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Homemade Italian? Look no further than Cesarina in Point Loma

IN GOOD TASTE: Cesarina Restaurant, an Italian trattoria just two-months-old on Voltaire Street, is pulling out all the stops when it comes to authentic Italian food, like your nonna might have made for you growing up, if you grew up in Italy. It's owned by three Italian expats — two are cousins...

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  • 3 powerful works in next La Jolla Symphony & Chorus concert

    3 powerful works in next La Jolla Symphony & Chorus concert

    La Jolla Symphony & Chorus (LJS&C) continues its season-long exploration of the theme "Lineage" with the fifth concert of the series, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4 and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5 in Mandeville Auditorium on the UC San Diego campus in La Jolla. Music Director Steven Schick will conduct the...

  • Warwick's honors St. Jordi's Day and Independent Bookstore Day with music, food, fun

    Warwick's honors St. Jordi's Day and Independent Bookstore Day with music, food, fun

    BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Join Warwick's Bookstore in La Jolla for a celebration of romance and literature this month! On Saturday, April 27 Warwick's will host their fourth annual Saint Jordi's Day Festival, which combines this historic cultural event with Independent Bookstore Day. Celebrated mainly...

  • Coastal Course: Scenic La Jolla Half Marathon coming April 28

    Coastal Course: Scenic La Jolla Half Marathon coming April 28

    The La Jolla Half Marathon might just be one of the most scenic and visually stunning runs in the greater Southern California area. Think about it. Coming out of the start line at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the course runs along Coast Boulevard (two blocks east of the beach below) with glimpses of...

  • Pretty as a Picture: Secret Garden Tour of La Jolla promises stunning scenes on May 18

    Pretty as a Picture: Secret Garden Tour of La Jolla promises stunning scenes on May 18

    Tickets are now on sale for this year’s Secret Garden Tour of La Jolla, scheduled for Saturday, May 18. The self-guided tour is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the platinum tour (which includes brunch, a bus and docents) is 9 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.

  • The Scene: Bingo! Point Loma's Thursday night thrill!

    The Scene: Bingo! Point Loma's Thursday night thrill!

    The Scene: Every Thursday night at the Portuguese Hall in Point Loma for the past seven years, a lively crowd gathers to try their luck at Bingo. Doors open at 4 p.m., and the games begin at 6:30 p.m. Players must be age 18 or older. The cost is $21. Ten regular games pay out $250, with the Progressive...

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  • BENCH MARKS: Artist Jane Wheeler designs snazzy new Bird Rock street seats

    BENCH MARKS: Artist Jane Wheeler designs snazzy new Bird Rock street seats

    Wisdom. Courage. Peace. Coffee. Jane Wheeler reads off some of the words to be spelled out on her latest art bench in Bird Rock. It’s going in front of Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, 5627 La Jolla Blvd. So, she explains, “coffee has to be in there somewhere.” Wheeler works the design out in the front...

  • Globe Guilders host 'Celebrating Couture 2019' to support San Diego's Old Globe Theatre

    Globe Guilders host 'Celebrating Couture 2019' to support San Diego's Old Globe Theatre

    The Globe Guilders hosted the 29th Annual Fashion Show “Celebrating Couture 2019” March 22 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine. Presented by Globe Guilders and Neiman Marcus, the event raises funds to benefit The Old Globe’s artistic and arts engagement programs and to support the impact...

  • La Jolla couple ‘Top Guns’ it through Naval Air Force program

    La Jolla couple ‘Top Guns’ it through Naval Air Force program

    For La Jolla residents Tony and Rene Gild, the start of their recent Naval Air Forces Distinguished Visitor Embark trip sounds like a heart-racing scene from a movie. They describe being strapped via four sets of belts to the inside of a Navy jet, with two sets of earplugs, a helmet and goggles,...

  • PB40 Club: It's all about friends and fun in Pacific Beach

    PB40 Club: It's all about friends and fun in Pacific Beach

    PB SCENE When Lisa Patzen and her husband, Kirk, decided to leave Scottsdale, Arizona after 18 years because the kids had grown up and left, they moved to the place where they often vacationed and loved: Pacific Beach. Though the couple said they were completely satisfied with their choice and...

  • Q&A with Andrea Schlageter, Chair of the Ocean Beach Planning Board

    Q&A with Andrea Schlageter, Chair of the Ocean Beach Planning Board

    Q: Where did you grow up? A: I was born at Scripps and then I lived over on Loring Street, in Mt. Soledad, until kindergarten, and then we moved here. Q: Do you live in OB now? A: I do, I live in my mom's house and she lives in Tahoe, so I'm like the landlord. Q: What do you do for a living? A:...

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