June 6, 2020
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Everything seemed to change June 5 with word of large-scale loosening of social-distancing requirements arriving even as some health providers in the San Diego region said they are seeing increased pressure on medical resources.
The May 25 death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee to his neck for nearly nine minutes during an arrest, has been at the forefront of renewed outcry, anger and debate over race relations in the United States, both in regard to police and society in general.
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“For me, music is about feeling,” says La Jolla’s Tommy Ragen, who at age 12 will make his movie debut in Paramount’s “Mighty Oak,” opening Friday, June 5.
Resident Kristin Barret told the Light that as the coronavirus pandemic continues and more people are wearing face coverings in public, “I have noticed while out on the streets of La Jolla numerous face masks in the gutters, on the sidewalks and in the landscaping.”
With houses of worship being given state guidelines to reopen in-person services following a weeks-long closure due to coronavirus-related restrictions, several in La Jolla are planning to do so.
The La Jolla Historical Society’s Landmarks Steering Committee and Preservation Committee have honored the owners of two houses with inaugural Jewel Awards, recognizing efforts to preserve and restore La Jolla homes.
La Jolla resident Jen Oliver has been inspiring neighbors to grow their own food in backyard gardens, realizing it provides not only fruits and vegetables but a sense of accomplishment.
La Jolla-based author Monty Nereim has written his second book, “Survival Beneath Yucca Mountain,” a science-fiction novel that explores human survival instincts after a cataclysmic event.
Editor’s note: La Jolla Light’s “People in Your Neighborhood” series shines a spotlight on notable locals we wish we knew more about.
A new cookbook designed to help restaurants struggling with coronavirus-related closures includes two recipes from La Jolla’s Nine-Ten restaurant, 910 Prospect St., at the Grande Colonial Hotel.
We asked you to show us your masks now that we’re all supposed to wear them in public places because of the coronavirus.
The perennial graduation gift written by the famed La Jolla author has added resonance this year due to shuttered celebrations and diminished job prospects.
La Jolla native Tanya Lichtenstein has authored her first book, “Cosmic Botany,” which teaches readers “how you can work with plants and crystal energy to create certain vibes in your life.”
A shortened version of the annual event will be held in August, but much of the three-week festival’s 2020 programming will be moved to next year.
The Light presents this continuing series of online activities to undertake on your computer or tablet during your quarantine quandary.
The work, which debuted in 2019 at Long Beach Opera, features Donald Trump (or rather an opera singer portraying Trump, circa 1989).
Although the sun is shining and the weather is getting warmer, the signature spring and summer events that bring thousands to La Jolla look very different this year.
The Light presents this continuing series of online activities to undertake on your computer or tablet during your quarantine quandary.