Aug. 3, 2020


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Though the city of San Diego’s “Complete Communities” initiative will not be heard by the City Council before Labor Day, La Jolla’s community advisory groups are busy analyzing the proposal — specifically, its controversial housing component.

After temporarily ceasing operations in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, several scooter and electric bicycle companies are re-rolling out their vehicles in La Jolla.

The district’s new distance learning ground rules set higher standards than distance learning in the spring.


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.

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.

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

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

The Jewel Ball, a staple La Jolla summer event, is moving online for the first time in its 74-year history.


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.

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.

With the the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego’s La Jolla campus under major renovation, the museum’s top leader outlines her vision.

When the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic hit and local parks and recreation opportunities were quickly off limits, La Jolla resident Amelia Leidy wanted to create a “sensory path” for her sister, who has special needs, to work on her motor skills.