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Gallery grand opening to feature artist visit at The Blue Azul Collection in La Jolla

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An artist reception for Brian David Murphy will be held 6-8 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at the new boutique and gallery, The Blue Azul Collection, 1237 Prospect St., Suite U, La Jolla.

Mmm Mmm Good! Hundreds gather for annual Kiwanis Club of La Jolla pancake breakfast

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Kiwanis Club of La Jolla’s 51st annual pancake breakfast July 19, 2014 at La Jolla Recreation Center fed and entertained more than 900 attendees. Noting that the primary purpose of the party is for the community to come out and have a good time, event organizers proclaimed the event a success — especially for the kids under age 10 who can eat for free.

La Jollans behind off-leash hours for dogs want residents’ feedback

Supporters in favor of an off-leash area for dogs in la Jolla during early morning hours hope to find a compromise to allow their pups to play legally. Courtesy

With the goal of finding a solution amenable to as many people as possible, a group of dog-owning La Jollans is gathering fellow residents’ responses to a proposal to allow off-leash hours for dogs on a La Jolla beach.

The Taco Stand offers authentic Mexico fare on Pearl St. in La Jolla

Angus Beef Carne Asada Taco is the top-selling item at The Taco Stand. (Courtesy Photos)

Freshly made corn tortillas on demand, hand-ground guacamole, freshly made salsas and high-quality produce are just a few of the ingredients adding authenticity to The Taco Stand in La Jolla.

Revisions ahead for La Jolla Shores kayak contracts

How a kayak company operates, including equipment staging and storage in La Jolla Shores, is determined by an evolving Request for Proposal. Ashley Mackin

At the July 9 La Jolla Shores Association meeting, Lifeguard Lt. Rich Stropky said the kayak business contract is rewritten every few years to accommodate changing needs of both the community and the kayak operators, and now is the time for public comment on any related issues.

Passion for Pinot drives new Wine Factor shop

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Pinot noir aficionados now have a specialty wine shop to call their own: Wine Factor, the brainstorm of Pat and Bev Hurley. The Hurleys’ passion for pinot noir inspired them to become Internet wine retailers three years ago.

Who you gonna call? Call Sherri! Speaking at La Jolla Community Center, councilmember invites calls to her office

Sherri Lightner answers questions from constituents at the La Jolla Community Center. Ashley Mackin

“I want people to say ‘You know, when Sherri was in office, we could call her office and get something fixed.’ There are other things I want to get done as well, but I want to be remembered for the community service aspect of my office.”

‘Jolly Jewel Parade?’ ‘La Joy-a in La Jolla?’ La Jolla merchants group requests neutral name for Christmas Parade

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“It was determined that it was OK for us to do this, to look into it,” association board president Claude-Anthony Marengo said.

La Jolla BID group (Village Merchants Association) votes to take over July 4 fireworks

A scene from this year's fireworks display at La Jolla Cove.

Candidates also sought for October election to the La Jolla Village Merchants Association board of directors.

La Jolla community planners grapple with board election challenge, appeal revised Whale Watch Way project … and more

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The La Jolla Shores lifeguard tower has been repaired to fix glare issues at a cost of $167,750, the city says.

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