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Personnel File

Personnel File

Holst Becomes New Host at KX 93.5 Brian Holst, volunteer host of radio station KX 93.5’s electronic program “Departure,” took on new tasks at the station, hired as its music director and afternoon host. Holst succeeds Marc “Mookie” Kaczor, who departed for another job in San Diego, said the station’s program director, Tyler Russell. Holst […]

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Gift Hits the Tempo for Teen Center

Gift Hits the Tempo for Teen Center

Laguna Beach Live!, through their Live! Music & Kids outreach program, has donated electronic and acoustic drums to the Boys and Girls Club’s new teen center, which opens when school begins next week. The drum kits will be used at the The Spot, located behind St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on 428 Park Ave., a place […]

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Class Notes

Class Notes

She’s the First Starts Up at LBHS She’s the First is a not-for-profit organization that sponsors education for girls in the developing world. Laguna Beach High School sophomores and juniors Regan Caraher, Christine Johnson, Callista Wulff, Shea Metz and Carmen Nichols have organized a new chapter at Laguna Beach High School and are looking for […]

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Girls Return to the Court

Girls Return to the Court

Former players of the high school’s girls volleyball teams are invited to return to their home court Oct. 10 for a varsity vs. alumni match, says organizer Diane Dorn. The high school’s Dugger Gym will host a JV vs. frosh soph match at 5 p.m. and the varsity vs alumni match at 6:30. Shawn Patchell […]

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Street Beat

Street Beat

Checkpoint Nabs Nearly a Score of Scofflaws By Donna Furey | LB Indy Over 1,500 vehicles were screened and three suspected drunk drivers arrested last Friday, Aug. 22, during a DUI checkpoint by Laguna Beach police near Irvine Cove. In all 17 citations were issued including four for unlicensed vehicles or motorists during the 9 […]

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Cyclists Peddle to Battle Alzheimer’s

Cyclists Peddle to Battle Alzheimer’s

Laguna Beach bike enthusiast Max Isles and friend Ryan O’Malley will set out Tuesday, Sept. 2, with a goal of pedaling 500 miles in five days to raise money for The Alzheimer’s Association. Both cyclists have close family members that have suffered from Alzheimer’s and dementia and hope their join effort raises awareness and funds […]

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Long Distance Runner Takes A Leap of Faith

Long Distance Runner Takes A Leap of Faith

Donna Furey| LB Indy South county resident, Dennis Yang, 39, will be out of the blocks on August 25 starting his Great Reading Run 2014. He intends to run a carefully planned 11,000 course around the perimeter of the country through 35 states, beginning and ending in Santa Monica. The 18-month trip will follow a […]

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A Night Under the Stars With the Stars

A Night Under the Stars With the Stars

The Celebrity Benefit Concert and Pageant takes place Saturday, Aug. 23rd. offering guests an evening of music along with a special performance of the Pageant of the Masters show, “The Art Detective.” “August 23rd will be an incredible night,” says Sharbie Higuchi, director of marketing and public relations for the Festival of Arts. “We can’t wait […]

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Street Beat

Street Beat

Tuesday, Aug 12 Property. 500 block Forest Avenue, 10 a.m. A citizen brought ammunition to the police department to be destroyed. Traffic collision. Laguna Canyon Road at the dog park. 10 a.m. Medics were called, one vehicle was towed from the scene. Traffic collision. 10 a.m. An OCTA bus traveling north on Coast Highway hit […]

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Meet the Potential Decision Makers

Meet the Potential Decision Makers

Attend a  forum with City Council candidates at 7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 25 in the council chambers, 505 Forest Ave.  The candidates will introduce themselves and answer questions posed by the local press. Audience members will be able to ask questions by submitting a communication card to the moderator during the course of the evening. […]

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Arts Students Benefit from Grant

Arts Students Benefit from Grant

The Festival of Arts was awarded a $2,000 grant by the Festival of Arts Foundation making it possible to host 270 seventh and eighth grade students participating in the Pacific Symphony’s summer arts immersion program, Arts-X-Press. The students enjoyed complimentary hands-on art workshops and instruction in printmaking, scratch art and ceramics at the Festival’s Art Center. […]

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Boys and Girls Clubs Kick Off Ambitious National Campaign

Boys and Girls Clubs Kick Off Ambitious National Campaign

Nationally, Boys &Girls Clubs of America launched their Great Futures Campaign on July 31 in Atlanta, Georgia. Their goal is to elevate the critical role of out-of-school time and garner public support and resources for Boys and Girls clubs to increase their impact on kids and communities. For every hour a child spends in school, […]

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Bridge Hall Bingo

Bridge Hall Bingo

Celebrate the Endless Summer with another evening of Bridge Hall Bingo at Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann’s Dr. in Laguna Beach on Saturday, Aug. 23 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for kids 17 and under. Admission includes a 10-game pack with six cards to a page, three […]

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Fundraising Event for Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach

Fundraising Event for Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach

United Studios of Self Defense Laguna Beach, in association with business tenants of the Aliso Creek Plaza Shopping Center, is holding an End of Summer Bash fundraising event on Saturday, Aug. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to support the Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach. The event includes a bounce house, dunk […]

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Get Out Into the Wilderness

Get Out Into the Wilderness

Ages 15 and up can explore the beauty and diversity of Little Sycamore and Laurel Canyons on a strenuous 8.2-mile hike over rocky and uneven terrain from 8-11:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 23 at Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Little Sycamore Canyon Nix Nature Center, Laguna Canyon Road at SR-133. Bring water, a hat, and a hearty […]