Events

  • La Jolla Planners approve Calle del Cielo subdivision, 9-5-2

    La Jolla Planners approve Calle del Cielo subdivision, 9-5-2

    The controversial Calle del Cielo subdivision project was approved at the La Jolla Community Planning Association (LJCPA) meeting, Sept. 7, after three sub-committee hearings, one special meeting and more than four hours of LJCPA debate (over two months). After hearing an updated presentation on...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Sept. 14

    Church Rummage Sale Saturday A variety of items in excellent condition (furniture, jewelry, house wares, clothing, electronics and more) will be for sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16 at La Jolla Lutheran Church, 7111 La Jolla Blvd. Payment is cash and credit cards only. Net proceeds will...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Sept. 7

    Thursday, Sept. 7 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Aug. 31

    Thursday, Aug. 31 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Aug. 24

    Thursday, Aug. 24 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Aug. 17

    Thursday, Aug. 17 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Aug. 3

    Thursday, Aug. 3 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford...

  • La Jolla ‘Girl Up’ chapter to host speakers, fundraiser July 29 at library

    For the members of the La Jolla High School “Girl Up” chapter, an upcoming fundraiser at La Jolla Library means more than an afternoon of advocacy. For club president Isha Raj-Silverman, it signifies how the club has made its chapter unique by its focus on community outreach. For vice-president...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: July 27

    Thursday, July 27 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford...

  • Short-Stacks and Sausages: La Jolla Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast set for Saturday, July 22

    The 2017 Kiwanis Club of La Jolla Pancake Breakfast, scheduled for 7:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 22 at La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St., will bring a classic community concept into the 21st century with one modern addition. “This year, we are going to accept credit cards for admission and...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: July 20

    Thursday, July 20 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m., The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Small business consulting, 9 a.m., Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org Qi Gong, 9:30 a.m., Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657....

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: July 13

    Sunsets on the Blvd. Join residents of the Bird Rock community for a neighborhood shopping event, 5 p.m. Friday, July 14, along La Jolla Boulevard. There will be activities and specials at various businesses and restaurants. birdrockcc.org Thursday, July 13 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets,...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: July 6

    Thursday, July 6 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org Qi Gong, 9:30 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657....

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: June 29

    Thursday, June 29 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org Qi Gong, 9:30 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657....

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar June 22

    Thursday, June 22 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org Qi Gong, 9:30 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657....

  • Merchants offer update on fall Burgers & Brews event

    Merchants offer update on fall Burgers & Brews event

    La Jolla Village Merchants Association (LJVMA) vice-president Brett Murphy provided the board with the latest news on the Burgers & Brews event proposed for Oct. 28 at Scripps Park, during its June 14 meeting at Riford Library. Burgers & Brews is to serve as a kickoff to the Breeders’ Cup thoroughbred...

  • LET’S REVIEW: In an ‘Extra-Ordinary Collusion’ Art/Science join forces for exhibit in Balboa Park

    LET’S REVIEW: In an ‘Extra-Ordinary Collusion’ Art/Science join forces for exhibit in Balboa Park

    Art and science collaborations have been very popular lately, but “Extra-Ordinary Collusion,” an exhibit that opened May 20 at San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) in Balboa Park, really is extra-ordinary. For the Collusion, 25 artists from both sides of the border were paired with 22 scientists from...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, June 15-22

    La Jolla Community Calendar, June 15-22

    Thursday, June 22 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org Exercise class for adults, 9:30 a.m. United Methodist Church of La...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar: June 8-15

    La Jolla Community Calendar: June 8-15

    Events June 8-15 Thursday, June 8 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Small business consulting, Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org Exercise class for adults, 9:30 a.m. United Methodist Church...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: June 1

    Thursday, June 1 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Exercise class for adults, 9:30 a.m. United Methodist Church of La Jolla, 6063 La Jolla Blvd. jbale@sdccd.edu Qi Gong, 9:30 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858)...

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ meets ‘Mars Trilogy’: Two great writers talk fantasy at UCSD event

    ‘Game of Thrones’ meets ‘Mars Trilogy’: Two great writers talk fantasy at UCSD event

    It would be hard to deny our flourishing fascination with all things fantastical if you were at UC San Diego’s Price Center West, May 2, when fantasy writer George R.R. Martin (affectionately know as “GRRM”) and sci-fi writer and UCSD alumni Kim Stanley Robinson spoke to a sold-out audience of...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: May 25

    Thursday, May 25 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org Exercise class, 9:30 a.m. United Methodist Church of La Jolla, 6063...

