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La Jolla Shores Beach Photos

La Jolla Shores Beach Photos

La Jolla Shores Beach is a sandy playground for kids and a haven for surfers, kayakers, scuba divers, photographers, joggers and walkers Every Saturday morning I do a big walk on La Jolla Shores Beach with my friend Ursula.  We…
May 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Deal at La Jolla’s La Valencia Hotel

Deal at La Jolla’s La Valencia Hotel

La Jolla’s La Valencia Hotel is known as “the pink lady.” If you are planning to vacation (or stay-cation) in San Diego’s favorite coastal community between now and January 31, 2013, “The Pink Lady” is offering three nights for the…
August 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
La Jolla Locals’ Favorite Ocean View Café

La Jolla Locals’ Favorite Ocean View Café

Goldfish Point Cafe offers a great ocean view. Goldfish Point Café is one of La Jolla’s best kept secrets. The regulars – and there are many – include La Jolla Cove swimmers, who gather here for coffee and conversation after…
August 17, 2011 | By | Reply More
La Jolla – Best Fish Tacos

La Jolla – Best Fish Tacos

“Where can we get the best fish tacos?” I’ve been answering travelers’ questions about San Diego for a long time, and – trust me – this is one of the most frequent. I thought I knew the answer, but just…
August 9, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Where NOT to eat in La Jolla

Where NOT to eat in La Jolla

This won’t make me popular with a couple of local restaurateurs, but I have had two very disappointing meals in the village recently. Until they mend their ways (hire a new chef?), I suggest you avoid Bistro 101 and Alfonso’s…
January 1, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
La Jolla Art and Wine Festival

La Jolla Art and Wine Festival

Shopping opportunities draw visitors to Girard Avenue every day, but this will be especially true on Saturday and Sunday, October 10 and 11, from 9am – 5pm. The La Jolla Art & Wine Festival will showcase the work of 300…
September 20, 2009 | By | Reply More
La Jolla’s Children’s Pool – the Back Story

La Jolla’s Children’s Pool – the Back Story

La Jolla’s Children’s Pool – the Back Story: To fully appreciate La Jolla’s Children’s Pool – the lovely little cove along Coast Boulevard where the seals hang out – it helps to know the back story. In 1931, philanthropist Ellen…
April 6, 2009 | By | Reply More
Shiley Eye Center at UCSD

Shiley Eye Center at UCSD

I just finished reading an article about a professor of ophthalmology at Shiley Eye Center at the University of California San Diego, who helped discover a gene associated with the dry form of macular degeneration. How on earth, you’re asking…
September 5, 2008 | By | Reply More
La Taverna Restaurant

La Taverna Restaurant

La Jolla has lots of “destination restaurants” that serve good food – and sometimes a view – to out-of-towners. Then there are the places the locals patronize – like La Taverna Restaurant. These spots depend on return business and don’t…
August 11, 2008 | By | Reply More
The La Jolla YMCA

The La Jolla YMCA

The La Jolla Y is one of the best deals in town. Locals pay as little as $30 a month to use the heated outdoor pool and a very well-equipped gym. We can also take any number of classes from…
June 4, 2008 | By | Reply More