Welcome to November!

Wow! There is so much happening in La Jolla that we have to be thankful for this month. We’re excited for the annual tradition held here for over 30 years with the Open House on Girard Ave as some of the most iconic names locally open their doors to celebrate the holidays the way only La Jolla knows best. From…

Fashion Week San Diego Annual Culinary Couture Evening

Held at the Hotel La Jolla, the dinner featured a four-course meal with cocktail pairings, drawing inspiration from four of fashion’s current hotspots: Mexico, L.A, Korea, and France. With each course, founder/director Allison Andrews explained how the chosen cuisine related to its respective stylish city. FashionWeekSD.com

West Dermatology and Skin Care Center Grand Opening

More than 200 guests attended the grand opening party of neighborhood practice West Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center 
which also included an open house at Cosmetic Laser Dermatology. CLDerm.com

28th Athenaeum Gala Fiesta on Wall Street 
Celebrates Mexico

Committee co-chairs this year were Angel Kleinbub and Dannie Sue Reis. Menu created by Carolyn Yorston and served by La Jolla 
Hyatt Regency. Entertainment included a Mariachi band, Mariachi Real San Diego, dancers from DanzArts, The Voices, silent auction chaired by Patty Rome. Photography Carol Sonstein and Lidia Rossner. LJAthenaeum.org

National Association of Professional Women 
Luncheon at La Valencia

The National Association of Professional Women gathered for their monthly luncheon at La Valencia with a mission to provide the most 
advanced forum for members to connect with like-minded professional women to develop innovative business and social relationships. NAPW offers members resources to foster professional success. NAPW.com Photography Ann Landstrom

November 2017 Around Town

YURU is a new, higher level of photography studio with founders Marci and Eric Adams at the helm. YURU is obsessive about creating authentic, beautiful pictures with a focus on the elderly, including storied video and authentic portraits. Eric has been refining his photography technique over the past 25 years - his father, grandfather and great-grandfather were also photographers. Marci…

Life is Delicious

If you are a La Jollan, then the name Bernard Guillas should be one you are only too familiar with. As executive chef of the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club, the Shores Restaurant at the La Jolla Shores Hotel, and the landmark AAA 4-diamond Marine Room restaurant, Maitre Cuisinier de France Bernard Guillas has called our jewel by the…

Cranberry Tart

When you are tasked with bringing a dessert to a dinner party and are looking for an alternative to the ubiquitous apple pie, give this sweet yet tangy confection a try. We suggest pairing with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream and a drizzle of dark chocolate.

9 Common Mistakes in Estate Planning

Nobody wants to think about the inevitable ending. However, with adequate planning, the transition can be smooth for loved ones, creating a wonderful legacy. For example, let’s say Mary and John are married and have two children, Jack and Alicia. When Mary passes away, her assets would go through a court process (“probate”) before they pass on to her heir.…

Favorite Things

Jason Knibb has spent more than a decade as Executive Chef at La Jolla’s NINE-TEN Restaurant, amassing many awards and accolades for his style and cuisine while helming this hidden neighborhood gem.