A Vigil for Grievers Laguna Beach mother Amii Schenk, owner of Little Bohemian kids shop, invites locals to join her in a candlelight vigil for those lost in the Connecticut tragedy at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22, at Main Beach. Locally Grown Seedlings for Sale Transition Laguna’s food group will be selling vegetable […]
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Twig Makes It One Year To celebrate its first anniversary, the boutique Twig will host a fashion show and tea party on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 1175 S. Coast Highway. Beginning at 3 p.m., the fashion show will feature vintage and new clothing, t-shirts, pajamas, hats, jewelry, and scarves. Tea and pastries will be served […]
Guest Speaker Plants Seed for Drought Survivors Garden Club members will hear from Nan Sterman, will focus on low water Australian plants, at their meeting Friday, Dec. 14 at the Laguna Beach Presbyterian Church, Tankersley Hall, 415 Forest Ave. For club members and guests, the meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. with a social half-hour followed […]
Talking Restaurants With Chris Keller Chris Keller will speak to the Laguna Beach Exchange Club on Thursday, Dec. 6 during a 12:15 p.m. lunch meeting at the historic, but soon to close Cottage Restaurant, 308 N. Coast Hwy. Keller will speak about the local watering holes he owns, which include K’ya Bistro and the House […]
Adopting a Family For the Season Laguna Resource Center is seeking residents, churches, and businesses to adopt local low-income families for the holiday season. Laguna Resource Center currently has far more families requesting help than donors. Families who may be adopted are selected from Laguna Food Pantry patrons or recommended by long-term community volunteers. Most […]
Congressman Presides Over Veterans Day Honors Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, of the 46th Congressional District, will be the keynote speaker on Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, at the American Legion Post, 384 Legion St. The public is invited to the program honoring veterans and active duty military personnel, which starts with music at 1:30 p.m. and […]
Remembering Laguna’s Open Space Pioneer The Laguna Greenbelt and the Laguna Canyon Conservancy join together for the annual Dilley Dinner on Monday, Nov. 5, at Tivoli Terrace, located on the festival grounds. The dinner is open to the public. The spotlight will be on the late Jim Dilley, the father of the Laguna Greenbelt. Harry […]
Boutique Benefit plans a collection drive for gently used clothing and accessories this Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann’s Dr., from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The collection amasses quality clothes for men, women, teens, and children as well as accessories such as handbags, jewelry, scarves and shoes for a […]
The public is invited to a slide presentation on the works of architect Chris Abel, who designed over 200 homes in Laguna Beach. His designs spanned the mid-century post and beam houses of the ‘50s and ‘60s to modern homes. The meetup by Laguna Friends of Real Estate is Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m. […]
Paul Freeman, the former two-term mayor of Laguna Beach, will speak about the Laguna Beach open space initiative, ballot Measure CC, on Thursday, Oct. 25 at a meeting hosted by the Exchange Club from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. at the Mandarin King restaurant, 1224 N. Coast Highway. The cost for non-members is $20 and […]
Handcrafted bowls donated by gifted artisans with a social conscience will be auctioned in Laguna Beach at the Fourth Annual World Hunger Bowl on Saturday, Nov. 3, which will take place at The Aliso Creek Inn and Golf Course, 31106 Coast Highway. Part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Nov. 1-7, the event is sponsored […]
Those interested in joining members of Neighborhood Congregational Church’s 16-day trip to India are invited to attend an 11:30 a.m. informational meeting Sunday, Oct. 21, at the church, 340 St. Ann’s Dr. The tour leaving Jan. 24 will be led by Tenpa Dorjee, owner of Laguna Beach’s Tibet Handicrafts. For info: phone Pam Wicks at […]
Assistance League chapters nationwide are holding a children’s book drive on “Make a Difference Day” on Saturday, Oct. 27. The volunteers of Assistance League of Laguna Beach are presenting books to Arthur Hasselbrink, of Homefront America, which helps military families at Camp Pendleton. Hasselbrink will give the books to the children’s library on the base.
The Laguna Food Pantry is seeking a driver to pick up donated goods from Whole Foods Fashion Island. A dependable driver is needed for Saturdays, Mondays and Tuesdays; gas and road tolls will be paid. Those interested in joining the family of volunteers, call, Monday through Friday, 7 – 10:30 a.m., at (949) 497-7121.
The Laguna Beach Planning Commission is seeking community input about the Downtown Specific Plan’s short-comings and recommendations to improve the 23-year-old policies that guide land use and development decisions downtown. The workshop will be held on Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at Laguna Beach City Hall, 505 Forest Ave. The […]