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Pam Babcock, Cheryl Giustiniano, Aimee Meals, Kristi Pieper, Claire Reiss and Joyce Dostart

Photos: St. Madeline Sophie Center has Tea by the Sea in La Jolla

Feb 4, 2016, 8:47 a.m.

The Marine Room in La Jolla hosted St. Madeline Sophie Center's Tea by the Sea on Jan. 23, 2016 to raise funds for the center’s Aquaponics and Farm-to-Table Program. St. Madeline Sophie Center serves more than 400 adults with developmental disabilities in its mission to educate and empower these individuals to realize their full potential via nationally recognized and innovative programs. • Click on VIEW GALLERY to see photos from the event.

Eyebrows AFTER a visit to The Artist’s Touch in La Jolla

Business Spotlight: The Artist’s Touch moves to La Jolla Wellness Studio

Feb 3, 2016, 3:43 p.m.

• BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: After working in La Jolla for 30 years as a painter and sculptor, Jenifer Broomberg drew upon her artistic skills to successfully develop a permanent makeup business that she named The Artist's Touch. Jenifer recently moved The Artist’s Touch to a new location in the Village at the La Jolla Wellness Studio, 7580 Fay Ave., Suite 103. “My inspiration to become a permanent makeup artist was my fascination with the human face and how defects could be ...

Kera and Brett Murphy of La Jolla Sports Club

Business Spotlight: La Jolla Sports Club to add spin studio

Feb 3, 2016, 3:28 p.m.

• BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: The La Jolla Sports Club at 7825 Fay Ave., is expanding to open a spin studio in spring 2016. After just 11 months of ownership, Brett and Kera Murphy said they plan to add to the prestige of La Jolla Village by focusing on the customer experience. With recent growth in memberships, La Jolla Sports Club has added new equipment, but lacked the space to offer a dedicated high-end cycling studio. With service at the forefront of ...

NewsLa Jolla Community Calendar, Feb. 4-11

Feb 3, 2016, 10:50 a.m.

Thursday, Feb. 4 ▪ 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. ▪ Pen to Paper writing group meets, 1 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. ▪ E-clinic, learn to download e-books and access online resources from your tablet or mobile device, 3 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. ▪ La Jolla Community Planning ...

Pianist Lisa Moore will perform ‘Piano Concerto No. 2,’ by Philip Glass.

La Jolla Symphony & Chorus to present symphonic exploration of space, land and sea

Jan 28, 2016, 4:42 p.m.

The La Jolla Symphony & Chorus (LJS&C) will perform the third concert of its 61st season “Soundscape San Diego: Exploration and Remembrance,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 in Mandeville Auditorium on the UC San Diego campus. Music director Steven Schick will conduct the orchestra and guest pianist Lisa Moore in a transcendental program featuring György Ligeti’s “Atmosphères,” Philip Glass’ “Piano Concerto No. 2,” the premiere of Erik Griswold’s “Jeux à la fin du ...

The Tiki Toast at Broken Yoke Cafe is a customer favorite.

Business Spotlight: Broken Yolk Cafe expands across U.S.

Jan 28, 2016, 11:44 a.m.

• BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: The Broken Yolk Cafe is growing from coast to coast, entering the Florida market with 15 new locations planned and also a first Midwest location in Illinois. “We signed the franchise deal at the end of last year, and our first East Coast opening will be in Carrollwood, a suburb of Tampa, Florida that will open in the spring of 2016,” said Dimitra O’Rourke, director of franchise support. “An Orlando, Florida cafe will open soon afterward as ...

‪From the staged reading of ‘The Clearing,’ in March 2015: Ed Hollingsworth, Dana Hooley (who won the San Diego Critics Circle Award for Actress of the Year for 2014), AJ Knox, Laura Bohlin, Maelyn Gandola, John Tessmer, Steven Jensen and Sandy Torretti.

NewsLa Jolla Theatre Ensemble brings staged readings to local venues

Jan 27, 2016, 5:12 p.m.

The 2016 La Jolla Theatre Ensemble season promises to bring a variety of plays to La Jolla venues for staged readings — everything from one-act plays by local writers to lesser-known plays by well-known playwrights — all the way up to Shakespeare. Ensemble co-founder and longtime theater enthusiast John Tessmer said the pieces performed range from “serious to lighter fare” and are influenced by the season and the venue. The troupe performs at least 10 shows per season. Held primarily ...

