Land survey monuments — small pins placed in cement statewide since the 1920s — are crucial in determining property lines. La Jolla land surveyors are accusing City of San Diego contractors of removing these monuments and not replacing or recording them during projects.
A 7-year-old California sea lion was rescued off of Boomer Beach in La Jolla after being shot point blank in the head on Oct. 5. Later named Buck, he was taken to SeaWorld for treatment and rehabilitation, and is recovering well.
The La Jolla Shores Association (LJSA) unanimously approved three proposals presented at their Oct. 10 meeting. They also heard Community Relations Officer Omar Sinclair of the San Diego Police Department’s Northern Division on the need for a Neighborhood Watch program.
The Southwestern Yacht Club will host U.S. Sailing’s 2012 national Disabled Sailing Championships, Oct. 26-28. The event features 11 races to be sailed over three days in San Diego harbor between Shelter-Harbor Islands and Coronado Island.
At its Oct. 2 meeting, the Bird Rock Community Council (BRCC) put the word out about several hot-button issues including Halloween, the median lights on La Jolla Boulevard, doggie bags and parking.
The La Jolla Art & Wine Festival (LJAWF) is back this weekend (Oct. 13-14), with organizers promising that the annual fundraiser for La Jolla schools will be bigger and better than ever. To accommodate the event — where 30,000 people are expected — the Village streets of Girard Avenue between Prospect and Kline streets will be closed to vehicle traffic both days, beginning at 5 p.m. Friday.
Organizers describe the inaugural Bike for Self Confidence fundraiser, 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 14 at Ellen Browning Scripps Park, 1133 Coast Blvd., as “the ride of your life” down Mount Soledad.
A benefits for Childrens Smiles, funds raised will be used to help build the confidence of children who have been abused or experienced a traumatic event. In this case, a 4-year- old girl named Ciara.
In a recent letter to the La Jolla Light, Bird Rock resident Karyn Meyer asked about the rotting seaweed found on the beach near her home. Her concerns included the cleanup of said seaweed and whether the gases emitted were toxic and dangerous to breathe. The area she specified was near Searidge Drive and Chelsea Street, north of Tourmaline beach.
Each year after Labor Day, La Jolla Boy Scout Troop 506 organizes its Family Surf Camp at San Elijo campground in Cardiff. This year, Sept. 7-9, some 55 troopers enjoyed the weekend of unusual warm weather, learning ocean skills to earn ‘Waterman’ patches, and sharing jokes and s’mores around the campfire.
When you’re a young woman returning from the funeral of another young woman, what do you think about?
Sep 11, 2012 | Posted in Life
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