Renovations on the Sands of La Jolla Motel have ceased due to code violations and a minor labor dispute.
One new project got through the La Jolla Development Permit Review (DPR) Committee’s Tuesday, July 10 meeting at the Rec Center: the Sumal Residence at 622 Nautilus St. DPR gave its blessing for a Coastal Development Permit (CDP) to demolish an existing detached garage and build a new, two-story,...
Lee Pearce, owner of Learn to Sail San Diego, is fishing for garbage, not dinner. His school is one of six in San Diego that have answered the American Sailing Association’s call to clean up the ocean as part of its Operation Plastic Pollution Purge summer initiative.
City Council members Barbara Bry (District 1) and Lorie Zapf (District 2) held a joint, grassroots-style press conference in the backyard of a Pacific Beach cottage on July 13, the Friday before Monday’s vote on short-term vacation rentals (STVR). It was an attempt to stoke last-minute opposition...
The lack of La Jolla residents in the 200 tents cramming Kellogg Park on July 4 suggested that word about the cancellation of this year’s fireworks at Scripps Park spread well locally. Most tourists, however, didn’t get the message until already on site. And some weren't aware at all.
In August 2017, Jason Peaslee received an unexpected call from John Wolfe, his former business partner in The Cottage restaurant, asking if he would consider buying him out. Peaslee jumped at the opportunity. The sale closed in June.
Chef Bernard Guillas has been a La Jolla fixture for 24 years, since he joined the Marine Room as executive chef at, so he says, “7 years old.” A passionate lover of food, life and La Jolla, Chef Bernard is guided chiefly by his instinct for fun.
You would think with our affluence, intelligence and numbers, La Jolla would have more than one way each of meeting some pretty basic community needs.