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NewsIn Your Dreams

Apr 20, 2016, 4:09 p.m.

A year ago La Jolla High School alumna Bonnie Tarwater stood in front of a huge orange, black and white snake that had taken over an entire community center. The animal bit her index finger, and it wouldn’t let go. Then, she woke up. Her interpretation of that dream pushed her into a new adventure: leading dream-sharing groups in San Diego. “The index finger has to do with authority,” said Tarwater. “I was bitten by the fact that I was ...

NewsLa Jolla Community Calendar, April 21-28

Apr 20, 2016, 2:34 p.m.

La Jolla Community Calendar, April 21-28, 2016: Thursday, April 21 ▪ 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. lajollalibrary.org ▪ Poetry Workshop, 2 p.m. Riford Library, ...

David and Elaine Darwin with Silvija and Brian Devine, LJMS artistic director Kristin Lancino and Thierry Lancino

Photos: La Jolla Music Society's spring gala hits a high note

Apr 13, 2016, 2:19 p.m.

La Jolla Music Society presented its Spring Gala on April 2, 2016 at Coasterra (880 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego) with an intimate performance of Cole Porter, George Gershwin and Rodgers & Hammerstein American Songbook Classics by the chanteuse Storm Large and members of her band Le Bonheur. Elaine Darwin and Silvija Devine served as co-chairs of the event. For nearly 50 years, LJMS has brought world-class artists to the San Diego community while promoting educational outreach programs that allow ...

Wayne and Kimberly Weeks, Bill Dorvillier, Tracy Hoogenberg, Mike Dorvillier (Concours chairman)

Photos: La Jolla Concours d’Elegance links beautiful cars, beautiful people

Apr 13, 2016, 1:49 p.m.

The 2016 La Jolla Concours d’Elegance pre-show parties April 8 and 9 attracted classic car lovers to the Village to mix and mingle and raise funds for the La Jolla Historical Society and Monarch School Project, among others. The Rolls-Royce soiree was Friday night in Scripps Park, and the Aston Martin San Diego Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil took place on Saturday in the park. • Click on VIEW GALLERY to see photos from the event.

‘Side view, with staircase’ by Do Ho Suh

Art Exhibit: House of the Rising Suh lights up MCASD in downtown San Diego

Apr 13, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

Do Ho Suh may not be a household name to most people, but he’s definitely a rising star in the wide world of museum installations and public art. And if you’ve walked around the UC San Diego campus, looking up from time to time, you’ve surely seen his piece, “Fallen Star,” one of the stars of the Stuart Collection — a small house tilted precariously on the rooftop of the Jacobs School of Engineering. Now more of Suh’s work is ...

The winning design for the 2016 Meneuhune art contest, which will grace event T-shirts.

NewsLa Jolla’s Menehune Surf contest to turn Sweet 16

Apr 13, 2016, 11:35 a.m.

Celebrating its own “Sweet 16,” anniversary, the Menehune Surf Contest for children and teens returns to La Jolla Shores 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday May 7. But over the years, the contest has evolved to become more inclusive and do more to give back. The event now includes divisions for parents and adaptive surfing for challenged athletes, and participants who entered the contest when they were little groms (surf slang for children) are coming back as young adults to ...

La Jolla Traffic & Transportation Board will meet, 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 20 at the Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. to discuss a speed limit increase on Soledad Mountain Road, installation of speed humps on West Muirlands Drive and more. manana@san.rr.com

NewsLa Jolla Community Calendar, April 14-21

Apr 7, 2016, 1:05 p.m.

Thursday, April 14 ▪ 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. ▪ La Jolla Bar Association meets, noon, Manhattan Restaurant, Empress Hotel, 7766 Fay Ave.Michel Zelnick, “Why clients don’t take our legal advice (or think they need a lawyer) and what you can ...

The proposed 2016 La Jolla Half Marathon Route for Sunday, April 24

Community View: La Jolla Shores construction to impact La Jolla Half Marathon path

Apr 6, 2016, 1:53 p.m.

• Opinion / Guest Commentary / Community View: This year, the 35th annual La Jolla Half Marathon race — organized, staffed and produced by the Kiwanis Club of La Jolla — will see some 10,000-plus people rumbling through the streets of La Jolla on the morning of Sunday, April 24, 2016. The runners start off at 7 a.m. at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, and by 11 a.m., the last runner is expected to cross the finish line in La Jolla’s ...

