Oct. 28, 2020


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Following some controversial statements by two of its members about recent chalk writings on the Fay Avenue Bike Path in support of the Black Lives Matter movement — and the city’s decision not to remove them — the La Jolla Parks & Beaches advisory group dedicated more than an hour of its Oct. 26 meeting to discussing how to proceed.

In addition to the extensive list of adaptations schools have had to make amid the COVID-19 pandemic, La Jolla Elementary School has had to modify an event that organizers see as more important than ever: its Wellness Night.

La Jolla’s Red Roost and Red Rest cottages, considered The Village’s oldest structures, were seriously damaged by fire early Oct. 26.

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La Jolla Realtor Janet Lawless Christ has authored her first book, “Nugget the Nomad: Adventures of a Yoga Dog,” which aims to help children cope with difficult situations.

When COVID-19-related shutdowns went into effect in March, the concert halls, churches, schools and other venues that normally house San Diego’s choral groups went quiet.

A La Jolla teacher is carrying on her yearly community outreach projects for her first-grade students, finding ways to adapt the efforts online so her class can still learn about helping others.

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

La Jolla’s spectacular scenery and village atmosphere provide a lot of opportunities for great photos.

“It’s been a good life,” La Jolla Shores resident Linda Olson said of the one she’s built with the help of her husband after surviving an accident 41 years ago that left her a triple amputee.

The La Jolla Village Merchants Association is eyeing the upcoming — and undoubtedly unconventional — holiday season, planning for an online pumpkin decorating contest for Halloween and a local’s discount program with area merchants participating for shopping needs.

The San Diego Center for Jewish Culture, a division of the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, began its 2020-21 “Arts & Ideas” season this month in an entirely virtual format designed to provide high-quality viewing experiences.

As restaurants have taken their tables and chairs outside during the coronavirus pandemic, La Jolla artist Paula McColl has taken to her canvases and brushes to paint them, and showed three such La Jolla works at a one-night exhibition Oct. 13 at Bistro du Marché on Girard Avenue.

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

Three local high school students are game to share their love of tennis with others, providing mentoring to students through Youth Tennis San Diego, a nonprofit designed to bring tennis to children in underserved areas through an after-school program.


Business Spotlight: To kick off a season that will likely be one for the history books, the San Diego Opera will present a production that has stood the test of time.

At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of us dusted off our cookbooks and started experimenting in the kitchen.

With the intent of a sustained opening, the La Jolla Historical Society will reopen Thursday, Oct. 15, with new coronavirus-related restrictions.

Watching the unveiling of the Women’s Rights Pioneers Monument in New York’s Central Park from a small screen almost 3,000 miles away may not have been what La Jolla residents Myriam Miedzian and Gary Ferdman had in mind seven years ago when they set out to get a statue built recognizing women in history.

To bring the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego’s fundraising art auction into the digital world, La Jollan and virtual tour provider Sam Simmons used a tool typically reserved for real estate or planning and design: a Matterport Pro 2 camera.

Like every performing arts organization, the La Jolla-based Bodhi Tree Concerts series has had to get creative amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Business Spotlight: For La Jollans Carol and Jonathan Goldwasser, eating healthy isn’t just a lifestyle, it’s a business model that enables them to share their passions with the community.