July 13, 2020


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San Diego Unified School District leaders will delay the physical reopening of schools this fall and instead start the school year with online learning for safety reasons, officials said, citing spikes in coronavirus cases in the region.

After attempts at postponement and socially distant revisions, the La Jolla Historical Society’s Secret Garden Tour has been canceled, moving instead to an online “virtual garden party” in August.

A recent compromise bid in the long debate over regulation of short-term vacation rentals is making its way through city representatives, and residents of La Jolla and nearby communities are concerned about its possible effects.

In its lengthy effort to get an outdoor dining program started, the La Jolla Shores Association seems to have been served another course.


La Jolla resident Lauren Poole has authored her first book, a collection of poems that serve as a memoir of survival and hope.

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.

In her “front porch photography” sessions, La Jolla resident Cristina Schaffer has seen it all: messages of encouragement, masked families, screaming babies.

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

La Jolla beaches got mostly A’s on the 30th annual Beach Report Card issued this week by nonprofit environmental group Heal the Bay, which assigns letter grades to beaches based on bacteria levels found in water samples throughout the year.

Retirement for Lorraine Stiles meant seeking new challenges: hiking the John Muir Trail and writing her first book detailing the adventure.

La Jolla High School students Ben Davis and Aiden Kleinman have been giving back to their community through volunteer work via Motiv, a local organization that seeks to connect teenagers with volunteer opportunities in their area.


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.

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

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.

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.”

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

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.