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La Jolla students win leadership scholarships, WindanSea Beach walkway replaced and more in La Jolla News Nuggets March 2-9

La Jolla students win leadership scholarships, WindanSea Beach walkway replaced and more in La Jolla News Nuggets March 2-9

Irish Deputy Prime Minister to lead parade

Frances Fitzgerald T.D., Tánaiste and Minister for Justice & Equality in Ireland, will serve as Executive Grand Marshal for this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Irish Festival, which begins at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 11 in Balboa Park. The 2017 theme is “Mná an domhain,” which is loosly translated in Gaelic as “Celebrating women of the world.” Other honorees include Chula Vista Chief of Police Roxanna Kennedy as Grand Marshal, and Jeanne Thornton from Clan Rince School of Irish Dance as “Irish Woman of the Year.”

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade will proceed North along Fifth...

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