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A rendering of the Sept. 11 memorial that will be unveiled on Sept. 9 shows a black concrete base and two polished-aluminum columns that represent the fallen Twin Towers of the former World Trade Center. A piece of steel from the Twin Towers is incorporated into the front of the memorial. Firefighter Tim Swanson of Station 21 in Pacific Beach, left, designed a Sept. 11 Twin Towers tribute to be unveiled Sept. 9. Artist Tara Tarrant, right, is assisting. Photos by PAUL HANSEN I Village News

Memorial to punctuate 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 horror BY MARIKO LAMB | VILLAGE NEWS o commemorate the lives and heroics of emergency first responders during 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York City’s World Trade Center, a La Jolla artist is teaming up with a San Diego firefighter to create a memorial honoring those that made the ultimate sacrifice 10 years ago. The memorial, designed by 24-year-old Station 21 firefighter Tim Swanson, consists of a black concrete base and two polished-aluminum columns that represent the fallen towers. The columns are inscribed with the names of all the emergency first responders who died in the 9/11 attacks, and a piece of steel from the Twin Towers is incorporated into the front façade of the project. “The piece of steel was donated to the [San Diego Fire-Rescue Department] from the fire department in New York with the stipulation that it be used on a public art project. They’ve had it for a couple of years, but never quite got started on making something with it,” said Wendy Robinson, executive director of the San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation. “We had another design that was presented and approved, but [Swanson] felt very strongly about doing this, and he really went to bat with the project.” Swanson, a certified welder, took on the project four months ago. “I think it means a little bit more to have a firefighter do it,” he said. He enlisted the assistance of Barnhart Construction to pour the concrete base


and Tara Tarrant of La Jolla Stone Etching to inscribe the names of the emergency first responders into the columns. Other materials and labor were donated by Barnhart Balfour Beatty, Industrial Metal Supply, KMA Architecture, La Jolla Stone Etching and SDG&E. The memorial is in its final stages of construction and will be implanted permanently next to the flagpole at Station 21 in Pacific Beach. SDFRF and SDFD will host two events in Pacific Beach to commemorate the the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York City’s World Trade Center a decade ago. On Sept. 9, city leaders — including Fire Chief Javier Mainar, Police Chief William Lansdowne and District 2 City Councilman Kevin Faulconer — will unveil a 9/11 commemorative memorial at Pacific Beach Fire Station 21. SDFRF will also present special guest speaker retired FDNY Lt. Joseph Torrillo, who will tell his story of survival during the 9/11 attacks and how he was mistakenly thought to have perished in the rubble. Following the unveiling ceremony, the SDFRF will hold a fundraising event at Firehouse, located adjacent to Station 21, to raise funds for the foundation. The free fundraiser will feature drink specials, prizes and firefighter guests. The memorial unveiling will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 9 at Fire Station 21, located at 750 Grand Ave. SDFRF’s fundraiser will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. at Firehouse, located at 722 Grand Ave. No tickets are required for either event.  Volume 15, Number X

Thousands to swarm coastal sites for annual cleanup Saturday

THE MEMORIAL Above: Sept. 11 memorial designer firefighter Tim Swanson watches as Tara Tarrant, who owns La Jolla Stone Etching, begins to etch the names of each of the 343 emergency first responders killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks 10 years ago in New York City.

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HONORING THE FALLEN 9/11 memorial events in the city: • Mozart: Requiem in memoriam, 9/11: Friday, Sept. 16, St. James by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, La Jolla, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 17, Point Loma Nazarene University (Crill Hall), 7:30 p.m. • Wreath placing at the base of the 9/11 commemorative tree on UCSD’s Warren Mall on Friday, Sept. 9 at 7:30 a.m., placed by the UCSD Veterans Association. The wreath will remain until sunset. The ringing of the carillon at 12:15 p.m. will initiate a moment of silence. Scott Paulson of Geisel Library’s Art Library has composed a special carillon peal for the occasion; 7:30 a.m. and noon, • Ten-year memorial commemoration, First Presbyterian Church San Diego, 320 Date Street, Sept. 11, 6 p.m. Dr. Lloyd Ogilvie, Chaplain of the United States Senate (1995-2003) will give a special tribute. San Diego Fire Chief Javier Mainar will honor local heroes. Two powerful musical compositions, “Memorial” by René Clausen and “Dona Nobis Pacem” (Grant Us Peace) by Ralph Vaughan Williams will be presented by the combined choirs of First Presbyterian Church and the La Jolla Presbyterian Church accompanied by members of the San Diego Symphony, free to the public.

• Ten-year anniversary ceremony with Mayor Jerry Sanders to honor local police, firefighters and active-duty military personnel, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Friday, Sept. 9, 8 a.m. Sanders will also speak at a ceremony on the U.S.S. Midway starting at 2:30 p.m.. on Sept. 11. The event will include a wreath-laying ceremony, a Navy flyover and the reading of the names of victims of the 9/11 attacks.

Environmental groups and volunteers will hit the shores and inland communities in droves Saturday, Sept. 17 from 9 a.m. to noon as the yearly tradition of cleaning up marine debris returns during California Coastal Cleanup Day. San Diego Coastkeeper, along with volunteers from I Love a Clean San Diego are coordinating the event’s San Diego County areas during what has grown into an international event. The collected debris gives environmental groups a picture of the pollution breakdown that finds its way to the ocean. The top culprits are traditionally cigarette butts, plastics and styrofoam food containers, said Alicia Glassco, San Diego Coastkeeper’s education and marine debris manager. “We use a lot of the information from the cleanup day to help communicate about the needs of our environment. [The event] incorporates 10,000 volunteers removing 200,000 pounds of trash … that data is super important, as it adds on to the data from the rest of the year,” Glassco said. In addition to helping with the California Coastal Cleanup Day, Glassco also participated in a campaign to reduce waste through legislation that would make it illegal for restaurants to distribute styrofoam food containers. Once contaminated with food, the foam containers are difficult to recycle, Glassco said. The bill is currently working its way through the California Assembly. As state lawmakers continue to make progress on the bill, an estimated 10,000 volunteers will be hitting the pavement at more than 90 sites throughout the county on Saturday, said Morgan Justice-Black, director of development and marketing for I Love a Clean San Diego. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own buckets, gloves and debris containers. “We do encourage people to stay within their communities,” Justice-Black said. “But for those who want to pick up a ton of trash elsewhere, there are plenty of sites [such as] the area between the I-94 and I-8 corridor(s).” It’s not every day residents get to participate in an organized, international cleanup event, Justice-Back said. Volunteers like Santa Clara Point site captain Maruta Gardener have been keeping the event a local tradition for more than eight years, Justice-Black said. Gardener agrees. “It’s really exciting because we get so many families that come out,” Gardener said. “Their kids get excited about doing something for their community. We used to just have 10 or 12 volunteers. But now we have 72 people registered so far [for Saturday].” Area cleanup sites include Mission Bay, La Jolla Shores, Pacific Beach, Mission Beach and Ocean Beach. Volunteers are encouraged to download and fill out a registration form prior to showing up to the cleanup. Comprehensive site maps, registration forms and additional information about the event can be accessed at

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• UC San Diego Director of Athletics Earl W. Edwards has announced the promotion of assistant coaches Matt Macedo and Matt Macedo Corrie Falcon to head coaches of the Triton swimming and diving program. Macedo will lead the men while Falcon will take the helm of the women’s team, marking the first time in school Corrie Falcon history that the program will boast two head coaches. Macedo, a former U.S. National Team member and 20-time All-American at UC Berkeley, joined the Triton staff as an assistant in October 2008. Macedo has also been the head coach of Trinidad and Tobago’s 2008 Olympic squad and led George Bovell III to an 11th-place finish in the 50 freestyle. As a student-athlete at Cal, Macedo won NCAA championships in the 400meter free relay (2001 and 2002). He was an Olympic Trials finalist in 2000 and competed in the 2001 World University Games. In 1999, he was ranked in the top 20 in the 50 free and in the top 50 in the 100 free worldwide. A two-time U.S. national champion and a two-year team captain at USC, Falcon has been with the Tritons since August 2007. At UCSD, she coached eight-time school record holder Alex Henley to three NCAA titles (400 IM in 2010, 200 butterfly in 2010 and 2011).