  • Mt. Soledad, Miramar Cemetery to hold Memorial events this weekend in La Jolla and San Diego

    Mt. Soledad, Miramar Cemetery to hold Memorial events this weekend in La Jolla and San Diego

    The Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial will honor Gold Star Families at its 2017 Memorial Day Ceremony, 2-3 p.m. Monday, May 29 at 6905 La Jolla Scenic Drive South in La Jolla. The Gold Star first made an appearance during World War I after being placed over a service flag’s blue star when...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, May 18

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar, May 18

    For The Animals La Jolla Veterinary Hospital’s fourth annual ‘Paws and Pints’ fundraiser is set for 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 18 at The LOT, 7611 Fay Ave. All proceeds go to The Face Foundation and Friends of County Animal Shelter (FOCAS) Program at The Rancho Coastal Humane Society. Auction, mix,...

  • La Jolla Phototravelers Club to host NASA ‘Twin Study’ speaker

    La Jolla Phototravelers Club to host NASA ‘Twin Study’ speaker

    For more than 30 years, the La Jolla Phototravelers Club has met monthly to share photos and stories from faraway places, but this month’s meeting is taking things farther than they ever have — to space! The next speaker is Brinda Rana, Ph.D., associate professor at the Stein Institute for Research...

  • Library to offer Chinese tea and calligraphy workshops

    Library to offer Chinese tea and calligraphy workshops

    On a mission to teach people about the traditions rooted in Chinese culture, Sophia Wang will offer the first of a monthly workshop on Chinese tea ceremonies and calligraphy, 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26 at La Jolla Riford Library. Spanning two hours, part one (3 p.m.) will focus on the history of...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, Nov. 24

    My Life in Science Nobel Prize-winner and President of the Salk Institute, Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn, will be the final speaker of the 2016 “Women in Leadership” series, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30 at La Jolla Woman’s Club, 7791 Draper Ave. Dr. Blackburn will discuss her career as a “Science Pioneer.”...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, Nov. 17

    La Jolla Community Calendar, Nov. 17

    Aiding Anxious Kids La Jollan Katherine Nguyen Williams will discuss her new book, ‘Modular CBT for Children and Adolescents with Depression,’ 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 at La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. She will present parent strategies for addressing depressive and anxious behaviors...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Nov. 10

    Rummage Sale Start your holiday shopping at the La Jolla High School Music Department rummage sale, noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 and 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at 750 Nautilus St. Find clothing, books, housewares, toys, electronics, sporting goods, games and more, with proceeds supporting...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Nov. 3-10

    Thursday, Nov. 3 Sunrise Rotary of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Exercise class for ages 55 and older, 9:30 a.m. United Methodist Church of La Jolla, 6063 La Jolla Blvd. jbale@sdccd.edu Qi Gong, 9:30 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858)...

  • La Jolla Communtiy Calendar, Oct. 27-Nov. 3

    Do you want to build a robot? UC San Diego students have offered to teach middle and high school students how to build and program their very own robots, and will then help them compete at UCSD IEEE’s second Sumobot Contest on Nov. 20. The two-day building workshop runs 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct....

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Oct. 20

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Oct. 20

    Science and Faith Talk For a project called STEAM: Science and Theology for Emerging Adult Ministry, designed to engage young adults in a discussion of science and faith with leading Christian scientists, Jeremy Kua will speak 7:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29 at La Jolla Presbyterian Church, 7715 Draper...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar Oct. 13

    Getting Ready to Vote? In advance of the Nov. 8 election, the Congregation Beth Israel Men’s Dinner Forum, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, will feature a representative from the League of Women Voters of San Diego at 9001 Towne Centre Drive. Open to all, buffet dinner served. $15 with RSVP, $18 without....

  • Preserving memories: Library hosts Save Your Photos Day scanning

    Preserving memories: Library hosts Save Your Photos Day scanning

    In honor of Save Your Photos Month (September), La Jolla Riford Library invited the Association of Personal Photo Organizers (APPO) to its history room for a day of digitizing treasured family photographs, Sept. 29. Those who signed up in advance were able to bring up to 50 photos to be professionally...

  • Think Outside the Box: New library club helps kids design 3-D creations

    Think Outside the Box: New library club helps kids design 3-D creations

    The Outside the Box Club at La Jolla Library encourages future engineers to, well, think outside the box. Formed in September, the club is for ages 10-18. It meets 3:30-5 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month (and 9:30-11 a.m. the second and fourth Saturdays) at 7555 Draper Ave. Instructor...

  • Let the Ghoul Times Roll! Here’s a roundup of local Halloween Happenings

    Let the Ghoul Times Roll! Here’s a roundup of local Halloween Happenings

    All in the spirit of fun, there are dozens of events to give you giggles or goosebumps this season! Most are in La Jolla, but we’ve included a few worth venturing out for! Tricks and Treats The annual Bird Rock Halloween Window Painting will run 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, along La Jolla...

  • La Jolla Ligth Community Calendar, Oct. 6-13

    La Jolla Ligth Community Calendar, Oct. 6-13

    Bless the Animals Pets and their guardians are welcome to participate in a custom that remembers St. Francis of Assisi, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 9 at Congregational Church, 1216 Cave St. Pastor Sam Greening will conduct the ceremony as part of the worship service. Guests are encouraged to bring...

