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A New Cupcake Queen Rising

By Donna Furey | LB Indy In the past year while still a senior at Laguna Beach High School, Nikki Hunt began making cupcakes in her mom’s kitchen and selling them from her website, La Vie en Rose. Flavors run from the obvious chocolate and vanilla to pina colada, margarita, green...

A Sweet Incentive Assists a Woman in Need

Laguna Beach local Analisa Andrus manages the self-sufficiency program that helps homeless adults rebuild their lives at Friendship Shelter. Now she is in need herself. She suffers from spinal muscular atrophy, a degenerative, genetic neuromuscular disease that currently has no...

Helping Vets a Glass at a Time

Local Laguna Beach children spent Veteran’s Day selling lemonade outside the apartment complex where they live and raised over $100, which they donated to a non-profit that helps veterans, Patriotic Hearts. HirePatriots.com, part of the organization’s community outreach program,...
Posted On 13 Nov 2014

Indy on Arts

Friday, Nov. 14 “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” 7:30 p.m., Artists’ Theatre at LBHS, 625 Park Ave., Tickets are $10-$20. Also 11/15 and 11/16 at 2:20 p.m. DJ Flex, White House, 340 S. Coast Hwy. Nate and the Declaration, 9 p.m., Marine Room Tavern, 214 Ocean Ave. Nick I & ADD, 9...

Garden Potluck Stirs Up Community

Members of the South Laguna Community Garden invite the public to join their fall festival and potluck on Sunday, Nov. 16 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Coast Highway and Eagle Rock Way. Bring a dish or snacks for 10 people and your own drinks; enjoy live music and celebrate th...

Good Causes

Girls Give Up Sweets for a Cause The Lion’s Heart Laguna Beach chapter seems not yet prepared to sort candy collected for troops overseas. With the help of local schools including Anneliese’s, St. Catherine’s and El Morro, as well as the Laguna Beach Library,...

Do We Really Lose?


By Steve Erickson Do we really lose when we’ve lost things or people or is it time for a new beginning? A whole life full of things lost. Still seems terrible, no matter what the cost. People dying and you end up crying. Here for a short while, sometimes you can’t...

Personnel File

Police Welcome a New Recruit Ranger, a two-year old Belgium Malinois, became the newest member of the Laguna Beach Police Department, picked up last Friday, Oct. 31, from a breeder in Riverside. Lt. Jeff Calvert, Sgt. Eric Lee and new canine handler Officer Zach Fillers escorted...

Helping Girls Attain Their Potential

Even as teenager Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan, the youngest ever Nobel Prize recipient, advocates for female education, many Orange County girls also struggle to become educated and lead productive lives. Helping equip girls mostly from low-income families navigate gender,...

Good Causes

Brunch Welcomes Four-Legged Friends Friends of Laguna Beach Dog Park host their annual fundraiser, My Best Friends Brunch, Sunday, Nov. 9, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tivoli Too!, 777 Laguna Canyon Road. For $25, two-legged folks and their four-legged friends can enjoy brunch,...

Lend A Hand Ending Hunger

Myriad opportunities exist for those who seek to play a role in ending hunger and homelessness in Laguna Beach, said Faye Chapman, who chairs the city’s Housing and Human Services committee. November is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness month, which kicked off with this...

Experience Fall in Guided Park Hikes

Friday, Nov. 7, from 9 to 11:30 a.m., ages 8 and up can meet at the Nix Nature Center for a two mile walk to Orange County’s only natural lake while learning about native plants with a volunteer naturalist. Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. until noon ages 12 and up can take a...

Gerald Allen Cohen

Gerald Allen Cohen, 83, passed away Oct. 1, 2014, at his home in Laguna Beach. Cohen was born March 5, 1931, in St. Louis, Mo., to Benjamin and Leah Cohen. He was a remarkable mathematician and a very talented engineer who contributed greatly to the U.S. space program and several...

Indy Calendar

Friday, Nov. 7 White House, 340 S. Coast Hwy. $20. Blue Medicine, 9 p.m., Marine Room Tavern, 214 Ocean Ave. Nick I & ADD, 9 p.m. Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy, 949 715-7777. $10. DJ Xclusv, 9:30 p.m., White House, 340 S. Coast Hwy. Berlin, 8 p.m., The Coach House, 33157...
Posted On 06 Nov 2014