Children’s Pool seawall

NewsLa Jolla Community Calendar, Jan. 28 - Feb. 4

Jan 27, 2016, 12:48 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 28 ▪ 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. ▪ Pen to Paper writing group meets, 1 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657.▪ Office hours with Asseblymember Toni Atkins’ representatives, 4 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552-1657. ▪ American Legion La Jolla Post 275, 6:30 p.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del ...

Phil Reed works out on the high-intensity Range of Motion (ROM) machine at La Jolla Wellness Studio, 7580 Fay Ave., Suite 103 in La Jolla. (858) 444-0340. lajollawellnessstudio.com

NewsBusiness Spotlight: La Jolla Wellness Studio offers free nutrition lecture Saturday, Jan. 30

Jan 21, 2016, 9:49 a.m.

• BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: La Jolla Wellness Studio will launch 2016 with a lively nutrition discussion by Yvonne Nienstadt, nutritional director at Rancho La Puerta, 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 at 7580 Fay Ave., Suite 103 in La Jolla. Studio manager Janelle Fischer promises a good-natured “food fight” that morning. As many have experienced, she said, finding the "best" diet is rarely an easy task. The options can be staggering. Low-carb, vegan, gluten-free, high-protein and paleo are only a few ...

A familiar hillside by Georgeanna Lipe

Wonderful Watercolors: La Jolla Library’s latest art exhibit honors hometown talent

Jan 20, 2016, 4:40 p.m.

Looking back and forward is the theme of a new art exhibit that opened Jan. 6, 2016 at the La Jolla Riford Library. The exhibit is the library’s first all watercolor show and is a joint effort of the Friends of the Library’s Arts & Events Committee and the San Diego Watercolor Society. Titled “Past and Prologue: A Retrospective of the Works of Suzanne Geller and Georgeanna Lipe with Current Works by the San Diego Watercolor Society,” the show will ...

NewsLa Jolla Community Calendar, Jan. 21-28

Jan 20, 2016, 3:32 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 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. ▪ Pen to Paper writing group meets, 1 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 552–1657.▪ Poetry Workshop, 2 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 412-6351. lajollalibrary.org▪ La Jolla Shores Permit Review Committee meets, 4 p.m. La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. info@lajollacpa.org ▪ Ad ...

Law books, gavel and scales of justice

NewsLa Jolla Community Calendar: Jan. 14-21

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

Thursday, Jan. 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. ▪ La Jolla Bar Association lunch meeting, noon. Ronald N. Hoffman “Detection and prevention of substance abuse in the legal profession,” Manhattan Restaurant, Empress Hotel, 7766 Fay Ave. No guest charge. $50 annual membership. (858) 551-2440.▪ Pen to Paper writing group meets, 1 p.m. Riford Library, 7555 ...

Max Needham departs from Tybee Island in Georgia Nov. 1, 2015.

NewsLa Jolla grad completes 55-day bike ride for research

Jan 7, 2016, 9:34 a.m.

When La Jolla High School graduate Max Needham (Class of 2011) rode his bike onto the sand of Ocean Beach on Dec. 26, it was quite the meaningful moment. His arrival in San Diego marked the end of a 3,000-mile, 55-day bike ride across the country to raise money for Alzheimer’s research. His motivation, he explained, was an in-depth look at the effects of the disease. During his studies at Washington University in St. Louis, Needham was an Emergency Medical ...

Jenny O'Grady, Ana Sewall and Marielena McCarthy celebrate! (Polar Bear Plunge at La Jolla Shores Beach, Jan. 1, 2016)

PHOTOS - Polar Bear Plunge 2016: La Jollans greet the New Year with a splash!

Jan 7, 2016, 8:15 a.m.

Hundreds of swimmers made the annual Polar Bear Plunge into the chilly waters of La Jolla Shores on New Year’s morning, Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. Some brave souls swam to Scripps Pier and back, but most rushed briefly into the 59-degree waters, then exited just as quickly, screaming and giggling as they high-fived and hugged to usher in 2016. Members of the La Jolla Cove Swim Club and La Jolla Shores Surfing Association were also on hand for an annual ...


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