Ashley Mackin-Solomon

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  • La Jolla Girl Scouts visit Julian farm to see food 'footprints'

    La Jolla Girl Scouts visit Julian farm to see food 'footprints'

    The 14-year-old Girl Scouts who make up La Jolla-based Troop 3095 recently spent a weekend in Julian getting a hands-on lesson on the importance of food, as part of their “Leadership Journey.” For the Journey, Scouts embark on a curriculum-based exploration into an environmental issue. Choosing...

  • MuraLands: New murals grace La Jolla's Muirlands Middle School

    MuraLands: New murals grace La Jolla's Muirlands Middle School

    Local artists partnered with the Muirlands Beautification Campaign over the last few months to bring some community pride to the middle school’s auditorium (and breezeway walls) at 1056 Nautilus St. First, local photographer Michael Sangiolo donated four photographic murals of La Jolla scenic points...

  • New Business Roundup: More food, fashion and facials come to La Jolla

    New Business Roundup: More food, fashion and facials come to La Jolla

    New businesses that have opened – or are eagerly waiting to open their doors – in La Jolla do what they can to feed the senses. Here’s a look at the newest shops offering gourmet meats and French macarons, beachy boho fashion, ocean-inspired art, and a little self-pampering.

  • Prep Sports Roundup: La Jolla Viking teams make it to CIF playoffs

    Prep Sports Roundup: La Jolla Viking teams make it to CIF playoffs

    The majority of teams participating in spring sports at La Jolla High School have made it to higher levels of play: ranging from getting knocked out in the early rounds to winning it all. Here is a look at the teams that brought home the CIF trophy and ones that will battle to the end

  • La Jolla Shores board stands by dockless bike ban

    La Jolla Shores board stands by dockless bike ban

    Rather than sign on to a community resolution seeking regulation of the dockless bikes that have sprung up around San Diego, the La Jolla Shores Association is standing by their request for a full-out ban. And they are not the only groups exploring a ban of some time.

  • Monthly Community Healing Clinic comes to La Jolla

    Monthly Community Healing Clinic comes to La Jolla

    A sunny Sunday afternoon in La Jolla on May 6, provided the perfect backdrop for the first free monthly Community Healing Clinic at La Jolla Community Center, at which practitioners presented the meditation-based healing practice known as Sat Nam Rasayan. The clinic — which will return 3-5 p.m.,...

  • Black Halibut project revisited, slated for La Jolla Planners re-vote

    Black Halibut project revisited, slated for La Jolla Planners re-vote

    Although it was already approved during the La Jolla Community Planning Association’s (LJCPA) April meeting, the Black Halibut project for La Jolla Shores will be heard once again in June. The board re-examined the accuracy of the renderings and heard from the applicant during its May 3 meeting,...

  • Last call for comments on La Jolla's Scripps Park restroom replacement project

    Last call for comments on La Jolla's Scripps Park restroom replacement project

    The City of San Diego Development Services Department has prepared a draft Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) report for the Scripps Park Pavilion (restroom facility) project, and is collecting public comments regarding the adequacy of the document until May 21. The City’s name for this project...

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