La Jolla Dentists D’Angelo & Olson Celebrate 25 Years Serving the Village

Doctors Joe D’Angelo and Ashley Olson of La Jolla Dentistry are celebrating a landmark this month: 25 years serving the community of La Jolla and the Village! Join them on Thursday, April 21 from 5pm-8pm for an Open House in their recently remodeled office, refreshments, and appetizers. Continue reading

Everett Stunz Celebrates Return to The Village

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Everett Stunz is back in the village, and in a big way! After a brief stint at Westfield UTC, the luxury bed and bath store has returned to its roots in La Jolla (where they’ve served the community for more than 50 years) with a bigger and better product line than ever before. Needless to say, the staff and owners of Everett Stunz are excited to be back and have put together a freshly redesigned store to prove it. Continue reading

Find It La Jolla Visitor Center Open on Herschel Avenue

La Jolla Blue Book is happy to announce the opening of Find It La Jolla Visitor Center in the heart of the Village! The center offers an array of local information, exclusive discounts and plenty of resources for things to do in la Jolla.

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Union Tribune Takes Over La Jolla Community News

The corporate entity Union Tribune has recently bought up many local community newspapers, including a La Jolla community news source the La Jolla Light.

What do you think of this new acquisition?


Staff Picks For Favorite Halloween Movies

In the spirit of Halloween, we thought it would be fun to take a poll at the BlueBook office and find out the staff’s favorite Halloween movies! Here is a quick look at everyone’s choice, also check out what’s going on in La Jolla this Halloween week.

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Paco has three top movies for Halloween. The original 1978 Halloween with Jamie lee Curtis is one of Paco’s favorite because, “ It set a whole new standard for horror films”.
In addition, the film Scream starring David Arquette and Courtney Cox is another favorite for Paco, “Scream is to my generation as Halloween is to older generations”. And finally, Paranormal Activity tops his list. “Not only is it very scary, but it also is very suspenseful and paranormal. Things that happen in Paranormal Activity could actually happen if you chose to believe in it. Not to mention, it was filmed here in San Diego!”
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Local Expert Interview: Real Estate Broker Patricia Denning

How long have you been associated with the Real Estate industry?

Denning has been in the business for over 20 years. She has sold all over San Diego county and is in the re-sale market now, where she specializes in coastal real estate.

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How has real estate in San Diego changed during this time?

“Technology has completely changed everything” Denning said. Customers go to the internet as their first resource. They are often informed with listings that are not up-to-date and call brokers with their own game-plan. This change has forced Denning and her colleagues, more than ever, to get out there and be on top of it.

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La Jolla Leaders Go Behind Bars For ‘Good’ To Support MDA

This Thursday, over 100 La Jolla & Bird Rock area business and civic leaders, including our boss, Scott Levin will be “arrested” and put “behind bars” to help raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Lock-Up fundraiser on Thursday, October 17th at The Steakhouse at Azul La Jolla.

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Fall Sale at Adelaide’s is Bursting with Seasonal Flowers

Of all La Jolla’s florists and floral designers, Adelaide’s has been San Diego’s premier florist for over 75 years. Creative director Larry Anhorn has the store bursting with warm autumn hues, seasonal flowers and posh Halloween decorations. Located on busy Girard Avenue, Adelaide’s has balloons outside the store indicating that the large fall sale has begun with 10-60% off store-wide.

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The store is full of large floral displays, wreaths of autumn leaves and whimsical spooky items. Ravens and bats are mounted on elegant candlesticks and pumpkins are grinning next to spiders and ghouls. The crafty decorations look hand-made and vintage, matching the store’s nostalgic aroma. Scented candles exhale the scents of baked apples and brown sugar that get customers excited for fall.

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“We have to create the seasons here in Southern California,” Anhorn said. He wants Adelaide’s to be known for more than just a floral shop where you can shop for flowers and decorations, but as a resource for anyone interested in Do-It-Yourself (DIY) projects.

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