  • So much to see and do! La Jolla Art and Wine Fest adds celebs, family events, speakers to 2016 lineup

    So much to see and do! La Jolla Art and Wine Fest adds celebs, family events, speakers to 2016 lineup

    The eighth annual La Jolla Art and Wine Festival is stepping up its entertainment game this year so those who stroll the streets looking at world-class art have something to see and do at every corner.  The two-day juried art show — to be held 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 and 10 a.m. to 6...

  • La Jolla's Best Bets for events, Sept. 29

    La Jolla's Best Bets for events, Sept. 29

    Music in the Air UC San Diego Department of Music opens its fall season with pianist Aleck Karis, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5 at Conrad Prebys Concert Hall, UCSD campus, 9500 Gilman Drive. Concert also launches the 2016-17 installment of the department’s Wednesdays@7 concert series. Program includes...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, Sept. 29

    Dive into Family Fun Day! With the new aquatic complex open to the public, La Jolla YMCA presents a free, family fun day open to all, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday Oct. 1 at 8355 Cliffridge Ave. Activities and games, BBQ, water safety demonstrations, splash pad and tours of the facility. (858) 453-3483....

  • La Jolla Cove 10-mile relay swim moved to La Jolla Shores due to fear of water contaminants

    Citing water quality concerns, the 7 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25 La Jolla 10-Mile Relay Swim was moved from La Jolla Cove to La Jolla Shores. A message posted on the organizations’ website states: “Water testing at La Jolla Cove has indicated a heightened level of bacteria for most of the summer and...

  • La Jolla's Best bets for Events, Sept. 15

    La Jolla's Best bets for Events, Sept. 15

    Let’s Talk About Books La Jolla Pen Women present a conversation with Neal Katz, author of “Outrageous: The Victoria Woodhull Saga,” chronicling the story of the first female candidate for president. Includes an introduction and brief history of female presidents and prime ministers worldwide,...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar: Sept. 22-28, 2016

    Thursday, Sept. 22 Sunrise Rotary of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Exercise class for ages 55 and older, 9:30 a.m. United Methodist Church of La Jolla, 6063 La Jolla Blvd. jbale@sdccd.edu Qi Gong, 9:30 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave....

  • La Jolla News Nuggets, September 15

    La Jolla News Nuggets, September 15

    Sept. 20 will be 'Joe LaCava Day' in SD The City of San Diego plans to proclaim Tuesday, Sept. 20 as "Joe LaCava Day" in the City of San Diego in recognition of the La Jolla resident, community activist and one-time City Council candidate. The honor includes a proclamation at City Hall in Council...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, Sept. 8-15

    ▪ The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, which conducts daily lectures and seminars for members over 50 years old, will have an open house for new or interested members. 9:30 a.m. Sept. 10. UCSD extension campus, 9600 North Torrey Pines. (858) 534-3409. olli.ucsd.edu Thursday, Sept. 8 ▪ Sunrise...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, Sept. 1-8

    La Jolla Community Calendar, Sept. 1-8

    ▪ UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography will host an Open House, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6 for an evening of scientific discoveries and institutional updates over coffee and dessert. Vice Chancellor for Marine Sciences, Margaret Leinen, will discuss conservation efforts and Assistant...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, Aug. 25

    La Jolla Community Calendar, Aug. 25

    ▪ Brady “Orca” Bradshaw will discuss apnea theory and ways to maximize the lengths at which swimmers and divers can hold their breath under water, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 at 1008 Torrey Pines Road. Sponsored by La Jolla Swim & Sport. Suggested donation $25. (858) 454-4002. Thursday, Aug. 25...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar: Aug. 18-25

    La Jolla Community Calendar: Aug. 18-25

    ▪ Thursday evenings through Sept. 1, guests can visit the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) for free, with guided tours of “Holdings: Selections from MCASD’s Collection,” music by DJs from the Roots Factory, a cash bar and places for picnicking with ocean views, 5-8 p.m. at 700 Prospect...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar, Aug. 11-18

    La Jolla Community Calendar, Aug. 11-18

    Each Saturday this month, La Plaza La Jolla, 7863 Girard Ave., will present free outdoor music featuring local artists. Hear Sam Bybee on acoustic guitar 3 p.m. Aug. 13; Ian Tordella on Aug. 20; and Erika Davies on Aug. 27. (619) 564-7644. facebook.com/laplazalajolla Thursday, Aug. 11 ▪ Sunrise...

  • La Jolla Community Calendar: Aug. 4-11

    La Jolla Community Calendar: Aug. 4-11

    In honor of its first anniversary, Lil’ Dipper will offer free ice cream scoops noon to 1 p.m. and 5-6 p.m., Friday, Aug. 5 at 4130 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite 102. (858) 336-9811. lildipp.com Thursday, Aug. 4 ▪ Sunrise Rotary of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro....

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