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  • ANAC explains reasons behind La Jolla aircraft noise report

    ANAC explains reasons behind La Jolla aircraft noise report

    Despite the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) insistence that there have been no changes to flight paths that would increase airplane noise in La Jolla before March 2017, residents from Bird Rock to The Shores have been reporting that planes are flying closer to the coast and at a lower altitude...

  • La Jolla Permitters deny Dolphin Place project

    La Jolla Permitters deny Dolphin Place project

    After four hearings over two months, the proposed Hardiman Residence in Bird Rock received a 5-1-1 “no” vote from the La Jolla Development Permit Review committee (DPR), Aug. 15. At issue was the lack of additional parking, the height of the building, and perceived bulk and scale. The project applicants...

  • Saving the Monarchs: Girl Scouts seek La Jollans willing to grow milkweed plants

    Saving the Monarchs: Girl Scouts seek La Jollans willing to grow milkweed plants

    With its fiery orange wings sporting traversing rich black lines, the Monarch Butterfly is one of the most recognizable species in North America (so says the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service). But numbers have been dwindling over the last 20 years and the species is “in trouble.” To do their part...

  • People in Your La Jolla Neighborhood: San Diego Police Community Relations Officer Larry Hesselgesser

    People in Your La Jolla Neighborhood: San Diego Police Community Relations Officer Larry Hesselgesser

    San Diego Police Department Community Relations Officer Larry Hesselgesser — La Jolla’s favorite man in blue — has been a constant presence in The Village at community meetings, Neighborhood Watch gatherings and all things having to do with safety. The talkative dad-of-two and artist-turned-officer...

  • Orientations lead to start day: Monday, Aug. 28

    Orientations lead to start day: Monday, Aug. 28

    It’s back-to-school season for La Jolla’s learners, with the 2017-2018 school year starting in the coming weeks and registration events leading up to Day 1. The Bishop’s School, 7607 La Jolla Blvd., welcomes students back Monday morning, Aug. 21. La Jolla Elementary, 1111 Marine St.; Bird Rock...

  • English vocational school plans move to Ivanhoe Ave. in La Jolla

    English vocational school plans move to Ivanhoe Ave. in La Jolla

    After 25 years on Prospect Street, the EC English (Language) Vocational School is undergoing some changes — including a move to a new location and a reduction in its student population. Plans to move the school made the rounds to La Jolla’s Development Permit Review (DPR) committee meeting on Aug....

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