La Jolla Music 7442 Girard Ave, La Jolla, CA92037 La Jolla Music is a full-service music store. It sells instruments and instrumental accessories, sheet…More music and music literature, records and CDs. They also offer lessons for all instruments with staff and freelance instructors.
Torrey Pines Elementary School 8350 Cliffridge Ave, La Jolla, CA92037 This public elementary school, a part of the San Diego Unified School District, is nestled into a residential area atop…More the scenic hills of La Jolla. The school is a high performer on the California State Academic Performance Index and has also been recognized as a California Distinguished School. In addition to the usual public education offerings, Torrey Pines also has foundation-funded programs that go above and beyond what is funded by state or federal government. This allows students to take advantage of extended curriculum like classes in art, technology, music, literature and more. A YMCA across the street also serves as a community partner to the school for enhanced physical education instruction and child care outside of school hours.
Avid readers can spend hours browsing through the shelves of D.G. Wills Books, located on Girard Ave. It stocks more…More than 100 categories of new and used books. This popular neighborhood bookstore plays host to numerous author signings, poetry readings and lectures. Some of the well known authors that have appeared here include Norman Mailer and Allen Ginsburg. Many of its events can be viewed on YouTube. D.G. Wills Books specializes in academic subjects and classic literature, such as philosophy, Greek, Latin, sciences, math, oceanography, art and music.
It also carries books about military history. An outdoor shelf helps to attract residents, walking by with their dogs, many of whom decide to enter the store to find out more about its offerings.