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  • 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.

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: May 31

    Thursday, May 31 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: May 24

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar: May 24

    Climate Book Talk Dr. Peter Kalmus, an atmospheric scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will discuss and sign his book, ‘Being the Change: Live Well and Spark a Climate Revolution,’ 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24 at Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave. The book dives into Kalmus’ life change that...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: May 17

    Salk Talk Psychiatrist Jonathan Salk, son of Jonas Salk, developer of the polio vaccine, will host a book signing and discussion, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24 at Geisel Library, 9500 Gilman Drive, off Library Walk on UCSD campus. In the new book “A New Reality: Human Evolution for a Sustainable Future,”...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: May 10

    Tennis Time, Ladies! The return of five defending singles champions will highlight the USTA National Women’s Senior 50-90 Hard Court Tennis Championships, with matches 8 a.m. May 10-11 and 9 a.m. May 12-13 at La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, 2000 Spindrift Drive. The top competitors (ages 50 to 90+)...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: May 3

    Surf’s Up Kids! The Menehune Youth Surf Contest is back, Saturday, May 5 at La Jolla Shores with longboard and shortboard divisions for ages 7-18, plus super-menehunes for ages 6 and younger. Details at ljssa.org Muirlands Family Fun Muirlands Rocks, the annual festival for incoming sixth-graders...

  • ASIAN FILM FEST SPRING SHOWCASE: Women in director’s chair

    ASIAN FILM FEST SPRING SHOWCASE: Women in director’s chair

    The eighth annual San Diego Asian Film Festival Spring Showcase, from Pacific Arts Movement, will feature 15 films from eight countries — with more than half directed by women — screening April 19-26 at Mission Valley UltraStar Cinemas and the Natural History Museum Theater in Balboa Park. Festival...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: April 26

    Focus on Dementia Monarch Cottage will present a two-part panel discussion about aging issues at the La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. “Hope After the Diagnosis,” is 6 p.m. Thursday, April 26; and “Finding Joy in the Journey,” is 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 1. Free. RSVP: (619) 955-0492 or...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar April 19

    Thursday, April 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. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. La Jolla...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar April 12

    Dance the Night Away The Ballroom Dance Club meets 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 17 at the Soledad Club, 5050 Soledad Road. Dinner is served and there’s music provided by a live band. $60 per couple. Newcomers welcome. RSVP: (703) 505-9654. Thursday, April 12 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m....

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: April 5

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar: April 5

    Time to Give Blood San Diego Blood Bank and La Jolla Commons partner for a blood drive, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday April 11 at La Jolla Commons Park/West Courtyard, 4747 Executive Drive. One pint of blood, the amount volunteers give when they donate, can save up to three lives. Donors must be...

  • Secret Garden Tour will showcase La Jolla courtyards

    Secret Garden Tour will showcase La Jolla courtyards

    “Courtyards on the Coastline,” the theme of the 20th annual La Jolla Historical Society’s Secret Garden Tour, will offer views of the landscapes and seascapes that grace La Jolla. Tickets are now on sale for the benefit, slated for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 19. The six houses on the tour...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: March 29

    Library Closing Dates No April foolin’! The La Jolla Riford Library will close for four days: Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31 in honor of the Cesar Chavez Holiday; and Sunday, April 1 and Monday, April 2 for building maintenance. The library will reopen Tuesday, April 3. (858) 552-1657....

  • 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...

  • 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....

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