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Lajollacooks4u: Food is good for business
by MARTIN JONES WESTLIN
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The truffles and wine in central Italy’s Umbria region are great this time of year. Then again, so is just about everything else related to good food, including the entrepreneurs. That’s what La Jo...
Where to shop, stroll and scare this Halloween: Events, locations around town
by MATHILDE ROUSSEAU BJERREGAARD
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
One of America’s favorite holidays, Halloween, is coming up and San Diego has a lot of fun and scary events going on for the next couple of weeks. Bring your family and friends and join some of the...
‘Everyone is an athlete’ at Movement Warehouse
by DAVE SCHWAB
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The new workout studio Movement Warehouse in Pacific Beach is on the cutting edge of fitness, having created a new hybrid niche in the industry. “I feel like everyone is an athlete,” said owner Mic...
Come celebrate at La Valencia’s wine dinner with Failla Wines
by BLAKE BUNCH
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
On Thursday, Nov. 9, the historic La Valencia Hotel will host their third ‘wine dinner’ this year. For this forthcoming event, the hotel has partnered with the widely-acclaimed Sonoma Coast winery,...
First things first: Charlene Baldridge fete a critical success
by MARTIN JONES WESTLIN
Oct 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Coronado’s Lamb’s Players Theatre seats just shy of 400 people — but on the evening of Oct. 16, that was hardly the point. The venue made way for about those many like-minded souls who’d found a ce...
University City updates: Halloween Carnival, opera and more
by JEMMA SAMALA
Oct 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Bob Byrnes named conservation hero University City’s Bob Byrnes was recently recognized by Cox Communications and the San Diego City Council for his conservation and restoration efforts on behalf o...
University City resident, Cheryl Hile, to participate in Bike for MS
by BLAKE BUNCH
Oct 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
University City resident Cheryl Hile says in jest that she has “always been addicted to ‘runner’s high.’” That is, and in spite of, being diagnosed with MS in 2006. The UC San Diego alumnus and for...
LJ Shores Association discusses parking, university expansion
by DAVE SCHWAB
Oct 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
In October, La Jolla Shores Association heard about parking expansion at UC San Diego, clashing with the university over the “timeliness” of scheduled public review for a new planned parking struct...
Education Notebook: Kate Sessions Elementary to hold Fall Carnival
Oct 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Mission Bay High - Mission Bay High School junior, Taylor Kavieff, was recently named the American Red Cross Youth Volunteer of the Year for 2016-17. The award recognized Kavieff for her commitment...
A Dane now living in San Diego, part 12
by Mathilde Rousseau Bjerregaard
Oct 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
As a Dane moving to the United States, one of the most culture-shocking things here is that there is so many people living in the streets. In San Diego, you see homeless people sleeping at the beac...
Balboa Park rapist sentenced to 55 years to life
by NEAL PUTNAM
Oct 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A convicted rapist who sexually assaulted a woman in Balboa Park was sentenced Friday to 55 years to life in prison. The victim told San Diego Superior Court Judge Louis Hanoian how the May 5, 2016...
La Jolla news and community briefs
Oct 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
UC San Diego names five athletes to Hall of Fame The University of California San Diego Department of Intercollegiate Athletics inducted four new members into its Hall of Fame during a ceremony Sun...
Confusing arrows perplex drivers on Point Loma street
by SCOTT HOPKINS
Oct 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
While Point Loma residents disagree about many aspects of vehicle traffic, two painted arrows on the pavement of Catalina Boulevard have brought them together in unanimous harmony. Call it "The cas...
Mission Bay teams making runs for CIF positioning
by DAVE THOMAS
Oct 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
With the fall sports season rapidly approaching the end of the regular season, a number of Mission Bay teams are attempting to position themselves for post-season play. Girls tennis Head coach Tong...
Two men to stand trial for allegedly robbing tourists in Pacific Beach, La Jolla
by NEAL PUTNAM
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Two men were ordered Oct. 19 to stand trial for allegedly robbing five tourists vacationing from Arizona in Pacific Beach. Additionally, Ephraim Jacob Byers, 21, is accused of holding up a woman on...
Village Merchants look into ‘branding’
by DAVE SCHWAB
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
In October, La Jolla Village Merchants Association reviewed the group's new and improved website and discussed homelessness as well as the frighteningly successful annual Pillage the Village Hallow...
Whitney Shay hustles to play Backyard Kitchen & Tap
by BART MENDOZA
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Vocal powerhouse Whitney Shay performs with her group, The Hustle, at the Backyard Kitchen & Tap on Oct. 27. One of the area’s major talents, Shay can do it all, from bar room blues to melancholy b...
Pacific Beach residents still fighting against planned Law Street Lifeguard Station
by DAVE SCHWAB
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A petition drive, started by the group Protect PB, to block the proposed Law Street Lifeguard Station in Pacific Beach garnered 1,081 signatures to date on change.org, with the goal of reaching 1,5...
Mission Bay High teacher receives Marine Science Teaching Award
Oct 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Mission Bay High School International Baccalaureate marine science and AP environmental science teacher Steve Walters recently received the Marine Science Teaching Award from the Maritime Science A...
Pipeline project detours Pacific Beach drivers
by THOMAS MELVILLE
Oct 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
After a summer break, the City of San Diego project to replace and rehabilitate aging water and sewer infrastructure has started up again, leading to road closures throughout Pacific Beach – specif...