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  • La Jolla News Nuggets

    La Jolla News Nuggets

    Kiwanis grant helps turn school ‘green’ The Kiwanis Club of La Jolla presented a grant of $10,000 to La Jolla Elementary School to allow green-energy company PrimoWind to erect an EnergiPlant at the school. The grant was presented at Kiwanis’ Nov. 16 meeting. The EnergiPlant is a free-standing...

  • City of San Diego may require property owners to fix damaged sidewalk before they can sell

    City of San Diego may require property owners to fix damaged sidewalk before they can sell

    Crumbling sidewalks and millions of dollars in injury lawsuit payouts are prompting the City of San Diego to explore drastic action, potentially including a requirement that property owners fix nearby damaged sidewalks before they can sell. Other proposals include property liens, waiving permit...

  • La Jolla Christmas Parade hits it out of park again

    La Jolla Christmas Parade hits it out of park again

    The 61st La Jolla Christmas Parade & Holiday Festival jingled The Village’s bells on Sunday, Dec. 3 as more than 80 entrants — including 11 floats, 12 marching bands, and six canine and seven equestrian units — rolled down Girard Avenue and Prospect Street. A fleet of 1934-38 Packards shuttled...

  • Opinion: Setting the record straight on poaching in waters in South La Jolla and San Diego

    Opinion: Setting the record straight on poaching in waters in South La Jolla and San Diego

    Opinion / Guest Commentary / Our Readers Write: Thank you for highlighting the ecological importance of South La Jolla State Marine Reserve (SMR) and California's marine protected area (MPA) network in the Nov. 21 article: "Waters off south La Jolla and San Diego prime target for lobster poaching."...

  • Crime and Public-Safety News: Nov. 29 - County advises receipt-checking during holiday shopping season

    Crime and Public-Safety News: Nov. 29 - County advises receipt-checking during holiday shopping season

    County advises receipt-checking during holiday shopping season Every year, San Diego County’s Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures (AWM) inspects more than 1,500 local businesses, checking price-scanning devices, scales that charge items by weight, and other equipment that sets prices,...

  • 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...

  • Bird Rock students experience power of giving

    Bird Rock students experience power of giving

    Teacher Kristi Nelson’s first-grade class at Bird Rock Elementary performs one act of community outreach per month. Recently, the students were thanked, via Skype, by the state school superintendent for North Carolina for donating supplies to schools flooded by Hurricane Florence in September.

  • Voices from Election Day morning in La Jolla

    Voices from Election Day morning in La Jolla

    The polls were busier on Tuesday than they had been in previous mid-term elections — at least according to poll workers at La Jolla’s All Hallows Catholic Church and La Jolla Christian Fellowship. Each polling place reported about 70 voters from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., which workers seemed pleased with...

  • Six ways to commemorate Veterans Day in La Jolla and around San Diego

    Six ways to commemorate Veterans Day in La Jolla and around San Diego

    How to spend Veterans Day around San Diego...

  • LA JOLLA NEWS NUGGETS

    LA JOLLA NEWS NUGGETS

    Christmas parade ready to roll Dec. 2 Catch this year’s La Jolla Christmas Parade 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2. As in previous years, it will begin on Girard Avenue, moving west from Kline Street to Prospect Street, where it will turn left and end at the La Jolla Recreation Center. What’s different...

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