An assault involving three men escalated into a struggle with Laguna Beach police, who ultimately deployed a taser twice to subdue the younger combative suspect in the 300 block of Cozumel around 1:15 a.m. Friday, May 10, police said. Police ultimately arrested Laguna Beach resident Sergio Gabriel Borgognone, 51, for allegedly resisting arrest and his [...]
Archive for July 5th, 2012
Take the Indy on the road and be sure to send us a photo from your favorite landmark along the way. Africa Sandra Gibson visits a hippo pool in Tanzania’s Serengeti. Taking her photo was tour companion Sheila Judah. Boston Jane Bening, center, and daughters Marisa and Kim at the Mayflower II, in Plymouth, Mass. [...]
Photo by Mitch Ridder Clouds lifted for the city’s Independence Day fireworks display over Main Beach, but police say the midweek holiday ignited no major incidents, with fewer arrests, traffic accidents and calls for service compared to July 4 last year.
The Festival of Arts’ shaded green promises to sizzle Saturday, July 7, from 1 to 3 p.m. when Jessy J brings her Latin-spiced jazz melodies to Laguna Beach, leading off the weekly “Jazz on the Green” series. A jazz prodigy with Mexican roots, Jessy J represents an untraditional classic jazz sound with a Latin flare. [...]
A new series, “Live! at the Museum,” continues at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 12 and features two musicians known for orchestral performances who join together for an evening of solo and duo works. Flutist Jenni Olson, of the chamber group Orion Winds, and harpist Marcia Dickstein combine their talents. The second Thursday concerts are free [...]
The Laguna Playhouse presents the world premiere of “The Marvelous Wonderettes: Caps & Gowns,” a pop musical period-piece by playwright Roger Bean that opened this week and runs through Aug. 12. The show focuses on a group of four girls as they graduate from high school. The play features song from the ‘50s and ‘60s, [...]
An excited buzz came to Dime Stories in the fall of 2011. Cindy Frazier was coming and she was actually reading! Frazier had been the city editor of the Coastline Pilot for six years and was one of the most influential journalistic voices in Laguna Beach as well as a published creative writer. As I [...]
Pacific Edge Gallery in Laguna Beach celebrates its 25th anniversary with a group show dubbed “The Best of Laguna 2012.” Featuring the latest original paintings by gallery artists Maria Bertran, Tom Swimm, Sandra Jones Campbell, Brenda K. Bredvik, Jacobus Baas, and Bryan Mark Taylor, the show is currently on display at 540 S. Coast Highway [...]
“Space Oddity,” an art exhibition named for the famous David Bowie song, opened at S Cube Gallery, 346 N. Coast Highway, and runs through Aug. 26. It features artists who work through a variety of media, including Elsye Graham, Catherine Nelson, and Allie Pohl.
Sandstone Gallery is exhibiting “Inspired by Nature,” abstract landscapes by Lynn Welker, and “Magic Visions, Ancient Hands,” the mixed media work of Mada Leach, through July 30. Also exhibited at 384-A N. Coast Highway are contemporary artists Marge Chapman, Anne Marie deJony, KL Heagen, Howard Hitchcock, Sunny Kim, and Anne Moore. The gallery is open daily from noon to 5 [...]
Women Painters West is proud to announce their latest exhibition at Laguna College of Art + Design, showing July 9 to Aug. 9 in the campus gallery, 2222 Laguna Canyon Rd. A reception will be held Aug. 2 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., coinciding with First Thursday’s Art Walk that month. The gallery will [...]
By Mark D. Crantz Laguna Beach. Another perfect day in Paradise, but oh no, there are the trolleys. I know. I know. Everybody likes the trolleys, but me. I can’t help myself. The trolleys are like the swallows that return to Capistrano without the annual cost overruns on gas and maintenance. According to aviary [...]