When spring 2014 comes around and California Golden Poppies start popping up along La Jolla Boulevard, they may be the work of local design architect Mark Bucon — or those who collect seeds from him. After planting several poppy stems in his yard and in front of his office, he began collecting the seeds. He now invites the community to pick some up and start their own poppy gardens.
The Three-Day 60-mile Susan G. Komen walk made its way through coastal La Jolla on Friday, Nov. 8 with many recipients out to cheer on participants.
When it came time for Hank Peterson’s 50th high school reunion outside Boston this year, he and his wife Carolyn wanted to make a “real” road trip of it and see the United States. So the La Jolla couple did just that — pedaling across the country on a tandem bike.
Nov 23, 2013 | Posted in Life
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La Jolla Village Merchants Association Director Sheila Fortune took center stage at the La Jolla Town Council meeting Nov. 14, to update members about the infamous stench situation at the Cove. She surprised some with the charge that, at this point, La Jollans must take matters into their own hands.
Of the approximately 1,500 people who try to swim the English Channel every year, only about 300 make it. This year, the fortunate one in five include local long-distance swimmer Allison (Alli) DeFrancesco.
Eagle Scout Kristoff Pawinski completed the first installation phase of the long-awaited La Jolla Shores donor wall at Kellogg Park in La Jolla Shores on Nov. 3.
Nov 18, 2013 | Posted in News
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An early morning dog walk turned out to be a heroic venture for one La Jolla woman, who assisted a young diver in distress, saving her life.
Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church will present its inaugural community-wide festival, “So Fine on Kline,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, on Kline Street between Girard and Ivanhoe Avenues.
The third annual “Open Doors” tour of the historic La Jolla Cultural Zone will be held 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3.
La Jolla Shores Association (LJSA) board member Mary Coakley-Munk addressed three points related to the comfort stations at Kellogg Park in her report during the group’s Oct. 9 meeting.