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  • La Jollan recounts 1,600-mile walk to survive cancer

    La Jollan recounts 1,600-mile walk to survive cancer

    For La Jolla resident Edie Littlefield Sundby, who was diagnosed with gallbladder cancer and given a three-month life expectancy 10 years ago, “battling Stage 4 cancer is like fighting a war.” Her book “The Mission Walker,” an account of her experiences from the time she was diagnosed with cancer...

  • Permitters consider three new home projects in La Jolla

    Permitters consider three new home projects in La Jolla

    A project to demolish an existing single-family, one-story cottage and construct in its place a two-story-over-basement house at 5626 Dolphin Place was reviewed at the July 11 meeting of La Jolla Development Permit Review (DPR) committee and met with opposition from neighbors. Plans call for a...

  • Officials give account of Fourth of July at La Jolla Shores

    Officials give account of Fourth of July at La Jolla Shores

    Once again this Fourth of July holiday, La Jolla Shores beach was filled with party-goers setting up illegal tents, July 3-4. Resigned to the yearly nuisance, La Jolla Shores Association (LJSA) chair Nick LeBeouf said during the July 12 meeting, “We understand that this is going to happen, so (people...

  • OUR READERS WRITE: Letters from the July 6 and July 13 issues

    OUR READERS WRITE: Letters from the July 6 and July 13 issues

    Is Scripps Forum violating beach-access, parking rules? Three years ago, I noticed drastically fewer parking spaces in the vicinity of Scripps beach and determined via public information requests and a review of the Coastal Commission permit that the Scripps Forum at SIO was violating several provisions...

  • Moss Lane closure proposal canceled

    Trustees on the La Jolla Parks & Beaches (LJP&B) advisory board had an eclectic mix of items for discussion at their June 26 meeting. Among the issues were the proposed Moss Lane closure; restoring public access to the La Jolla High School track; yet another delay to the Children’s Pool Walk beautification...

  • Airport noise board reps get answers on La Jolla airplane noise

    Airport noise board reps get answers on La Jolla airplane noise

    After repeatedly soliciting the attendance of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Southern California air traffic manager Barry Davis, members of the Airport Noise Advisory Committee (ANAC) subcommittee were delighted to have his presence, knowledge and solutions at its May 17 meeting in Point...

  • La Jolla Town Council forms aircraft noise sub-committee

    La Jolla Town Council forms aircraft noise sub-committee

    Following a presentation on the increase in airplane noise in La Jolla, the La Jolla Town Council (LJTC) at its May 11 meeting, created a sub-committee to address the issue and represent the Town Council at applicable meetings. La Jolla resident and San Diego Airport Noise Advisory Committee (ANAC)...

  • La Jolla neighbors launch platform to fight UC San Diego expansion

    La Jolla neighbors launch platform to fight UC San Diego expansion

    A 15-foot wall separates Ann Ruethling and Michael Madden’s backyard from North Torrey Pines Road. Years ago, they say, a water feature could have defeated the adjacent road’s traffic noise, but now all bets are off. Across the street from them, UC San Diego plans to build the North Torrey Pines...

  • Shores seats 11 new, returning board members

    Shores seats 11 new, returning board members

    La Jolla Shores Association (LJSA) held its annual election May 10 at Martin Johnson House, where 11 candidates were up for 11 seats — eight two-year terms and three one-year terms. Jenny Feinberg, Steve Chapple and Pam Boynton secured the one-year terms, and the board members elected for two years...

  • Neighbors hope to shut La Jolla coastal accessway at Moss Lane

    Neighbors hope to shut La Jolla coastal accessway at Moss Lane

    Amid the steep hills of coastal Bird Rock sits Moss Lane, a 20-foot-wide, 200-foot-long alley that runs from Abalone Place through Dolphin Place to a public ocean lookout. Recently, the City posted two Notices of Application at the entrances to the lane’s east end to herald a proposal to vacate...

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