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Arts Groups Elect Pearson to their Board   Elizabeth Pearson, president and chief executive officer of Pacific Chorale in Santa Ana, has been selected to the board of the statewide arts advocacy organizations California Arts Advocates and Californians for the Arts. Pearson,...

John Parsons

  John V. (Jack) Parsons, a resident of Laguna Beach for 68 years, passed away peacefully in his sleep at Saddleback Memorial Hospital on Dec. 12, 2014 surrounded by love. Born in Grand Junction, Colo., on Nov. 11, 1934, he was the son of Floyd Sr. Parsons and Edna (Tuttle)...

Ocean Institute Begins Major Expansion

The Ocean Institute at Dana Point will begin an expansion of the learning center, which will include the addition of a hands-on interpretive center in the current courtyard and lobby area. The dock portion of the Seaside Learning Center opened in 2013 and installation of the...

Assistance League Spreads Holiday Cheer

Soldiers on their first deployment will receive 56 boxes of gifts and books collected by the professionals group of the Assistance League of Laguna Beach. Military personnel who received the care package last year shared their reactions with their benefactors. USMC Major Jason S....

Seniors Spread Holiday Cheer

On behalf of Laguna Beach Seniors, its president emeritus, Chris Quilter, accepted his brother Patrick’s traditional challenge grant, encouraging others to donate by matching their gift at the annual lunch last week. The entire City Council was in attendance along with 200 others...

Otho Budd

Otho (Sonny) Mansfield Budd was born on Sept. 12, 1923, and crossed over the rainbow bridge peacefully on Dec. 8, 2014.  At his side were June, his beloved wife of 55 years, Kathleen, his only daughter, and Stephen, his only son. His grandchildren Chloe, Aria, Quinn, Eric, Dallen...

Richard Bracebridge Challis

Richard Bracebridge Challis was born at home in London, England on Aug. 12, 1920. He died in his home in Laguna Beach of natural causes on Dec. 10, 2014. His father, Lionel Stevenson Challis, served as a captain during WWI and his mother, Eileen Owen, was a classical violinist....

Indy on Arts

Friday, Dec. 19 Laguna Tunes free holiday concert, 7:30 p.m., Artists’ Theatre, 625 Park Ave. “Striking 12,” Laguna Playhouse, 7:30 p.m., 606 Laguna Canyon Rd. 949 497-2787. Tel: (94 Pawnshop Kings, 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. The Strangers, 9 p.m., Marine Room...
Posted On 18 Dec 2014

Clinic Receives an Early Gift

  The Assistance League awarded the Laguna Beach Community Clinic $78,000 to purchase gear for electronic medical records as mandated by the Affordable Care Act. The system will support the clinic’s pursuit of accreditation as a patient centered medical home and increase its...

New Inn Keeper Unlocks Boutique Hotel

Francois Leclair, 15-year owner of Casa Laguna Inn & Spa, handed over the keys to the new owners of the historic Laguna Beach landmark inn last week. Casa Laguna will be managed by PRG Investment and Management Inc. of Los Angeles for the new owners, Villa Carlotta LLC, the...
Posted On 11 Dec 2014

Holiday Happenings

A Caroling They Go Watch and listen for the Laguna Beach Girl Scouts as they sing in the holidays Friday, Dec. 12, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Driven by Santa Claus, who traded in his sleigh for a Laguna trolley, scores of local Girl Scouts will be on board to sing holiday carols...

Gift Shopping Laguna Style

Purchase Holiday Gifts that Keep on Giving A free event open to the public, the 10th annual Alternative International Holiday Gift Fair hosted by Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann’s Dr., will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6 and from 11 a.m....

Spiritual Matters

Chamber Singers Perform Christmas Evensong The community is invited to attend a free 6:30 p.m. holiday concert on Sunday, Dec. 6, at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 428 Park Ave. The program is comprised of songs and readings of winter and the coming of Christmas. Solos duets and...

Public Is Invited to a Mobility Workshop

The public’s feedback is wanted on a draft mobility plan at a 5-6 p.m. workshop Wednesday, Dec. 10 in City Hall by the Planning Commission and the Parking, Traffic and Circulation Committee. Join city staff and the project team at 505 Forest Ave. to review the plan, which is to...