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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.

Royal Window Coverings help San Diego County homeowners save energy in style for interior design and home décor needs

The products of Royal Window Coverings can be adjusted for privacy and personal preferences. Matching window coverings tie-in decor and add panache and polish for a sophisticated interior. (Courtesy Photo)

As homeowners are becoming more concerned about their budgets, energy efficient window treatments are one easy way to conserve energy and reduce utility bills. In response to this rising demand, Royal Window Coverings in San Diego has created its innovative Energy Savings Division.

County offers back-to-school vaccines list

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As part of National Immunization Awareness Month in August, the County Health and Human Services Agency reminds parents to check their children’s immunization records and schedule doctor visits to avoid the last-minute rush for vaccine appointments.

Athletes welcome to La Jolla Cove’s Triathlon Challenge

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Registration is underway for the San Diego Triathlon Challenge Oct. 19 at La Jolla Cove, where 200 challenged and 550 able-bodied athletes will compete in a one-mile ocean swim, 44-mile bike ride and 10-mile run to fund adaptive athletic equipment.

Murfey Construction to build apartments in Hillcrest and Famosa Townhomes in Point Loma areas of San Diego

Murfey Construction’s latest project in Hillcrest, Famosa Townhomes, will break ground in September. (Courtesy)

Murfey Construction is ready to break ground in September 2014 for a five-story apartment building that will house 36 “luxury” apartments on the corner of Washington Street and Eighth Avenue in Hillcrest. “They are our main focus now,” said sales manager Jesse Lyons.

Just Keep Swimming: Swim-a-thon in La Jolla to raise funds for San Diego Junior Lifeguards

Participants will swim laps in relay during the Swim24 fundraiser, Aug. 30-31 at UC San Diego. Courtesy

This Labor Day weekend, more than 200 swimmers will take to the UCSD Canyonview Aquatic Complex for 24 hours of swimming during the inaugural Swim24 event, a fundraiser for the San Diego Junior Lifeguard (SDJL) Foundation.

See largest animals on Earth with San Diego Whale Watch

San Diego Whale Watch offers year-round, 3-hour cruises to see whales, dolphins, sea lions and birds, with narration by a certified marine biologist. (Courtesy Photo)

Blue whales, the biggest animals on the planet, can be observed (and photographed) just 12 miles off San Diego’s shore and San Diego Whale Watch can take you to see them.

La Jolla’s Children’s Pool Walk project short $80,000

As construction resumes on the Children’s Pool lifeguard tower — after a minor delay due to a seagull chick that was nesting there — so does fundraising for the Children’s Pool Walk beautification project.

Burns Drugs’ space in La Jolla to undergo big renovation

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Alcorn & Benton Architects were selected for the renovation and a preliminary design has been chosen.

Girls Volleyball: La Jolla High School grad Clare Farley plays in Senior All-Star Game, looks ahead to MIT

Clare Farley, a recent La Jolla High School graduate, extends to redirect a hit by opposing Valencia at the Beach City invitational last fall. Ed Piper

Outside hitter-blocker Clare Farley (who graduated from La Jolla High School in June and this fall is headed to MIT, where she will continue to play the game), participated in the Senior All-Star Volleyball Game at Scripps Ranch High earlier this summer with La Jolla Country Day School’s Arela Williams.

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