Category archives for: La Jolla

La Jolla Crime Report

Residents thwart burglary in progress at their La Jolla home.

District attorney faces first challenge for office in 11 years

Incumbent Bonnie Dumanis

The Light met with two DA candidates to talk about their plans to protect the region. An interview with the third, Terri Wyatt, runs in next week’s edition.

La Jolla preservationist testifies at hearing on post office sales

Architectural historian Diane Kane, a member of the Save Our La Jolla Post Office Task Force, was invited to testify on the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) sale of historic post office buildings, March 11 in Oakland, Calif.

Investigation into alleged La Jolla elder abuse continues

Robert Stella recovering

Victim’s family seeks his divorce from alleged abuser

La Jolla Town Council prepares for new board

At the March 13 La Jolla Town Council meeting, trustees and attendees were updated on the council’s financial situation, the La Jolla Dancing with the Stars fundraiser profit-and-loss statement was filed, and the group also learned the election results for the 2014-2015 board, as well as news about upcoming community events.

La Jolla Shores utility projects suffer delays

Work will continue on the westernmost end of Avenida de la Playa until the summer construction moratorium, May 26.

As Sewer and Water Job 809 along Avenida de la Playa in La Jolla Shores continues with repairs to sewer and water lines, it seems the lines of communication could also use some work. At the La Jolla Shores Association meeting March 12, concerns were raised regarding some unexplained and unexpected construction, and changes to the work schedule that were required last-minute.

Homeless enclaves at La Jolla pedestrian bridge concern residents and police

The overgrown vines covering part sof the pedestrian bridge over Torrey Pines Road create dark shadows even during the day, causing safety concerns for residents and children.

Responding to community concerns about safety on the pedestrian bridge over Torrey Pines Road and the homeless population sometimes found there, San Diego Community Relations Officer Larry Hesselgesser addressed the La Jolla Shores Association (LJSA) at its March 12 meeting, revealing how the police can help with their Quality of Life Team, and how the public, in turn, can help police.

UPDATED: Judge orders property owner to reopen long-shuttered La Jolla beach access

Beach access advocate Melinda Merryweather stands at a bluff-top gate that for nearly 35 years has blocked access to the shoreline below. On Feb. 14, a San Diego County Superior Court Judge issued a final judgment that the property owner must reopen beach access through his land. File

The current property owner, who purchased the home at foreclosure in 1993, has fought the public access requirement for more than a decade.

Tips for safe surfing, texting, posting online: Expert talks to La Jolla parents about the power of the Internet

As Internet safety expert Jon Moffat began his presentation on March 6 to parents with kids in La Jolla schools, he acknowledged that the magnitude of the Internet and all that’s accessible to children online make parents want to “throw every electronic device off a cliff.” However, he argued, that’s not the answer.

Consignment Caveat: Tips to avoid misundertandings, scams and property loss

James Hall stood in front of Winchell Jewelry Designs on Wall Street for nearly two weeks in November 2013 to call attention to his dispute with the store owner. The pair hope to resolve the issue in court on April 10.  Pat Sherman

The Light has received several complaints about consignment businesses, including delayed or partial payment, and not having items returned upon request.

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