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Perry Nisen appointed CEO of Sanford-Burnham Medical Research

Perry Nisen holds a B.S. from Stanford University and an M.D. and Ph.D. from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University. Courtesy

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute in La Jolla announced that its board of trustees named Perry Nisen, M.D., Ph.D., as chief executive officer and holder of the Donald Bren Chief Executive Chair.

La Jolla man struck by wrong-way car on Fiesta Island, critically injured in bicycle accident

Juan Carlos Vinolo and his family.

Juan Carlos Vinolo of La Jolla is one of the 10 cyclists injured during an Aug. 12 accident about 6:30 p.m. on Fiesta Island, when a suspected drunk driver drove the wrong way down a one-way street and struck them.

La Jolla Town Council hears idea for increasing community engagement

Mary Soriano presents her take on how to get more community members to attend La Jolla Town council meetings.

In their ongoing effort to increase community attendance and engagement, each member of the La Jolla Town Council has been tasked with coming up with one new idea to promote and improve the Council.

Lifeguard Lineage: Earnest clan makes guarding La Jolla’s beaches a family affair


When it comes to being a lifeguard, the Earnest family of Rancho Peñasquitos sees the service as a familial calling. John Earnest and his son, James Earnest, both guard La Jolla beaches during the summer, and John’s daughter, Megan Earnest, tries out for the service this year.

Spotlight on local business: How to know when coaching can improve your life

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Frank Carter, Ph.D. has built his career helping families and businesses grow and thrive through his Peaks Coaching Program.

Vote of La Jolla BID group puts prickly parking issue back in the spotlight

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The association also announced a slate of 16 candidates vying to join its board of directors in October.

Back-to-school events await La Jolla families


Before La Jolla Elementary, Bird Rock Elementary, Muirlands Middle and La Jolla High Schools resume after summer vacation on Sept. 2, back-to-school and sign-up events are scheduled in advance.

Mesmerizing Mural: New public artwork on Ivanhoe Avenue is first under Athenaeum auspices in La Jolla

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he Murals of La Jolla public art project received a playfully bold addition last week with the installation of “One Pointed Attention.”

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ La Jolla office tops in real-estate sales volume for first half of 2014

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices reported its La Jolla office was No. 1 for sales production through the first half of the year, out of the company’s North American network of offices. The results point to another year of dominance for the La Jolla office, which has ranked No. 1 nationwide for nine of the last 11 years.

UPDATED: Coastal Commission votes unanimously for beach closure at La Jolla Children’s Pool during seals pupping season

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People now prohibited from accessing beach during seals’ pupping season, Dec. 15-May 15.

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  • Torrey Pines High School football starts Aug. 29 August 28, 2014
    The Torrey Pines varsity football team scrimmaged against San Marcos on Friday, Aug. 22. Their first game is at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29. […]
  • Del Mar doctor faces 20 years for selling prescriptions to addicts August 28, 2014
    A Del Mar osteopath who sold painkiller prescriptions to addicts and drug dealers pleaded guilty in federal court Aug. 26 to conspiracy to unlawfully dispense and distribute oxycodone. William Joseph Watson faces up to 20 years in federal prison when he is sentenced Dec. 8, said Assistant U.S. Attorney Fred Sheppard. The defendant — who had been indicted on […]
  • Teacher thrilled to be back in Carmel Valley as new Canyon Crest Academy Envision Theatre Coordinator August 28, 2014
    Jeannine Marquie landed her dream teaching job when she began working at Canyon Crest Academy’s Envision in 2007. But when schools were hit by the recession and her position went from full time to part time, the actress-turned-teacher had to relocate to Orange County. Now starting her 18th year as a teacher, Marquie is back in Carmel Valley as the new theate […]