Shelli DeRobertis

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  • Outgoing Mayor Jerry Sanders reviews his legacy at La Jolla luncheon

    About Jerry Sanders • Gerald Robert Sanders is an American politician, Mayor of San Diego and former Chief of Police • Born : July 14, 1950, San Pedro • Spouse : Rana Sampson •  Education : San Diego State University Mayor Jerry Sanders offers a recap of his seven years at the helm of America’s...

  • Dental student spends August tending to teeth in Zambia

    Dental student spends August tending to teeth in Zambia

    BY SHELLI DEROBERTIS Laura Rein, a graduate of the La Jolla High School Class of 2005, spent more than half of August pulling teeth in one of the poorest countries in the world, as she and a handful of other dental students and dentists provided care to people in Zambia, South Africa. “We ran out...

  • It’s Kombucha Time in La Jolla!

    It’s Kombucha Time in La Jolla!

    Bird Rock shop owner ferments probiotic tea for sale throughout San Diego BY SHELLI DEROBERTIS A shop in Bird Rock at 5652 La Jolla Blvd. is home to Anne’s Kombucha where the organic, fermented probiotic tea is brewed and distributed by owner Anne Smith, a health-conscious entrepreneur whose bottled...

  • La Jolla’s Visitor Center assists 34,000 guests each year

    BY SHELLI DEROBERTIS The closet-sized outdoor La Jolla Visitor Center, 7966 Herschel Ave. in the heart of The Village, is big in the service department, recording 34,253 walk-up guests last year, an increase of 1 percent from the previous year. The center has been a community staple for 10 years....

  • English School on Prospect Street seeks OK for expansion

    BY SHELLI DEROBERTIS EC San Diego, an English Language school at 1012 Prospect St. since 1992,  petitioned the La Jolla Permit Review Committee at its Aug. 12 meeting to approve an expansion plan to convert the vacant office space within its building into classroom areas to accommodate an increase...

  • Doctor to discuss mental health initiative in La Jolla

    Mauricio Tohen, M.D., of the University of Texas, will discuss "Transforming Mental Health Through Leadership and Collaboration: From Clinical Epidemiology to Clinical Trials," 7-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, at Sanford Children’s Research Center, 10905 Road to the Cure, building 12 (North Torrey Pines...

  • Scott Lippman takes helm at UCSD Moores Cancer Center

    Scott Lippman takes helm at UCSD Moores Cancer Center

    About Moores Cancer Center • UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center is home to 350 medical and radiation oncologists, cancer surgeons, and researchers. • Established in 1979, it is one of just 40 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States, and the only one...

  • Irishman opens wine shop in Bird Rock

    Irishman opens wine shop in Bird Rock

    BY SHELLI DEROBERTIS Bird Rock Fine Wine, 5687 La Jolla Blvd., uncorked its first bottle on Aug. 8 when the store opened its doors with a winetasting event. Owner Ken Chalmers said the city’s complicated permitting process cost him two-years before he could finally open, but the wait is over for...

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