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Laguna Adopts Another Sibling

Laguna Adopts Another Sibling

The Laguna Beach City Council officially adopted St. Ives, England, as a sister city, joining current siblings in Menton, France, and San Jose del Cabo, Mexico. An official recognition ceremony took place earlier this month with Mayor Elizabeth Pearson signing a proclamation, which her counterpart, Linda Taylor, will sign in St. Ives. The economy of […]

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Indy Calendar

Indy Calendar

Friday, Sept. 19 Saif Eddin & Friends perform the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, 6:30-10 p.m., refreshments, Laguna Nursery, 1370 S. Coast Highway. Tickets $45 in advance, 949 494-5200. $55 at the door. Pawnshop Kings, 7-10 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. The Kalama Bros., free Sunset Serenade concert, Heisler Park Amphitheatre, 5:30 p.m. […]

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Exploring a Coastline for a Cause

Exploring a Coastline for a Cause

Laguna Beach resident Max Isles, 44, and friend Ryan O’Malley, 33, returned home safely on schedule last Saturday, Sept. 6, without any accidents other than a tire puncture after a five-day journey covering 536 miles. Supporters have contributed almost $6,000 so far toward their quest to raise research money for the Alzheimer’s Association. Both friends […]

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Tide Pool Docents Wanted

Tide Pool Docents Wanted

The Laguna Ocean Foundation seeks volunteers for the Tidewater Docent program. The next training session will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the lifeguard department headquarters on Main Beach. “It’s easy to learn and even the training is fun. Anyone with a little passion and a bit of people skills can […]

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Club Packs Memories into Summer Program

Club Packs Memories into Summer Program

Using Laguna Beach as their playground, the Boys & Girls Club’s canyon branch offered a summer enrichment program with a multi-faceted curriculum. Members of the seven-year-old Adventure Club had a chance to hike, kayak, rock climb, go bike riding, and participate in a four day Catalina Island camping trip. The club also took weekly excursions […]

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Noel Selby

Noel Selby

Noel Selby, born in Australia in 1936 and a resident of Balboa Island, died on Sept. 2, 2014. He received his law degree from Melbourne University in 1956. Selby excelled in tennis, Aussie Rules football and cricket. He retired from Xerox in 1995 after 30 years in the human resource recruiting department. Selby received a […]

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A New Place to Play

A New Place to Play

The Boys and Girls Club opened the doors of their newest branch this week at Lang Park in South Laguna. Children in first through fifth grades are welcome to join the club’s daily out-of- school enrichment program. “The Lang Branch will be a place for children to grow socially, intellectually and creatively. The facilities at […]

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Ever Upbeat, Reed Signs Off With a Cheery Epitaph

Ever Upbeat, Reed Signs Off With a Cheery Epitaph

By Andrea Adelson | LB Indy Darrin John Reed, a longtime Laguna Beach resident whose parting words revealed his unending enthusiasm for life, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, after a two year battle with leukemia and its complications. Last month, Reed was admitted to Hoag hospital’s ICU fighting sepsis and multiple organ failure. “He ran out […]

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Realtors Take a Dunking for a Cause

Realtors Take a Dunking for a Cause

David Cabot and managers of Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices, and board members of its allied charitable fund, took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on the sand in Laguna Beach to honor the memory of their friend and former chief executive Jon Cook. Donations by Berkshire agents from San Diego to Santa Barbara have contributed $30,000 to […]

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Kinsman Joins Club’s Impressive Roster

Kinsman Joins Club’s Impressive Roster

Kinsman Joins Club’s Impressive Roster An elegant, yet understated luncheon reflecting the personality of Cheryl Kinsman, the 2014 Woman of the Year, will be held Friday, Sept. 19 at the Woman’s Club of Laguna Beach. The event, honoring the long-time Laguna Beach resident and community champion, is open to the public. Tickets are $35 per […]

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Night Out Sparkles With a Girl’s BF

Night Out Sparkles With a Girl’s BF

Tickets of $125 are available for the sixth annual Girls Night Out, a Thursday, Oct. 2, benefit for the Boys and Girls Club at the spectacular oceanfront home of David and Holly Wilson. Supported by Wilson Automotive Group, Newport Lexus, Starfish restaurant and Lugano Diamonds, the benefit for 250 women will feature models dripping in […]

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Maureen Bober

Maureen Bober

Long time Laguna Beach resident Maureen Bober passed away on Aug. 25, 2014, in Chicago, Ill., after a 15-year battle with cancer. True to form, she surpassed the expectations of the wonderful doctors and nurses at Northwestern’s Prentice Women’s Hospital.  She died without pain, surrounded by her family, and was finally able to find peace. […]

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Indy on Arts

Indy on Arts

Friday, Sept. 5 The Screaming Furniture Jazz Outlet, free Sunset Serenade concert, Heisler Park Amphitheatre, 5:30 p.m. Free. Nick I and ADD, 9 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy, 949 715-7777 The Outriders, 6 p.m. Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. 949-494-1956 Jack Russell’s Great White, 8 p.m., The Coach House, 33157 Camino Capistrano, San […]

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Indy Calendar

Indy Calendar

Friday, Aug. 29 Robert Jon &The Wreck, 6 p.m. Cliff Restaurant. 577 S. Coast Hwy. 949-494-1956 Steve Tyrell, 8 p.m., The Coach House, 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949 496-8930 Nick I and ADD, 9 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy, 949 715-7777 ADAAWE, 5:30 p.m., Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Rd. Saturday, […]

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Pancake Breakfast Serves as Summer’s Capstone

Pancake Breakfast Serves as Summer’s Capstone

Join your friends in marking summer’s end on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1, at the annual al fresco pancake breakfast in Heisler Park. Firefighters will be serving up flapjacks and sausage from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Cliff Drive near Myrtle Street, above Picnic Beach, organizer Sande St. John said. The $5 per person […]