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Forever Young

 Norma Young threw a birthday bash at her Woods Cove home commemorating 90 years of walking the planet and being a loving mother, talented painter, tireless educator, and gifted horticulturist.  Well over a 100 people were in attendance at a recent celebration filled with family,...

Indy on Arts

 Indy Calendar, May 27-June 2, 2011 Friday, May 27  Sawdust Art Festival classes today: pendants w. David Farris, tidepool bracelets w. Linda Ames, 10 a.m.-noon; brooches w. Linda Ames, ceramic boxes/butter dish w. Nadine Nordstrom, 2-4 p.m. ...

Community Datebook

Loved Ones Honored With Fragile Creatures The community is invited to participate in a special butterfly celebration honoring loved ones on Sunday, June 5, at 3 p.m. at Mission Hospital Laguna Beach.  The hospital’s auxiliary hosts the event to support hospice care services. Each...

Explore Tidepools as a Tidewater Docent

 The Laguna Ocean Foundation’s Tidewater Docent program is looking for new volunteers. The next formal docent training will be held at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point on Thursday, June 2, at 6:30 p.m.  The program continues to educate the general public with current information...

Relay For Life Kicks Off

  More than 100 people attended the kickoff party for the 10th annual Relay For Life last week, raising $1,100 and registering seven more teams in preparation for Aug. 6 event at El Morro Elementary.  Julie Pendleton, a 25-year resident diagnosed last year with ovarian cancer,...

Club Scene

Art Appraiser for Failed Thrifts Speaks to Exchange Club  Appraiser Clarence “C” H. Boyd, who specializes in fine art, will speak to the Exchange Club on Thursday, June 2, about “Art – What’s It Worth? As It Turns Out, That Depends….”   Previously an owner of two art...

Will Sail for Food

 Laguna Beach residents Susan and Don Campbell underwrite an orphanage in Mexico by sailing in Orange County.  Susan, who holds a Coast Guard-issued captain’s license, and her husband, Don, offer trips aboard their 34-foot Catalina sailboat, “Campbell Sloop.” They can board six...

Salon Hosts Opening Party

Tiare’ International Hair Design celebrated their grand opening, 260 Forest Ave., Suite 5, earlier this month with political luminaries and star power. Those in attendance at the ribbon cutting party included representatives for county Supervisor Pat Bates and state Sen....

What’s New at the Susi Q?

The Silver Ball, June 11 Enjoy a casual night of serious dancing to live music at the Silver Ball, to be held from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 11. There will be light refreshments too and a cash wine bar. The cost is $10 for Susi Q members and $12 for non-members....

MOPS Send Cuddles to Storm Victims

Laguna Beach MOPS, Mother’s of Preschoolers, recently finished their program year with a hands on service project, constructing “cuddle” blankets for children who are victims of the Alabama hurricane. The group, which meets weekly at Laguna Presbyterian Church, coordinated with...

Foundation Adds Trustee

  Lawyer Mark Powell joined the board of the Laguna Beach Community Foundation, chair Laura Tarbox announced. Powell, a local resident since 1996, is a managing partner of Albrecht & Barney and is an adjunct professor at Chapman University School of Law. He also serves as...

Art Seen

Art Walk Awaits! Check out the next Artwalk on Thursday, June 2, by taking advantage of the pre-event reception for the Art-To-Go “Go Gold” exhibit at 5 p.m. at City Hall before taking a self-guided tour on foot and by trolley of gallery openings, artist demonstrations and...

Film Producer MacGillivray Honored

Laguna Beach filmmaker and longtime ocean conservationist Greg MacGillivray received the International Wildlife Film Festival’s lifetime achievement award last week in Missoula, Mont., where he was honored for his life’s work producing and directing 36 award-winning IMAX theatre...

Arts Briefs

Garden Hosts Memorial Day Cabaret Laguna Nursery hosts The Global Garden Cabaret with vocalists Saif Edden and Kati Gillmore on Monday, May 30, from 6 to 10 p.m. Nursery owner Ruben Flores hosts the $100 per person event, promising food, wine, music and fun for a cause. Proceeds...

Street Beat

Worker Accused in Second Sex Offense A second victim reported to police that a masseuse allegedly exposed himself during a session at a Laguna Beach spa. The victim came forward after reading about the arrest of 33-year-old Mark Peregil Valenzon, of Lake Forest, for suspicion of...