Category archives for: La Jolla

Sherri Lightner Press Conference: Petition will NOT support minimum wage increase in San Diego

Councilmember Sherri Lightner speaks in favor of the minimum wage ordinance and denounces the petitions circulating to repeal it.

City Council District 1 Councilmember Sherri Lightner held a press conference Aug. 22 outside La Jolla Village Square to affirm her support for the minimum wage increase and earned sick leave ordinance.

Free Pizza at Amici’s La Jolla Aug. 29


Amici’s East Coast Pizzeria will offer a free slice of pizza to anyone that stops by the 811 Prospect St. location on Friday, Aug. 29.

La Jolla News Nuggets: Top of the Cove to reopen as Dukes … and more

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City reconsiders stop signs on Fay at West Muirlands Drive; Merchants to hold ‘meet the candidates’ mixer Sept. 30

La Jolla permit review group asks George’s at the Cove to screen roof equipment during patio expansion

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Romney home rebuild, other coastal construction progressing on Dunemere Drive.

La Jolla Shores merchants upset over utility construction

Tim Lucas, La Jolla Shores Association chair, said communication between the city and local business owners is sub-par with this project.

After receiving notice Aug. 19 from the city about the schedule for the resumption of the Avenida De La Playa Infrastructure Replacement project and Group Job 809 in La Jolla Shores, residents and business owners held a meeting Aug. 21 in the Shoreline Kitchen restaurant.

La Jolla planners debate requiring more than one trustee to pull items from consent agenda

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Some say ‘further review’ actions increase project costs.

Perry Nisen appointed CEO of Sanford-Burnham Medical Research

Perry Nisen holds a B.S. from Stanford University and an M.D. and Ph.D. from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University. Courtesy

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute in La Jolla announced that its board of trustees named Perry Nisen, M.D., Ph.D., as chief executive officer and holder of the Donald Bren Chief Executive Chair.

La Jolla man struck by wrong-way car on Fiesta Island, critically injured in bicycle accident

Juan Carlos Vinolo and his family.

Juan Carlos Vinolo of La Jolla is one of the 10 cyclists injured during an Aug. 12 accident about 6:30 p.m. on Fiesta Island, when a suspected drunk driver drove the wrong way down a one-way street and struck them.

La Jolla Town Council hears idea for increasing community engagement

Mary Soriano presents her take on how to get more community members to attend La Jolla Town council meetings.

In their ongoing effort to increase community attendance and engagement, each member of the La Jolla Town Council has been tasked with coming up with one new idea to promote and improve the Council.

Lifeguard Lineage: Earnest clan makes guarding La Jolla’s beaches a family affair


When it comes to being a lifeguard, the Earnest family of Rancho Peñasquitos sees the service as a familial calling. John Earnest and his son, James Earnest, both guard La Jolla beaches during the summer, and John’s daughter, Megan Earnest, tries out for the service this year.

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