Events

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Dec. 6

    Community Celebration The Children’s Pool Plaza unveiling celebration is 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9 at the sidewalk area near the lifeguard tower, 834 Coast Blvd. Festivities include a chance to walk the improved sidewalk above Children’s Pool, music by DJ Ron Jones, onsite book check-out with La...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Nov. 29

    Holiday Bargains St. James by-the-Sea Episcopal Church’s Christmas Bazaar runs 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, and 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2 at 743 Prospect St. Find gently used decorations, collectibles, gift ideas, ornaments, clothing and more at bargain prices. Sunday, there will...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Nov. 22

    Thursday, Nov. 22 Thanksgiving Day Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Balance & Mobility exercise class, 10:30 a.m. Chateau La Jolla, 233 Prospect St. (858) 459-4451. trobinson@chateaulajollainn.com Pool Exercise, 10:45 a.m....

  • 2018 San Diego Asian Film Festival is the biggest to date: 160-plus movies to screen Nov. 8-17

    2018 San Diego Asian Film Festival is the biggest to date: 160-plus movies to screen Nov. 8-17

    The Asian-American community has been riding a wave of success in the media arts lately, after many years of neglect. This summer, two Asian-American films — "Crazy Rich Asians" and "Searching" — scored extremely well ($227 million and $65 million respectively) at the box office, bringing Asian-American...

  • 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 Light Community Calendar: Nov. 15

    Gobble Gobble The annual and audible UC San Diego tradition of its Turkey Calling Show is noon, Wednesday Nov. 21 Seuss Room, Geisel Library, 9500 Gilman Drive (at Library Walk). Learn turkey-calling techniques and participate in an old-school radio broadcast filled with music and stories. Free!...

  • 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.

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Nov. 8

    Thursday, Nov. 8 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Nov. 1

    Harvest Festival Sunday The 5th annual Fall Harvest Festival, hosted by La Jolla Presbyterian Church, runs 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 at the Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. A $10 wristband provides access to pony rides, petting zoo, rock climbing wall, face painting, jump houses and games. There...

  • Chill in the air or chill down your spine? Halloween events across La Jolla celebrate the season

    Chill in the air or chill down your spine? Halloween events across La Jolla celebrate the season

    Whether spooky or sweet, haunting or hilarious, there are events in La Jolla and across San Diego that celebrate the spirited season for children of all ages.

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Oct. 25

    Thursday, Oct. 25 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford Library,...

  • La Jolla News Nuggets

    La Jolla News Nuggets

    La Jolla hosts Challenged Athletes Foundation event This weekend, the Challenged Athletes Foundation’s (CAF) 25th San Diego Triathlon Challenge will stage several events in La Jolla. These include the 2018 Million Dollar Challenge on Friday, Oct. 19, in which a record 166 cyclists — including 18...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Oct. 18

    Parks Master Plan workshop Held alongside the La Jolla Parks and Beaches, Inc. meeting 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, the City of San Diego invites the public to its Parks Master Plan workshop at La Jolla Rec Center, 615 Prospect St. Suggestions and contributions to the City’s next Parks Master Plan,...

  • LA JOLLA NEWS NUGGETS

    LA JOLLA NEWS NUGGETS

    Celebration of lifeguards at next Town Council meeting This month’s La Jolla Town Council meeting will feature a public-safety forum honoring the three lifeguards — James Earnest, Aaron Estess and Shane McIntyre — who saved a Texas tourist on June 9. (Ian Black, 35, was swimming at WindanSea when...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Oct. 11

    Brews with Bry Raise a (pint) glass with District 1 City Council member Barbara Bry when she hosts ‘Brews with Bry,’ to discuss community issues, 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 at Absolution by the Sea, 7536 Fay Ave. RSVP requested by Oct. 15 to: lfleming@sandiego.gov Thursday, Oct. 11 Sunrise Rotary...

  • SKY LINES: La Jolla honors late poet David Antin

    SKY LINES: La Jolla honors late poet David Antin

    Hundreds gathered behind the shuttered Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego on Saturday to honor late poet and UC San Diego professor David Antin by reading one of his poems typed in the sky. Antin himself staged a similar poetry happening almost exactly 30 years ago.