One of the hundreds of beauties on display in the 2016 La Jolla Councours d’Elegance.

Classic cars motor into Scripps Park April 8-10 for La Jolla Concours d’Elegance

Apr 6, 2016, 12:32 p.m.

• BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: The weekend of April 8-10, 2016 brings the 12th annual La Jolla Concours d’Elegance, featuring some of the world’s most exquisite automobile displays. The theme for this year’s Concours is “Celebrating French Curves.” Named as one of April’s top three most-anticipated Concours in the world by the British automotive magazine, Octane, the La Jolla Concours has become a must-have “Save The Date” for automobile aficionados internationally. • Friday, April 8: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Contemporary Classic Cocktail Party ...

Do you have an old book and want to see what it might be worth? Get estimates for up to five volumes from PBA Galleries experts, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 10 at La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org

NewsLa Jolla Community Calendar, April 7-14

Apr 6, 2016, 10:44 a.m.

Thursday, April 7 ▪ 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. lajollalibrary.org▪ E-clinic, learn to download e-books and access online resources from your tablet or mobile device, ...

Sir James Galway, Dr. Perry Nisen, Lady Jeanne Galway, Phillip Moll

Photos: Sanford Burnham Prebys (SBP) Medical Discovery presents Sir James Galway in concert

Mar 31, 2016, 1:12 p.m.

The Sanford Burnham Prebys (SBP) Medical Discovery Institute family – scientists, donors, staff, and friends – gathered for a celebratory 40th Anniversary Tribute Concert on May 10, 2016 featuring performances by flutists Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway and their long-time accompanist, pianist Phillip Moll. The Institute thanks the members of its President’s Circle every year. This year, SBP also wanted to pay tribute to honorary trustee Conrad Prebys, whose name has graced the Institute since his landmark 2015 pledge ...

SDAI Director Ginger Shulick Porcella and MAS Attack co-founder Max Presneill, Torrance Art Museum Director, pose with his painting, ‘Redact 103.’ ‘All my pieces have to do with death and immortality,’ he said.

San Diego Art Institute hosts MAS (Mutual Appreciation Society) Attack in Balboa Park

Mar 30, 2016, 4:23 p.m.

A year ago, San Diego Art Institute hosted a one-night-only mass meet-up of artists called “MAS (Mutual Appreciation Society) Attack,” which brought together 150 art-makers from Los Angeles and San Diego to show and view their work. Nothing was for sale; everything was there to be appreciated, and the chance to interact with so many different artists at once made it a very special event for local art-lovers. The MAS concept was created by L.A.-based ARTRA Curatorial, and once again, ...

San Diego County residents are invited to learn about the latest advances in radiation therapy to treat a variety of cancer types at a free presentation, 3 p.m. Sunday, April 3, at Scripps Radiation Therapy Center, 10670 John Jay Hopkins Drive. Register: (858) 678-7128 or bowman.anne@scrippshealth.org

NewsLa Jolla Community Calendar, March 31

Mar 30, 2016, 3:19 p.m.

Thursday, March 31▪ Sunrise Rotary of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449.▪ iPad class, 10 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. (858) 459-0831. Friday, April 1Happy April Fool’s Day!▪ La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary Club Breakfast Meeting, 7:15 a.m. La Jolla Marriott, 4240 La Jolla Village Drive. $20. (858) 395-1222. lajollagtrotary.org ▪ Tai Chi, 10 a.m. beginner, 10:45 a.m. advanced, La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Draper Ave. (858) ...

Instructor James Clarkston plays the ukulele and will teach others to do the same at La Jolla Community Center.

NewsStrumming Right Along: La Jolla Community Center to offer ukulele classes

Mar 30, 2016, 3:16 p.m.

There’s just something about a ukulele that makes people smile. Ukuleles are cute, sometimes brightly colored, and invoke a sense of relaxation and fun. To boot, they are lightweight, have soft strings that are easy to pick, and are simple to learn to play — all of which makes them a perfect instrument for the latest class series at La Jolla Community Center. Sponsored by La Jolla Music, the monthly ukulele program will be taught by Classic/Flamenco guitarist James Clarkston ...


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