Prior to coming to La Jolla, Falcon was the head coach at San Diego Mesa College in 2006-07 and founded Falcon Swim Clinics in Perth, Australia. She has also coached with the Bristol Penguins Olympic Swimming Squad in England. As a competitor on the national scene, Falcon won a pair of U.S. titles — one in the 400 IM (1996), the other in the 800 free relay (2000). She swam in two World University Games (1999, 2001) and was a multiple-event finalist at the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Trials. • The board of directors of La Jollabased The Clearity Foundation named Michael Pollock and David Nelson as new members of the board of the nonprofit organization dedicated to providing personalized treatment information to women with ovarian cancer. Nelson is founder, president and CEO of Epic Sciences, Inc. He has more than a decade of business experience in the life sciences industry, having founded multiple companies and served in executive roles in another three. He also has extensive lab experience at the University of Minnesota, the National Institutes of Health and Aurora Biosciences Corporation. He is a member of the Molecular Diagnostics Technical Working Group at the Center for Medical Technology Policy, an organization that designs and implements prospective, real-world studies to inform healthcare decisions. Pollock has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry. He currently serves as president of Reynolds Pollock & Associates, a health outcomes research consulting company. Before that, he was vice president of global health economics at Biogen Idec. He began his career in Ireland and first became responsible for health economics 20 years ago at Glaxo Canada, where he was instrumental in founding the Pharmaceutical

Manufacturers Association of Canada’s Healthcare Economics Committee. • Bruce Zipf, president and CEO of NRT, LLC — the largest residential real estate brokerage in the U.S. and parent company of Coldwell Banker Residential Jeff Nunn Brokerage — presented Jeff Nunn, branch manager of Coldwell Banker La Jolla, an outstanding performance award for his outstanding support of new agents in 2010 and 2011. “Jeff Nunn has helped lead Coldwell Banker’s most productive new agents with unwavering guidance, while paving their way to the successful and illustrious real estate careers for which many new agents aspire,” said Zipf. “Coldwell Banker is renowned worldwide for its coaching, mentorship and training only because of the efforts of branch managers like Jeff. I look forward to their continued excellence in service and work ethic.” • Sarah Flynn Tudor of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage La Jolla represented the buyer in a landmark property sale that marked the highestSarah Flynn priced sale of any San Tudor Diego County home in 2011. Tudor, who is widely respected for her luxury residential real estate expertise, provided the guidance and support necessary to help her clients close the deal on the iconic oceanfront La Jolla property. “I am very proud of Sarah for a job well done. Her luxury real estate expertise and professional work ethic served as the basis for the successful sale of this unbelievable property,” said Jeff Nunn, branch manager at Coldwell Banker La Jolla. “We

look forward to her continued success and professional achievements in providing clients with her unwavering commitment and guidance.” • Doug Dawson, a business leader, banker, volunteer, youth sports coach and executive director of the Ellen Browning Scripps Foundation, was elected to the La Jolla Historical Doug Dawson Society board for a three-year term. “I have been watching the La Jolla Historical Society closely for many years now and have been impressed with its efforts to become a more vibrant and relevant organization for our community, particularly in reaching out to younger people,” Dawson said. “As a new member of the board of directors, I am honored to assume a more integral role in their efforts. My goal is to make a meaningful difference in the Society’s continued transformation into an organization that reaches its full potential for La Jolla.” The father of five was presented the Outstanding Development Volunteer award by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Dawson co-founded National Philanthropic Day and in 2005 and 2006, he served as the honorary chairman. He currently serves on numerous not-for-profit boards including Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla Playhouse, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Torrey Pines Association, Scripps Clinic and Green Hospital, La Jolla Library (president), The Scripps Research Institute, San Diego Zoo Foundation and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. In addition, he serves on the San Diego Public Library Foundation Leadership Council and the Project Wildlife Community Advisory Council.

La Jolla fitness club owner proves fitness on Mt. Kilimanjaro

BRANDIE SHARPE Brandie Sharpe, owner of Sharpe Fitness and CrossFit La Jolla in Bird Rock, recently returned from an extreme fitness adventure — successfully reaching the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Sharpe said the opportunity to climb Africa’s highest mountaian came “at the last minute,” and she had just three months to train for the challenge. “It was a beautiful, hard, amazing, inspiring and completely rewarding trip,” Sharpe said. “The hike was not hard physically on the feet and body, but all eight days combined and all that came with those days was very challenging.” Sharpe said the altitude and weather conditions were challenges, but the Tanzanian people made the adventure “unlike anything I have ever experienced.” — Kendra Hartmann

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CIVICreport La Jolla Community Planning Association, Sept. 1 BY MARIKO LAMB | VILLAGE NEWS

LJCPA president’s appeal never filed After contentious debate on the issue, the La Jolla Community Planning Association (LJCPA) voted during its meeting on Sept. 1 to commend Matt Peterson and his clients for their civic mindedness and for changes made to their project, located at 1912 Spindrift Drive, that conforms to the LJCPA’s original concerns. The debate over the motion was stimulated from the fact that after last month’s meeting, the LJCPA voted to appeal the hearing officer’s approval of the project. Yet the appeal was never filed with the city. During last month’s LJCPA meeting, the project’s architect, LJCPA President Tony Crisafi, recused himself from the project hearing as attorney Matt Peterson presented the project on Crisafi’s behalf. Rob Whittemore, LJCPA vice president, took charge of the meeting during that time. Following some discussion of the project, the trustees voted to appeal the hearing officer’s approval due mainly to opposition to the design’s requirement for parking in the front yard. Phil Merton, the LJCPA trustee who spearheaded the opposition to the project and was charged with filing the appeal, cited that approval of a project with front-yard parking would set a horrible precedent for future projects in La Jolla Shores. Merton — who was absent at the Sept. 1 meeting — sent a letter to the trustees indicating that the project had recently been revised to alleviate the trustees’ concerns from their previous meeting in August.

“I met briefly with Matt Peterson and reviewed drawings of the revised design with an enclosed parking garage and automobile stacking lift accommodating two cars. That revised design is before you this evening,” Merton stated in the letter. “In my opinion, the location of the garage with the proposed parking lift as depicted in the revised design now complies with the single-family zone development regulations of the La Jolla Shores PDO and the general parking regulations of the San Diego Municipal Code. As such, I urge you to approve the revised design. Secondly, I would like to recognize Matt Peterson and publicly thank him for his role in persuading his plan to revise the project’s design to alleviate the concerns of the La Jolla CPA.” Because an appeal was not filed before the deadline, the city gave coastal development permits to the project’s developers who intend to move forward with the revised design plans. Peterson addressed the LJCPA trustees at the meeting regarding their concerns with the project. “We wanted to show you that we are listening to you, we are responding to you. We’re showing good faith,” he said. “Sometimes it take a little back and forth, but I think in final analysis, we’ve had two or three projects now that have been greatly improved as a result of this process.” He also spoke to several trustees’ concerns that the LJCPA president still should have filed the appeal regardless of the fact that it was his own project. “If he’s conflicted from participating in the hearing itself as president, he is also conflicted in filing an appeal for a project he’s an architect for,” Peterson said. Peterson said that in speaking with

Merton, the issue of the appeal was never discussed. “I think really what happened is that Phil was directed to do it, and he felt that this met his concerns and most of yours. Maybe he decided not to do it. Maybe he forgot to do it when he was leaving on vacation. I don’t know,” Peterson said. “I didn’t go meet with Phil and say, ‘Will you not file an appeal?’ It was never an issue. We never talked about it.” Despite some concerns, most of the trustees agreed that so long as the presentation was treated as information only and no action vote was taken for the project’s approval or disapproval, commending the efforts of the applicant for good-will efforts was appropriate. LJCPA searching for funding Trustee Joe LaCava proposed an idea for a supplemental mechanism for anonymous donations to the LJCPA through the La Jolla Town Council Foundation, a nonprofit organization that exists to fund and assist positive community projects in La Jolla. The motion was not passed due to trustee concerns of the LJCPA’s association with another local nonprofit organization. “Any connection at all with another group is wrong because people might think that we are biased by another organization,” said LJCPA trustee Cindy Thorsen. LJCPA Vice President Rob Whittemore suggested the board look into an alternative mechanism for anonymous donations made to the LJCPA through the San Diego Foundation instead because it is not a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. The only source of funds for the LJCPA is by cash-only anonymous donations at the monthly meetings.

