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In the article titles Author’s Research Unearths a Family Treasure , Feb. 27., the author learns, at age 17,that her Jewish heritage had been kept secret not her family’s German lineage. Further, his relatives did not pay for his ticket to American when he was 19, but instead...

Assistance League Recognizes its Members

The Assistance League recently recognized Dixie Henry, Susan Velasquez, Kelli Humphrey, San Dee Frei, Joan Kasman and Susan Layman for exceptional service to the organization and the community during the prior year. Several members were honored for years of service with the...

Workshop Devises a Prescription for Well-Being

The third annual TerraVita Herbal Symposium takes place Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 28 and March 1, at Anneliese Schools’ Wiilowbrook campus, 20062 Laguna Canyon Road. The weekend symposium sponsored by SEEDS Arts and Education, Inc. includes diverse and hands-on workshops on...

Personnel File

Dance Festival Hires First Executive Laguna Dance Festival hired longtime volunteer and board chair Joy Dittberner as its first executive director, the festival founder and artistic director Jodie Gates announced. “Joy is just the person for the job, having worked as our de facto...

Sign Ups Begin for Youth Track Meet

Children born since 2000 have less than a month to train for the city’s boys and girls track meet. The starting gun fires on Friday, March 20, from 5-8 p.m. at the Laguna Beach High School track. Kids who live in town or attend Laguna public schools are eligible to compete in the...

Class Notes

Rotary Names Science Student of the Month Rotary Club named Nicholas Rieckhoff the February student of the month in the Laguna Beach High School science department. Nicholas also served as a Boys State Delegate, is an AP scholar with distinction and has twice been silver medalist...

Trumpeter Lives to Play Live

Trumpeter Gabriel Johnson will be performing in the Jazz Wednesdays Winter Series Wednesday, March 4, at Seven-Degrees from 6-8 p.m. Johnson studied under jazz greats at the New England Conservatory of Music, has recorded with a wide variety of musicians and bands, was the...

Gallery Showcases Cubism Show

Join oil painter Joëlle Blouin for a discussion of her latest collection during Art Walk, Thursday, March 5, from 6-9 p.m. at Signature Gallery, 220 Forest Ave. The self-taught French-Canadian oil painter mixes her colors directly onto her canvases with palette knives. Her...

Playhouse Fishin’ for Tom Sawyer Cast

Auditions will be held for the Laguna Playhouse Youth Theatre’s “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27 and 28, at the Boys and Girls Club. Make an audition appointment by calling Wally Ziegler at 949 497-2787 x 294.  Callbacks, by invitation, will be held...

Troop 35 Fledges Two Eagles

High school sophomore Jake Mangus and junior Jeffery Rubino achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouts of America. Both are members of Troop 35, chartered by the Laguna Presbyterian Church in 1945. Jeff is the third generation in the Rubino...

Local Photographer, Officiant Win Awards

Click Chicks Photography and officiant Michael Ahern say they have won bride’s choice awards from Wedding Wire, an online site connecting couples with event professionals. “When a couple hires me, I’m being asked to be a part of one of the biggest days of their lives,” said...

Girls Basketball League Tips Off

Registration for the girls spring basketball league for kindergarten through ninth grade at the Boys & Girls Club ends Friday, Feb. 27. The cost for club members to participate is $100 per player and includes a new team uniform. Non-club members can participate at the same...

Get On Down to Brunch

Tickets are on sale for the Gospel Brunch at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, March 8, at Tivoli Too, 777 Laguna Canyon Rd. presented by Laguna Beach Live! featuring Patrice Morris, a soloist who is also a member of the legendary group, The Fifth Dimension. Brunch will consist of hot and cold...

Painter Discusses His Work

Artist Michael Ward will discuss his work, themes and methods involved in the works currently displayed in the Community Art Project gallery at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28. The talk and gallery, on the second floor of the Wells Fargo Bank, is open to the public.   City...