Join Vantage Theatre in partnership with the La Jolla Theatre Ensemble for a staged reading of "The Spin Doctor" at 7 p.m., June 29 and 2 p.m. June 30 at The La Jolla Community Center, 6811 La Jolla Blvd. The play, by David Budde, is about antisemitism, racism, propaganda, and surreal representation of the hate and divisiveness of our times today. It asks the question, "How does it happen that we are all so complacent, so distracted? So easily influenced that we allow evil to continue?" Talkbacks to follow the reading. Admission is free, though a $10 donation is suggested. Reserve your seat early by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 858-859-2281.
HOLY TRINITY CELTIC CONCERTS TO HOST OLD BLIND DOGS.
The Holy Trinity Celtic Concerts will feature Scotland's Old Blind Dogs at 7:30 p.m., June 21 at Holy Trinity/Bethany Church, 2051 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. One of the finest traditional bands for the last three decades, Old Blind Dogs continue to delight audiences all over the world. Tickets cost $25, and reservations can be made by emailing email@example.com. Those who make reservations will be given priority seating. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Tickets are to be paid for at the door by cash or check. Visit oldblinddogs.co.uk for more information.
SHORES RESTAURANT HONORED BY CALIFORNIA RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION
The Shores Restaurant’s Chef Percy Oani and the entire restaurant team were honored by the San Diego Chapter of the California Restaurant Association with the Gold Medallion for Best Hotel Casual Restaurant in San Diego at the 35th annual Gold Medallion Awards Dinner held May 30 at the San Diego Convention Center.
Chef de Cuisine Percy Oani, who has over 15 years of experience in the culinary arts, leads The Shores Restaurant and catering teams. Chef Oani's use of fresh seafood and seasonal ingredients, combined with the restaurant's impeccable ocean views and welcoming atmosphere, help create an unforgettable dining experience.
For more information, visit theshoresrestaurant.com.
SAN DIEGO COUNTY BAR FOUNDATION HONORS LA JOLLA AND POINT LOMA ATTORNEYS
The San Diego County Bar Foundation recognized one La Jolla resident and one Point Loma resident at its 2019 Distinguished Memorial reception at the University Club on May 22.
The reception recognized deceased lawyers and judges of the San Diego County Bar who have demonstrated superior legal skills and high ethical standards throughout careers of significant length. Each inductee will be recognized with a permanent plaque in the Hall of Justice at the San Diego County Courthouse.
Gerald McMahon of La Jolla was known for his civility and dedication to clients. He was key in establishing Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek as one of San Diego’s oldest and most respected law firms. During his career, he received many professional honors including being named a fellow by the American College of Trial Lawyers, admitted to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and designated as a Distinguished Alumnus of the University of San Diego School of Law.
John W. Witt of Point Loma joined the San Diego City Attorney’s office in 1961, serving as a prosecutor, civil trial lawyer, and public utility specialist. He was appointed city attorney by the City Council in 1969 and was elected to the post six times by San Diego’s voters. In this role, Witt advised the mayor, city council and city manager on all official legal matters and supervised a staff of more than 100 lawyers. In 1996, he received the American Bar Association’s Clair Nelson Award for Outstanding Service by a Public Sector Lawyer.
To make a contribution to the memorial or in recognition of one of this year’s honorees, visit dcbf.org/donatedlm, call 619-231-7015 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
COLDWELL BANKER HIRES NEW AFFILIATE
Jane Williams recently associated with the Pacific Beach office of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage as an affiliate agent. She comes to the office with 15 years of real estate experience.
“A San Diego resident for more than 20 years, I specialize in coastal properties and have represented buyers and sellers for millions of dollars in transactions,” said Williams. “Buying or selling a home is one of the most important decisions in one’s life and trust is essential, so I am determined to achieve success with all my clients by going above and beyond for them.”
Prior to affiliating with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, she was a real estate agent and long-term property and vacation rental manager for SD Resort Properties. Active in her community, she regularly attends city council meetings. For more information, visit coldwellbankerhomes.com.