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Dr. Carl June (Rell Sunn Award winner), Dr. Catriona Jamieson, Dr. Scott Lippman (UCSD Moores Cancer Center director), Larz Lock (event chair), Peter "P.T." Townend (honorary chair), J. Sam Armstrong (event co-founder)

PHOTOS: Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational raises funds for UCSD Moores Cancer Center

Aug 26, 2015, 2:34 p.m.

They were Surfing for a Cure on Aug. 9, 2015 in La Jolla Shores where UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center held its 22nd annual Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational. The day began at the beach below Scripps Pier with a surfing tournament where the emphasis is on participation and support for the cause rather than an individual’s surfing ability. Each of the sponsored teams was paired with a surfing legend to vie for traditional trophies. The Luau festivities ...

Michael Grossman and gala chair Margaret Stevens Grossman, hosts Irwin and Joan Jacobs, LJMS president and artistic director Christopher Beach, SummerFest chair Peggy and Peter Preuss

PHOTOS: La Jolla Music Society's SummerFest Gala signals 2015 festival’s finale Friday

Aug 26, 2015, 1:52 p.m.

Joan and Irwin Jacobs hosted the La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest Gala, “Echoes Across a Continent,” Aug. 15, 2015 at their home in La Jolla. Proceeds from the soiree help support the Music Society’s education and outreach program and also the artistic programming of its major performances, such as Celebrity Recital Series, Celebrity Orchestra Series, and SummerFest, which concludes 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28 with Strings! Glorious Strings! at Sherwood Auditorium in the Museum of Contemporary Art, 700 Prospect St. ...

Jerry and Janet Klein, owners of A Better Deal Tuxedo, 369 Bird Rock Ave., La Jolla. (858) 551-6044.

Business Spotlight: Gray is the New Black; Stay in style with fashionable formal wear at A Better Deal Tuxedo in La Jolla

Aug 26, 2015, 12:12 p.m.

• BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: This year’s big fashion changes in the tuxedo and suit industry meant significant investments for formal wear shop owners Jerry and Janet Klein at A Better Deal Tuxedo in La Jolla. “Many of the changes had to do with the growing popularity of the slim-fit and the modern-fit styles,” Jerry Klein said. “Customers want these new styles for important occasions like weddings, award ceremonies, fundraisers and business occasions.” To keep current for the San Diego market, the ...

Congregational Church of La Jolla, 1216 Cave St.

La Jolla Community Calendar Aug. 27-Sept. 3

Aug 25, 2015, 2:02 p.m.

Sundaes this Sunday ■ Congregational Church of La Jolla will kick off its Centennial Anniversary with a summer ice cream social, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30 on the courtyard patio at 1216 Cave St. All are invited to join Pastor Sam Greening and his congregants as they celebrate the August 1915 acquisition of the property where the church sanctuary stands today. There will be a sundae bar with ice cream and toppings so guests can build their ...

Gala chair Jack McGrory and Una Davis, presenting sponsors Geniya and Doug Manchester, gala chairs Arlene and Richard Esgate

PHOTOS: Prado patrons party at Balboa Park’s centennial celebration in San Diego

Aug 20, 2015, 10:36 a.m.

The Patrons of the Prado presented their “Masterpiece” gala July 18, 2015 at Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park to raise funds for the 11 museums, arts and cultural institutions along the park’s Prado. The event was also a celebration of Balboa Park’s 100-year anniversary of the Panama-California Exposition, for which it was created. The festivities began with a cocktail reception, followed by dinner, dessert, and a through-the-decades multi-media entertainment experience produced for the event by San Diego’s NRG band. ...

Grant Miller with his new ‘G Meal Griller’ sandwich at Subway in La Jolla.

10 Questions: Football award brings Grant Miller sandwich fame

Aug 19, 2015, 10:24 a.m.

La Jolla High grad Grant T. Miller begins his freshman year at the University of Notre Dame this week As La Jolla High School graduate Grant T. Miller (Class of 2015) begins his freshman year at the University of Notre Dame this week, friends and family will have something tasty to remember the school’s star defensive end by — his own Subway sandwich. The Village’s Subway shop has instituted a new tradition, partnering with La Jolla High School to create ...

La Jolla Community Calendar Aug. 20-27

Aug 18, 2015, 4:10 p.m.

Silent Magic Under the Stars ■ See the silent films made and set in La Jolla in the 1920s by La Jolla Cinema League, 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20 on the lawn of La Jolla Historical Society’s Wisteria Cottage, 780 Prospect St. Free. Thursday, Aug. 20 ■ 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. ■ ...

