla to host celeb designer Eddie Zaratsian

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Internationally acclaimed floral designer and stylist, Eddie Zaratsian, will be the featured speaker at the seventh annual Meet the Masters event, presented by The Village Garden Club of La Jolla.

La Jollan hopes to replace Scripps Park restroom, needs help

Jafar Farnham with a plaque from Phyllis Minick (right) thanking him for his $35,000 contribution to the Children’s Pool Walk beautification project. Ashley Mackin

Judy Adams Halter, inspired by the efforts of La Jolla Shores resident Mary Coakley- Munk and her improvements to the Kellogg Park north comfort station, announced that she wants to replace the dilapidated restroom at Scripps Park in like manner.

Volunteers sought to survey La Jolla Marine Protected Areas

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San Diego CoastKeeper and Wildcoast are teaming up to host a Marine Protected Area (MPA) Watch volunteer program on Feb. 8 in La Jolla.

Meetings over La Jolla Shores Map are cited as ‘productive’

The Map at Kellogg Park has been fenced off due to safety concerns, and Friends of La Jolla Shores and T.B. Penick have been meeting to come to a resolution. Ashley Mackin

In an effort to come to a resolution regarding The Map project, representatives from Friends of La Jolla Shores and contractors T.B. Penick have met several times in the last six months, and the overall tone is positive.

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