Susan DeMaggio

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  • Natural La Jolla: Ocean sunfish Mola mola

    Natural La Jolla: Ocean sunfish Mola mola

    If you are out boating in local waters, one of the strangest fish you may come across is the ocean sunfish or Mola mola. These gigantic odd-looking fish are the largest bony fish in the world (whale sharks are larger but have a cartilaginous skeleton). An average mola is 6 feet in length, and up...

  • Letters to the Editor, La Jolla should consider a memorial to crash victim

    Letters to the Editor, La Jolla should consider a memorial to crash victim

    We have all been so affected by the tragic accident that resulted in Ms. Melissa Bonney Ratcliff’s death last week on Girard Avenue. I didn’t know her, personally, but her untimely passing is a reminder of the slim probability of tragic, unforeseeable possibilities occurring at any moment and manifesting...

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