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  • Surf Sweethearts: Married La Jolla couple rock twin woodie boards

    Surf Sweethearts: Married La Jolla couple rock twin woodie boards

    Editor’s Note: As a world renowned surfing town, La Jolla has its legends of the sea. We’re stoked to bring you their stories in this new summer series. If you know someone who should be included, please provide their contact information to reporter María José Durán at mduran@lajollalight.com or...

  • The WindanSea Life: Big tube surfer John Maher shared the 'Aloha' spirit

    The WindanSea Life: Big tube surfer John Maher shared the 'Aloha' spirit

    Editor’s Note: As a world renowned surfing town, La Jolla has its legends of the sea. We’re stoked to bring you their stories in this new summer series. For pro surfer and WindanSea lifeguard John Maher, the wave that stands out most was one he caught at age 7 near Scripps Pier. “I grew up surfing...

  • Wave Seekers: La Jolla Surf Moms paddle out after dropping kids at school

    Wave Seekers: La Jolla Surf Moms paddle out after dropping kids at school

    Editor’s Note: As a world renowned surfing town, La Jolla has its legends of the sea. We’re stoked to bring you their stories in this new summer series. If you know someone who should be included, please provide their contact information to reporter María José Durán at mduran@lajollalight.com or...

  • Cycling experts say ‘ride with lights’ day and night at La Jolla bike summit

    Cycling experts say ‘ride with lights’ day and night at La Jolla bike summit

    Independent bicycle dealers, industry representatives and bike advocates attended the Rider Safety Visibility Summit, hosted by California Bicycle, Inc. at 7462 La Jolla Blvd. on June 22. Together, they drove a message home: To increase road visibility, bicyclists need to use lights for both day...

  • Injury can’t keep La Jolla tennis player from Pac Coast Doubles finals

    Injury can’t keep La Jolla tennis player from Pac Coast Doubles finals

    When La Jolla native (and Stanford University sophomore) Jack Barber was a toddler, he played tennis at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club with his mother Carolyn. Fast forward nearly 20 years to the recent Pacific Coast Men’s Doubles Tournament, where Barber made it all the way to the finals on...

  • Knights, Vikings, Torreys sign Letters of Intent: 25 student-athletes commit to colleges at Balboa Park ceremony

    Knights, Vikings, Torreys sign Letters of Intent: 25 student-athletes commit to colleges at Balboa Park ceremony

    During a celebration held at the Hall of Champions in Balboa Park, 25 student-athletes from La Jolla schools signed Letters of Intent, the morning of Nov. 9. With their signature, the students accepted an athletic scholarship and committed to the college that offered it, while hundreds of supporters...

  • Registration open for 2017 youth baseball season

    Registration open for 2017 youth baseball season

    Since 1952, La Jolla Youth Baseball (LJYB) has been helping young athletes develop the skills necessary to play the great game. Now, registration for the 2017 season is underway. LJYB’s goal is to provide organized recreational baseball played in a healthy, competitive spirit with an emphasis on...

  • 130 young surfers compete at La Jolla Shores Beach Menehune

    130 young surfers compete at La Jolla Shores Beach Menehune

    More than 130 surfers, ages 7-16 participated in the 51st annual Menehune Junior Surf Contest, Saturday, Oct. 29 at La Jolla Shores Beach. Organized by WindanSea Surf Club, the event drew participants from the Bay Area to Baja California, who competed for prizes in various age divisions. Top honors...

  • Victorious Vikings: La Jolla High girls' tennis wins CIF

    Victorious Vikings: La Jolla High girls' tennis wins CIF

    The La Jolla High School girl’s tennis team came out on top of the Division 1 CIF San Diego Section championships at the end of October. Seeded No. 1 going into the tournament, the team played a game a day Oct. 25-28.  In the first round, the Lady Vikings defeated Fallbrook. In the second round,...

  • Dig for the Cure volleyball game nets $420 for breast cancer research

    Dig for the Cure volleyball game nets $420 for breast cancer research

    To raise money for breast cancer research, the La Jolla High School girls volleyball team hosted Point Loma for a “Dig for the Cure” match Oct. 27. Donning special pink shirts — and encouraging fans to do the same — the team collected donations, sold T-shirts and baked goods, with proceeds going...

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