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La Jolla News Nuggets: LJI president, art committee, ‘Hometown Heroes,’ $3 million honors, UCSD studies, more

La Jolla Institute for Immunology celebrates new president The La Jolla Institute for Immunology hosted a celebration honoring Erica Ollmann Saphire as the institute’s new president and chief executive.The Sept. 9 reception took place outdoors on the Arroyo Terrace Lawn at The Lodge at Torrey Pines. Saphire has dedicated her career to facing health threats such as the Ebola virus and COVID-19. “This right ...

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La Jolla Business Roundup: New art galleries debut; floral shop opens in former Sur La Table location; more

Boosting La Jolla’s artistic offerings, two new galleries have opened in The Village in recent weeks, one as a pop-up and the other intending to provide a place for budding artists.Krista Schumacher Gallery Four years to the day after she moved to La Jolla, artist Krista Schumacher celebrated the opening of her own pop-up gallery Sept. 1.“La Jolla has been extremely supportive of my ...

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Photo gallery: San Diego Coastal Art Studios Tour to spotlight artists, gardens and homes in La Jolla and PB

Art, art studios, inspiring gardens and creative homes galore will be on display in La Jolla and Pacific Beach during the San Diego Coastal Art Studios Tour on Saturday, Sept. 18. The free one-day, self-guided tour will feature more than 30 artists in six locations — three each in La Jolla and PB.Artists Dot Renshaw, Cherry Sweig and Leah Higgins have been working on ...

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‘Newz!’: Murals of La Jolla installs its latest addition to public art in The Village

A new mural is adding its “visual lexicon” to The Village, and its creator hopes it will offer La Jolla viewers something “playful and light.”“Newz!” by Math Bass was installed Jan. 28 at 7766 Fay Ave. by Murals of La Jolla, a project of the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library that commissions artists to create works for public spaces.The new mural is part of ...

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La Jolla News Nuggets: COVID-19; beach crowds; ‘Munk’s Map’; more

Scripps convenes COVID-19 vaccine committee Scripps Health has established a committee to recommend which COVID-19 vaccine or vaccines to consider offering for Scripps patients, employees and physicians.The team of Scripps’ medical, pharmaceutical and vaccine experts will begin meeting this week and will review and analyze leading COVID-19 vaccine candidates.“It’s our responsibility as a health care provider to be the voice of science and truth,” ...

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