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Biographer to share Jimi Hendrix ‘experience’ at book signing; La Jollan recalls summer with rock icon

A teaser card advertising the Jimi Hendrix concert film, "Rainbow Bridge."

One La Jollan who will likely be at the D.G. Wills event is well-known community activist Melinda Merryweather, who got to know Hendrix while serving as art director on his posthumously released concert film, “Rainbow Bridge.”

Herringbone restaurant wants to add sidewalk service

Herringbone opened its elaborate doors in La Jolla with a party on May 31, now it may be expanding its dining area to the sidewalk. -Shelli DeRobertis

BY SHELLI DEROBERTIS The La Jolla Development Permit Review Committee  unanimously approved Herringbone restaurant’s plans for an outside dining area at its Aug. 14 meeting. The $2.5 million eatery from restaurateurs Brian Malarkey and James Brennan opened at 7837 Herschel Ave. in May. The scope of work involves a permit for a proposed sidewalk café [...]

La Jollan sisters celebrate their Surf Diva success

Coco and Izzy Tihanyi with Sherri Lightner -Courtesy

Surf Diva Surf School owners (sisters) Coco and Izzy Tihanyi received a commendation from District 1 Councilmember Sherri Lightner at the Sweet 16 party they hosted Aug. 5 in their La Jolla Shores boutique, marking their 16th year as ‘The Starbucks of surf schools,’ (Newsweek magazine). Surf Diva Surf School is considered the pillar of [...]

Doctor opens laser clinic on Girard Avenue in La Jolla

Liz Bennett, RN and Peter Mann, MD, work together treating patients at The Secret on Girard Street. -Shelli DeRobertis

BY SHELLI DEROBERTIS Peter Mann, M.D., and his wife Jacklynn, opened The Secret, a skin and vein laser clinic at 7634 Girard Ave., to be “the only doctor’s clinic among the shops, restaurants, boutiques and medical spas in the Village.” They plan a grand opening for 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30. Mann, a vascular surgeon, [...]

La Jolla Realty office applauds top agent

Prudential California Realty recently recognized Claire Melbo for her exceptional sales through the first two quarters of 2012. Melbo is the No. 1 ranked individual agent in the company’s La Jolla office for the number of transactions, and the No. 2 ranked individual for her sales production this year. A homeowner since age 24, Melbo [...]

Family reunited with rare cat lost while vacationing in La Jolla

Ivy, a rare Savannah cat who went missing near Fay Avenue and Pear Street, has been reunited with its owners, a Chicago family who was visiting La Jolla when the cat disappeared on July 17. Courtesy

“It’s like having my child back,” the cat’s owner, 22-year-old Mike Fosco, told the La Jolla Light.

Warmer temperatures bring West Nile virus remiders

There hasn’t been a single human case of West Nile virus in San Diego County for the last two years, thanks in part to County mosquito-control programs including larvicide drops on local waterways and working with Sheriff’s officials to find and treat neglected, “green” swimming pools that can become mosquito breeding grounds. But West Nile [...]

Divers mark 40th anniversary of La Jolla’s underwater reserve

What’s a celebration without a cake? BY SHELLI DEROBERTIS To celebrate the 40th year since the creation of the San Diego-La Jolla Ecological Reserve, the San Diego Council of Divers held a ceremony at La Jolla Cove July 14, near the plaque that honors the late two divers who helped establish the marine reserve and [...]

Doctor Gordon Saxe speaks at upcoming La Jolla nutrition lecture

Gordon Saxe, M.D., director of research for the UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine, will be the next guest of the La Jolla Community Center’s Distinguished Speaker Series. Dr. Saxe will present a lecture/cooking demonstration revealing how the natural healing power of food can rejuvenate you from the inside out, beginning at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, July [...]

La Jolla couple open indoor cycling studio

Couple opens unique indoor cycling center in La Jolla By Shelli DeRobertis Wanna spin? A new business opened June 28 at 7777 Faye Ave., Suite G 1 that caters to those who want to pedal away calories at an indoor cycling studio. Breakaway Cycle used to house a fitness studio before new owners Jon Halberg [...]

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  • ‘Downton Abbey’ Spring Tea to be held by Del Mar Community Connections April 18, 2014
    All things “Downton Abbey”— from ‘20s tunes to exotic teas — will be featured as Del Mar Community Connections holds its annual spring tea on Wednesday, April 23, at St. Peter’s Parish Hall, 324 14th St., Del Mar. The 2-4 p.m. event includes music from the “Downton” era performed by entertainers “Janet and Jay” and piano music provided by Lori Ritman, who al […]
  • Week in sports for Carmel Valley, Solana Beach and Del Mar April 18, 2014
    Cathedral Catholic extended its winning streak to 11 games as the Dons opened Western League play with a 7-2 victory over Patrick Henry on April 9. The victory followed a 7-4 nonleague win against Mater Dei Catholic two days earlier. Will Law had three hits including a home run and a double and drove in four runs to lead the Dons in the Patrick Henry game. […]
  • Man pleads guilty in fatal Del Mar hit-and-run case April 17, 2014
    A man who drove drunk and struck a marine biologist in a crosswalk in Del Mar, then fled the scene, pleaded guilty April 16 to gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and a hit-and-run allegation. Christopher ``Chip’’ Stockmeyer, 41, faces between nine and 15 years in prison when he is sentenced June 20 for the March 28 death of Rachel Morrison. […]