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  • Brooks Brothers moving to former Burns Drugs space in La Jolla

    Brooks Brothers moving to former Burns Drugs space in La Jolla

    Next month, Brooks Brothers clothiers, which has already vacated its 14,000-square-foot space at 1055 Wall St., will move into the former Burns Drugs storefront at 7824 Girard Ave., currently being renovated. The opening date has not been set, but management expects it to be sometime in early December....

  • Judge hears latest La Jolla MAD argument, final ruling expected soon

    Judge hears latest La Jolla MAD argument, final ruling expected soon

    San Diego Superior Court Judge Randa Trapp is expected to issue a final ruling within the coming weeks, in the most recent iteration of the La Jolla Benefits Association, LLC vs the City of San Diego, as it pertains to the proposed La Jolla Maintenance Assessment District (MAD), following the filing...

  • Voices from Election Day morning in La Jolla

    Voices from Election Day morning in La Jolla

    The polls were busier on Tuesday than they had been in previous mid-term elections — at least according to poll workers at La Jolla’s All Hallows Catholic Church and La Jolla Christian Fellowship. Each polling place reported about 70 voters from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., which workers seemed pleased with...

  • 2018 San Diego Asian Film Festival is the biggest to date: 160-plus movies to screen Nov. 8-17

    2018 San Diego Asian Film Festival is the biggest to date: 160-plus movies to screen Nov. 8-17

    The Asian-American community has been riding a wave of success in the media arts lately, after many years of neglect. This summer, two Asian-American films — "Crazy Rich Asians" and "Searching" — scored extremely well ($227 million and $65 million respectively) at the box office, bringing Asian-American...

  • La Jolla Light Crime and Public-Safety News: Nov. 15

    La Jolla Light Crime and Public-Safety News: Nov. 15

    Car/bicycle collision causes minor injuries Only minor injuries were reported following a collision between a car and a bicyclist the afternoon of Nov. 7 at the intersection of Girard Avenue and Pearl Street, which drew police presence. The victim was transported for care, and Sgt. Josh Odom told...

  • Judge gives Hillel Center in La Jolla green-light

    Judge gives Hillel Center in La Jolla green-light

    The Center will serve as a “center for Jewish life and Jewish students at UCSD” with a three-building, 6,479 square-foot on a triangular parcel of land at the corner of Torrey Pines Road at La Jolla Village Drive.

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LOCAL BOY MAKES WAVES: La Jolla surfer Skip McCullough catches big break
 

LOCAL BOY MAKES WAVES: La Jolla surfer Skip McCullough catches big break

“Way to go, Skippy!” reads the sign, drawn in blue and pink magic marker and nailed to a tree in front of a Bird Rock house. Its 22-year-old subject is in the backyard, celebrating with 100 of his friends and relatives the highlight of his life so far. A week earlier, McCullough trounced 128 comers...

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  • La Jollans are behind new San Diego Parks Foundation

    The newly formed San Diego Parks Foundation, while ultimately created for the benefit of park spaces across the City, has its roots in La Jolla. The board-of-five tasked with getting the Foundation off the ground is comprised mostly of La Jollans, and the model is based on how the La Jolla Parks...

  • Judge affirms MAD decision, grants go-ahead

    San Diego Superior Court Judge Randa Trapp has affirmed her decision in favor of a Maintenance Assessment District (MAD) for La Jolla, clearing the way for Enhance La Jolla’s plans to establish the MAD to move forward. Since late 2016, Judge Trapp has heard arguments back and forth in the case...

  • Wildcoast posts 17 new Marine Protected Area signs in La Jolla

    Wildcoast posts 17 new Marine Protected Area signs in La Jolla

    Up and down La Jolla, up and down the state actually, new signs outlining the regulations within California’s Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are going up at public access points, after six years of red tape, collaborating and waiting. Seventeen signs have been affixed to posts and poles from Bird...

  • La Jolla Town Council examines ups and downs of drones

    La Jolla Town Council examines ups and downs of drones

    Community meetings in San Diego have been known to drone on, but none has ever quite done it like the La Lolla Town Council’s on Nov. 8. The meeting was dedicated almost entirely to demystifying drones. It even began with an hour-long flying demonstration by a professional drone aviator.

  • Bird Rock’s 2018 round-up focuses on roundabouts

    Bird Rock’s 2018 round-up focuses on roundabouts

    At its final 2018 meeting, held Nov. 8 at the La Jolla Masonic Lodge, the Bird Rock Community Council (BRCC) asked board members and the public to suggest big-picture ideas it can take on to improve life in Bird Rock. BRCC president John Newsam cited Bird Rock’s five roundabouts, which help calm...

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