Public to get beautification overview The La Jolla Parks and Beaches Committee will host a “Beautification of Coast Boulevard Walkway” community workshop for La Jollans to become oriented with the Children’s Pool site and history of the La Jolla Coastline Plan, discuss options for improvements, suggest funding sources and view design plans for the new lifeguard tower and restroom atop Children’s Pool Park. “At registration, people will receive a questionnaire about what they see — what they like and dislike — and how it can be improved,” said Phyllis Minick, La Jolla Parks and Beaches treasurer and sponsor of the workshop. “Based on community recommendations, landscape architect Jim Neri will establish an architectural plan for the Children’s Pool area.” The community workshop will take place on Oct. 1 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Children’s Pool lifeguard station. For more information, contact Fresh approach to appeal procedures The LJCPA voted to approve three of four policy recommendations proposed by trustee Devin Burstein, chair of the ad hoc committee on operating policies. The LJCPA approved the committee’s recommendation for the LJCPA to retain operating policies and have the policies submitted to the city for approval, delete the policies of March 6, 2008 as a duplicate of those on Jan. 8, 2009 and adopt the ad hoc committee-created appeal procedures presented to the LJCPA trustees. The appeal procedures included a “whereas clause” which would make all projects that were determined “adverse

decisions” by the LJCPA come back to the planning association for an affirmative vote to appeal. Currently, the LJCPA files an automatic appeal when the appeal period runs out prior to the next meeting. “The main idea is to encourage the applicant and the city to schedule hearings so we don’t run into the problem of an automatic appeal,” Burstein said. “In the rare instance when an automatic appeal occurs, the president is required to file the appeal and at the next meeting the item is placed on the agenda and we can vote to ratify the appeal or not.” The committee’s proposal to delete a policy that entitles the LJCPA to govern the operating policies and procedures of the Community Joint Committees and Boards will be considered at the LJCPA’s next meeting on Oct. 6. Other community news • The LJCPA voted to appeal the city hearing officer’s approval of the proposed development at 8470 Whale Watch Way. • The LJCPA approved street closures on Girard Avenue between Pearl and Genter streets from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 for the La Jolla Art and Wine Festival and street closures of Girard and Prospect streets on Dec. 4 for the 54th annual La Jolla Christmas Parade and Holiday Festival. The La Jolla Traffic and Transportation committee approved both actions during its board meeting on Aug. 25. • The LJCPA approved the city’s proposed storm drain improvements, slope repair and revegetation on environmentally sensitive lands in a canyon adjacent to two residences on Via Rialto. • The Nooren Residence and Riford Center projects were pulled from the consent agenda for reconsideration. The projects will be discussed at the LJCPA’s next meeting on Oct. 6.


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The semi-annual Orphan Car, Dune Buggy and Handcrafted Vehicle Meet took place on Girard Avenue on Sept. 4. The event featured Packards, Studebakers, Auburns, Pierce Arrows, Hudsons, Oldsmobiles, MGs, Triumphs and other discontinued makes. The event was organized by newly elected La Jolla Town Council trustee Howard Singer. Photos by PAUL HANSEN | Village News

Whopping WAVES

La Jolla was hammered by a monster ocean swell originating off New Zealand the first few days of September. The sea wall at Children's Pool, below, was a perfect spot to catch a glimpse of the dramatic scene.

Bodyboarders dominated the massive, dangerous waves off Casa Beach while crowds gathered along WindanSea Beach to watch surfers brave the giant swells. City lifeguards, left, were kept plenty busy with rescues of surfers and swimmers. Photos by DON BALCH | Village News

Tasteat the cove Taste at the Cove brought entertainment and tasty treats to Scripps Park on Aug. 31. Left, The Shores Restaurant offered up a red & yellow heirloom tomato gazpacho with cucumber avocado mint relish, cibatta and Temecula olive oil. Above, Pacifica Del Mar executive chef Evan Cruz created a southern veal with crawfish ettouffe dish for the event. Photos by DON BALCH | Village News

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Harry’s Bar and American Grill In July, Marla and Peter Ariza opened Naturale Hair Blows — the first all natural and organic blow-dry bar — located at 7932 Ivanhoe Ave. in La Jolla. The blow-dry bar concept skips the cut-and-color routine. Instead, clients choose from a hairstyle menu including a wash, dry and style in 30 minutes or less. The trend has become increasingly popular in Latin America and Europe. The Arizas, however, recognized the immense potential of a blow-dry bar in La Jolla. “We are so thrilled to be opening our first location in La Jolla,” said Marla Ariza. “My husband grew up in La Jolla and we have always wanted to bring a new and fresh concept to the community as the people of La Jolla are always so open to innovative ideas.” The salon offers a full-range of hairstyles for flat, affordable rates regardless of hair length. Styles are inspired by the natural elements — water, wind, earth and fire. For $30, clients can enjoy organic teas and beverages in a chic environment while stylists create hairstyles such as the “pure waterfall” and “sunset kissed” blowouts. The Arizas are dedicated to making everything about the salon as organic as possible. Building materials include chemical-free materials and recycled resin, and stylists use energy-saving Paul Mitchell wood

grain-printed dryers and all-natural hair-care products for their signature professional blowouts. Naturale Hair Blows also offers make-up artistry in conjunction with the blowouts for events such as birthdays, girls’ nights out or weddings. For more information or to make an appointment with Naturale Hair Blows, visit or call (858) 456-1748. — Mariko Lamb

Naturale Hair Blows, La Jolla’s newest salon, offers natural and organic blow drying services. The salon, at 7932 Ivanhoe Ave., held a grand opening party on Aug. 25. Courtesy photos

La Jollan launches fourth business, combines technology, gaming and charity offers discounts to local restaurants. Unlike those sites, however, it offers ongoing deals rather than Mt. Soledad resident Jon Carder one-time discounts. launched his fourth It also includes the social Internet company, media gaming, in nomenon, drawing on the August. ideas behind games like Courtesy photo Four Square, wherein customers “check in” at businesses. Each month, MOGL Mt. Soledad resident Jon Carder members have the opportunity to launched his fourth Internet compacompete against each other to be ny,, in August. The Internamed the MOGL (or top customer at net entrepreneur started the customer any participating restaurant) and win loyalty site with the idea to “game-ify a MOGL “Jackpot” cash prize. the eating-out experience.” The business also combines philanThe program relies on psychology, technology and clever gaming thropy in its model. Through a partmechanics rather than punch cards, nership with Feeding America San coupons or membership I.D.s, to Diego, every time a MOGL member engage consumers and reward them spends more than twenty dollars at a for eating out at their favorite restau- MOGL restaurant or bar, one meal is donated to someone in need. rants. — Kendra Hartmann Like daily deal sites like Groupon,

WHAT: La Jolla & Golden Triangle Chamber of Commerce’s “Business After Five” mixer WHERE: 4370 La Jolla Village Drive, Ste 150 San Diego, 92122 WHEN: September 14 5:30-7:30 p.m.

New members Andy Wilt, Loan Officer; Ken Katchko of AAMCO (Miramar & La Jolla); and John Norris of Hello Eco with COB, George Schmall.

Over the last few months we have had several fantastic mixers at Apollonia Greek Bistro, Finch’s Wine Bar and Bistro, and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar. Our special thanks go to our host last month, Fleming’s Managing Partner, Casey Eades. The event was held on their beautiful new patio and was coordinated by Director of private Dinning, Colleen Kennedy. Sous Chief Jeff Rottinghos created a variety of scrumptious appetizers, squewers and pasta dishes to the delight of all.

Our next mixer will be at Harry’s American Bar and Grill on September 14. We always have a great time at Harry’s so we hope you can join us. Our Business After Five Mixers are always scheduled for the second Wednesday of the month. Over the next several months we will also be hosting several ribbon cuttings for new members including Partners Urgent Care located at 4085 Governor Drive. Please check the web-site for all future events.

