Category archives for: La Jolla

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

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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.

SANDAG responds to 11th-hour trolley shift woes; e-mails show agency may have reached accord with Mormon temple before hearing public input in La Jolla

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Sherri Lightner said the final environmental report is not complete, and ‘opportunities’ remain for further revisions.

Focusing on Finance: La Jolla seminar offers tips for talking to kids about money

Hillel Katzeff and Glenda Sacks have tips and advice for introducing children to the topic of money and finance. Ashley Mackin

At what point should parents talk to their children about money? How do mom and dad bring up financial planning without scaring them? Why do children learn about “the birds and the bees” before they learn how to balance a budget?

Bird Rock Coffee Roasters earns Zagat acclaim

Bird Rock Coffee Roasters is located at 5627 La Jolla Blvd.

Bird Rock Coffee Roasters was recently named to the Zagat list of Hottest Coffee Shops in 15 U.S. Cities. Joining cities like Seattle, Los Angeles and Boston, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters earned acclaim for using free-trade beans roasted on site.

La Jolla’s Bishop’s School takes first in San Diego Mock Trials

After their victory, the Bishop's School team celebrates their victory in the courtroom. Courtesy

Three La Jolla Schools placed in the top 10 at the San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA) Mock Trials with The Bishop’s School winning first place, La Jolla Country Day School taking third, and La Jolla High School placing seventh.

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