La Jolla: Jewel by the Sea by Ann Collins

Ann Collins is an author, award-winning photographer and native La Jollan. Her first coffee table photo book, La Jolla: Jewel by the Sea (Sunbelt Publications, 2018), hit bookshelves in October. It features stunning coastal scenes, annual events, historic landmarks, nature reserves, marine life, educational institutions, distinctive churches, and longtime shops and restaurants. In-depth captions accompany the images and include fascinating snippets of related history. Also featured are a variety of notable La Jollans, historic and contemporary, who have made a lasting impact on the La Jolla that exists today. Ann’s photography has been published in magazines, newspapers and calendars, including the prestigious Sierra Club calendars. During Women’s History Month 2018, she was a featured artist on Her photographic art hangs nationwide on the walls of office buildings, hotels, retirement homes and healthcare facilities. To see Ann’s photography, visit

San Diego Brand TOMO Launches New Golf Apparel

TOMO, a San Diego-based golf apparel company, launched with the release of a fresh and modern take on the spikeless golf shoe: TOMO Vol. 1. These fashion-forward shoes were designed for the new generation of golfers, propelled by a vision of sustainability, inclusivity and affordability. TOMO’s founder is Sunny Chou, a SDSU alum and San Diego resident, who had a vision to design a golf shoe he was unable to find. As his vision has now come to fruition, Sunny wants to share what sets TOMO apart.

San Diego Center for Jewish Culture Performing Arts Season

The San Diego Center for Jewish Culture (CJC) housed within the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center (JCC) announced its 2018-19 performing arts season, featuring a diverse group of acclaimed guests, prolific performers, poignant film presentations and much more. Some highlights of this year’s lineup include comedians Sandra Bernhard and Paula Poundstone; folk legend Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary; the incomparable Isabella Rossellini; three-time Grammy nominee Bettye LaVette; and world-renowned master mentalist Lior Suchard.