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Scripps Foundation grants La Jolla library youth department $25,000

Robbie and katie Degnaus use the touch screen to color a picture.

The Ellen Browning Scripps Foundation, through its 2014 grant cycle, has decided to give the La Jolla Riford Library $25,000 to improve and expand its youth programs.

La Jolla Library welcomes new chief Shaun Briley

La Jolla Library’s new head librarian, Shaun Briley Ashley Mackin

For La Jolla Riford Library’s new head librarian, Shaun Briley, books have been a part of his life and career, in some form or another, every step of the way.

USPS seeks new site for La Jolla letter carriers, downplays importance of audit requested by Congress

USPS did not report New Deal Art to the National Museum of American Art, per USPS policy, when it sold 10 historic post offices.

La Jolla Shores committee approves cell tower fix, requests more info on home plans

La Jolla Shores Permit Review Committee members largely approved of the McClelland family’s proposed home rebuild design, though request additional information be presented at the group’s August meeting.

Chair Phil Merten said he appreciated that Verizon will also add two natural pines behind the tower to help it blend in.

Renters’ Predicament: Tenants asked to relocate during apartment remodel say they were treated unfairly

Owners of this apartment building at 400 Prospect St. have asked tenants to leave by Nov. 1 so the 1970-built structure can be renovated. Pat Sherman

“We’re trying to make the apartment community reflective of the apartment market in La Jolla,” a property owner representative said.

Torrey Pines Corridor Project Update: Phase 1 to begin in 2015

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The first phase of the $25-30 million multi-phase project will begin January 2015.

La Jolla neighbors upset with condo project on Torrey Pines Road

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“This is moving ahead much to the objection of a lot of people at Del Charro Woods” — Retired architect and neighbor Marvin Cohen.

Willis Allen Real Estate to host live, tweet-chat about “Hosting the Perfect Summer BBQ,” July 31


Willis Allen Real Estate will host its first “tweet chat” on Twitter, 6-7 p.m., Thursday, July 31, 2014. Twitter users can follow Willis Allen on the social media platform at @WARE1914 or as well as, follow the hashtag #WillisAllenChat to participate in Thursday’s “tweet chat.”

La Jolla News Nuggets: Fay Avenue cinema design approved, chick’s departure means lifeguard tower work can resume … and more

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Hearing set for Casa Beach closure, George’s restaurant terrace OK to ‘grow’

Elder abuse case update: Restraining order filed against alleged perpetrator, hoarded trash hauled from home

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A judge granted a five-year restraining order against the woman accused of abusing 91-year-old La Jollan Robert Stella.

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  • Last year for Del Mar Union School District transitional kindergarten August 1, 2014
    The Del Mar Union School District is entering the last school year where it will be required to offer transitional kindergarten class — so far. Legislation is pending that would make it mandatory for districts to offer the program to low-income students. DMUSD’s transitional kindergarten (TK) serves a quarter of its population and to date will bring an addit […]
  • Friends of Gonzales Canyon spruce up Carmel Valley site August 1, 2014
    On July 19, Friends of Gonzales Canyon volunteers helped paint a new kiosk in the Carmel Valley canyon. […]
  • Solana Beach water district receives national award in financial reporting for eighth year August 1, 2014
    The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) presented the Santa Fe Irrigation District the GFOA’s Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the District’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). This is the eighth year successively that SFID has received this award. The Certificate of Ac […]