Events

  • LA JOLLA NEWS NUGGETS

    LA JOLLA NEWS NUGGETS

    Celebration of lifeguards at next Town Council meeting This month’s La Jolla Town Council meeting will feature a public-safety forum honoring the three lifeguards — James Earnest, Aaron Estess and Shane McIntyre — who saved a Texas tourist on June 9. (Ian Black, 35, was swimming at WindanSea when...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Oct. 11

    Brews with Bry Raise a (pint) glass with District 1 City Council member Barbara Bry when she hosts ‘Brews with Bry,’ to discuss community issues, 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 at Absolution by the Sea, 7536 Fay Ave. RSVP requested by Oct. 15 to: lfleming@sandiego.gov Thursday, Oct. 11 Sunrise Rotary...

  • SKY LINES: La Jolla honors late poet David Antin

    SKY LINES: La Jolla honors late poet David Antin

    Hundreds gathered behind the shuttered Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego on Saturday to honor late poet and UC San Diego professor David Antin by reading one of his poems typed in the sky. Antin himself staged a similar poetry happening almost exactly 30 years ago.

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Oct. 4

    Surf’s Up, Kiddos! The WindanSea Surf Club’s Menhune Junior Surf Contest returns, 7 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 to the waves of La Jolla Shores. Longboard and shortboard divisions for all age groups are offered for boys and girls ages 16 and younger, including the Super Menehunes for ages 6 and under....

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Sept. 27

    Thursday, Sept. 27 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper...

  • Permitters support Chelsea Street home remodel in La Jolla

    Permitters support Chelsea Street home remodel in La Jolla

    By a vote of 6-3-1, the La Jolla Development Permit Review (DPR) committee recommended that the La Jolla Community Planning Association (CPA) ratify presenter Michael Morton’s application for a Coastal Development Permit (CDP) to remodel and add to an existing two-story single dwelling at 5251...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Sept. 20

    Thursday, Sept. 20 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper...

  • Bird Rock Council collaborates with Parks Master Plan for La Jolla

    Bird Rock Council collaborates with Parks Master Plan for La Jolla

    At the Bird Rock Community Council (BRCC) meeting on Sept. 4, La Jolla community activist Diane Kane and La Jolla Parks & Beaches president Ann Dynes solicited input for Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s three-year budget to prepare an update to the City’s Parks Master Plan, which was last updated about...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Sept. 13

    Thursday, Sept. 13 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. library, 7555 Draper...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Sept. 6

    Thursday, Sept. 6 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858)...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Aug. 30

    Thursday, Aug. 30 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. library, 7555 Draper...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Aug. 23

    Back to School! Monday, Aug. 27 is the big day! Motorists note: Morning and afternoon commutes will now involve students on the streets walking, bicycling or riding buses to and from school. It is illegal to pass a school bus that is stopped to load or unload children. Thursday, Aug. 23 Sunrise...

  • Silver Tube-ilee: 25th annual Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational to wipe out cancer; Aug. 19 in La Jolla

    Silver Tube-ilee: 25th annual Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational to wipe out cancer; Aug. 19 in La Jolla

    The 25th annual Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational — to be held Sunday, Aug. 19 on the beach below Scripps Pier — will feature dozens of returning wave-catching giants including Robert “Wingnut” Weaver, Jock Sutherland, Jericho Poppler and Lisa Andersen. Beginning at 7 a.m., each legend will...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Aug. 16

    Check it out, ladies! La Jolla Woman’s Club will host a membership event, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 7791 Draper Ave., where interested new members can learn about club founder Ellen Browning Scripps, club activities and its historic building. Complimentary appetizers. Cash Bar. RSVP:...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Aug. 9

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Aug. 9

    Summer Swing The annual Senior Luau Dance is set for 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10 at La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. Get ready to boogie to sounds from the Breez’n band. Tickets are $15 and include dinner, coffee and desserts. Dance is open to those ages 55 and older. (858) 552-1658. Thursday,...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Aug. 2

    Blood Drive Aug. 9 The next San Diego Blood Bank drive is 9:30 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Aug. 9 at Embassy Suites La Jolla, 4550 La Jolla Village Drive. Donors must be age 17 or older, appointments and walk-ins welcome. 1 (800) 469-7322. sandiegobloodbank.org Thursday, Aug. 2 Sunrise Rotary Club...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: July 26

