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La Jolla Shores group is second ‘no’ vote on proposed park cell tower

The ‘tree’ behind the existing cell tower shows the AT&T design for the park.

Torrey Pines Elementary School parents opposed to a proposed cell tower at Cliffridge Park scored another victory when the La Jolla Shores Association voted to oppose granting the conditional use permit required for the tower’s installation at its June 11 meeting.

Vons in La Jolla gets a makeover; now open 24 hours

Vons new look.

“We also replaced the shelving throughout the store, installed new lighting and changed the décor to create a warmer ambiance,” said Vons spokesman Carlos Illingworth.

Fifth-graders reach for the stars at La Jolla’s Bird Rock Elementary


The fifth-grade class of 2014 at Bird Rock Elementary recently completed the annual fifth-grade gift to the school. Some 90 students and teachers worked on a mural to enhance the auditorium with the theme, “Reach for the Stars.”

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer gets an earful during a visit to La Jolla


San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman stopped by La Jolla Rec Center June 16 for a Meet the Mayor event, and, thanks to the standing-room-only crowd, heard a litany of issues important to City Council District 1.

Neighbors take issue with La Jolla nursing home traffic, noise

Torrey Pines Road Issues Nursing Home 3

Residents say they are dealing with loud noise from employees, ambulances and early morning deliveries.

La Jolla Town Council considers its purpose, identity

Trustee Mary Soriano offered a presentation on this year’s La Jolla Hat Show, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, June 29

UPDATED: Kaboom! La Jolla’s July 4th fireworks back on after weeks of uncertainty

A scene from this year's fireworks display at La Jolla Cove.

La Jolla’s annual Independence Day fireworks display will be from 9-9:30 p.m. July 4 at Ellen Browning Scripps Park.

Swimmers take to the La Jolla waves to raise funds for veterans

Tim Rayner, Penny Nagel, Lee Grove, Dan Simonelli, Artemis Spyridonidis, Dan Henry, Will Miller after their practice night swim at la Jolla Cove.

A group of 12 San Diegans plan to swim from Catalina Island to La Jolla Cove in August as a fundraiser for the Warrior Foundation Freedom Station, and 10 of them held a practice night swim in La Jolla recently.

Klutz in the kitchen? How-to author will offer cooking tips at La Jolla talk

'The Hip Girl's Guide to the Kitchen' by Kate Payne

Celebrity chef Ina Garten says stirring a pot of risotto at the end of the day with a glass of wine can be relaxing. Food Network personality Anne Burrell prefers tenderizing meat as a way of bringing joy to the cooking experience. Whatever your preference, author Kate Payne wants to see you in the kitchen, enjoying yourself.

Top of the Class: La Jolla High School sends off 340 grads June 12

Class salutatorian Priyanka Nanayakkara (center) is flanked by co-valedictorians Danielle Collins and Allen Cao.

Congratulations to the 340 seniors in La Jolla High School’s Class of 2014! Here are some stats on the bright, young minds about to enter the adult world.

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  • Motorcyclist killed in accident near Del Mar Fairgrounds July 21, 2014
    The motorcyclist killed in a two-vehicle crash near the Del Mar Fairgrounds over the weekend was identified July 21 as a 22-year-old Escondido man. Alexander Mackenzie Williams was headed west on Via de la Valle near Jimmy Durante Boulevard at a high rate of speed shortly before 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 20, when he lost control and swerved into oncoming traffi […]
  • Bestselling author Jojo Moyes discusses her novels with fans at Del Mar Country Club luncheon July 21, 2014
    “On my last book tour, I had a day off in Portland and it was very nice,” said bestselling novelist Jojo Moyes at a luncheon recently held at the Del Mar Country Club. Then she paused, looked around and added, “But I can tell you a day off in La Jolla is better.” The British author definitely knows how to please an audience – as evidenced not just by the war […]
  • Solana Beach employee featured at City Hall Gallery July 21, 2014
    From Monday through Friday, David Kloz works as a management analyst for the city of Solana Beach. When he’s not at work, Kloz is often outside with a camera. A collection of his photos is currently on exhibit at his workplace, the Solana Beach City Hall. It’s the amateur photographer’s first ever show. “I’m curious to see what the response is going to be,” […]