Category archives for: La Jolla

Car crashes through Pharmaca front window on Girard Avenue, Tuesday; no one hurt

The car goes through Pharmaca front window, July 15. Robin Weiss photo

An older couple ran a car into the storefront of the Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy at 7650 Girard Ave. at around 11 a.m. the morning of Tuesday, July 15.

Crime in Bird Rock topic of community council meeting

The seawall near a Bird Rock home is tagged with large letters. Courtesy

During the July 1 Bird Rock Community Council meeting, acting Northern Division Police Lt. Ernesto Servin addressed recent crime trends and recommended action to prevent and report those crimes.

Tarnishing Our Jewel: Benches along La Jolla Shores need some care

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La Jolla Light looked into who is in charge of upkeep on “donated” or “memorial” benches and found that the City of San Diego Park & Rec Department maintains the benches and repairs them when needed … and when possible.

Perpetual Limbo: Partially remodeled Soledad home sits unfinished for a nearly decade

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A violation notice delivered this week gives the owner 90 days to complete the home, or 180 days to demolish it.

Seagull chick behind La Jolla’s Children’s Pool lifeguard tower delay

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Although the harbor seal pupping season ended May 15, construction on the Children’s Pool lifeguard tower must remain on pause to accommodate another baby animal – a seagull chick born at the site that hasn’t yet learned to fly.

La Jolla YMCA gymnasts take national title

Front Row: Veronice House, Danielle Plumb, Julie Dodet, Sophie Loupias, Lauren Langbort and Kirsten Larsen. Middle Row: Hailey Berry, Sydney Arthur-Ridgeway, Ruby Rothman, Bridgette Bergman, Shulamit Crevoshay, Andrea Guerra and Savannah Lawson. Back Row: Kailley Callamaras, Josie Edmiston, Taylor Martin, Emily Veliz, Kailie Giebink, Marina Movellan, Paige Harris, Montana Ruderman and Caitlin Sanders. Courtesy

La Jolla YMCA Gymnastics Team was one of 30 teams from across the country selected to compete at the USA Gymnastics All National Championships, June 21-22 in Orlando, Florida.

Parks & Beaches board reviews La Jolla issues with mayor’s rep

Francis Barraza is Mayor Kevin Faulconer's District 1 representative. Ashley Mackin

At the June 23 La Jolla Parks and Beaches (LJPB) meeting, board members were visited by San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s District 1 representative Francis Barraza.

18-year-old critically injured in fall from La Jolla cliff

An 18-year-old who fell off a La Jolla cliff while taking photographs Tuesday night (July 1) was rescued after plunging about 75 to 90 feet to the rocky shore below, authorities said.

Oil Rigs to Living Reefs: La Jolla’s SIO students tout benefits of program for California

Emily Callahan and Amber Jackson dive under oil rigs to see the sea life there. Courtesy

For their graduate studies at Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), students Amber Jackson and Emily Callahan figuratively and literally dived into their research.

La Jolla Community Planning Association meeting rescheduled for July 9

The city advisory group’s election on July 3 will proceed, 3 to 7 p.m. at the Rec Center.

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