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  • La Jolla News Nuggets Setp. 6

    La Jolla News Nuggets Setp. 6

    City: Children’s Pool restrooms to be fixed within four weeks Soon after the Children’s Pool Lifeguard Tower quietly opened in late June (after three years of delays and pauses in construction), the restrooms were closed to the public. They will remain closed off, foreseeably, until the end of...

  • What are we swimming in? Experts weigh-in on beach water advisories

    What are we swimming in? Experts weigh-in on beach water advisories

    After 14 years of holding the La Jolla Cove 10-Mile Relay Swim at the Village enclave, organizers decided to relocate the 15th edition on Sunday, Sept. 25 to La Jolla Shores. The reason behind the move was the high levels of Fecal Indicator Bacteria (FIB) found at The Cove, which prompted a Bacteria...

  • Eagle Scout project provides monks with meditation gazebo

    Eagle Scout project provides monks with meditation gazebo

    When 15-year-old Bishop’s Sophomore Kaiden Cárdenas-Marouf of La Jolla Boy Scout Troop 4 was considering what his Eagle Scout project would be, he said he wanted to pick something that had meaning for him, so he went to visit the Prince of Peace Abbey in Escondido. “(I have a connection there.)...

  • How well do you drive roundabouts?

    How well do you drive roundabouts?

    The year was 2008 when mysterious circular islands (aka roundabouts) first appeared on several intersections in La Jolla. Research revealed that roundabouts could improve safety, calm traffic, reduce greenhouse emissions and even serve as landscaping opportunities for communities. However, not...

  • Stoked in Spirit: Young Christians bond over surfing and faith

    Stoked in Spirit: Young Christians bond over surfing and faith

    Every Thursday night a group of young surfers paddle out together at a La Jolla beach. They call themselves the “Surf Church,” and afterwards meet at La Jolla Christian Fellowship (627 Genter St.) for pizza and prayer. Their meetings began in January 2015, and as co-founder Alex Reynolds explained,...

  • La Jolla holds its first Death Café meeting

    La Jolla holds its first Death Café meeting

    Guests discuss life, death and dying over coffee and cake

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