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Friends of La Jolla’s Coast Walk Trail enjoy completion of Phase 1

The deep groove in the trail has since been filled and leveled. Courtesy

Friends of Coast Walk Trail, the group behind the restoration of the pathway that spans from Coast Walk to Cave Street parallel to Torrey Pines Road, are making noticeable headway in their quest to enhance it.

Clinton ‘Takes a Village’ by storm: Hillary signs book, greets admirers during La Jolla visit

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Fans stood in line along Girard Avenue since daybreak, Wednesday morning, awaiting the arrival of Hillary Clinton at Warwick’s Bookstore. They were gathered for a rare opportunity to meet and shake the hand of the former U.S. Secretary of State and talked-about presidential candidate, who was in La Jolla to sign copies of her new book, “Hard Choices.”

Residents drop opposition to Bird Rock home remodel

Artist rendering of a planned remodel of the Henely residence at 615 Wrelton Drive (near Tourmaline Surf Park). Courtesy Marengo Morton Architects

The project, approved by the City of San Diego’s Planning Commission, was later appealed to the California Coastal Commission.

La Jolla Community Foundation to manage donations for La Jolla High bioscience/tech center

LJHS biosciences

“This will really help place La Jolla High School on the map for biosciences and technology education” — LJCF Director Julie Bronstein

La Jolla residents start petition to nix trolley station

Could La Jollans’ pens prove mightier than the SANDAG board? Residents near a proposed trolley stop hope to prove so.

Checking Out: La Jolla librarian Catherine Greene to retire

Retiring La Jolla librarian Catherine Greene.

With 33 years of library service — the last six at La Jolla’s Riford Branch (and a few at La Jolla Country Day School) — Catherine Greene, La Jolla’s head librarian, will retire June 27.

Meeting is June 26 for input on La Jolla park restroom renovation

An example of Safdie Rabines Architects’ preliminary designs for a new Scripps Park restroom pavilion

Safdie Rabines Architects and the committee behind the Scripps Park Restroom Renovation Project will host a public meeting to gather feedback on its preliminary design concepts and what the new facility would need, 4:30- 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 26 at the La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St.

La Jolla Shores group is second ‘no’ vote on proposed park cell tower

The ‘tree’ behind the existing cell tower shows the AT&T design for the park.

Torrey Pines Elementary School parents opposed to a proposed cell tower at Cliffridge Park scored another victory when the La Jolla Shores Association voted to oppose granting the conditional use permit required for the tower’s installation at its June 11 meeting.

Some thoughts on my 80th birthday

My wife, Dorrie, and I will celebrate our 50th anniversary in October.

Two months ago, I looked in the mirror and saw an old man. Me? Old? Yes, me. Change that to “older.” The truth is that on June 22, I will be 80 years old.

Vons in La Jolla gets a makeover; now open 24 hours

Vons new look.

“We also replaced the shelving throughout the store, installed new lighting and changed the décor to create a warmer ambiance,” said Vons spokesman Carlos Illingworth.

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  • Motorcyclist killed in accident near Del Mar Fairgrounds July 21, 2014
    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 […]
  • Bestselling author Jojo Moyes discusses her novels with fans at Del Mar Country Club luncheon July 21, 2014
    “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,” […]