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Oct. 4

    Surf’s Up, Kiddos! The WindanSea Surf Club’s Menhune Junior Surf Contest returns, 7 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 to the waves of La Jolla Shores. Longboard and shortboard divisions for all age groups are offered for boys and girls ages 16 and younger, including the Super Menehunes for ages 6 and under....

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Sept. 27

    Thursday, Sept. 27 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper...

  • Permitters support Chelsea Street home remodel in La Jolla

    Permitters support Chelsea Street home remodel in La Jolla

    By a vote of 6-3-1, the La Jolla Development Permit Review (DPR) committee recommended that the La Jolla Community Planning Association (CPA) ratify presenter Michael Morton’s application for a Coastal Development Permit (CDP) to remodel and add to an existing two-story single dwelling at 5251...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Sept. 20

    Thursday, Sept. 20 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford Library, 7555 Draper...

  • Bird Rock Council collaborates with Parks Master Plan for La Jolla

    Bird Rock Council collaborates with Parks Master Plan for La Jolla

    At the Bird Rock Community Council (BRCC) meeting on Sept. 4, La Jolla community activist Diane Kane and La Jolla Parks & Beaches president Ann Dynes solicited input for Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s three-year budget to prepare an update to the City’s Parks Master Plan, which was last updated about...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Sept. 13

    Thursday, Sept. 13 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. library, 7555 Draper...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Sept. 6

    Thursday, Sept. 6 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858)...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Aug. 30

    Thursday, Aug. 30 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. library, 7555 Draper...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Aug. 23

    Back to School! Monday, Aug. 27 is the big day! Motorists note: Morning and afternoon commutes will now involve students on the streets walking, bicycling or riding buses to and from school. It is illegal to pass a school bus that is stopped to load or unload children. Thursday, Aug. 23 Sunrise...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: March 22

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar: March 22

    A look at events happening in La Jolla this week, including community advisory meetings, exercise classes, lectures, technology help, dog adoption events, rotary club meetings and more

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: March 15

    All About Camellias Dean Turney, past president of San Diego Camellia Society, will bring specimens of many varieties and talk about their planting and care at the La Jolla Garden Club meeting, 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 20 at La Jolla Woman’s Club, 7791 Draper Ave. Free. lajollagardenclub.org Thursday,...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: March 8

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar: March 8

    Bargain Shopping The 58th annual La Jolla United Methodist Church rummage sale runs 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 10 at 6063 La Jolla Blvd. Find furniture, housewares, clothing, Christmas items, books, toys, jewelry and kids’ wear. (858) 454-7108. lajollaunitedmethodist.org Thursday, March...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: March 1

    Thursday, March 1 Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Qi Gong, 9:30 a.m. La Jolla Riford Library, 7555 Draper Ave. (858) 453-6719. lajollalibrary.org Chair Yoga, 10:15 a.m. Community Center, 6811 La Jolla...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Feb. 22

    Attention Bargain Hunters! St. James By-the-Sea’s annual White Elephant Sale opens with First Choice Night Party, 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23 (admission $15 at the door, includes wine and appetizers); the main sale 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24; the half-price sale noon, Sunday Feb. 25; and...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Feb. 15

    Growing Greenery Jackie Seidman, of Jackie and the Beanstalk, will speak about how to refresh landscaping at the next La Jolla Garden Club meeting, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20 at La Jolla Woman’s Club, 7791 Draper Ave. Guests welcome. lajollagardenclub.org Thursday, Feb. 15 Sunrise Rotary Club of La...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Feb. 8

    Thursday, Feb. 8 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. La Jolla...

  • Bodhi Tree concerts to honor Leonard Bernstein

    Bodhi Tree concerts to honor Leonard Bernstein

    The mere mention of the name Leonard Bernstein invokes musical memories of the Golden Age of Broadway — think “New York, New York” from “On The Town” (1944) and “I Feel Pretty” from “West Side Story” (1957). But according to singer Angelina Réaux, who knew the late composer and conductor, there...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Feb. 1

    This year’s Go Red for Women, an event that raises awareness for Women’s heart health, shines the spotlight on the UC San Diego Health Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, 9434 Medical Center Drive. The ceremony and reception focus on raising awareness for the prevention of...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Jan. 25

    Fun for Surfers Benefit The One-Wave Challenge & Beach Run returns to benefit Boys to Men mentoring, 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27 in La Jolla Shores. Participants will once again attempt to break the world record for the number of surfers riding one wave (it currently stands at 199). There is also...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Jan. 18

    Thursday, Jan. 18 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. La Jolla...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Jan. 11

    Thursday, Jan. 11 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. La Jolla...