We are also continuously adding informative and interesting content to our active website WWW.LJGTCC.COM And our new hotel and restaurant guide and the community directory are getting more and more listings all the time. Please check them out. If you would like your organization listed in the community directory please contact me. I hope to see everyone next week at Harry’s. George Schmall, COB LJGTCC





When perfume in the office becomes a smelly problem David Monks, Fisher & Phillips What do you do when the coworker in the next cubicle reeks of heavy cologne? How do you handle an employee who douses in perfume or strong-scented lotion, irritating the sinuses of customers? Both employers and employees face issues when it comes to the use of cologne and perfume in the workplace. To help everyone involved, Fisher & Phillips ( w w w. l a b o r l a w ye r s . c o m ) , a national labor and employment law firm with a local office in the La Jolla area, has released a list of tips for dealing with perfume and cologne issues. “What might seem like a relatively minor matter can turn into a potential lawsuit if an employee or customer has an allergic reaction to a scent or is unable to perform their duties due to overpowering scents causing eye irritation or throat swelling,” said David Monks, partner at Fisher & Phillips. “Courts have already ruled that employers have a duty to reasonably accommodate requests by employees if scents become an overwhelming burden,” Monks added. To help avoid potential conflicts, Fisher & Phillips has released a list of tips for dealing with fragrance in the workplace for both employers and employees alike. Top tips relating to fragrance in the workplace: • For employees, start off by reviewing your fragrance choices before heading to work. Are you often receiving comments about your perfume or cologne? Perhaps it is applied too strongly. • Employers should consider adding to their employee handbooks a clause about fragrance that clearly states an employee may be requested to minimize or eliminate a cologne, perfume or heavily scented deodorant. • Create guidelines in the employee handbook about what

constitutes the hallmarks of an irritating fragrance: watering eyes, headaches, sneezing and coughing, etc. • If you put in a clause about excessive or irritating fragrance in an employee handbook, be sure to enforce it a consistent manner. Make sure that employees know the consequences for non-compliance. As an employee, familiarize yourself with what is allowed and not allowed before you spritz. • Try to find the right balance between requests to both allow and eliminate fragrance. Employers and employees can work together on a variety of solutions, including the installation of air purifiers, addition of fans to circulate air in the area and relocation of employees with sensitivity to an area near a window or door. This is a real issue facing employers nationwide. In 2010, the city of Detroit settled a lawsuit brought by a city planner who claimed she was allergic to a coworker's perfume, making it difficult for her to breathe. The settlement of her claim under the Americans With Disabilities Act included a substantial monetary payment to the employee, as well as the adoption of a “no scent” policy in city offices. To learn more about fragrance and cologne issues and other workplace topics, visit — Fisher and Phillips’ La Jolla office is located at 4747 Executive Drive, Suite 1000.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR La Jolla Community Planning Association says ‘No harm, no foul’ “No harm, no foul” was the comment of La Jolla Community Planning Association (LJCPA) Trustee Michael Costello at the LJCPA’s Sept. 1 meeting. Moreover, this appeared to be the mindset of each of the other LJCPA trustees who sat regretfully silent as their president, Tony Crisafi, declined to answer the question of the evening: “Why did you not file an appeal of 1912 Sprindrift?,” asked by trustee and former LJCPA president Joe La Cava. On Aug. 3, a city of San Diego hearing officer approved the demolition of a single-story residence at 1912 Spindrift and the construction of a new two-story residence, for which Crisafi is the project architect. At their Aug. 4 meeting, the LJCPA trustees discussed in detail whether or not to appeal the hearing officer’s approval of Mr. Crisafi’s project. During this meeting, Matt Peterson, the project’s attorney, raised the question to the LJCPA, “Why is this item on the agenda tonight?” LJCPA Vice President Rob Whittemore replied, “The hearing officer approved the project and so the issue tonight is whether or not the LJCPA should appeal that decision.” Trustees Fitzgerald and Manno agreed. Trustee Phil Merten emphasized the key issue is to not allow parking in the front yard of the home designed by Mr. Crisafi. Trustees Bond, Costello, Gabsch, Little, Fitzgerald, Courtney, Weiss and LJCPA members Dale Naegle, Kathleen Neil and members of the public participated in the

discussion supporting the appeal of Mr. Crisafi’s project. Despite the 8-4 vote by the trustees to appeal the hearing officer’s decision, Mr. Crisafi chose not to file the appeal as required by the by-laws of the LJCPA. By doing so, Mr. Crisafi’s client has an approved project. His project will now not have to endure the expensive environmental review process caused by such LJCPA appeals; Mr. Crisafi’s actions saved his client months of review time and thousands of dollars. Matt Peterson, however, did answer the question later in the evening. The LJCPA trustees were told that Mr. Crisafi, Mr. Merten and he had reached a “compromise agreement” to resolve the project’s parking issues. “We found a way to attach a garage, and we’re going to use a stacking lift system to satisfy the street-parking requirement,” he said. Their “compromised agreement,” however, was not reached at a noticed public meeting, nor was it placed on an LJCPA agenda as required by City Council policy 600-24 and the Brown Act. None of the above-mentioned LJCPA trustees, LJCPA members or members of the public who had previously supported the appeal of 1912 Spindrift had any participation in their “compromised agreement.” It was only at the Sept. 1 LJCPA meeting — and after the 10-day appeal period expired — that the other LJCPA trustees, LJCPA members and the public were informed of their “compromised agreement” in the conspicuous absence of Trustee Phil Merten. We now know why Mr. Crisafi did not appeal 1912 Spindrift or answer Mr.


ONE MINUTE WITH LEON CAMPBELL Entertainment is a necessity. It has nothing to do with nutrition, shelter, water and protection from enemies. In past generations, and even today in some parts of the world, nearly all of the waking hours are spent simply surviving. The essential needs of the human body and reproduction are the objects of living. However, today such essentials can be provided by working only eight hours a day, five days a week. This leaves eight hours for five days, together with two full

days, to spend not seeking survival. The brain, already well-nourished, seeks stimulation. Without stimulation depression follows with a decline in health, even death. Entertainment provides stimulation. Therefore, it is a necessity. The choice of entertainment is up to the individual, such as spectator sports, movies or just reading. I like to think that this commentary is entertaining and therefore a necessity. If it is not entertaining, and therefore not a necessity, I like to think of it as a luxury.” — Leon Campbell lives in La Jolla

La Cava’s question. He and Mr. Peterson reached a “compromised agreement” with Trustee Merten. Is this the way decisions are made at the LJCPA? “No harm, no foul” Mr. Costello? The credibility and trustworthiness of the LJCPA has been “harmed” and every applicant that comes in front of the LJCPA has been “fouled.” Mr. Crisafi’s and Mr. Merten’s dealings of conducting the people’s business behind close doors must end. The question now is: “Will the LJCPA Trustees demand their immediate resignation or continue to ignore their blatant violations of Council policy 600-24 and the Brown Act?” Kim Whitney, LJCPA member

A different side to racing shows darker pasttime I cannot see how so many people go to horse races for entertainment. When I see horses sweating and running fast to the utmost of their ability, I question how anyone can take pleasure watching the races. If you can see also what happens to some of the horses when they are injured and can no longer race and how they are put to sleep. I wonder how any person can derive pleasure from torturing horses who are not created for racing but for a life of goodness with owners who can keep them on a ranch and so on for riding or other enjoyable measures. People who go to the races should be pitied for their lack of compassion. They should stop abusing God’s creatures. Frieda L. Levinsky La Jolla

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BIRDSTOCK brings art, music — and a taste of the 1960s — to Bird Rock BY MARIKO LAMB

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The Bird Rock Community Council (BRCC) will host its second annual “Birdstock” music festival on Sept. 11 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Bird Rock Elementary Park. Birdstock began last year as a result of the suspension of another annual event — Taste of Bird Rock — due to traffic-control problems, safety issues and the expense of meeting the city’s permitting requirements. The idea for the event was hatched by Pamela Garvey, one of the leading organizers of the Taste of Bird Rock. “[Pamela] and my wife, Felicia, have done a fantastic job with making the fundraisers worthwhile and successful,” said BRCC President Joe Parker. “The idea is to have a free, family event where the neighbors can come together — like at Taste of Bird Rock — with the original intent to have some kind of local summer concert in the park.” This year, Birdstock will again feature rock ’n’ roll headliner The Jones Revival Band, a local Bird Rock favorite that covers a wide range of greatest hits that will leave no audience member disappointed — no matter the age or genre preference. Other treats include a picnic catered by Naked Pizza, a snack booth hosted by the Bird Rock Elementary Peace Patrol and community art projects put on by the Bird Rock Artist Guild. The “Art Alive” corner will showcase the latest creations by Bird Rock Artist Guild members and a few art projects that can only be completed by enlisting the help of community members.

