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La Jolla Cove lifeguard tower construction underway

This is an artist’s rendering of new La Jolla Cove lifeguard tower, which is expected to be finished by March 2015. Courtesy

The construction process officially began on the La Jolla Cove lifeguard tower Feb. 16, when lifeguards stationed there were moved to a temporary station and the 34-year-old, 30-square-foot, wood-framed lifeguard tower and 144-square-foot support station were prepped for demolition.

Protect your assets with Farmers Insurance and guidance from La Jolla agent Nigel Mallett

Farmers Insurance agent Nigel Mallett is based in La Jolla. (Courtesy Photo)

Farmers Insurance protects far more than its clients’ homes and autos; it protects all their assets. “We do this by including liability coverage and umbrella coverage,” said La Jolla Farmers Insurance agent Nigel Mallett. “If we have a liability coverage of $500,000 on a car, we add an umbrella coverage of $1 million to $5 million or more, depending on the client’s net worth.”

New members welcome at Rotary Club of La Jolla

The Rotary Club of La Jolla is a member of Rotary International, which among other important projects, has joined forces with the World Health Organization to focus on the eradication of Polio worldwide.

La Jolla YMCA to host free community event: Healthy Kids Day, Saturday, April 26

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La Jolla YMCA will present a free community event from 10 a.m, to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 26, to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day, the Y’s national initiative to improve families’ health and well-being, will feature games, fitness, healthy snack demonstrations, arts and crafts and more to motivate and teach families how to develop a healthy routine at home.

UPDATED APRIL 17: Responding to trolley bridge concerns, SANDAG director ‘optimistic’ compromise can be reached

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The issue is on SANDAG’s May 9 board agenda, 10 a.m. 401 B St. (7th floor) in downtown San Diego.

Look how you’ve grown! La Jolla Secret Garden tour celebrates 16 years

A previous Secret Garden Tour of La Jolla included Linda Marrone’s garden. Each year, the gardens available for viewing are revealed the day of the tour. Courtesy

The upcoming Secret Garden Tour of La Jolla, a fundraiser for the La Jolla Historical Society, has come a long way from its first venture in 1999. Event co-founder Linda Marrone said, over time, the committee came up with ways to change and improve the tour, creating the “successful” event it is today.

La Jolla Community Planners narrowly approve third cell tower for Cliffridge Park

Early departure of trustee opposed to the project leads to a change in recommendation

La Jolla planning association elects officers, dismisses election challenge

Officers: Joe LaCava (president), Bob Steck (1st vice-president), Patrick Ahern (2nd vice-president), Helen Boyden (secretary), Nancy Manno (treasurer).

Tea Time: Englishwoman pays homage to mother with new La Jolla tearoom and restaurant

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Nearly everything is prepared from the recipe books of Alison Brown’s late mother, whose only trip abroad was to La Jolla.

La Jolla Village Merchants prep for Earth Day event and ‘La Jolla-opoly’ launch, note recurring Cove odor

San Francisco-based Benefit Cosmetics is opening at the corner of Girard Avenue and Prospect Street.

The LJVMA partnered with ProductBio to kick off a “Clear and Green” campaign to highlight businesses with sustainable practices.

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