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Technology and open discussion can increase participation, diversity in community meetings

Sherry Nooravi

I am writing in response to the article “La Jolla Town Council considers it’s purpose, identity” in the June 19 La Jolla Light. First, I’d like to acknowledge the members of this group for their efforts toward making our community a better place. I also acknowledge the courage they have to take a step back and review the content, structure and attendance of their meetings.

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.

Treating illness at the source is the goal of Pacific Pearl physicians in La Jolla

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Dr. Mimi Guarneri, founder of Pacific Pearl on La Jolla Boulevard, likes to get to the underlying cause of every patient’s medical problem before prescribing treatment. That integrative approach to medicine creates many positive results for patients ready to commit to lifestyle change. Guarneri said she sees patients come off blood pressure and diabetes medications, and people experiencing a 91-percent reduction in angina.

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.

Revolution Fitness in La Jolla offers custom conditioning program to help people get-and-stay in shape

Ernie Macmanus: Before and after his personalized fitness regime at Revolution Fitness in La Jolla (Courtesy Photos)

Losing weight and getting in shape can be challenging, especially as you get older. Changing a lifetime of habits takes time, practice and support. That’s why so many people — successful in so many other areas in their lives — may fail to achieve the results they’re truly seeking. We all have memories have starting fad diets, taking magic supplements and buy exercise gadgets that did very little to help us achieve our goals.

Waves for Worry? Scientists weigh-in on status of radioactive waters from Fukushima reaching California coast

Waves for Worry? (Photo illustration by Daniel K. Lew)

When the roof blew off reactor building No. 3 at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant in March 2011 releasing toxic amounts of radioactivity into the environment, Californians felt safe knowing the disaster was unfolding more than 5,000 miles away across the Pacific. However, the same ocean that separates us from Japan also connects us and the radioactive waters that have been riding a current for more than three years are expected to wash ashore some time this year.

Massive anchovy school migrates off La Jolla Tuesday, July 8

Pool of anchovies off Scripps Pier in La Jolla, July 8, 2014. SIO

A giant school of Northern Anchovy formed a dark band off La Jolla on July 8, off Scripps Pier.

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    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 […]
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    “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,” […]