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Left, “Birdstockers” pose for a photo at last year’s event, which benefits Bird Rock Elementary School. Below, Carissa and TD from The Jones Revival Band bring high energy rock ‘n’ roll to the event. Photos by Pearl Preiss

One such project is a community-created chalk la strada — an Italian-style, chalked-up “peace of art” on the pavement that anyone at the event can help fill in. “It is improvisational art, where anyone, any age can participate and help create a giant peace symbol out of sidewalk chalk,” said Jane Wheeler, Bird Rock Artist Guild member. “Then we will take a group photo of the peace sign and everyone at Birdstock, sending out a message of peace on the anniversary of 9/11.” Another art project requiring community-assistance will also assist the community in return. Last year, the Waverly Gate Community Wall was created in order to honor members of the Bird Rock community, raise funds for Bird Rock Elementary and connect the community through a beautification project located near the new Waverly Gate entrance. The wall is adorned with tiles from last year’s Birdstock when former BRCC president Joe LaCava was honored for his dedication to the community and his instrumental role in making the Waverly entrance a real-

ity. This year, guests at Birdstock have something else to celebrate — the 60th anniversary of Bird Rock Elementary School. In honor of the school, the wall’s main facade will contain a dedication to Bird Rock Elementary’s longevity and its role as a uniting force in the community. Visitors can create their own fused glass for the Waverly Wall at the fused glass station or purchase a community tile to dedicate to a family member, friend, organization or even themselves to help honor the school that has been a community builder for 60 years. Suggested donation to the festival is $5. All proceeds from the event will benefit Bird Rock Elementary School, located at 700 Van Nuys St.

The 35th annual Monte Carlo Gala at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. La Jolla, will take place on Sept. 10. This year, the popular event will be themed “Monte Carlo Goes Burlesque,” and will feature the style icon Dita Von Teese. The queen of burlesque is known for her 1940s pin-up girl look and became famous as the “girl in the glass” with her Martini Glass show. Her shows feature ornate sets and haute couture costumes influenced by vintage lingerie. She has performed all over the world at events for Luis Vuitton, Cartier, Chopard and Marc Jacobs — to name a few. Von Teese has been credited with bringing back Old Hollywood glamour and has topped the best-dressed lists the world over. The fashion icon is frequently seen in the front rows of top fashion shows and has modeled in the Jean Paul Gaultier show for Fashion Week. At this year's event, San Diego visionaries Valerie Cooper and David C. Copley team up as event cochairs. The evening, the dress code for which is “club chic,” will take everyone on a journey of fantasy, starting with the boudoir-inspired theme. Guest will enjoy cocktails, seaside dining and an over-the-top “Dita” performance. The event will continue with the after party, which

Dita Von Teese, above, will perform at the 35th annual Monte Carlo Gala at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, on Sept. 10 at 9:30 p.m. Photo courtesy of Photos by Danielle Bedics

will include a late-night tantalizing encore by the “Burlesque Superheroine.” All the proceeds from Monte Carlo Goes Burlesque will support the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego’s education programs and exhibitions. To reserve tickets or tables, contact Cynthia Tuomi at or (858) 4543541, ext. 118. MCASD La Jolla is located at 700 Prospect St. For more information, visit

La Jolla Playhouse resident dance group puts history, women’s struggles center stage BY CHARLENE BALDRIDGE | VILLAGE NEWS Tonight (Sept. 8) at the Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Eveoke Dance Theatre mounts “Las Mariposas,” a captivating dance work based on Julia Alvarez’s 1994 novel, “In the Time of the Butterflies.” Co-created by Eveoke artistic director Erika Malone and resident choreographer Erica Aisha Moore, “Las Mariposas” premiered at 10th Avenue Theatre late last year. Eveoke Dance Theatre holds a residency in the La Jolla Playhouse’s Resident Theatre Program, spearheaded by artistic director Christopher Ashley, who said, “The Resident Theatre Program has become an integral part of the Play-

house’s programming, and we are ecstatic about its success over the last three seasons. We are especially excited to have Eveoke — our first dance organization — as the resident company, broadening the spectrum of artistic offerings at the Playhouse. This innovative troupe brings a fresh vision to each of their projects, with strong ties to the community through their numerous education and outreach programs.” The residency program encourages artistic development of up-and-coming performing arts organizations and provides a temporary home each year to one of the many local troupes that lack permanent venues. Previous resident

theatre appointees include Mo’olelo Performing Arts Company, Moxie Theatre and San Diego Asian American Repertory Theatre. “Las Mariposas” (The Butterflies) tells the true story of three sisters who were brutally murdered in November 1960 for their participation in the resistance movement against Rafael Trujillo, thendictator of the Dominican Republic. A fourth sister, Déde Mirabal, survived, and in her own autobiographical work told the story upon which Alvarez based her best-selling novel. Eveoke’s “Las Mariposas” begins as Déde introduces her three vivid and individualistic sisters, Patria, Minerva and

Maria Teresa. As the narrative unfolds, each of the adult women is juxtaposed by a youthful self, embodied by four younger dancers. Other dancers represent townspeople, Trujillo, figures of magical realism, and assassins. A character named Butterfly embodies women’s dedication and sacrifice in time of political upheaval. “Las Mariposas” utilizes magical realism, modern dance and text from the novel. “I’ve seen many adaptations of my novel,” said Alvarez, “but the Eveoke performance has been the adaptation that most moved me.” Alvarez praised Eveoke’s creativity and

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La Jolla artist showcases multiple talents at ArtWalk BY MARIKO LAMB | VILLAGE NEWS Local La Jollan Debbie Dorsee is ingrained into the fabric of La Jolla in more ways than one — from business to politics to art. She will showcase several of her talents at this year’s ArtWalk on the Bay, an event illustrating her abilities both onstage and behind the scenes. ArtWalk on the Bay is a free two-day festival featuring art, music, food, entertainment and KidsWalk “artivities” at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Park. The festival will present thousands of art pieces by more than 150 of San Diego’s top artists. In ArtWalk’s booth No. 142, it will be hard to miss Dorsee’s contemporary mixed-media images of organic nature exploding with a vividly bright color schemes. On display will be her “After the Fires” series, an original collection of mixed media works symbolizing nature’s strength and resilience amid destruction. The theme of her collection was inspired by her experience assisting in relief efforts after the 2003 and 2007 wildfires in San Diego County. She will also showcase her new series, titled “The 4 Elements,” a collection of images from Hawaii transformed in her contemporary and mixed-media style to demonstrate the vibrancy of nature’s primary elements — earth, wind, fire and water. In addition to exhibiting her contemporary mixed-media artwork, oils and prints at the festival, Dorsee was heavily

involved in the event’s production. Visitors can particularly thank her for the fact that the event is free. “I am the person that raises all the sponsorship dollars to make the event happen,” she said. This year, Dorsee brought in top sponsors including Alaska Airlines, Scripps, Subaru and other notable brands through

Left, an original mixed media contemporary work by Debbie Dorsee in her "After the Fires" collection. Above, an oil painting shows the diversity in Dorsee’s work. Courtesy photos

The Dorsee Company — a business development, community relations and event production company that she founded in 2003. In addition to her duties as an artist and business owner, the local “mover and shaker” has her hands full with community responsibilities, including serving as a trustee on the La Jolla Town Council, advocating for wildfire recovery in counties across Southern California and acting as a

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member of numerous organizations in San Diego. “As a native San Diegan, I deeply care about my community,” she said of her community involvement. ArtWalk on the Bay will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 10-11 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Park, located at 1 Park Blvd. To check out Dorsee’s artwork before the show, visit

La Jolla Town Council members enjoy a ‘Day at the Races’ La Jolla Town Council (LJTC) trustees, friends and members of the La Jolla community took advantage of the final weekend to enjoy the Del Mar races with a 1940s-themed “Day at the Races” fundraising event on Sept. 2. Guests started with a pre-party at Barfly, a limo shuttle to the Del Mar racetrack and an evening of food, drinks and horse betting in the Betty Grable Celebrity Suite overlooking the finish line. During the event, nearly every guest won a raffle or bestdressed prize, even if they didn’t win their wagers during the races. Following the races, guests enjoyed a concert by Fitz and the Tantrums, a soulful indie pop band from Los Angeles. Organizers of the event included LJTC secretary Sonia Olivas, second vice president John Weinstein, trustee Mary Soriano and executive director Valerie Strocco.