    Pancake Breakfast Saturday It’s time for the Kiwanis Club of La Jolla’s 55th annual ‘Families & Flapjacks,’ 7:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 28 at the Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. $10 gets you all-you-can-eat-pancakes, berries, chocolate chips, syrup, honey, powdered sugar, coffee, juice, sausages...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: July 19

    Thursday, July 19 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford Library, 7555...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: July 12

    Thursday, July 12 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. La Jolla Library,...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: July 5

    Thursday, July 5 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 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 Library,...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: June 28

    Coffee with a Pastor Tim Seery, pastor of Congregational Church of La Jolla, invites all to stop by Pinpoint Cafe, 7855 Ivanhoe Ave., from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Friday, June 29 for a meet-and-greet and good conversation. Thursday, June 28 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m. The Shores Hotel,...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: June 21

    Spotlight on Children’s Pool A lecture on the history of La Jolla’s landmark, the Children’s Pool is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 at La Jolla Library, 7555 Draper Ave. Learn more about its orgins and ongoing efforts to have it listed on the National Register of Historic Places. (858) 552-1657....

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: June 14

    Thursday, June 14 Flag Day Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 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....

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: June 7

    Thursday, June 7 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 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. La Jolla...

  • Summer Fun Guide: Lots to do in La Jolla and San Diego after a day at the beach!

    Summer Fun Guide: Lots to do in La Jolla and San Diego after a day at the beach!

    A look at fun summer activities across La Jolla, including art exhibits, concerts, film screenings, community parties, educational events, theatrical productions and more.

  • POLAR DISORDER: 'Cub' reporter finds La Jolla plunge un-BEAR-able

    POLAR DISORDER: 'Cub' reporter finds La Jolla plunge un-BEAR-able

    I wade slowly out into the Pacific from La Jolla Shores, my eyes on La Jolla Cove to the south. I have come to swim the mile there and back today, returning triumphant — like many of the real men around me at the 2018 Polar Bear Plunge. The first hint I may be in over my head came earlier this...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Dec. 28

    Thursday, Dec. 28 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 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 Library,...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Dec. 21

    Longest Night Service Timed to coincide with the Winter Solstice, a special service is planned to offer hope and healing to anyone coping with the pain of past loss, loneliness, trauma or simply fatigue from a weary year, 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21 at Congregational Church of La Jolla, 1216 Cave...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Dec. 14

    Lunch with Santa La Jolla Recreation Center will host its annual Lunch with Santa Claus event for ages 2-10 (with arts and crafts!) beginning 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 at 615 Prospect St. Tickets are $5 per child, donations accepted at the door. Capacity limited to 100 children. Bring a camera!...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar Dec. 7

    Bird Rock Holiday Bazaar Merchants along La Jolla Boulevard will present a bazaar, 2-5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 9 with clothing, accessories, jewelry, eyewear, dining, gift cards, surf gear, home goods, wine, bikes and skateboards for sale. There will also be music, cookies, carolers and a giant mailbox...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar Nov. 30

    Thursday, Nov. 30 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 Christmas Parade will hit the 60th year mark; Sunday, Dec. 3

    La Jolla Christmas Parade will hit the 60th year mark; Sunday, Dec. 3

    To fill the air with the sights and sounds of the season for the 60th year, the La Jolla Christmas Parade and Holiday Festival returns to The Village of La Jolla, starting at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3. The 2017 theme is "Christmas Jewels" to commemorate its diamond year. For one special afternoon,...

  • Holiday Events Guide: Lots of Christmas cheer coming to La Jolla and San Diego County

    Holiday Events Guide: Lots of Christmas cheer coming to La Jolla and San Diego County

    From free film screenings to illuminated winter wonderlands and holiday choir classics, the month of December is booked full of seasonal celebrations and appearances by Santa Claus. Here is a rundown of the many events planned in La Jolla and San Diego County: Holiday events in La Jolla • To pick...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar Nov. 23

    Thursday, Nov. 23 Thanksgiving Day 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, stretching, balance and core strengthening, 9:30 a.m. La Jolla United Methodist Church, 6063 La Jolla Blvd. jbale@sdccu.edu ...

