La Jolla News Nuggets: La Jolla Cove, space pilot, bitcoin, reservoir project, more

La Jolla Cove makes Tripadvisor list of top 25 U.S. beaches

La Jolla Cove is one of just four California beaches this year to make Tripadvisor’s rankings of the nation’s top 25 beaches.

“Must see in San Diego. Always enjoy coming to La Jolla Cove,” said one visitor review on Tripadvisor. “A really nice place for a stroll, and always nice to see the seals and sea lions.”

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6 La Jolla Community Planning Association board seats up for grabs in coming election

Seven candidates are vying for six available seats in the La Jolla Community Planning Association’s upcoming board election.

The election will be held Thursday, March 4, with results announced at the board’s meeting that night. Board terms are three years.

A candidates forum was held during LJCPA’s Feb. 4 meeting online, with each candidate given the opportunity to make a brief statement. Formal statements have been posted on the LJCPA

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New COVID-19 vaccination super site to open at UCSD in La Jolla

Appointments are available on the UC San Diego campus for those that wish to get vaccinated.

SAN DIEGO — UC San Diego Health will open a new COVID-19 site on Monday, February 8, at its on-campus Recreation, Intramural and Athletic Complex (RIMAC) in La Jolla on Hopkins Drive.

The La Jolla site will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, although it will open just after noon for

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La Jolla recreation group eager for temporary bocce court

The La Jolla Recreation Center is one step closer to having a temporary bocce court installed, and its advisory board hopes work on the project will begin imminently.

San Diego Parks & Recreation Department area manager Rosalia Castruita told the La Jolla Community Recreation Group during its Jan. 27 meeting that she is “working on getting a few documents that have to be attached to the right-of-entry” permit application.


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La Jolla Parks & Beaches forms working group to address impacts of reservoir project

Members of La Jolla Parks & Beaches and other local community groups are teaming up to make suggestions to the city of San Diego to help reduce environmental impacts at La Jolla Heights Natural Park associated with the La Jolla View Reservoir replacement project.

“We want to form a working group with LJP&B members to focus on the impacts to the trail and biological resources of the La Jolla View

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La Jolla Community Planning Association approves suggested revisions to San Diego parks master plan

When the San Diego City Council took on the proposed Complete Communities initiative during its last meeting of 2020 (which also was the last meeting for five council members), most of it was approved, save for the parks master plan. Complete Communities has four components: the parks plan, a mobility choices initiative, a housing solutions plan and facilities financing.

Before the reconstituted council hears the parks master plan sometime this

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