La Jolla Community Leaders

La Jolla is known as “Jewel of the Sea.” Not only does La Jolla offer a beautiful coastline, it is also home to several beautiful gems whose mission is to give back to the community. These individuals work hard with passion and determination to make La Jolla and the world a better place. La Jolla Lifestyle spoke to three local, unique…

Giving Back

LJES student Liv Kyle is an extraordinarily gifted child; she was able to learn things at a very young age – complex math, advanced chess, Chinese. While she has a very gifted "left brain," art is her true passion. This was amplified around the time she survived cancer at age 7—which included a 12-hour surgery to remove a large tumor and…


As November rolls around, we’re anxiously awaiting the approach of Thanksgiving, the holiday season and time spent with our loved ones. The winding down of the year always brings about a time of reflection for us—remembering everything we’ve done or accomplished in months past; looking back on turkey disaster stories, mornings watching the Thanksgiving Day … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

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 … Continued

Gracie James Artful Living

1. Terrariums: Glass globes filled with assorted succulents, greenery or air plants. They can add crystals or follow any color pattern you have in mind. Average price: $118-$148

Local Companies Making an Impact in the Community and Beyond

“Be the change you want to see in the world,” Gandhi once said. In order to change the world, one must act locally. La Jolla Lifestyle spoke with two local companies that are making a difference through their products and teachings: Sand Cloud and Momentum Dance Co.

La Jolla Music Society SummerFest Gala 2018

On Aug. 11, funds were raised to benefit the La Jolla Music Society’s Artistic and Education Outreach Programs, which positively impact more than 12,000 students throughout San Diego County each year and will continue to expand as they move into The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center in spring 2019. Photos by Jenna Coy,

Thanksgiving Workout with La Jolla Sports Club Neil Minella

La Jolla Sports Club has welcomed Neil Minella with open arms.

72nd Jewel Ball Viva la Vida Jewel Ball

Las Patronas celebrated the 72nd Annual Jewel Ball, Viva la Vida, at the beautiful La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club. The nearly 725 guests were transported to the haciendas and centros of Mexico City and dazzled by the vibrancy, color and spirit that embodies Mexican art.