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Benefit Kick Starts Events to Assist the Homeless

Supporters of the Laguna Relief and Resource Center hosted a dinner and silent auction on Nov. 1 that kicked off National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week in Laguna Beach. Supporters were treated to Katia Bagatta’s entrees, Lynda Roth’s musicianship, a magician...

Chefs Feel the Economy’s Pinch

Changes are afoot at Five Feet, French 75 and Sorrento Grille, three long-established Laguna Beach dining spots, due to two key ingredients: recession-trimmed tabs and local restaurant trends that defy the rest of Orange County. French 75, under new ownership since 2009, recently...