María José Durán

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  • Permitters OK plans for new home on Soledad Avenue, agree City can sell vacant Rutgers Road lot

    Permitters OK plans for new home on Soledad Avenue, agree City can sell vacant Rutgers Road lot

    A project to build a 3,225-square-foot, two-story single-family residence with a basement at 1421 Soledad Ave. received approval from La Jolla Development Permit Review committee (DPR) during its Nov. 8 meeting. Applicant Tim Golba presented plans for a home that include a basement with a garage...

  • Christmas Parade & Holiday Festival set for Sunday, Dec. 4 along Girard Avenue

    With the theme “Christmas in the Future,” the 59th annual La Jolla Christmas Parade & Holiday Festival is poised to take place earlier than usual this year, stepping off 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4 from Girard Avenue and Kline Street, accompanied by an antique aircraft flyover the Village parade route....

  • Shores merchants rail against City construction timetable

    Shores merchants rail against City construction timetable

    Nader Hamdan, owner of a vacation rental in the La Jolla Shores Business District faced City of San Diego senior engineer Steve Lindsay during the Nov. 9 meeting of the La Jolla Shores Association (LJSA) about the ongoing construction in the area. “I’m afraid that something is going to crack in...

  • Bird Rock resident disturbed by flight path changes

    Bird Rock resident disturbed by flight path changes

    After 20 years living on Linda Rosa Avenue, a tidy, quiet street that runs parallel to the east side of La Jolla Boulevard, Beatriz Pardo was surprised to be awakened by a strange noise early one morning in late October. “I heard these sounds and wondered where they came from. Then, one morning...

  • Passenger missing in capsized boat at WindanSea

    A 24-foot fishing boat with five passengers capsized at WindanSea beach around 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 9 while fishing for lobster. Four occupants wearing life jackets were rescued by lifeguards and a fifth who didn’t wear a life jacket (the owner of the boat) is still missing.  Rescue teams...

  • County bike trail may reduce traffic lane on Gilman Drive

    County bike trail may reduce traffic lane on Gilman Drive

    City engineers outlined two upcoming projects at the La Jolla Community Planning Association (LJCPA) meeting Nov. 3 — a bicycle lane that will run along Gilman Drive from La Jolla Village Drive to SR 52, and the installation of a 250-foot-long connecting sidewalk on La Jolla Mesa Drive. The bicycle...

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