Upcoming LJTC events include a charity poker tournament on the first Tuesday of each month starting in October, and a SunSetter Community Happy Hour on the third Thursday of each month. For more information about upcoming events with the LJTC, visit or call Valerie Strocco at (858) 454-1444. — Mariko Lamb

The event included a contest for best 1940s-themed dress. Left, winners of the contest were LJTC trustee Steve Haskins and Yolanda De Riquer. MARIKO LAMB | Village News

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eliminated within eight months. Before and after the 60-minute address, attendees enjoyed various libations and a range of stunningly delicious appetizers from Roppongi Restaurant. Additional Distinguished Speaker Series events are scheduled for the coming months.


with Vincent Andrunas La Jolla’s Riford Center was filled to capacity on Aug. 25 for its second Distinguished Speaker Series. Mayor Jerry Sanders, whose second (and last) term will end in December 2012, spoke before a broadly approving audience that included his well-known wife, Rana Sampson. He spoke of never having been in politics before running for mayor in 2005 and of his plans for resolving the pension problem with a 401(k) plan, of expanding the Convention Center (which would return profits quickly), and of outsourcing fleet services and I.T. for significant savings. He said he feels an entertainment zone in east downtown would enhance business and keep the Chargers here without impacting the general fund, and announced that the structural deficit (excess of the cost of city services compared to revenues that sustain it) will be Carnaval: top: Mick and Lisette Farrell (event chairs), Peter and Olivia Farrell (honorary chairs; celebrating her birthday), Lori and Bill Walton. Center: Rachel Teagle (NCM executive director), David Castillo, Tania Luviano (emcee), Mitch Mitchell (NCM board chair), Karla Pinckes, Keith Colestock. Riford: left: Don Breitenberg and Jeanne Jones, Mayor Jerry Sanders (distinguished speaker) and Rana Sampson, Reena Horowitz

The New Children’s Museum (NCM) makes art- and imagination-building activities available to children 365 days a year. Its Island Avenue facility, a beautiful addition to downtown San Diego’s architectural landscape, has served 545,000 visitors since opening in May 2008. Twenty percent come for free, through programs funded largely at fabulous annual galas. Lisette and Mick Farrell chaired the Aug. 27 gala; Olivia and Peter Farrell were honorary chairs. Having grown up in Panama, Lisette loved the “carnaval” celebrations of Central and South America (it’s biggest in Brazil). She chose the theme “Carnaval do Rio,” gathered an energetic committee (including enthusiastic Brazilians) and worked very hard for nine months to make it really spectacular. (Lisette called the event her “first baby.”) Guests bought up all 330 tickets weeks in advance, eager to “samba with a purpose.” Many came elaborately costumed. Caipirinha cocktails, tasty street fare, music, and dancers filled the museum and the avenue (cordoned off for the evening). Entertainment was everywhere, with 55 performers from Sol-eMar in 82 performances throughout the evening. At dinnertime, musicians raucously led guests to colorfully decorated tables awaiting under the stars. The festive nightclub-like setting featured two stages, on which capoeira (martial-arts dancers) and others performed. A churrascaria dinner was served rodizio-style. Waiters brought intricate salads and large bowls of delectable vegetables for diners to pass and serve themselves, later returning repeatedly with marinated meats and chicken. Diners had bi-colored disks; turning it from green to red signified satiation. A Brazilian vocalist sang softly during dinner. Later, Steve Hamann’s not-so-soft voice exhorted auction bidders, who

Mozart: right: Radomir and Nancy Bojanic (she’s MM founder and executive director), Esther Nahama (Club Amadeus chair), Lorna York (Madison Gallery owner) and fiancé Darrel Drinan


responded generously (this was far too energetic a party for a silent auction). An inspiring video showed how innovation and creativity leads to great products and accomplishments — an idea that NCM strives to instill in children. Pledges were solicited, quickly reaching $100,000 — the amount of a matching grant jointly offered by the Farrell Family Foundation and an anonymous donor. Donations continued, and in the end, the event netted more than $500,000 to further NCM’s programs. Emcee Tania Luviano thanked everyone, and fireworks immediately began in the night sky (actually, from the nearby Summer Pops), but the party was by no means over. Costumed entertainers and musicians paraded impressively in the street, around a specially commissioned float. Indoors, an after-party featured singer/dancer Dandara (“The Tina Turner of Brazil”), more entertainment and more edibles. Unlike many parties that run out of food (or steam), this party kept going and going — like that annoying battery bunny, but much more fun! Truthfully, this was one of San Diego’s best and most entertaining galas.

*** Lorna York hosted more than 100 members of Mainly Mozart’s elite Club Amadeus support group at her Madison Gallery on Aug. 28. Located on Prospect Street, the venue was perfect for these artsmart music lovers, who enjoyed sipping wine and champagne while admiring the gallery’s fine modern and contemporary paintings and sculptures. The afternoon’s hour-long concert featured Beethoven’s Serenade in D and Dohnanyi’s Serenade in C. With San Diego Symphony concertmaster Jeff Thayer played violin, Cynthia Phelps of the New York Philharmonic on viola and UCSD music performance professor Charles Curtis on cello, the program was superb — not surprising with such stellar musicians and Mainly Mozart’s reputation for excellence. Post-concert, copious appetizers and desserts were served. Lorna presented guests with hardbound books about international artist Luc Leestemaker, prominently represented in her gallery.



THURSDAY, Sept. 8 • La Jolla Bar Association speaker luncheon, noon, Manhattan Restaurant in Empress Hotel, 7766 Fay Ave., (858) 454-1839,, guest responsible for price of own lunch • 2011 Marconi Symposium “Will the Internet Survive?” 8:30 a.m., Atkinson Hall, 9500 Gilman Drive, panel discussion, (858) 246-0353,, $15 UCSD student, $35 faculty/staff, $50 general admission • “The Good Daughters,” 7:30 p.m., Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Ave., book discussion and signing with author Joyce Maynard, (858) 454-0347,, free • Salsa lessons, 7 p.m., Miami Grille, 4545 La Jolla Village Drive, lessons for beginners and intermediates followed by open dancing with music by Luna Llena, (858) 552-0668,, $10 • “Las Mariposas,” 7:30 p.m., La Jolla Playhouse, 2910 La Jolla Village Drive, dance theater production inspired by Julie Alvarez’s novel “In the Time of the Butterflies,” (619) 238-1153,, $20-$25 • La Jolla Town Council Speakers Series, 6:15 p.m., La Jolla Recreation Center, 615 Prospect St., Independent La Jolla president Cindy Greatrex presents the goals and interests of the organization that promotes La Jolla as an independent city, (858) 368-4110,, free

FRIDAY, Sept. 9 • “Steady, My Gaze,” 7 p.m., D.G. Wills Books, 7461 Girard Ave., book reading with New York poet Marie-Elizabeth Mali, (858) 456-1800,, free

SATURDAY, Sept. 10 • Watermixable oil painting demonstration by Mariko Irie, 1 to 3 p.m., La Jolla Art Association Gallery, 8100 Paseo del Ocaso, Ste. B, (858) 459-1196,, free • Snorkel with the sharks, 8 a.m., Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, swim with schooling leopard and smoothhound sharks and guitarfish at La Jolla Shores, RSVP required, (858) 534-7336,, $30 • La Jolla Symphony Chorus open auditions, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., UCSD Conrad Prebys Music Center, 9500 Gilman Drive, appointments required, (858) 2432045,, free • Bassnectar, 7:30 p.m., UCSD Rimac Arena, 9500 Gilman Drive, concert with special guests Big Gigantic, Z-Trip and Amp Live, (858) 534-6467,, $25 UCSD students, $35 general admission • “Monte Carlo Goes Burlesque,” 6:30 p.m., Museum of Contemporary Art, 700 Prospect St., 35th annual gala featuring a burlesque performance by Dita Von Teese, including a cocktail party, dinner and after-party to benefit MCASD,

EVENTS, (858) 454-3541 x162, $650 for Stiletto level, $1,250 for Feathers and Frills level, VIP All that Glitters ticket $2,500, after-party tickets: members $150, non-members $200 • Walking tour of historic La Jolla, 10 a.m., Wisteria Cottage, 780 Prospect St., 1.5-mile docent-led tour with 15 stops in La Jolla’s historic downtown village led by a knowledgeable volunteer, RSVP required, (858) 480-6424,, $10, children 12 and under free

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The Windansea Surfers Reunion Association will host its 17th annual Longboard Surf Meet and Beach Luau on Sept. 10 at Windansea Beach. The first surf heat, “Geezers Go First!” for ages 60 and older, will begin at 9 a.m. followed by the “Cavemen and Cavewomen” heat for ages 45 to 59 at 10 a.m., couples and families at noon and “Gremmies and Gremmets” for surfers up to age 29 at 1 p.m. Following the non-competitive surf meet, guests can enjoy island fare and surf tunes by the Duo-Tones at the luau, where the association will honor Windansea surfer and shaper George Lanning. Raffle prizes will be given away at the luau, including the grand prize of a surfboard shaped and donated by Lanning. Tickets are $35 for an individual to surf, $60 for couples or families to surf and $15 for the luau. All boards must be nine feet or longer. For more information call (808) 499-9032.

