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In Memoriam

Lynda Brown What a beautiful, caring and loving soul, Lynda Georgina Brown, born April 24, 1946, and left this existence Feb. 14, 2015, after a four year illness caused by the superbug known as “C-Diff.” Originally from England, Brown moved to Laguna in 1979 with her...

Indy on Arts

Friday, April 10 “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” 7 p.m., Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Thru April 19. Tickets: 949 497- 2787 Nick I & ADD, 9 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy, 949 715-7777. $35 at the door. World Anthem, 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast...

Boys and Girls Club Expands in South Laguna

The Boys & Girls Club dedicated their new site in Lang Park earlier this month with a ribbon cutting ceremony that recognized contributors, including the Click family, who helped create the Click Café nutrition center on the premises. Jessica Barbier of Cox Communications,...

Blackburn’s Passion Continues in Perpetuity

A fund to aid a variety of local charitable causes assisting those in need was established at the Laguna Beach Community Foundation in memory of former mayor and longtime Laguna Beach resident Kathleen Blackburn. It is seeded with $100,000 provided by her husband Bill Blackburn...

Religious Services

The town’s religious institutions hold special services this week. St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church, 1042 Temple Terrace, on Good Friday, April 3, holds a morning prayer at 8 a.m. A solemn liturgy takes place at 1 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. in English and Spanish. On Holy...

Scouts Embark Upon Adventure

Cub Scout Troop No. 38 kicked the year off with a bang and a clang as they took a trip to the fire station, arriving just as the trucks were speeding away to an urgent call. The scouts toured the station until the fire fighters returned to give them a demonstration of their...

Garden Club Tours Woods Cove

The annual Gate and Garden tour presented by the Laguna Beach Garden Club takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, May 1. The self-guided walking tour of eight gardens includes an undersea succulent garden, a proper English garden, orderly vegetable gardens and gently...

Indy on Arts

Friday, April 3 Second City’s 55th Anniversary Tour, 7:30 p.m., Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Thru April 4. Tickets: 949 497- 2787 Nick I & ADD, 9 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy, 949 715-7777. $35 at the door. Adam Lasher, 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S....

Design Contest Open to All Beer Lovers

The Laguna Beach Beer Company is holding a label design contest open to Laguna residents 21 or older for its Greeter’s Ale. The winning design will feature an artistic interpretation of a Laguna Beach greeter and capture the essence of the product. Submissions are due by email by...

 

Easter, Passover Nearly Coincide This Year

By Donna Furey | LB Indy The town’s religious institutions offer myriad services over the next two weeks marking spring rituals celebrated by different faith’s traditions. St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church, 1042 Temple Terrace, will hold a Penance service at 7 p.m. on...

Re-live the Glory of Patriots Day

  The 49th Laguna Beach Patriots Day Parade will be broadcast on Cox 3 Saturday, March 28, from 10 a.m.- noon; Sunday, March 29, from 4 -6 p.m.; and Saturday, April 4, from 9-11 p.m. The broadcast will also be on Cox on Demand, channel 2636, from April 5 to May 5.  ...

Garden Happenings

Flores Tours Claremont’s Native Garden Join California horticultural expert Ruben Flores on a tour of Claremont’s Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Gardens, departing at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 28, from Laguna Nursery, 1370 S. Coast Highway. Seating is limited for the garden walk and bus...

Doing Good

Children’s Hospital Stages Annual Follies   CHOC Follies XVIII, the annual original musical comedy production that raises funds for Children’s Hospital of Orange County, will present “CHOCago, An Orange County Vaudeville of Guys, Dames and Debutantes!” at the Robert B. Moore...

John S. Hedges 1926-2015

  By Jack Casey, Special to the Independent John Hedges, my dear friend from Laguna Beach, left us Saturday, March 14. Although I live across the country in upstate New York, our families have shared much over the past 40 years. His beloved Barbara asked if I would write...