  • UC San Diego homecoming for La Jolla legend Jacobs

    UC San Diego homecoming for La Jolla legend Jacobs

    The father of the modern cell phone paid a call on UC San Diego on Wednesday evening, Nov. 13. Dr. Irwin Jacobs, the billionaire co-founder of Qualcomm, gave a 90-minute talk and Q&A session as part of the 50th anniversary of John Muir College, where Jacobs was a professor of computer science and...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar Nov. 16

    Got events for this calendar? E-mail details to: ashleym@lajollalight.com Deadline: Noon, Thursday for next week’s edition. Questions? Call Ashley Mackin-Solomon (858) 875-5957. Thursday, Nov. 16 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619)...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar Nov. 9

    Thursday, Nov. 9 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...

  • Veterans Day remembrances slated in La Jolla and San Diego

    Whether in town or a short drive away, La Jollans have several opportunities this week to ponder the sacrifices made by military service members and their families at these special events: Marine Corp Birthday and Veterans Day Cake Cutting 2:10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9 at UC San Diego, Student Veterans...

  • The Art that Hitler Hated

    The Art that Hitler Hated

    Cornelia Feye dances her laser pointer around a slide of German expressionist Emil Nolde’s “The Last Supper.” The art historian explains what Adolf Hitler hated about the 1909 painting. “The crime (Nolde) was accused of was insolent mockery of the divine,” Feye tells a packed Athenaeum Music &...

  • La Jolla Light's Community Calendar, Nov. 2

    Fall Family Fun La Jolla Presbyterian Church will hold its fourth annual fall fair from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5 at La Jolla Rec Center on Draper Avenue, between Kline and Silverado streets. Pony rides, bounce houses, face painting, food trucks and shaved-ice treats, plus a 3 on 3 Basketball...

  • Halloween happenings in La Jolla, Oct. 27-31

    Halloween happenings in La Jolla, Oct. 27-31

    Local events include spooky stories book-reading, Humans vs. Zombies Capture the Flag Tournament, Halloween carnival and trick or treating.

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Oct. 26

    Thursday, Oct. 26 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 Oct. 19

    Short-Term Rental Vote The San Diego City Council will vote on proposed short-term rental regulations during a special meeting, 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23 at Golden Hall, 202 West C St., downtown. Those wishing to speak are encouraged to arrive early. sandiego.gov/cd1 Thursday, Oct. 19 Sunrise Rotary...

  • Spooky stories, costume contests, family-friendly festivals bring Halloween to La Jolla

    Spooky stories, costume contests, family-friendly festivals bring Halloween to La Jolla

    La Jolla will be crawling with costumed creatures this month, with Halloween events from Bird Rock to The Shores, and across San Diego that are so fun its scary.

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Oct. 12

    ‘Women in the Military’ The La Jolla Woman’s Club ‘Women in Leadership’ speaker series will host Colonel Jennifer E. Shaar, Commanding Officer of Headquarters and Service Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot/Western Recruiting Region, San Diego, discussing her career highs and lows, 5:30 p.m....

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Oct. 5

    It’s Art & Wine Festival Weekend The ninth annual La Jolla Art and Wine Festival is set for 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8 on Girard Avenue between Torrey Pines Road and Prospect Street. Admission is free. Visitors will find booths filled with the works...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Sept. 28

    Women & Science & Fashion Students from Mesa College Design Program will model fashions they created based on Salk Institute science, 5:30-8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 4 at The Salk, 10010 North Torrey Pines Road. Proceeds benefit the Salk Women & Science Special Awards Initiative, which provides awards...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Sept. 21

    Thursday, Sept. 21 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...

  • Residents bend City’s ear on Torrey Pines Road/La Jolla Parkway traffic

    Residents bend City’s ear on Torrey Pines Road/La Jolla Parkway traffic

    Residents who live on feeder streets to the ever-congested Torrey Pines Road/La Jolla Parkway are growing more and more frustrated with the traffic resulting from the area thoroughfare. In particular, those near the intersection of Hidden Valley Road at Torrey Pines Road shared their concerns at...

  • 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...

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