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  • La Jolla mural pays tribute to ancient ads and arches

    La Jolla mural pays tribute to ancient ads and arches

    Dating back to prehistoric times, cairns (a human-made pile of stones) have been used to mark important areas, trails, summits and more. And the latest installation in the Murals of La Jolla public art program now uses an image of cairns to mark the entrance to the community of Bird Rock. Depicting...

  • Country Day student wins La Jolla Library essay contest

    Country Day student wins La Jolla Library essay contest

    More than 100 fourth-grade La Jolla Library patrons entered this year’s library essay contest to answer the question: “(What is) a book that has had a personal impact on your life? How did it impact you? And why?” While open to all library users, the grand prize winner and top five all hail from...

  • UCSD lecture looks at women's politcal past, present, future

    UCSD lecture looks at women's politcal past, present, future

    Looking at the role of women in the past, present and future of politics, UC San Diego hosted a part lecture-part workshop with Sara Guillermo, chief program officer for IGNITE National — a movement to educate and motivate young women who are ready and eager to become the next generation of political...

  • La Jolla's Calle del Cielo sub-division nixed: Application ‘was withdrawn and closed’

    Plans to divide what has been described as the “last exciting piece of property in La Jolla Shores” may be on hold, following the sale of the property at 8303 La Jolla Shores Drive. According to real estate reports, the 4.45-acre site accessed at 8303 La Jolla Shores Drive was sold in June 2018,...

  • Village Merchants to launch 'Enjoya La Jolla'

    Village Merchants to launch 'Enjoya La Jolla'

    La Jolla Village Merchants Association’s (LJVMA) inaugural “Enjoya La Jolla” sunset sip-and-stroll event is scheduled for Saturday, May 11 on downtown La Jolla streets, it was announced at the LJVMA March 13 meeting at the La Jolla Library. Enjoya La Jolla will include music and entertainment,...

  • La Jolla Shores board troubled by vehicle habitation

    La Jolla Shores board troubled by vehicle habitation

    San Diego Police Department community relations officer Larry Hesselgesser and new Northern Division Lt. Lisa McKean were on hand at the La Jolla Shores Association (LJSA) meeting March 12 to provide the latest on a concern that has arisen in recent months: people sleeping in cars.

  • People in your Neighborhood: La Jollan Carol Manifold has a song in her heart

    People in your Neighborhood: La Jollan Carol Manifold has a song in her heart

    Choral Consortium of San Diego founder and La Jolla resident Carol Manifold is dedicated to bringing music to the masses. Despite having never been a professional musician, Manifold currently sings with the La Jolla Symphony Chorus and Pacific Women’s Chorus; is on the board of the chamber choir...

  • City preserves historic honor for Wolfsheimer-Stutz home

    City preserves historic honor for Wolfsheimer-Stutz home

    The San Diego City Council narrowly voted March 18 to uphold the historic designation of the Abbe Wolfsheimer-Stutz house at 6200 Avenida Cresta in the Lower Hermosa area of La Jolla. The San Diego Historical Resources Board (HRB) designated the house historic in July 2018 under Criterion B for...

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