Lifestyle

  • Natural La Jolla: Showy snowy egrets are elegant fishers

    Natural La Jolla: Showy snowy egrets are elegant fishers

    NATURAL LA JOLLA: The snowy egret, Egretta thula, is a small and delicate shorebird with beautiful plumage. They are also one of the easiest herons to identify because of their pure white feathers, yellow skin near their beaks, piercing yellow eyes and bright yellow slippers. They have black legs...

  • La Quinta Arts Festival marks 35 years, March 2-5, 2017

    La Quinta Arts Festival marks 35 years, March 2-5, 2017

    BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: For the 35th consecutive year, art lovers and collectors will gather at the La Quinta Arts Festival, Thursday, March 2 through Sunday, March 5, 2017 for the ultimate annual fine art and culture experience. Produced by the non-profit La Quinta Arts Foundation, La Quinta Arts...

  • Kitchen Shrink: Plant-based pastrami, anyone?

    Kitchen Shrink: Plant-based pastrami, anyone?

    KITCHEN SHRINK: When my Ottawan cousin recently visited San Diego for a few days of paradise and an escape from her Arctic winter peeked into my refrigerator, her jaw hung open. What happened to her carnivorous cuz, the charcuterie queen? Growing up on the East Coast, we practically sucked in cured,...

  • People in Your La Jolla Neighborhood: Meet shoreline observer, retired Navy Lt. Commander Richard Smith

    People in Your La Jolla Neighborhood: Meet shoreline observer, retired Navy Lt. Commander Richard Smith

    Editor’s Note: Welcome to La Jolla Light’s “People in Your Neighborhood” series, which shines a spotlight on notable locals we all wish we knew more about! Light staff is out on the town talking to familiar, friendly faces to bring you their stories. If you know someone you’d like us to profile,...

  • Beauty, yoga join forces at La Jolla Woman’s Club event

    Beauty, yoga join forces at La Jolla Woman’s Club event

    The Feb. 6 members luncheon at La Jolla Woman’s Club (LJWC) featured a special Valentine’s Day presentation by local yoga teacher Jaruska Solyova on the topic “Valentine Inner & Outer Yoga Beauty Secrets.” Solyova spoke about beauty and the benefits that ancient knowledge from India and other parts...

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