Laguna Outreach for Community Arts is offering an opportunity drawing contest to help support its visual arts education programs. Four local getaway packages are being offered, each grouped under a local hotel stay. Packages are valued at $650-$750 and are offered from The Tides Inn, Inn at Laguna Beach, Pacific Edge Hotel and Surf & […]
Archive for September, 2012
A workshop on different types of jumbo loans available for buyers and how to qualify for one will be held Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 6:30 at the DeBilzan Gallery, 224 Forest Ave. Three different lenders from conventional, hard money and institutional bankers will be participating. The Laguna Friends of Architecture meet on the 1st and […]
Only one month remains until the final deadline in the Laguna Beach Million Dollar Home Raffle, which benefits the Ocean Institute and Irvine Public Schools Foundation among other eligible non-profits. Ticket buyers have the chance to win a Laguna Beach home or the alternate prize of $1 million in cash. The final deadline to buy […]
BuildingAfrica, a Huntington Beach-based organization, is holding its third annual update and fundraising dinner on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. at Mozambique restauarant, 1740 S. Coast Highway. Cost is $125 per person. Guests include Chief Gija II Shadrack George B. Dlamini of Swaziland and Dr. Richard Matthew from UC Irvine. The organization re-imagines the […]
Laguna Beach lifeguards are looking to collect photographs to document their unique history in Laguna Beach. They plan a photographic and historical book scheduled for release in summer 2014. All vintage and modern photos, digital or print, may be sent to the Laguna Beach Lifeguard Association, P.O. Box 1120, Laguna Beach, Calif., 92652.
The third annual Orange County Ride for AIDS (OCRA), which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 13, setting out and finishing at Laguna Beach’s Festival of Arts. The 100-mile event begins with rider registration at 5:30 a.m. departure at 7 a.m. Taste of OCRA participants will leave at 11 a.m. The post-ride festival will begin […]
Laguna Beach Visitors & Conference Bureau’s mobile phone application received a top Magellan award from professionals in the travel industry. “This year’s Magellan entries were inspiring overall, and those who ended up in the winner’s circle truly represent the best of the best,” Arnie Weissmann, editor in chief of Travel Weekly, said of over 550 […]
Fresh landscaping, luxury linens and a new attitude have transformed 14 West, 690 S. Coast Highway, into a “unique experience unlike a typical hotel.” 14 West, formerly InVogue, is a collection of 14 studios located near downtown. Each studio features a walk-in closet, seating area, fireplace and a functional kitchenette, possibly for a stay of […]
The grand opening of Glow Boutique and Wellness is Thursday, Oct. 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. at 1891 S. Coast Highway. The new store offers women’s clothing and accessories as well as traditional Chinese medicine such as acupuncture, constitutional facial acupuncture, and herbs. The evening will feature light fare, a custom charm bar by […]
Longtime Laguna Beach resident and community volunteer Steven Erger passed away peacefully at his home Sept. 6 surrounded by family and friends after a battle with leukemia. Born in Los Angeles to Melvin and Elizabeth Erger, Steven moved to Laguna Beach after graduating from Los Angeles High School and went on to earn a degree in fine arts […]
Laguna Beach Music Festival director Sandy Robertson was voted on the board of Western Arts Alliance, an association of performing arts professionals engaged in promoting and presenting live music, theater and dance. Robertson is an independent programmer and festivals producer who has guided Laguna Beach Music Festival for the past two years.
A total of 70 volunteers, including 25 teens and staff from the Boys & Girls Club, as well as Laguna native James Pribram, Hearts of Montage resort employees, Zero Trash and One World One Ocean activists took part in California Coastal Cleanup day. Beginning at the Montage resort, the kids, staff, and others fanned out […]
——————————————————————————————————————— Friday, Sept. 28 Sunset Serenades, Phantom Tortoise, 5:30 p.m. Heisler Park Amphitheater. Laguna Ocean Foundation lecture, Rocky Intertidal Ecology & Effects of Urbanization, by Jayson Smith, PhD. 7 p.m. Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Dr. www.lagunaartmuseum.org 949-494-8971 Sawdust Fest Studio Class: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses 949-494-3030. Also 9/29. Jazz with pianist Giovanni […]
Editor, For those of you that may not be aware, there’s an upcoming City Council meeting where the fate of many of the great eucalyptus trees that inhabit Laguna Beach’s famous Bluebird Canyon will be decided. The vote notwithstanding, there’s already a move in place by some self-centered individuals to act quickly to remove them […]