July 15, 2020


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“We’re moving ahead with everything,” La Jolla Shores Association President Janie Emerson said of the group’s two-month effort to begin an outdoor dining program in The Shores.

The La Jolla Community Planning Association has taken the initiative to delve into a controversial program from the city of San Diego known as “Complete Communities.”

Barber Tract sees more people and trash at beach The Barber Tract Neighborhood Association said there have been more beach-goers than ever at Marine Street Beach and therefore more problems with traffic, trash and safety.

“We’re ready to change the industry,” La Jolla resident and Quokka Brew partner Talia Chalhoub says of her company’s efforts to make coffee without caffeine’s jittery side effects.


Editor’s note: The La Jolla Light’s “People in Your Neighborhood” series shines a spotlight on notable locals we all wish we knew more about.

As Tritons go Division I, Earl Edwards wants to use his platform to promote social change.

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

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.


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.