Category archives for: La Jolla

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.

Birch Aquarium in La Jolla welcomes new interim executive director

Steven Schindler

Steven Schindler began June 18, replacing former executive director, Nigella Hillgarth.

La Jolla cross controversy continues: Supreme Court passes on chance to rule on Soledad symbol

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The U.S. Supreme Court declined June 30 to immediately review a lower court’s decision regarding the constitutionality of the cross atop Mount Soledad in La Jolla.

All Boxed In: La Jolla residents say design of Torrey Pines home creates blind spots, hazards

Torrey Pines window

“Any reputable architect or contractor should be able to see the current box will cause safety problems.” — Tom Rushfeldt

Prosecutor: Woman stole millions from La Jolla businessmen, mother-in-law

A woman embezzled millions from a La Jolla restaurant and nightclub where she worked as a bookkeeper, as well as her former mother-in-law, and stole military spousal benefits to which she wasn’t entitled, a prosecutor told a jury June 16.

La Jolla Country Club’s July 4th fireworks moved due to safety concerns

The launch site for the La Jolla Country Club’s annual fireworks display has been moved slightly this year due to concerns about dry conditions from the winter drought.

La Jolla Fire Captain retires from Station 13

Capt. Bob Bilz with his crew Karen Carnahan, Alisa Hecht and Mark Hanigan

Fire Station 13 at 809 Nautilus St. was filled with firefighters June 21, who were there to recognize Captain Bob Bilz, retiring this month after 32 years of service. The gathering of current and former firefighters was fitting, considering it was the camaraderie of the force that Bilz said made his experiences memorable.

Three La Jollans earn Girl Scout Gold Awards

Lolo Frager, Lilly Grossman and Sydney Moses were among the 44 Girl Scout Gold Award winners in San Diego county this year. Courtesy Photos

2014 La Jolla High School graduates Sydney Moses and Lolo Frager, and senior Lilly Grossman, were among the 44 young women who received Girl Scout Gold Awards during a June 8 ceremony at Jacobs Qualcomm Hall in Sorrento Valley.

Friends of La Jolla’s Coast Walk Trail enjoy completion of Phase 1

The deep groove in the trail has since been filled and leveled. Courtesy

Friends of Coast Walk Trail, the group behind the restoration of the pathway that spans from Coast Walk to Cave Street parallel to Torrey Pines Road, are making noticeable headway in their quest to enhance it.

Clinton ‘Takes a Village’ by storm: Hillary signs book, greets admirers during La Jolla visit

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Fans stood in line along Girard Avenue since daybreak, Wednesday morning, awaiting the arrival of Hillary Clinton at Warwick’s Bookstore. They were gathered for a rare opportunity to meet and shake the hand of the former U.S. Secretary of State and talked-about presidential candidate, who was in La Jolla to sign copies of her new book, “Hard Choices.”

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