  • La Jolla Light Commity Calendar, Jan. 4

    Seal Strolls Harbor Seal Pupping Season is in full swing in La Jolla (Dec. 15-May 15 annually), so the Sierra Club Seal Society will present free illustrated talks about the local colony followed by a short walk to the rookery at Children’s Pool (aka Casa Beach), 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6 leaving...

  • POLAR DISORDER: 'Cub' reporter finds La Jolla plunge un-BEAR-able

    POLAR DISORDER: 'Cub' reporter finds La Jolla plunge un-BEAR-able

    I wade slowly out into the Pacific from La Jolla Shores, my eyes on La Jolla Cove to the south. I have come to swim the mile there and back today, returning triumphant — like many of the real men around me at the 2018 Polar Bear Plunge. The first hint I may be in over my head came earlier this...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Dec. 28

    Thursday, Dec. 28 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 7 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford Library,...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar, Dec. 21

    Longest Night Service Timed to coincide with the Winter Solstice, a special service is planned to offer hope and healing to anyone coping with the pain of past loss, loneliness, trauma or simply fatigue from a weary year, 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21 at Congregational Church of La Jolla, 1216 Cave...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Dec. 14

    Lunch with Santa La Jolla Recreation Center will host its annual Lunch with Santa Claus event for ages 2-10 (with arts and crafts!) beginning 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 at 615 Prospect St. Tickets are $5 per child, donations accepted at the door. Capacity limited to 100 children. Bring a camera!...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar Dec. 7

    Bird Rock Holiday Bazaar Merchants along La Jolla Boulevard will present a bazaar, 2-5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 9 with clothing, accessories, jewelry, eyewear, dining, gift cards, surf gear, home goods, wine, bikes and skateboards for sale. There will also be music, cookies, carolers and a giant mailbox...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar Nov. 30

    Thursday, Nov. 30 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford...

  • La Jolla Christmas Parade will hit the 60th year mark; Sunday, Dec. 3

    La Jolla Christmas Parade will hit the 60th year mark; Sunday, Dec. 3

    To fill the air with the sights and sounds of the season for the 60th year, the La Jolla Christmas Parade and Holiday Festival returns to The Village of La Jolla, starting at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3. The 2017 theme is "Christmas Jewels" to commemorate its diamond year. For one special afternoon,...

  • Holiday Events Guide: Lots of Christmas cheer coming to La Jolla and San Diego County

    Holiday Events Guide: Lots of Christmas cheer coming to La Jolla and San Diego County

    From free film screenings to illuminated winter wonderlands and holiday choir classics, the month of December is booked full of seasonal celebrations and appearances by Santa Claus. Here is a rundown of the many events planned in La Jolla and San Diego County: Holiday events in La Jolla • To pick...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar Nov. 23

    Thursday, Nov. 23 Thanksgiving Day Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Exercise class for adults, stretching, balance and core strengthening, 9:30 a.m. La Jolla United Methodist Church, 6063 La Jolla Blvd. jbale@sdccu.edu ...

  • UC San Diego homecoming for La Jolla legend Jacobs

    UC San Diego homecoming for La Jolla legend Jacobs

    The father of the modern cell phone paid a call on UC San Diego on Wednesday evening, Nov. 13. Dr. Irwin Jacobs, the billionaire co-founder of Qualcomm, gave a 90-minute talk and Q&A session as part of the 50th anniversary of John Muir College, where Jacobs was a professor of computer science and...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar Nov. 16

    Got events for this calendar? E-mail details to: ashleym@lajollalight.com Deadline: Noon, Thursday for next week’s edition. Questions? Call Ashley Mackin-Solomon (858) 875-5957. Thursday, Nov. 16 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619)...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar Nov. 9

    Thursday, Nov. 9 Sunrise Rotary Club of La Jolla meets, 6:55 a.m. The Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro. $20. (619) 992-9449. Silver Age Yoga, 9 a.m. La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Donation suggested. (858) 459-0831. ljcommunitycenter.org Small business consulting, 9 a.m. Riford...

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