Scripps Coastal Meander Trail Now Open in La Jolla

scripps coastal meander trailLa Jolla is now home to a beautiful new seaside trail! The Scripps Institute of Oceanography dedicated and officially opened the Scripps Coastal Meander Trail on June 2, creating a new segment of the public trail network on the Scripps campus.
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Hats Off to Dr. Seuss! On View At UC San Diego Library

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Dr. Seuss fans rejoice! Geisel Library on the UC San Diego campus will be hosting a new exhibit Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!, featuring the personal collection of hats from long time La Jolla resident Theodor Seuss Geisel. Continue reading

San Diego Weekend Events: Halloween Edition

Happy Halloween, San Diegans! The weekend we’ve all been waiting for is finally here, and we’ve got a special edition of our weekend guide just for the occasion. After the Halloween festivities, there are several Dia de los Muertos events happening in Old Town and beyond – so don’t miss out on a thing and have a safe, happy weekend!

Zombie Ball at the San Diego Museum of Man

When: Friday Oct 31, 7pm-san diego weekend eventsMidnight
Where: Museum of Man, 1350 El Prado, San Diego 92101
What: The Museum’s new Monsters! exhibition will provide the perfect setting for this spectacular uptown Halloween party. The ball will feature music and dancing, live performances, costume contests, complimentary Starbucks Coffee, beverages, a zombie-themed dessert buffet, and free parking. This is a not-to-be-missed costume party! General admission tickets are $65.
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UCSD’s Toy Piano Festival: An Unusual Tribute to Tiny Music

The toy piano has been a musician’s cult favorite since John Cage fell in love with the instrument and composed his own piece for it in 1948; music lovers around the world have grown to know and even prefer the miniature equivalent to its much larger counterpart. For the past 14 years on September 5th, UC San Diego has celebrated the birth of John Cage and the establishment of the tiny piano’s place in the world; but first, we take a look at how this pint-sized creation got its start in the mid-19th century and what role UCSD plays in its continuing recognition.

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[PHOTOS] Breath of Hope Walk Raised Over $100K For Lung Cancer

Runners and walkers alike gathered over the weekend at Cancer Survivors Park on Harbor Island to fight for lung cancer. Breath of Hope Walk was hosted by NBC 7 San Diego’s Whitney Southwick and all of the proceeds will benefit the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center. With over 45 teams and hundreds of participants, the walk raised over $100,000 for lung cancer research at UCSD Moores Cancer Center. This year, the event honored La Jollan Mike Stevens, who co-founded the annual San Diego Breath of Hope Lung Cancer Walk. La Jolla Blue Book was an event sponsor and we had a great time meeting all of the attendees and vendors.  In case you missed it, La Jolla Blue Book was there and captured all of the action. Here’s a gallery of some pictures from this great event: Continue reading

The Stuart Collection at UCSD

ucsd stuart collection La Jolla is home to some of the best art galleries in San Diego, and UCSD has become an important and integral part of the art scene here. The Stuart Collection, which began in 1982, is spread throughout the expansive urban campus and includes several sculptures that date back to the 80s. Both indoor and outdoor, the collection’s visual art pieces are quirky, interactive, and integrate on-campus buildings, making it a pretty radical version of a typical sculpture garden. Continue reading