Gregory Peck: La Jolla’s Original Movie Star

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Eldred Gregory Peck was born on April 5, 1916, in La Jolla, California. His parents, Bernice “Bunny” Mae and Gregory Pearl Peck, separated when he was three and divorced several years later.

Tucker Carlson: From La Jolla to Cable TV News Star

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Opinions are like noses, everybody has one (you can choose your favorite anatomical part if noses are too tame). Some opinions are worth “two cents” while others can earn a punch in the mouth (anecdotally a preferred location). Then there are the fortunate few who are awarded millions of dollars a year and prime time […]

Raquel Welch: From La Jolla beginnings to Hollywood Legend

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Historically, every generation have folk who achieve notoriety because of their meaningful societal contributions: political leadership, athletic ability, literary accomplishment, and notable entertainment, reaching a level of general appreciation, even admiration by many. Some, though, are elevated to stratospheric idolization simply because (we’re using a broad brush here) they look good.  It wasn’t until WWII […]

THE BEST hotels in La Jolla

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Our Insider guide for the best hotels for when you visit La Jolla.La Valencia Hotel…Grande Colonial Hotel…La Jolla Shores Hotel…Hotel La Jolla, Curio Collection by Hilton…Empress Hotel..Inn by the S..

All you need to know about La Jolla’s weather

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In La Jolla, the summers are short, warm, arid, and clear and the winters are
long, cool, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature
typically varies from 50°F to 77°F and is rarely below 44°F or above 85°F.

The history and origin of the name La Jolla

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The origin of the name La Jolla has been a controversial subject for many
years. Any student of Spanish of course knows that the Spanish word for
“jewel” is spelled “la joya”. The how do we get to the spelling “La Jolla”?

Ted Geisel: La Jolla’s Favorite Doctor

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Over the years La Jolla has seen many of its residents achieve national recognition
philanthropically, politically, culturally, and through the entertaining arts. Arguably
leading the pack was favorite son known to his neighbors as Ted Geisel, but to the world
as Dr. Seuss.

Top Celebrities in La Jolla You Should Know

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Many people who live here have very high-profile, extremely successful careers. Some people are famous for their looks, some for their brains, and some for both of them. Whatever their fame, these people have made La Jolla their home and have chosen to raise their families here. So, who are the top 5 celebrities in La Jolla?