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Local Favorites Celebrate Record Release

Jason Farthing, Macarena Rivera and Jesse Boden, known as The Budrows, will perform a hometown record release show of their new album, “No Bad Whiskey” at the Marine Room Tavern, 214 Ocean Ave., at 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 18. With Farthing on his gas can banjo and cigar box...

Volunteers Needed for Fete de la Musique’s Children’s Parade

High school students are invited to volunteer for face painting, photography or video production as part of the Fete de la Musique children’s parade, organized by the Laguna Beach Sister Cities Association. Volunteers will receive community service hours. This event will begin at...

On the Table

Surf and Sand Resort Preps for Summer Surf and Sand Resort is readying for the Independence Day holiday with July 2-5 wine nights, kid’s camp, massages and a BBQ with a viewing of the fireworks. The resort is also featuring an updated summer menu with new options; a paella party...

Library Hosts Surf Buzz Series

Local resident Paul Holmes, author of “Hobie Master of Water, Wind and Waves,” will give a talk at the Laguna Beach Library, 363 Glenneyre St., from 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17. Nursery owner and surfer Kevin Naughton on Wednesday, June 24, will speak about his new photo...

And the Winners Are….

The Laguna Beach High School Scholarship Foundation gave away more than $360,000 in the form of 126 scholarships to 115 students from the Class of 2015 at its annual Honors Convocation held Friday, June 5. Below are award recipients: Moe Money: Anya Gourley, $1,000. 2015...

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...