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Orphan kitten Bliss proves nine lives theory
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Each new year brings the hope of reinvention and a chance for resolution but every now and again, it also brings a miracle. On the brink of the New Year at Helen Woodward Animal Center, an ailing, ...
Sheila Kohler, 'Once We Were Sisters' author, discusses her book with LJVN
by LUCIA VITI
Jan 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Sheila Kohler, an award-winning author, will present her latest – and first work of nonfiction – “Once We Were Sisters,” at Warwick's in La Jolla at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23. Born and raised in Jo...
Farley flies high as LJHS point guard, experienced QB
by ED PIPER JR.
Jan 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Reed Farley, the sage, experienced quarterback of the La Jolla High basketball team, can look back on four years of starting for the Vikings. The 6-foot-4 point guard, whose vertical leap on dunks ...
Severely injured dog rescued, now ready for adoption
by TRACY DeFORE
Jan 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A dog left suffering for days after its leg was severed by a car has recovered and is now healthy enough to be adopted. A neighbor of the dog’s owner noticed the animal appeared to have a broken le...
Volunteers create Peace Garden at Mission Bay High
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A small idea to clean up part of the Mission Bay High School campus turned into a two-month project bringing MBHS alumni and the Pacific Beach community together and finishing with a Peace Garden f...
Padres sign Solarte through 2018
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The San Diego Padres have announced they have signed infielder Yangervis Solarte to a contract through the 2018 season with club options for the 2019 and 2020 seasons. Executive vice president/gene...
Though not in place, La Jolla MAD has resulted in civil action
by DAVE SCHWAB
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A Maintenance Assessment District (MAD) passed by La Jolla businesses and residents in 2016, that won't go into effect until 2018, has been challenged by a lawsuit. A group, known as La Jolla Benef...
Contradictions we live with
by NATASHA JOSEFOWITZ
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
We are faced with contradictions on a daily basis; some are generational, some cultural, some familial. When we have believed in one way of acting and then are faced with new medical or scientific ...
San Diego theater review: 'Regarding Sherwood' and upcoming shows
by CHARLENE BALDRIDGE
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Having produced quick a large amount holiday productions, the San Diego theater scene is gearing up for the New Year, with prospects for various different productions. Meanwhile, the San Diego Thea...
University City Updates: Rubik's Cubes, dinosaurs and musical masterpieces
by JEMMA SAMALA
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Barbara Bry Victory Celebration Barbara Bry held her victory celebration at University City High School on Sunday, Jan. 8. It was standing room only as Bry celebrated her election as City Council M...
One Wave Challenge attempts Guinness World Record for second time
by BLAKE BUNCH
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second year running, the “One Wave Challenge” will commence the charitable end of festivities for the Farmers Insurance Open PGA tournament on Jan. 21. Although attempted at last year’s eve...
Farmers Insurance Open hails charitable, social approach for this year's event
by BLAKE BUNCH
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
San Diegans are fortunate enough to claim the Torrey Pines Golf Course as their own. The course, arguably one of the premier courses nationally and internationally, has recently been gearing up on ...
Councilmember Barbara Bry champions grassroots governance
by BLAKE BUNCH
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
On Dec. 12 council member Barbara Bry was inaugurated as District 1’s representative for San Diego City Council. During her first few weeks in office, she seems gung-ho on making an impact—champion...
Trial begins for Dumlao, charged with vehicular manslaughter
by NEAL PUTNAM
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The driver of a car that killed a Pacific Beach girl in 2010 in the Midway area was “huffing” and under the influence of a chemical in computer keyboard cleaner cans, a prosecutor told a jury on We...
Man gets 8-year prison term for sexual assault in La Jolla
by NEAL PUTNAM
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Eight years in state prison was the term handed down Monday to a man who was convicted Dec. 8 of sexually assaulting a young woman in La Jolla who was attacked while walking to her car after work. ...
Love Your Wetlands Day in Pacific Beach on Feb. 4
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The 11th annual Love Your Wetlands Day will take place 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 4 at 2055 Pacific Beach Drive in Pacific Beach. The Kendall-Frost/Northern Wildlife Reserve in the northeast corner of M...
Rally for San Diego sports fans at Valley View Casino Center
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mighty 1090 radio station plans to hold a rally for San Diego sports fans noon to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13 at Valley View Casino Center. The station will be broadcasting The Darren Smith Show, Th...
Peninsula Community Planning Board to hold elections in March
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
For those who want to make a difference in the community, the Peninsula Community Planning Board is holding elections in March to fill five five vacancies. Board terms are three years, with the exc...
R Kelly cancels San Diego show
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
R Kelly’s concert scheduled for Friday, Jan. 13, at Valley View Casino Center has been canceled. This weekend’s concert was originally scheduled for October last year. The popular R&B performer has...
San Diego Humane Society offers free adoptions for dogs rescued from meat festival
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the past two years, San Diego Humane Society has assisted in rescuing 400 chinchillas, 136 hoarded rabbits and 78 dogs, 75 Korean dogs and most recently, 26 dogs from the Yulin Dog Meat Festiv...