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The Seal Deal: Part 3 of La Jolla Light series explores the pinniped world at Children’s Pool

People crowd the Children’s Pool beach at sunset to see the harbor seals. (Photo by Daniel Solomon)

The presence of harbor seals at the Children’s Pool in La Jolla generates a lot of interest and a lot of controversy. Visitors and residents alike have questions about the seals, and much misinformation abounds. In the interest of setting the record straight, La Jolla Light reached out to seal expert Monica DeAngelis with NOAA for all the information we could gather.

1913-2013 (and counting): Grande Colonial Hotel marks 100 years in La Jolla with special events

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Many La Jollans are turning 100 this year. As they celebrate their centennial year, so is a distinguished La Jolla landmark – the Grande Colonial Hotel – that opened its doors to guests on Feb. 1, 1913. The Colonial Apartments and Hotel, as it was called then, was billed as a luxurious blend of European elegance and contemporary American ambience overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The original white, wood-framed building was designed by Richard Requa, the master architect of the California Exposition in Balboa Park. It is the oldest original hotel in La Jolla.

Mural No. 8 Arrives: La Jolla Community Foundation installs another public art piece

'Applied' by Richard Allen Morris is located at 7744 Fay Ave. in La Jolla. (Photo by Ashley Mackin)

The latest public art work in the Murals of La Jolla art series was installed on Nov. 13 at 7744 Fay Ave. Titled “Applied,” by artist Richard Allen Morris, it is the eighth in the series being funded by the La Jolla Community Foundation.

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  • Surf Soccer Club Academy GU9 team tops in division at 2014 Albion Cup July 25, 2014
    The Surf Soccer Club Academy GU9 team took first place in the 2014 Albion Cup (Girls U9 Cup) on July 18-21. They beat Carlsbad United’s top GU9 team in the semi-finals and went on to shut out Strikers FC in the finals, 4-0. Awesome tournament play by the entire team! […]
  • Surf Academy Select BU9 win it all at Albion Cup July 25, 2014
    San Diego Surf Academy Select BU9 won it all at the Albion Cup July 19-21! After winning their Showcase division by going unbeaten all weekend, they defeated Legends FC 4-1 in the finals on Monday. This is the second year in a row this team has won the Albion Cup. […]
  • Pushing boundaries July 24, 2014
    Few issues cause parents more distress than changes in school boundaries. Who can forget the tumult when in 2002 the Del Mar Union School District moved hundreds of families from one attendance area to another? Resentment still lingers, 12 years later. The San Dieguito Union High School District created its system of boundaries nearly 18 years ago that has w […]