• Full moon pier walk, 6 p.m., Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, a moonlight walk and tour along the Ellen Browning Scripps Memorial Pier, RSVP required, ages 9 and up, (858) 534-7336,, $25 Olivetas Ave., the Social Service League of La Jolla hosts a light Spanish supper MONDAY, Sept. 12 with wine and beer and a guitar perfor• Full moon pier walk, 6 p.m., Birch mances by Fred Benedetti and George Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, (858) Svoboda, RSVP required by Sept. 8, 534-7336,, (858) 454-7625, www.darlington$25, $35 if RSVP by Sept. 8, $45 at the door TUESDAY, Sept. 13 • “Manicures and Martinis,” 5 p.m., • San Diego League of Women Vot- La Jolla Strip Club, 4282 Esplanade ers, La Jolla meeting, 9:30 a.m., Riford Court, complimentary Three Olives martiCenter, 6811 La Jolla Blvd., (858) 454- nis and a manicure, (858) 450-1400, 5019,, free, $20


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Drive, dinner to benefit UCSD libraries featuring cocktails, a silent auction, dinner and lecture on “San Diego and the Technology Revolution: The Next 50 Years,” by Mary Walshok, (858) 534-1183,, $225 • Banana Slug String Band, 5:30 p.m., Birch Aquarium, 2300 Expedition Way, concert by the eco-band for children, (858) 534-3474,, $20 general admission, $17 members, children 2 and under free • MCASD La Jolla open house, 5 p.m., Museum of Contemporary Art La WEDNESDAY, Sept. 14 THURSDAY, Sept. 15 Jolla, 700 Prospect St., free admission • Summer Musicale: “Echoes of • Dinner in the library, 5:30 p.m., from 5 to 7 p.m., (858) 454-3541, Spain,” 5 p.m., Darlington House, 7441 UCSD Geisel Library, 9500 Gilman, free

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is displayed, stop making choices and start asking the salesperson, “What do you suggest?” The more options — whether buying a car or ordering a suit — the quicker fatigue sets in and so one chooses the default option. In an experiment involving the timing of paroles given or refused, 1,100 decisions were analyzed over the course of a year. Prisoners who appeared in front of the judges early in the morning received parole 70 percent of the time, while those who appeared later in the day were paroled less than 10 percent of the time. The fatigued judges chose the default option: remain in jail. What experimenters tried to do next was to see whether the brain can be made to function even when fatigued — and the answer was glucose. Glucose could reverse the brain’s propensity to stop deciding and give it a burst of energy. This explains the dieter’s problem with willpower. We start off refusing the doughnut for breakfast, but by dinner have no willpower left for the chocolate cake. The catch-22 is that in order not to eat, the dieter needs willpower, but in order to have willpower, the dieter needs to eat. Baumeister showed that, in order to

start making good choices again once depleted, people need “a sugary pickme-up,” but not a beverage containing a diet sweetener. The prisoners who normally would have that 10 percent chance of getting paroled by appearing in the afternoon in front of tired judges were taken in front of judges who had just eaten and got approved 60 percent of the time. I personally don’t know how much choice prisoners have in the timing of their appearances. I’m guessing not much, but according to this research, the judges should find the opportunity to eat a snack before their brains start turning off. People with the best self-control are the ones who structure their lives so as to conserve willpower. They don’t schedule back-to-back meetings, avoid all-you-can-eat buffets, and instead of having to decide whether to exercise every morning, they schedule it in advance. Even the wisest people won’t make good choices when their glucose is low. So, don’t make decisions late in the day or on an empty stomach. The best decision makers, Baumeister says, are the ones who know when not to trust themselves. We all now have a good excuse for that piece of chocolate mid-afternoon.



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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2011-022031 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: JJ CLEANING located at: 828 MADISON AVE. CHULA VISTA, CA. 91911 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): JACINTO ROBERTO BELTRAN, JAVIER OCTAVIO NAVARRO This business is being conducted by: A LIMITED PARTRENTALS 750 NERSHIP The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County  vacation rentals on: AUG 02, 2011 ISSUE DATE(S): AUG 18, 25 SEPT 01 DEL MAR FURNISHED 4BR, 3 BA SFR, Great AND 08, 2011

began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: AUG 18, 2011 ISSUE DATE(S): AUG 25 SEPT 01, 08 AND 15, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2011-024290 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: MOLLY B BIKINIS located at: 4966 SANTA MONICA #E SAN DIEGO, CA. 92107 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): GRIFFIN GOFORTH, MOLLY GOFORTH This business is being conducted by: HUSBAND AND WIFE The transaction of business began on: 02/02/09 The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: AUG 25, 2011 ISSUE DATE(S): SEPT 01, 08, 15 AND 22, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2011-022008 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: PREFERRED CARE AT HOME OF CENTRAL COASTAL SAN DIEGO located at: 5694 MISSION CENTER RD. STE 602 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92108 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): PHYSICIANS HOME AND HEALTH CARE, INC. This business is being conducted by: A CORPORATION PHYSICIANS HOME AND HEALTH CARE, INC. 5694 MISSION CENTER ROAD STE 602/346 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92108 CALIFORNIA The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: AUG 02, 2011 ISSUE DATE(S): SEPT 01, 08, 15 AND 22, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2011-023866 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: DEL MAR DINER / CAFE located at: 2638 DEL MAR HEIGHTS RD. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92104 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): UNAL SAMANCI This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 08/22/11 The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: AUG 22, 2011 ISSUE DATE(S): SEPT 01, 08, 15 AND 22, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2011-023976 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: COMPASSO ARTS, SK DESIGNS located at: 4039 BRANT ST. #F SAN DIEGO, CA. 92103 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): SUSAN KIM This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 08/01/11 The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: AUG 23, 2011 ISSUE DATE(S): SEPT 01, 08, 15 AND 22, 2011 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2011-023967 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: TANIA’S ROAMING ROVERS located at: 4974 BAYARD ST. SAN DIEGO, CA. 92103 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): TANIA MIRANDA This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: 08/22/11 The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: AUG 23, 2011 ISSUE DATE(S): SEPT 01, 08, 15 AND 22, 2011

lagoon view, walking distance to RaceTrack ATT READERS! FREE BOOKS! Trade your and Ocean. Rent, short or long term lease w/ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT FILE NO. 2011-021989 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: STASEA 2011-024150 THE NAME(S) OF BUSINESS: BALBOA books for free at! option to buy. 619 454 - 4151 BLEU located at: 3745 RIVIERA DR. UNIT 7 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): STASEA BLEU LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY This business is being conducted by: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMGOT OLD COMIC BOOKS? Local collector PANY STASEA BLEU LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY 3745  for sale or exchange seeks vintage comic books and paperbacks RIVIERA DR. UNIT 7 SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 CALIFORNIA from 1950s and older. Let’s make a deal! LAGOON VIEW HOME Buy, or lease option, The transaction of business began on: 08/01/11 The Contact me at $1650,000. 21,800 ft Kearny Mesa office statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., building $3,650,000, 18 miles Baja oceanfront, Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: AUG 02, 2011 ISSUE DATE(S): AUG 18, 25 SEPT 01 AND 08, 2011 PETS & PET SERVICES 400



BOOKKEEPING located at: 4455 LAMONT ST. SUITE H SAN DIEGO, CA. 92109 is hereby registered by the following owner(s): ANTIONETTE HARGIS This business is being conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL The transaction of business began on: NOT YET STARTED The statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on: AUG 24, 2011 ISSUE DATE(S): SEPT 01, 08, 15 AND 22, 2011

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Open Sun, Aug. 21, 1-4pm

DELUXE new t'homes, up to 1632 sf. Bay view roofdecks with fireplaces. 6 blks to bay or ocean. Open this Sat/Sun 1-5 $559K & $569K

