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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.

Coldwell Banker Residential acquires Middleton & Associates Real Estate in La Jolla

Jamie Duran, president of Coldwell Banker’s Orange County, Desert Resorts and Greater San Diego companies; Justin DeCesare, CEO of Peter Middleton & Associates; Peter Middleton; Jeff Nunn, Coldwell Banker La Jolla branch manager; and Marty Conrad, Coldwell Banker San Diego regional vice president (Courtesy Photo)

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Southern California has acquired the assets of Middleton Team Inc. in La Jolla, which does business as Middleton & Associates, a boutique luxury real estate brokerage.

La Jolla YMCA gymnasts take national title

Front Row: Veronice House, Danielle Plumb, Julie Dodet, Sophie Loupias, Lauren Langbort and Kirsten Larsen. Middle Row: Hailey Berry, Sydney Arthur-Ridgeway, Ruby Rothman, Bridgette Bergman, Shulamit Crevoshay, Andrea Guerra and Savannah Lawson. Back Row: Kailley Callamaras, Josie Edmiston, Taylor Martin, Emily Veliz, Kailie Giebink, Marina Movellan, Paige Harris, Montana Ruderman and Caitlin Sanders. Courtesy

La Jolla YMCA Gymnastics Team was one of 30 teams from across the country selected to compete at the USA Gymnastics All National Championships, June 21-22 in Orlando, Florida.

New workout and exercise center invites La Jollans to get into ‘The Zone’

Members can have one-on-one fitness advice or participate in group sessions.

The Zone Training Center’s mission is to provide members with the only workout they’ll ever need, said owner Ned Myan. New clients will receive a fitness analysis where their goals and aspirations are determined.

Parks & Beaches board reviews La Jolla issues with mayor’s rep

Francis Barraza is Mayor Kevin Faulconer's District 1 representative. Ashley Mackin

At the June 23 La Jolla Parks and Beaches (LJPB) meeting, board members were visited by San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s District 1 representative Francis Barraza.

Under the Sea: Precious ecosystems depicted in La Jolla’s Birch Aquarium at Scripps photography exhibit

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Octavio Aburto is a storyteller, and the stories he tells with underwater photography will likely take your breath away.

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