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Betsy Seible, Maggie Ward with Little, Jim Silveira, Cheryl Gunn, Kelly Peters, Michael Berg, Wanne Murray, Lesli Horowitz, Annette Beaty with Buddy

NewsPaws & Pints raises funds for animal shelters

May 25, 2016, 12:31 p.m.

The LOT movie theater and cafe in La Jolla hosted the third annual Paws & Pints fundraiser for F.O.C.A.S. (Friends of County Animal Shelters) on May 19. Sponsored by La Jolla Veterinary Hospital, the party included a silent auction, refreshments and lots of “animal-loving people,” said event founder Stephanie Coolidge.

The gallery opened at 7655 Girard Ave

NewsArtist opens 5,000-square-foot gallery in La Jolla

May 25, 2016, 12:18 p.m.

Everything Australian artist Shane Bowden does, he does big. He produced 8,000 original paintings last year. His biggest are 16 feet by 8 feet. And, for his new gallery in La Jolla, he wanted plenty of space. “A lot of the passion projects that I have are very large and you need the space to show them correctly,” Bowden said. His new place, “Shane Bowden — The Gallery,” opened May 20 at 7655 Girard Ave. With 5,000 square feet and ...

Spinoff gala chair Robin Rady, Randy and Teresa Cundiff, Vickie Curd Ladt

Photos: Great Gatsby! It’s 25th year for Scripps Health’s Spinoff Auction gala with a Roaring '20s theme

May 19, 2016, 3:41 p.m.

It was the cat’s meow, the bee’s knees, swanky and downright ducky at the Silver Anniversary of Scripps Health’s annual Spinoff Auction, May 6, 2016 at the Hyatt Aventine in La Jolla. The dappers and flappers came all dolled up to celebrate the soiree’s Roaring Twenties theme. Robin Rady, a breast cancer survivor and member of the philanthropic Rady family, chaired the gala for the second year. Proceeds will benefit patient support services at Scripps Cancer Center. Founded in 1924 ...

NewsLa Jolla Community Calendar: May 26 to June 2

May 19, 2016, 1:12 p.m.

La Jolla High School will graduate its Class of 2016 at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 21 at UC San Diego. Here is a list of when La Jolla’s other schools let out:▪ Thursday, June 2: Gillispie School▪ Friday, June 3: La Jolla Country Day School▪ Thursday, June 9: Evans School▪ Friday, June 10: Stella Maris Academy, The Children’s School▪ Wednesday, June 15: All Hallows Academy▪ Thursday, June 16: San Diego French American▪ Tuesday, June 21: La Jolla High, Muirlands Middle ...

Dr. Doris Howell of La Jolla is considered ‘the mother of hospice’ in San Diego. She is also the founder of the Doris Howell Foundation for Women’s Health Research. With the motto, ‘Keeping the women we love healthy,’ the Foundation hosts lunches, lectures and workshops throughout the year to promote women’s health issues.

NewsA History of Hospice: Dr. Doris Howell, 'the mother of hospice' in San Diego, addresses La Jolla Woman’s Club

May 18, 2016, 3:18 p.m.

Wearing a pale seafoam green suit, and standing just under 5 feet tall, 93-year-old Dr. Doris Howell, the founder of San Diego Hospice, walked slowly to the podium at La Jolla Woman’s Club on May 11 to give a speech as guest of the club’s Women in Leadership series. To a quiet crowd of more than 50 attendees, Howell told how a woman, dressed head to toe in navy blue, was instrumental in pushing her to bring hospice care to ...

Sue Kalish

News10 QUESTIONS: Sue Kalish

May 18, 2016, 10:09 a.m.

Sue Kalish has been a community volunteer for more than 35 years, with most of her efforts focused on children and education. She served as the president of the Foundation of La Jolla High School, and PTA president at Muirlands and La Jolla High. She also served as fundraising co-chair for Project S.P.L.A.S.H., La Jolla High’s Capital Campaign to build an Aquatic Center and Technology Center. She was a founding member of Kids Aid Auxiliary for the San Diego Center ...

NewsLa Jolla Community Calendar, May 19-26

May 13, 2016, 3:06 p.m.

▪ Integrative health cardiologist Dr. Mimi Guarneri and naturopathic doctor and licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Moira Fitzpatrick will lead an evening about women’s health, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26 at Pacific Pearl La Jolla, 6919 La Jolla Blvd. Light refreshments. Free. RSVP appreciated: (858) 459-6919.Thursday, May 19 ▪ Sunrise Rotary of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449.▪ Qi Gong, 9:30 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 453-6719. ▪ iPad class, ...

