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  • Girl's water polo: Bishop’s sweeps cross-town rival, La Jolla High School

    Girl's water polo: Bishop’s sweeps cross-town rival, La Jolla High School

    This year’s girls water polo cross-town rivalry victory went to The Bishop’s School Knights, after they defeated the La Jolla High School Vikings Feb. 1 at their home pool, 9-5. It was the second of two victories this season, after the Knights defeated the Vikings 11-5 on Jan. 3. The Knights are...

  • SCOOTING PAINS: Early study results in from e-scooter injuries at La Jolla and San Diego-area hospitals

    SCOOTING PAINS: Early study results in from e-scooter injuries at La Jolla and San Diego-area hospitals

    Both UC San Diego and Scripps Health are compiling their own studies of motorized scooter (e-scooter) emergency-room visits similar to a UCLA study that grabbed headlines last month. In the first study to analyze the public-health impact of the exploding new transportation mode, UCLA researchers...

  • Mayor stands by stanchions in La Jolla: ‘There will be no changes’

    Mayor stands by stanchions in La Jolla: ‘There will be no changes’

    San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer is standing by his decision to keep the controversial stanchions in place to block any parking at the foot of Playa del Norte where it meets Neptune Place. Speaking for the Mayor’s office, representative Anthony George offered the possible last word Jan. 30, announcing...

  • Meet Dana Sanchez: New La Jolla Youth Services Librarian

    Meet Dana Sanchez: New La Jolla Youth Services Librarian

    As the youth services librarian, Sanchez said she wants to expand programming for teens and tweens. “A lot of libraries, unfortunately, really only focus on the young kids,” she said. "So that is my passion: catching them at that very influential time in their lives."

  • La Jolla cardiologist Mimi Guarneri featured on PBS, Feb. 9-10

    La Jolla cardiologist Mimi Guarneri featured on PBS, Feb. 9-10

    A one-hour special making its way to televisions across the country, stars La Jolla-based cardiologist Mimi Guarneri. It will finally screen in San Diego, 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 and 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10 on local KPBS stations. PBS began airing the program, “Live Better Now with Mimi Guarneri,...

  • La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Jan. 24

    La Jolla Light Community Calendar: Jan. 24

    The Best Medicine The community is invited to start the week laughing by participating in free Laughter Wellness sessions, 10 a.m. Mondays at La Jolla Library, 7555 Draper Ave. The class incorporates yoga breathing, belly laughs and more. (858) 552-1657. lajollalibrary.org Thursday, Jan. 24 Sunrise...

  • LA JOLLA NEWS NUGGETS

    LA JOLLA NEWS NUGGETS

    City Council approves UCSD fire station As expected, the San Diego City Council approved construction of the first on-campus fire station at UC San Diego. Slated for the intersection of North Torrey Pines Road and Northpoint Driveway, the 10,500-square-foot facility will serve students, faculty,...

  • La Jollans Daniel and Mary McSweeney give $1.5 million to help fund new engineering building at Cathedral Catholic High School

    La Jollans Daniel and Mary McSweeney give $1.5 million to help fund new engineering building at Cathedral Catholic High School

    Cathedral Catholic High School (CCHS), 5555 Del Mar Heights Road, dedicated its new Daniel and Mary McSweeney Engineering Building at a ceremony Jan. 9. The complex will support the growing pre-engineering program at the school, which provides students with the skills needed to succeed in classes...

  • Open park gates still trouble La Jolla Shores board

    Open park gates still trouble La Jolla Shores board

    At the start of the New Year, it seemed as though the La Jolla Shores Association’s (LJSA) longtime request to have the City’s Park & Rec Department lock the gates at night to the Kellogg Park parking lot for security reasons would be answered. After all, District 1 City Council member Barbara...

  • HASTA LA JOLLA? Rec Center’s beloved Nicole may move on

    HASTA LA JOLLA? Rec Center’s beloved Nicole may move on

    That pleasant and knowledgeable presence occupying the La Jolla Recreation Center office for the past six-and-a-half years has left the building. Possibly for good. This week, Nicole Otjens started as trial director of the Nobel Athletic Fields & Recreation Center in San Diego. She applied for...

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