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Alliance Names Art Star Award Nominees

resident Carol Reynolds will receive a special lifetime achievement award in recognition of her passion for music and profound impact on the arts community at this year’s Art Star Awards in April, the organizer announced this week. In addition, organizations, businesses and...
Posted On 29 Jan 2015

Students Earn Spots in Honor Band

Two exceptional Laguna Beach High School horn players performed with the Southern California All-Southern High School Honor Band. Trumpeters Aaron Alcouloumre auditioned for the wind ensemble, and tenor saxophone player Kenji Lee competed for a spot among the jazz all-stars. The...
Posted On 29 Jan 2015

Book Drive Sets Out to Acquire New Adventures

The school district’s readiness program helps preschool children discover the world of reading by collecting gently used book donations for the fifth annual Bee A Luv Book Drive, Feb. 1-14. Every book collected is cleaned, repaired and then distributed to Orange County families....
Posted On 29 Jan 2015

Ideas Wanted on Adult Ed Funding

The school district seeks public input about adult education options in south-county through an online survey. To assist with this goal, district leaders hope the public will fill out a five-minute survey at the district homepage, www.lbusd.org under “Important Links.” The survey...
Posted On 29 Jan 2015

Police Target Street Safety for Those on Foot

The Laguna Beach Police Department will step up traffic safety enforcement on Saturday, Jan. 31, by focusing on factors that cause collisions involving motorists and pedestrians and crash locations of the past five years. Locally, the department has investigated three fatal and...
Posted On 29 Jan 2015

Indy on Arts

  Friday, Jan. 30 Rasun, 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. English Beat, 10 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy, 949 715-7777. $35 at the door. Really Classic, 9 p.m., Marine Room Tavern, 214 Ocean Ave. John Ondrasik, 8 p.m., The Coach House, 33157 Camino...
Posted On 29 Jan 2015

Police Chief Clears Up Mysteries From an Earlier Era

Retiring police Chief Paul Workman will crack open the case files on his department’s early days in a Laguna Beach Historical Society presentation at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, at City Hall. The presentation will include stories about the department’s first leader, Chief Abe...
Posted On 27 Jan 2015

Blood Drive to Pull Into a Shopping Center

A tiny clinic on wheels from Hoag Hospital will roll into the parking lot of the Albertson’s market in South Laguna on Thursday, Feb. 5, allowing people running errands to also stop by and donate blood. All donations will support patients in need at Hoag Hospital’s campuses in...
Posted On 23 Jan 2015

Assistance League’s Grant Put in Play

Members of the Assistance League of Laguna Beach visited R.H. Dana Exceptional Needs Facility in Dana Point recently to see students enjoying the new swings, music wall and rocking rides the group helped fund with a $25,000 grant. The specialized playground equipment – including...
Posted On 23 Jan 2015

Correction:

Information provided by the Beautification Council in a Jan. 9 article about the organization’s award to Ann Christoph’s incorrectly attributed landscape design work for Heisler Park and Montage gardens to her. Her landscape work includes other Laguna Beach parks.
Posted On 23 Jan 2015

Indy on Arts

Friday, Jan. 23 Vibe Tribe, 9 p.m., Marine Room Tavern, 214 Ocean Ave. Kalama Brothers, 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. Nick I and ADD, 9 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy, 949 715-7777. Solos and Ensembles, Niguel High students, 7:30 p.m., Soka University...
Posted On 22 Jan 2015

Legion Honors Local Firefighters

The Laguna Beach American Legion hosted an overflow crowd to honor members of the police and fire departments at their monthly meeting Thursday, Jan. 15. “Our news is flooded with reports of failed societies whose governments cannot establish or maintain justice because they...
Posted On 22 Jan 2015

Correction:

An editing error in a Jan. 2 article incorrectly described writer Anita Razin. She is not a grandmother.   The “Film Documents Laguna Beach from Local’s Lens” in the Dec. 11 edition incorrectly describes how long Douglas Miller has been a Sawdust Festival exhibitor. He has...
Posted On 15 Jan 2015

Indy on the Move

Thanks to readers for sharing a snapshot from their travels with those at home. Return the favor and send a photo with the Indy from an interesting landmark discovered on your next journey. Please send high resolution images to [email protected] Newlyweds Andy and Natalie Alison...
Posted On 15 Jan 2015

Parents Reverse Roles and Return to School

Parents can learn how to curb negative behavior by adolescents during a parent workshop on Wednesday nights that begins Jan. 28, says a district statement. The free 6:30-9:30 p.m. course is aimed at parents of middle-school and high-school aged students and will be held at the...
Posted On 15 Jan 2015