‘WindanSea Falls’ by Aaron Goulding

New gallery to show images of La Jolla by photographer Aaron Goulding

May 12, 2016, 3:54 p.m.

La Jolla landscape photographer Aaron Goulding will hold a grand opening for his gallery “The Aaron Goulding Photography Gallery” 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 21 at 1273 Prospect St. A smaller reception will be held for family and friends 6-10 p.m. Friday, May 20, although he said, “pretty much everyone is welcome.” The space will host 15-20 photographs by Goulding that feature the natural beauty of La Jolla and its ocean life, priced from $1,500 to $5,000. His ...

Kathy Easterbland and Ann Miller help out at La Jolla Garden Club’s 38th annual Flower Market, May 7.

NewsSpring blooms at La Jolla Garden Club Market

May 11, 2016, 4:58 p.m.

La Jolla Garden Club presented its 38th annual Flower Market last Saturday morning on the Chase Bank patio, corner of Girard Avenue and Silverado Street, selling member-designed plant arrangements in a variety of fanciful containers to raise funds for horticulture scholarships. Club members also sold succulents, baked goods and raffle tickets as they dispensed gardening tips to those who stopped by. Established in 1968, the club meets 1 p.m. third Tuesdays (September-May) at the La Jolla Woman’s Club. Details at ...

La Jolla Veterinary Hospital staff Anatole Ginsberg, Joanna Harris, Kenneth Williams, Crissy Salas

Paws & Pints: La Jolla event May 19 to benefit FOCAS

May 11, 2016, 2:27 p.m.

La Jolla Veterinary Hospital will present its third annual “Paws & Pints” fundraiser 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 19, 2016 at THE LOT movie theater and café, 7611 Fay Ave., La Jolla, The event will be held in support of the FOCAS (Friends of County Animal Shelters) program at the Rancho Coastal Humane Society and The FACE Foundation. “We wanted to do something in our community, for the community, that would evolve and grow into something La Jolla could look forward ...

Inside, David Root poses with his interpretation of Pan Gongkai’s brush and ink painting ‘Lotus Pond’ and Pan Gongkai. ‘In my 25 years at Art Alive, this is the first time I got to meet a living artist!’ Root said.

NewsAsian theme gives new look to Art Alive opening

May 11, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

On the evening of April 29, the “Bloom Bash” opening of San Diego Museum of Art’s 35th annual Art Alive floral art exhibition featured an Asian theme, lion dancers, a dragon made of 50,000 flowers, and the welcome presence of Pan Gongkai, the acclaimed Chinese artist who curated and contributed to the museum’s new “Brush and Ink” exhibit.The Asian theme elicited a number of Ikebana-style interpretations of works from the museum’s collection, and the elegant simplicity of the Japanese arrangements ...

Ralph Pace has photographed marine life across the globe.

Marine art featured at Bird Rock Coffee Roasters in May

May 11, 2016, 1:17 p.m.

The work of Bird Rock Coffee Roaster’s May artists — Mark Rosen and Ralph Pace — create a bold and conscious vibe in the art and music collective this month at 5627 La Jolla Blvd. Artist Rosen has produced a new collection of dynamic abstracts in his signature bold style. Environmental photojournalist Pace is showcasing his most amazing photo, a 140-pound Opah fish off the coast of San Clemente. Known to be the only full-bodied warm-blooded fish, Pace’s shot of ...

A spike of red flowers on a succulent plant

Natural La Jolla: Sun-loving succulents thrive in La Jolla and San Diego

May 11, 2016, 12:57 p.m.

• NATURAL LA JOLLA: Many visitors comment and ask about the beautiful succulent plants that are abundant here in town. We have literally hundreds of varieties and species of these drought-tolerant, easy to grow plants. There are so many hybrids that it can be difficult to correctly identify them. Succulents are sometimes called fat plants, because of their ability to internally store water, thus making their leaves appear fleshy or fat. Avid gardeners create spectacular displays of these plants, growing ...

The Lifetime of Healthy Living event returns to La Jolla Community Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 13 at 6811 La Jolla Blvd. The free event features speakers, demonstrations, vendors, prizes and more. (858) 459-0831.

NewsLa Jolla Community Calendar, May 12-19

May 11, 2016, noon

Thursday, May 12 ▪ Sunrise Rotary of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449.▪ Qi Gong, 9:30 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 453-6719. ▪ iPad class, 10 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. (858) 459-0831. ▪ Pen to Paper writing group meets, 1 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552–1657.▪ La Jolla Kiwanis, Outreach Happy Hour 5 p.m. Hennessy's Tavern, 7811 Herschel Ave.▪ La ...