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  • A letter from Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong to La Jolla Light readers

    A letter from Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong to La Jolla Light readers

    GUEST COMMENTARY: I am pleased to announce the completed acquisition of The San Diego Union-Tribune, the Los Angeles Times and publications across the California News Group, which includes the La Jolla Light. My family and I are honored and privileged to now assume stewardship of these storied...

  • Satellite Office: AmeriSat retains human touch in tech world

    Satellite Office: AmeriSat retains human touch in tech world

    BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: In a jungle of communication choices growing thicker and increasingly difficult to navigate, AmeriSat is a friendly outpost. "We take technology and boil it down to where it's more of a human experience," says Chris Dudley, president of the San Diego-based technology retailer....

  • LA JOLLA NEWS NUGGETS

    LA JOLLA NEWS NUGGETS

    Oceanographer Walter Munk honored in France Veritable La Jolla saint Walter Munk — the Scripps Institution of Oceanography chair who’s still hard at work at 100 years old — is now a knight in France. Well, sort of. He was “knighted” by the Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin (Fraternity of Knights...

  • La Jolla Light Crime and Public-Safety News: June 21

    Lifeguards rescue, medics revive struggling swimmer Lifeguards were able to rescue an unresponsive man from the ocean between the beaches at Marine Street and WindanSea June 9, who was later resuscitated at a local hospital. Marine Safety Lt. Rich Stropky explained that a man from Texas jumped...

  • North Torrey Pines Living and Learning Neighborhood: La Jolla's UC San Diego breaks ground for Sixth College’s new home

    North Torrey Pines Living and Learning Neighborhood: La Jolla's UC San Diego breaks ground for Sixth College’s new home

    UC San Diego officials dug shovels into the dirt to kick-off construction of the planned, 10-acre, seven-building, $627-million North Torrey Pines Living and Learning Neighborhood, June 18, in an elaborate ceremony on what will be the Neighborhood’s site in Fall 2020. Billed as the “the largest...

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