Oct. 23, 2019
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After successfully garnering approval to proceed from a City Hearing Officer, “The Map of the Grand Canyons of La Jolla Educational Plaza” (aka The Map at Kellogg Park in La Jolla Shores) has hit another speed bump — the decision was appealed based on a question of access.
Inspired by the poem “The Boy and the Starfish,” adapted from an essay by Loren Eiseley, first-grade students in Kristi Nelson’s class at Bird Rock Elementary School are striving to make a difference in their community and the world — one project at a time.
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When Dr. Ryan Hoffman started working at La Jolla Dentistry with Dr. Joe D’Angelo and Dr. Ashley Olson in August 2017, he knew he was exactly where he was supposed to be. Now, two years later, he is officially a partner with the practice at 1111 Torrey Pines Road, Suite 101 in La Jolla.
Now in its 58th year, the 2019 La Jolla Presbyterian Church’s annual concert series presents a unique opportunity for the youth of La Jolla.
This weekend’s 11th annual La Jolla Art & Wine Festival (LJAWF) will be a great place to begin holiday gift shopping. The festival runs 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 and Sunday, Oct. 13 along Girard Avenue in La Jolla. Browse among the booths of 180 vendors selling fine art and craft items, with a portion of the proceeds going to support La Jolla public school programs.
PEOPLE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD: Those dedicated to America’s pastime feel a personal connection to their teams, or even certain players.
Bird Rock Community Council added a new community bench to its series titled “Dancing Through Life.” The beautiful, green-leaves-and-butterflies themed mosaic bench was dedicated Sept. 22, 2019 at 5643 La Jolla Blvd., where resident AJ Mason and his family members Thom, Krista and Michaela gathered to honor their much-loved wife and mom, Joanne Mason, who inspired the bench’s messages.
Although the Holiday Festival component of the La Jolla Christmas Parade moved from the La Jolla Rec Center to the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library in 2018, the La Jolla Recreation Advisory Group (LJRAG) would still like to have a role in the festivities, as discussed at its Sept. 25 meeting at the Rec Center.
With the vending-in-the-park elephant in the room at the La Jolla Parks & Beaches (LJP&B) advisory group meeting Sept. 23 at the Rec Center, the board voted to deny a permit for a planned “Art in the Park” event in Scripps Park.
As promised, early Tuesday morning, clean-up crews in bright yellow vests hit Girard Avenue to begin their work — launching the La Jolla Maintenance Assessment District (MAD)’s first project in The Village.
The spookiest time of year is upon us, but this Halloween, La Jolla has a cornucopia of events to help you conquer whatever fear haunts you!
Music in the Air San Diego Early Music Society presents the San Diego debut of Belgian vocal ensemble Vox Luminis, under the direction of Lionel Meunier, in “The Bach Dynasty,” singing works spanning 100 years of the Bach family, 7:30 p.m.
Pop culture’s most recognizable duo of dolts was actually created in the intellectual hub of UC San Diego.
Music in the Air San Diego Early Music presents the San Diego debut of Belgian vocal ensemble Vox Luminis, under the direction of Lionel Meunier, in “The Bach Dynasty,” singing works spanning 100 years of the Bach family, 7:30 p.m.
On Oct. 7 — before music director Steven Schick conducted the first La Jolla Symphony & Chorus (LJS&C) rehearsal of the season — the ensemble’s new executive director introduced herself to about 75 musicians in the band room at UCSD’s Conrad Prebys Music Center.
If you’re a fan of Lemony Snicket — and who isn’t? — you probably don’t think of the author of those weirdly engaging books about a trio of orphans called “A Series of Unfortunate Events” (now also a Netflix series) as someone likely to write for a full orchestra. But on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019 at Copley Symphony Hall, “The Composer Is Dead,” a concert piece by Nathaniel Stookey with text by Lemony Snicket, will make its first and only live appearance in San Diego with the San Diego Symphony.
Wouldn’t it be lovely to peel off your fake warty nose or Halloween mask and have a pristine complexion underneath? Here are a few remedies to keep your skin radiant, glowing and glabrous.
Pass the Popcorn San Diego International Film Festival opens with director Martin Scorsese’s star-studded “The Irishman” 6:30 p.m.
Candace Bushnell, celebrated author of “Sex and the City,” talked about her latest book, “Is There Still Sex in the City?” Friday night, Oct. 4, 2019 at Warwick’s bookstore. A crowd of about 100 (mostly women) showed up to listen to the pragmatic author talk about life in the dating lane for women in their 50s.
Today’s butter substitutes are savvy and sophisticated, spreadable and versatile, plant-based and healthy without harmful trans fats. Here’s a run-down of choices to suit your family’s dietary restrictions.
Besides the most popular white variety, cauliflower comes in vibrant Technicolors. The lime green Broccoflower is a hybrid cross with broccoli, the orange “Cheddar,” with a rich store of beta-carotene, is a mutant strain from our neighbors to the north, while the purple curd, called “Graffiti,” with a load of deep pigmented anthocyanins found in blueberries and dark grapes, is a cool-season biennial that gives a pop of eye candy and antioxidant oomph. Of course, pale green Romanesco, which resembles a prehistoric breed with tightly packed spiky florets, although a broccoli hybrid, resembles cauliflower more in flavor and texture.