Joe LaCava will run for Lightner’s seat in 2016

Joe LaCava, a member of the La Jolla Community Planning Association and chair of the Community Planners Committee, announced he plans to run for City Council at the Torrey Hills Community Board meeting on Jan. 20.

LaCava, a land use and public policy consultant from La Jolla, said he plans to run for Council President Sherri Lightner’s District 1 seat when it is up for election in 2016.

The Torrey Hills meeting was one of LaCava’s first stops as he plans to visits local planning groups in the district to learn about the issues facing their communities.

District 1 includes the communities of Carmel Valley, Pacific Highlands Ranch, Torrey Hills, Torrey Pines, Del Mar Mesa, Del Mar Heights, La Jolla and University City.