Jan. 22, 2021

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After nearly two hours of presentations, questions, discussion and debate, the La Jolla Development Permit Review Committee determined that the draft environmental impact report for the La Jolla View Reservoir replacement project is incomplete and voted at its Jan. 19 meeting that findings could not be made to support the development.

The unanimous ruling by the 4th District Court of Appeal says an injunction issued by a San Diego County Superior Court judge erred by including all county restaurants.

Addressing the San Diego Unified School District’s decision this month to hold off on setting a date to reopen campuses, a district official spoke during the La Jolla Cluster Association’s Jan. 21 meeting about the need for coronavirus testing, vaccinations and a lower rate of infections before such a date can be identified.

Plans to redevelop the sprawling Foxhill estate in La Jolla that was home to the Copley publishing family and real estate developer Doug Manchester got the go-ahead from the La Jolla Development Permit Review Committee during its Jan. 19 meeting, following a preliminary hearing last year.

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

Two local teenagers have started an online shop of handmade goods, turning their hobbies into cash and an opportunity to tighten their bond.

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

To share the healing and connective power of music, a group of students at The Bishop’s School in La Jolla formed Melodies for Remedies at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic to bring virtual concerts to people in assisted living facilities and hospitals.

Last year was tough for many, but for La Jollan Jake Weiss, 10, it was the year he achieved his goal: to rank in the top 10 in the U.S.

A La Jolla woman has come forward as the originator of the “Rosemont Trading Post” following the structure’s mysterious appearance last month on the La Jolla Bike Path.

Although the 2020 La Jolla Cove 10-Mile Relay was canceled out of caution due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers of the swim still wanted to raise money for the charities the event supports.

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

As coronavirus cases surge countywide, two local teenagers are working to help two industries that have been heavily affected: health care and restaurants.

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While the COVID-19 pandemic ushered in a new era of screen time — Zoom teleconferencing, more Netflix than anyone thought possible and FaceTime as a way to socialize — it also seems to have brought out a lot of authors and other creatives in our own backyard.

Two local women have embarked on a La Jolla-based nonprofit organization aimed at helping struggling artists turn their creativity into full-time work.

When she creates her spirituality- and nature-inspired pieces of art, La Jolla High School graduate and muralist Melanie Atesalp likes to draw from the immediate environment.

The stage at the La Jolla Music Society’s Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center will transform Saturday, Nov. 7, with the livestream-only world-premiere performance of “Metamorphosis” from Grammy Award-winning group Third Coast Percussion and Movement Art Is.

Business Spotlight: La Jolla resident Andrew Melone thinks he has a recipe for a home-cooked meal that can’t be topped: fresh ingredients artfully assembled and ready to go from American Pizza Mfg., the “family-focused pizza and pasta concept” he opened in July at 7402 La Jolla Blvd.

For La Jollans Doreen Schonbrun and Phyllis Epstein, advocating for the arts in education isn’t a job, it’s a passion.

“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 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.

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