Two community swims are on the horizon at La Jolla Cove, both organized by local charitable organizations. The first is the 24th annual Bob Litchfield Swim, sponsored by the La Jolla Sunrise Rotary, on Sept. 5. The second is the 83rd La Jolla Kiwanis Rough Water Swim on Sept. 8.
When La Jolla Shores resident Lillian Stein took two cherry tomato plants “off her neighbor’s hands” a few months ago, she had no idea what she was in for.
Aug 27, 2013 | Posted in Life
| Read More »
Neighbors gathered to enjoy a summer evening at the Bird Rock Community Council’s annual summer picnic on Aug. 13, 2013 at Calumet Park in La Jolla. The event was co-hosted by Beaumont’s Eatery with plenty of food, drink and smiles on hand.
Theo & The Zydeco Patrol played toe-tapping tunes for everyone at Scripps Park on Aug. 11, 2013. It was a pleasant and sunny afternoon, so hundreds of people packed the lawn for one of the 30th annual Summer Concerts at La Jolla Cove. Music lovers, young and old, danced the day away to songs like “When the Saints Go Marching In,” “Mardi Gras Mambo,” “Zydeco Boogaloo” and the big fan favorite, “Don’t Mess with My Toot Toot.”
It was a beautiful day for the 20th annual Luau and Longboard Invitational on Aug. 18, 2013 at Scripps Pier, which featured some of the biggest names in surfing teaming up with amateurs to raise research funds for the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center. I’m not sure how much money was netted, but the mai tais were flowing, and the bidders were bidding! What a great group of people!
With the Old Town Trolley Beach Tours now operating in full swing, La Jolla Light decided to take a ride on the new transport for a first-hand look. The trolley, painted like a Woody van, departs from Old Town San Diego and then stops at the cross on Soledad Mountain, rambles through the Village of La Jolla, and heads on to Belmont Park in Pacific Beach.
The public is invited to participate in the next Clean Up, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, when Pearl Street (between
Girard Avenue and La Jolla Boulevard) will be spruced.
Early last week, demolition began on the condemned lifeguard tower at Children’s Pool beach. The above photo shows the tower as it once stood, while the below photo shows it on Aug. 7, in the later stages of removal.
The San Diego Polo Club, home to one of the oldest organized sports in San Diego and now based in Rancho Santa Fe, will resume its 2013 season on Aug. 18.
La Jolla resident Lorraine Slack, who has strong family ties to the Club, said she will be at the games because watching polo is “more fun than even the races at Del Mar.”
Donning neon green “B.I.” shirts, approximately 70 guests from the Burn Institute’s “Camp Beyond the Scars,” stormed the beach at La Jolla Shores for some surfing and playing on Aug. 1.
Aug 6, 2013 | Posted in Events
| Read More »