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Schools Foundation Praises Crevier’s Gifts

The Laguna Beach High School Scholarship Foundation named Donnie Crevier the 2015 donor honoree at its annual Honors Convocation held Friday, June 5, when more than $350,000 was awarded to deserving seniors. A Laguna native, Crevier is well known for his generosity to local...

The View From the Top

Laguna Beach High School student James Fast’s fascination with economics and politics led him to invite U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher as a guest speaker to his AP government class. Fast and his classmates participated in the 14-week Capitol Hill Challenge, where they invested a...

LBHS Competes In Annual Solar Cup

The Laguna Beach High School Solar Cup Team recently competed alongside 41 teams in the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s 13th annual Solar Cup. The LBHS team took second place in both the sprint and endurance races and first place for their public service...

Indy on Arts

Friday, June 12 Author Joseph Finder, 6:30 p.m., Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Hwy. Nick I & ADD, 9 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy, 949 715-7777. World Anthem, 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. James Clay Garrison, 7 p.m., Hotel Laguna, S. Coast Hwy....

Beauty Discounts Salute a Salon’s Longevity

This month, Noreen Goodman marks her 30th year in Laguna Beach at the same location, the International Hair Salon and Spa, which holds down one of Hotel Laguna’s storefronts. “When you love what you do time goes by fast,” said Goodman. “I love making people beautiful from the...

Doing Good

Radio Station Fundraiser Tickets Going Fast   Chris Barron of Spin Doctors will share anecdotes from his life on the road and songs on his old Gibson guitar during at KXClusive, Music On A Silver Platter, the station’s fundraiser from 5-9 p.m. on Saturday, June 6 at a...

Educators Receive Grants to Support Artistic Expression

The Festival of Arts Foundation recently awarded grants to enrich visual, musical and performing arts education in public schools and organizations that support artistic expression. The Boys & Girls Club received $8,000 to support the club’s art studio, where members explore...

Culinary Entrepreneurs Open Pop Up Restaurant

Austin January and Noah Rosen, 17-year old juniors in the culinary arts and hospitality conservatory of the Orange County School of the Arts in Santa Ana, are seeing their dream realized in a “pop-up” restaurant they call Class kitchen. The pop up trend allows young chefs without...

SchoolPower Treats Supporters to an Ocean View

The Pacific Ocean provided the backdrop for SchoolPower’s recent annual business appreciation party, hosted by The Deck and Pacific Edge Hotel. Supporters of SchoolPower, Laguna Beach’s non-profit education foundation, dined on food prepared by Chef Rainer Schwarz and...

Class Notes

Baccalaureate Service Set for Sunday A baccalaureate service for the Laguna Beach High School graduating class begins at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 7, at Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave. Graduating seniors along with their friends and families are invited to attend this...

Sporting Briefs

LBHS Athletes Receive Honors Laguna Beach High School students Halie Redfearn and John Grayden were recently named students of the month by LBHS athletic department and are being honored by Laguna Rotary Club. Redfearn is the MVP for varsity softball and JV tennis. She was also...

Laguna Cyclist Places First

Laguna Beach High School freshman, Massimo Lucidi placed first in the 15-16 junior cycling race on May 24 at the Barry Wolf Grand Prix Criterium in Thousand Oaks. He is now eligible to compete in USA cycling’s nationals next month in Lake Tahoe where he will be racing for...

Gift Strengthens Festival’s Photo Collection

Recently, photographer Robert Hansen donated eight limited edition prints from his travels in Mexico to the Festival of Arts’ permanent collection. The gift of “Portfolio 1 – Yucatan Passages” was made out of gratitude, said Hansen, an exhibitor at the Festival of Arts for...

Live Music Enlivens June

Live! At the Museum will feature the Argus Quartet at the Laguna Art Museum on Thursday, June 11, from 7-8 p.m. This event is free to museum members and is museum admission to non-members.                     Bluegrass & BBQ...