La Jolla Shores

A view back into geologic time at La Jolla Shores

Encounter several natural habitats and an Indian acorn-grinding area on this short trail.

Without Walls Festival: Seafoam Sleepwalk and Hedda-ing

Seafoam Sleepwalk. The Scripps Institute of Oceanography has catalogued countless species of marine life. But they have never - and will never again after this coming Sunday - witnessed who emerges from the whitewater at ...

“Let’s invent where theater happens!”

When he was a “little kid, maybe five or six,” Christopher Ashley watched a man on ice skates at Rockefeller Center. As he skated, the man recited a poem and the blades clacked out the ...

No Chimps at Bill Lerach Fundraiser

If you've got a spouse and $5000, you can spend the evening of September 28 with chimp champ Jane Goodall at the bluff-top, oceanfront La Jolla compound of felon/ex-lawyer Bill Lerach that includes "an exclusive ...

Tased and Subdued, Throttled and Killed

It was March 2009 when the British-born siblings Gillian Ison and John Graham Watson met at Zermatt, a resort in the shadow of Switzerland’s Matterhorn. There, with family members, they indulged a passion for skiing: ...

The Surf’s Up at La Jolla Shores! Your Wallet’s Gone!

"Do you hear that? Is that my car alarm?” Gus Neves asked as we walked up Naga Way to La Jolla Shores Drive after an early morning surf session at Scripps Pier. We rounded the ...

La Jolla Shores Has It All — Surf, Sand, and Sea Creatures

For beachcombing, tidepool exploration, and all-over suntanning, the coastal stretch north of La Jolla Shores can’t be beat. This coming winter’s extreme low tides (typically a tide of -1 foot or lower) are especially conducive ...

Slippery, Not Smelly

As if the stingray “attacks” of a few weeks ago weren't enough, now we have the beaches of La Jolla Shores getting slimed by green algae. A roving La Jolla lifeguard told me on August ...

Two Jeffs

“I used to work here,” says Jeff. Funny, because we’re talking and chowing in Jeff’s Burgers. But, turns out, it was named after a different Jeff. We each take a chomp into our crunchy charbroiled ...

Like Raw Meat

Crowds came out to enjoy the surf and sunshine at La Jolla Shores on July 14. But by the end of the day, over 38 beachgoers had felt the barbs of stingrays that were clustered ...

Sea lions claiming La Jolla Cove for their own

La Jolla Cove locals discuss the sea lions that have descended upon La Jolla Cove in the past ten years, befouling the area with poop and becoming aggressive with humans.

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