The Dewhurst Family Legacy: Four Generations of Community Service in La Jolla

dewhurst family legacy fire station 13Pancho Dewhurst and his team at GDC Construction have long been avid supporters of the La Jolla community. When Ernie Dewhurst arrived in La Jolla in the 1900s, he laid the foundations for his family to become integral to the growth of the community. In the mid-1950s, his son, Walter Dewhurst, sat as president of the town council and initiated longstanding incentives in the Village; later, George Dewhurst followed in his father’s footsteps with his contributions as founding president of the La Jolla Sunrise Rotary Club. Today, the Dewhurst legacy lives on through the team at GDC Construction and remains dedicated to the evolution of our beautiful seaside Village.
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9 New Restaurants in La Jolla To Try This Year

Looking to explore the local restaurant scene? La Jolla is no stranger to fine food, and this year, the culinary community has welcomed an array of new restaurants and cafes. Some are brand new, like Piazza 1909 and Galaxy Taco; others are old favorites that have relocated or opened up a location in the La Jolla area (La Jolla Village and La Jolla Shores). Make sure to check out one of these new restaurants in La Jolla for a refreshed dining experience!

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La Jolla Open House Weekend Guide for July 25-26, 2015

The clouds have parted, and sunshine is finally back in San Diego! Venture out and check out what’s on the market with our La Jolla open house weekend guide featuring six gorgeous homes in La Jolla including a La Jolla Shores gem with ocean views and easy beach access, and a bonus modern-day craftsman home near Downtown San Diego. Happy house hunting!

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San Diego Weekend Events | July 24 – 26

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From the largest women’s surfing competition in the world to La Jolla’s very own Fashion Film Festival, there’s an awesome variety of activities happening in San Diego this weekend. Keep reading for a complete list of our favorite San Diego weekend events! And as always please be sure to check *ticket availability prior to attending any event. Continue reading

7 Best Waterproof Cameras for Your Next Summer Adventure

The Pacific is warming up and June gloom is officially over, creating the perfect temps for a dip in the ocean. Whether you’re snorkeling, kayaking the Cove, scuba diving, or just swimming for fun, there are always things to see underwater – from sea lions to fish and the occasional sand shark. Take a look at these 7 waterproof cameras that start at just $10 (and are all available at C&H Photo) and start capturing those moments.

1. Sony Action Cam; starting at $149

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Sony’s Action Cam is one of the more affordable action cameras available that still offers features like 1080p60 recording. It has a great battery life and is built specifically to handle the outdoors – it even comes equipped with SteadyShot, an image stabilization program that makes it easier to film when biking, diving, and action-heavy adventuring.  Continue reading

Community Spotlight: Copy Cove Printing Celebrates 35 Years!

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Chances are, if you’ve ever attended school in La Jolla, private or public, you’ve come across Copy Cove’s work. They print everything from small and large copy jobs, to supplemental books for schools like Bishop’s, as well as personal and business stationery and invitations. This past April, Copy Cove celebrated their 35th anniversary serving the La Jolla community and Blue Book visited the shop to get to know the people who made this happen. Continue reading

The Athenaeum’s Flicks on the Bricks 2015 Schedule

Enjoy classic movies under the stars and a glass of wine at The Athenaeum‘s outdoor movie series, Flicks on the Bricks 2015, taking place on Thursdays at 7:30pm all through August. Series host and wine expert Barbara Baxter will introduce the wines paired with each movie. Glamour, drama, hot popcorn, and wine – what more could you ask for?

AUGUST 6: WHEN HARRY MET SALLY

With champagne. Rob Reiner’s romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally (1989, 95 min) stars Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan as the title pair. The film opens with the two strangers, both newly graduated from the University of Chicago, share a car trip from Chicago to New York, where they are both going to make their way. During the trip, they discuss aspects of their characters and their lives, eventually deciding it is impossible for men and women to be “just friends.” They arrive in New York and go their separate ways; when they meet again, the two confront one another about how they really feel.
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