Kathy Evans 858.488.SELL DRE #00872108

Coastal Properties

Sunny, south facing 2 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath Townhouse Style Condo. Low monthly HOA fees. 5 Unit Complex is one building off of Mission Bay. Covered parking space plus 2 storage areas. Offered at $499,000! 2959 Bayside Lane

Karen: 619-379-1194 • Mike: 619-384-8538 E-mail: Web:

1056 Chalcedony New 2200 sqft CASITA Bonita!!!! 1st Open House this Sat & Sun 1-4. $995K




NEW CONDOS • Roof Top Decks

LA JOLLA Sat & Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . . . . . . . .604 Gravilla Place . . . . . . . . . . . .2BR/1BA . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$690,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Robin Whaley • 858-583-3011 Sat 1-4 Sun 10:30-5pm . . . . . . . .7530 Draper Ave. . . . . . . . . . . . . .3BR/4BA . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$925,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kathy Evans • 858-488-7355 Sat & Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . . . . . . . .800 Prospect #4-D . . . . . . . . . . .2BR/2BA . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,495,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lynn Walton • 858-405-3931 Sat 11-6 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . . . . .7407 Hillside Dr. . . . . . . . . . . . . .4BR/3BA . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,295,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Corrente Team • 619-985-9058 Karen Ekroos • 858-551-5800 Sat 1-4 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . . . . . .7516 Miramar Ave. . . . . . . . . . . .5BR/5BA . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,450,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jasmine Wilson • 858-204-6885 Alex De Rosa • 858-752-3803 Sat 1-4pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6947 Via Valverde . . . . . . . . . . . .4BR/2.5BA . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,400,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Linda Marrone • 858-459-4173 Sat 1-4pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2180 Via Nina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5BR/2.5BA . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,695,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Susana Corrigan • 858-414-4555 Sat 12-3pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5802 Sagebrush . . . . . . . . . . . . .4BR/3.5BA . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,195,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Brant Westfall • 858-454-7355 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8774 La Jolla Scenic Dr. N. . . . . .4BR/2BA . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$895,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Carol Hernstad • 858-775-4473 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .642 Westbourne . . . . . . . . . . . . .3BR/2.5BA . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,100,000-$1,300,876 . . . . .David Schroedl • 858-459-0202 Sun 12-3pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8412 La Jolla Shores Dr. . . . . . . .5BR/4.5BA . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,900,000-$2,200,876 . . . . . .Brant Westfall • 858-454-7355 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7020 Via Estrada . . . . . . . . . . . . .5BR/4BA . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,000,000-$2,400,876 . . . . .David Schroedl • 858-459-0202

• 2 Bedrooms 1 opt. • 3 Baths • Solar Electricity • Stainless Appliances • Granite Counters • 2 Car Garages

1921-29 Felspar St.


FOR RENT – La Jolla Shores Single Story 3br/2ba Available now West Side of La Jolla Shores Dr. Walk to Beach, Restaurants and Scripps Pier Remodeled, with Pool and Spa $5,500


PACIFIC BEACH / MISSION BEACH / CROWN POINT Sat & Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . . . . . . . .1921-1929 Felspar St. . . . . . . . .3BR/3BA . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$489,000-$499,000 . . . . . . . . . . .Kathy Evans • 858-488-7355 Sat & Sun 1-5pm . . . . . . . . . . . . .1365-1371 Hornblend St. . . . . . .3BR/2.5BA . . . . . . . . . . . .$559,000-$569,000 . . . . . . . . . . .Kathy Evans • 858-488-7355 Sat & Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . . . . . . . .3947 Sequoia St. . . . . . . . . . . . . .3BR/4BA . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$869,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kathy Evans • 858-488-7355 Sat & Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . . . . . . . .4076-4080 Morrell St. . . . . . . . . .4BR/3.5BA . . . . . . . . . . . .$889,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kathy Evans • 858-488-7355 Sat & Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . . . . . . . .1056 Chalcedony St. . . . . . . . . . .4BR/3.5BA . . . . . . . . . . . .$995,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kathy Evans • 858-488-7533 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1566 Reed Ave. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Duplex 1BR/1BA ea . . . . .$639,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Andrew Jabro • 858-525-5498

POINT LOMA / OCEAN BEACH Sat & Sun 11-4pm . . . . . . . . . . . .837 Golden Park Ave. . . . . . . . . .4BR/4BA . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,375,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Robert Realty • 619-852-8827 Sat 1-4pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3430 Bangor Place . . . . . . . . . . .5BR/3.5BA . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,450,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Natasha Alexander • 858-336-9051

This beautiful home with 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath, family room, gourmet kitchen, and garage, plus gated parking space, was rebuilt from the ground up 10 years ago with impeccable detail. It is just steps to the beach, a short walk to the village, and has an ocean view from the master bedroom.

Now $2,750,000

David R. Hill 619-889-4455 ReMax Coastal Properties DRE #00631219

Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4878 Pescadero Ave. #201 . . . . .1BR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$389,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tami Fuller • 619-226-8264 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2117 Wabaska court . . . . . . . . . .3BR/2BA . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$549,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Cindy Wing • 619-223-9464

Mission Bay Real Estate Association

Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4068 Bernice Dr. . . . . . . . . . . . . .4BR/2BA . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$625,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tami Fuller • 619-226-8264 Sun 12-3pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2734 Chatsworth Blvd. . . . . . . . .2+BR/2BA . . . . . . . . . . . .$647,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Marie Huff • 619-838-9400 Sun 12-3pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3204 Shadowlawn St. . . . . . . . . .2BR/1.5BA . . . . . . . . . . . .$658,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Marie Huff • 619-838-9400 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2967 Farragut Rd. . . . . . . . . . . . .3BR/2.5BA . . . . . . . . . . . .$669,900 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tami Fuller • 619-226-8264 Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .951 Armada Terrace . . . . . . . . . .3BR/2BA . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,225,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Cindy Wing • 619-223-9464

BAY PARK Sun 1-4pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1995 Erie St. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4BR/3.5BA . . . . . . . . . . . .$739,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tami Fuller • 619-226-8264

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Brian J. Lewis

619-300-5032 DRE #01440201

Coastal Properties

939 COAST BLVD. Klatt Realty is offering this 7th floor studio condo for sale at the reduced price of $540,000! Enjoy great ocean views from this well located condominium! This unit is in excellent condition! Tenant occupied. Sale is subject to existing lease.

RENTALS 1. $3,900* RPM: This JUST LISTED 4 bedroom, 3 bath spacious home on Mount Soledad with panoramic canyon views and a 2 car garage is an excellent family home in a family area near schools! Available now! With the school year about to start, THIS WON’T LAST LONG! Call us for your appointment to see today! 2. $9,750* RPM: This fully furnished beautiful Ocean View home in Prestwick Estates has a panoramic vista of La Jolla Shores, the Scripps Pier and the La Jolla Cove! The home features a swimming pool, an office and multiple luxury items. You must see it to appreciate it! Available now for a one-year lease at $9,750* RPM! Sorry, no pets and no smokers please. 3. We have a large one bedroom garden apartment in the old village for rent at $1,595* Rent Per Month! Freshly painted with a new stove and hardwood floors makes this a great deal! Walk to all in the village! Street parking. *Owner requires an acceptable credit check, security deposit, and first and last month’s rent in advance.


KLATT REALTY INC. (858) 454-9672 1124 Wall St., La Jolla




Just Listed! Sweeping Ocean & Canyon Views

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Open this Sunday 1-4 5BR/4BA West Muirlands Home on .45 acre

7020 Via Estrada

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Situated at the top of the hill in the coveted West Muirlands with sweeping Ocean & Canyon views, this 5BR/4BA spacious home is perfect for entertaining. It’s design beckons you outdoors. Situated on 0.45 acres with a 3-Car Garage. The private sun-bleached south-west facing backyard boasts endless hillside and ocean views, a pool. spa, and grassy yard. Just add Family. Call David or Marc for a tour.

Seller will entertain offers between $2,000,000 & $2,400,876

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Open Saturday - September 10 from 1 - 4 PM 6947 Via Valverde - La Jolla On a tree lined street near schools, beaches and the Village, this single-level 4 BR/2.5BA home offers a spacious floor plan that opens to wonderful outdoor living areas. Interiors offer wood floors, 2 fireplaces, family room, large formal dining room and a grand 17x17 foyer. The sunny backyard has a swimming pool, spa, playhouse and a garden filled with veggies. Reduced to 1,400,000

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