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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...

  • 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...

  • La Jolla Crime and Public-Safety News: Car crashes into Fire Station No. 9; weekly list of incidents reported to police

    La Jolla Crime and Public-Safety News: Car crashes into Fire Station No. 9; weekly list of incidents reported to police

    Car crashes into Fire Station No. 9 A car slammed into a La Jolla fire station the night of Nov. 3, coming close to firefighters but causing no injuries, authorities said. Three people were in the car when it veered off the road and took out a section of the wall at San Diego Fire-Rescue Department’s...

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