Aug. 9, 2020


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Local dance school Ooh La La Dance Academy is offering parents of preschool and elementary school children a unique alternative to the online learning at home widely planned for public and private schools in the coming academic year.

This Month in History is a feature in the La Jolla Light highlighting local happenings from yesteryear.

The La Jolla Community Planning Association’s appeal of the city’s permit approval for a development on Kolmar Street brings stinging comments at a commission meeting.


Micaela Jeffery said she and her husband were on a walk the morning of July 26 when they passed two people cleaning up overgrown trees along Fay Avenue in La Jolla.

With many people dealing with fear and anxiety amid the coronavirus pandemic, Elena Mosaner said several of her clients have been inquiring about “reinventing themselves.”

Alex Tsai, a 2017 graduate of The Bishop’s School in La Jolla, is spreading the word about FarmLink, a project born of COVID-19 and the food and job insecurity it has created.

At the La Jolla Backyard Produce Exchange, neighbors get a chance to trade their homegrown fruits and vegetables with one another and in the process cultivate community spirit.

For four neighbors living on Inverness Drive in La Jolla, quarantine did not hinder their ability to seek avenues of creativity.

The Light presents this continuing series of online activities to undertake on your computer or tablet during your quarantine quandary.

Editor’s note: The La Jolla Light’s “People in Your Neighborhood” series shines a spotlight on notable locals we all wish we knew more about.

The world may be navigating uncharted waters when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the surfing community in La Jolla Shores is still staying afloat with heavy modifications.

A local couple have created and launched an audio walking tour of La Jolla, hoping to encourage natives and newcomers alike to learn more about The Village.

Tired of his addiction to vaping, a local man has developed an app that he says can help others kick the habit of using e-cigarettes.

It may have taken twice as long as she anticipated, but La Jolla resident Laura McDonald completed what she called the “swim across La Jolla” — others have called it the “swim of a lifetime” — in recognition of her 60th birthday July 19.


The La Jolla Planned District Ordinance Committee, as part of its ongoing task of reviewing public displays for whether they are murals or marketing, formed a subcommittee to come up with guidelines for future installations.

Despite the title, “Journeys with Jimmy Carter and Other Adventures in Media,” by La Jolla resident Barry Jagoda is not just about our 39th president.

Its opening is pushed back because of the pandemic, but the 2020/2021 season includes Wynton Marsalis, the Joffrey Ballet and much more

Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes, known for her large-scale, vibrant paintings, brought her interpretation of the four seasons to The Village with “Gamboa Seasons in La Jolla” – the latest in the Murals of La Jolla public art program.

The Light presents this continuing series of online activities to undertake on your computer or tablet during your quarantine quandary.

The west-end Village location of 811 Prospect St. has a new tenant with MVP restaurant, which opened June 7 for takeout and June 20 for in-restaurant dining.

When travel writer and San Diego native David Swanson sat down to write the second edition of “100 Things to Do in San Diego Before You Die,” a flood of places came to mind.

La Jolla’s Athenaeum Music & Arts Library will reopen Tuesday, July 7, according to a statement on its website.

With no resolution to a last-minute, expensive roadblock, the La Jolla Shores Association says it can’t proceed with its proposed outdoor dining on Avenida de la Playa.