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THE MAP® of the Grand Canyons of La Jolla Educational Plaza

Join us in celebrating the legacy of Walter Munk by supporting the completion of THE MAP® of the Grand Canyons of La Jolla Educational Plaza! The Friends of La Jolla Shores, in partnership with the Walter Munk Foundation for the Oceans, are reaching out to community members and ocean education supporters to complete the installation of plaza. This unique educational …

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John G. Watson Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

PLEASE JOIN US! Event: John G. Watson Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony When: Thursday~Promptly at NOON~October 30th Where: 8410 El Paseo Grande (North End of Kellogg Park Parking Lot) Refreshments and Set‐up Courtesy of: Café Solange ♦ House of Pizza ♦ La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club ♦ Wahoo’s Grand Opening of the Kellogg Park North Comfort Station A legacy to the memory of John G. Watson  “Waves …

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North Restroom Reconstruction

The North Comfort Station will be similar in design and function to the existing South Comfort Station with the addition of four (4) dressing/shower rooms. South Comfort Station    

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An Eagle Scout Project Benefits Kellogg Park

Matthew Pawinski, an Eagle Scout candidate, worked closely with Friends of La Jolla Shores to build a new footpath from Vallecitos into Kellogg Park. Matthew’s goal was to find a way to discourage through traffic across “The Map®”. This will ensure that through traffic will take an alternate route so “The Map®” continues to be a clean, vibrant resource for …

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New Shade Structure for Children’s Playground

Generous donations have enabled a shade structure to be installed over the life-sized bronze statue of J.J. in the children’s playground at Kellogg Park La Jolla Shores. Shade will ensure that the statue does not heat in the summer sun – allowing J.J. to be enjoyed by children of all ages the whole year round. The shady area has proved …

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A Whale of a Tale – from the Ocean to the Shores

    In 2011, Friends of La Jolla Shores honored J.J. the famed baby gray whale with a life-sized bronze statue, installed in the children’s playground at Kellogg Park La Jolla Shores. On January 11, 1997, a newborn gray whale was rescued from a beach in Marina del Rey, CA. Named J.J., the baby whale was successfully rehabilitated at SeaWorld …

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