National Charity League’s Seaside chapter is accepting applications for mothers with daughters entering grades 8-10 in the fall in La Jolla or central San Diego County. For more details, e-mail

National Charity League’s new Seaside chapter seeking members from La Jolla and San Diego County

Aug 15, 2015, 11:55 a.m.

National Charity League, Inc. (NCL), which fosters mother-daughter relationships through community service, leadership development and cultural experiences, announced the formation of its 203rd chapter, Seaside. The Seaside Chapter is based in La Jolla but open to those who reside in or attend school in central San Diego and surrounding areas. The Seaside Chapter is the ninth NCL chapter in the San Diego region, with the earliest chapter forming in 1971. The chapter is accepting applications for mothers with daughters entering ...

Scott Paulson of UC San Diego Library adds film curator to lengthy arts resume.

THE PERILS OF PAULSON: Librarian strives to revive the past with old La Jolla movies

Aug 13, 2015, 11:49 a.m.

Are you tired of the talkies? Got a hankering for a good old-fashioned silent movie in black and white with subtitles, live music, exaggerated facial gestures and slapstick movements? If, so, then the place to be is the south lawn of Wisteria Cottage on the night of Thursday, Aug. 20, when the La Jolla Historical Society will team up with UC San Diego librarian Scott Paulson to present a collection of short silent films made in La Jolla by La ...

Beau and Kathryn Gayner (co-chair), Bassam and Cari Massaad (chair), Sherrie and Brad Black (co-chair)

PHOTOS: 69th Las Patronas Jewel Ball 2015 c’est magnifique!

Aug 12, 2015, 3:22 p.m.

Las Patronas' 69th annual Jewel Ball — one of the most glamorous annual fundraisers in San Diego since 1946 — sported a French theme for 2015, celebrating the bon vivant and the joie de vivre in high style on Aug. 8 at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club. Bien sur there was Champagne, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and auctions, toutefois, dinner and dancing to the music of Wayne Foster Entertainment provided the pièce de résistance. The major beneficiaries of the ...

Roger and Stacey Haerr

The Haerr Family: Art ‘dynasty’ exhibits in Bird Rock

Aug 12, 2015, 1:10 p.m.

Four generations of Bird Rock family's work on view through August at the Bird Rock Coffee Roasters The work of four generations of the Haerr family is on view through August at the Bird Rock Coffee Roasters Art & Music Collective, 5627 La Jolla Blvd. Their talent started with great-grandmother Lydia Cooling, who emigrated from England and arrived on Ellis Island the day the stock market crashed in 1929. As the young mother of Molly Haerr, she made her way ...

Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC (pictured at right with Deepak Chopra, MD) is ranked the No. 1 U.S. Female Integrative Medicine Physician by Newsmax Health for 2015.

10 QUESTIONS: Dr. Mimi Guarneri is proud to lead the charge for integrative medicine

Aug 11, 2015, 4:31 p.m.

Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC, founder and president of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM), is an award-winning La Jolla physician specializing in cardiology and integrative holistic medicine. Board-certified in cardiovascular disease, internal medicine, nuclear medicine and holistic medicine, she founded Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine in 1999, serving 15 years as medical director. Senior advisor to the Atlantic Health System in New Jersey, she helped launch The Chambers Center for Wellbeing in 2014. She is expanding integrative healthcare ...

Parliamentarian Carol Tuggey, secretary Sharilyn Gallison, incoming president Bonnie Mendenhall, director of fundraising Diana Hill, treasurer Rebecca Ritchey, vice-president Gaylyn Boone and outgoing president Kate Woods

Soroptimist La Jolla welcomes new officers, new projects

Aug 11, 2015, 4:20 p.m.

Eradication of human trafficking. Scholarships. Veterans services. These programs, and more, have all received support from Soroptimist International of La Jolla. The service organization held an Installation of Officers dinner Aug. 6 at the Crab Catcher restaurant. “We are focused on improving the lives of women and girls through charitable work,” said Bonnie Mendenhall, Soroptimist president for 2015-2016. “We fundraise and then spend that money on projects ... but we do not only give money, we give ourselves in (volunteer) ...

La Jolla Community Calendar Aug. 13-20

Aug 11, 2015, 2:21 p.m.

A Visit to Astana ■ La Jolla Photo Travelers Club will explore ‘The Amazing New Capital of Kazakhstan’ at its next meeting, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17 at Wesley Palms, 2404 Loring St. Member Faye Girsh recently spent time visiting Astana, in the predominantly Muslim country in Central Asia. Thursday, Aug. 13 ■ 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 ...