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  • Aquarium director hints at renewal plans at La Jolla Shores meeting

    Aquarium director hints at renewal plans at La Jolla Shores meeting

    As a special guest during the La Jolla Shores Association (LJSA) pre-meeting catered reception July 11 on the Scripps Institution of Oceanography campus, Birch Aquarium executive director Harry Helling talked about the past, present and future of the Aquarium. He opened by joking “I feel embarrassed...

  • Through the Grapevine: La Jolla Winery celebrates 10 years, Fair awards

    Through the Grapevine: La Jolla Winery celebrates 10 years, Fair awards

    The invitation-only membership-based winemaking group is largely comprised of La Jolla residents, who gather over about 16 Saturdays in a year to make wine, which is only available to members.

  • Sarah Ott leaving Torrey Pines Elementary: Community interviews with job candidates set for Aug. 7

    Sarah Ott leaving Torrey Pines Elementary: Community interviews with job candidates set for Aug. 7

    Over the summer, Torrey Pines Elementary School (TPES) principal Sarah Ott announced to parents that she had accepted another position within the San Diego Unified School District, and would be leaving her post. The intention is to have a new principal in place by the time school starts again Aug....

  • Frustrated La Jollans pack Town Council forum on short-term rentals

    Frustrated La Jollans pack Town Council forum on short-term rentals

    July’s La Jolla Town Council meeting was a forum on short-term vacation rentals (STVR) held four days before the City Council was expected to vote Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s STVR proposal into law. In attendance were about 50 citizens ranging from disappointed to irate.

  • LA JOLLA NEWS NUGGETS

    LA JOLLA NEWS NUGGETS

    Bird Rock updated on ‘sidewalk’ laws At the Bird Rock Community Council (BRCC) meeting on July 3, real-estate agent John Shannon announced a surprising discrepancy between what most La Jolla homeowners assume is the law regarding liability for City sidewalk injuries, and what that law actually...

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