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 Community Datebook

Community Datebook

Fundraiser Adds Art Among the Entrees The Sawdust Art Festival’s Art of Dining fundraiser Sunday, March 9, from 4-7 p.m. at the Sawdust grounds, serves up the artistic side of Visit Laguna Beach’s annual culinary event, Celebrate Good Taste. Chef Ryan Adams of 370 Common will prepare a three-course meal with wine and beer pairings. […]

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Food Pantry Bags Whopping Donation

Food Pantry Bags Whopping Donation

Laguna Beach’s Whole Foods Market raised $22,268 for the Laguna Food Pantry through the store’s November and December Feed4More register donation program. Generous Laguna Beach shoppers gave at the register for a total that beat out other, larger regional Whole Foods Market locations. For its size, no other Whole Foods Market raised more, according to […]

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Scouts Get Special Visitor

Scouts Get Special Visitor

Sgt. Mike Ryan, an ex-Marine who did two tours of duty in Iraq between 2005 and 2010, paid a recent visit to Laguna Beach Cub Scout Pak 35, Den 1. He showed scouts his uniforms and explained how the environment dictates what is worn and described non-combat dress as well.           […]

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Nokes Leads the Chamber’s 97th Year

Nokes Leads the Chamber’s 97th Year

The Chamber of Commerce’s new president, Larry Nokes, was sworn in and the organization’s Spirit winners announced during a presentation on Jan. 31. The chamber’s other officers and board members include president-elect Gregg Abel, as well as Debbie MacDonald, Aaron Talarico, Todd Orlich, Michael Kinsman, Chris Keller, Julie Cimpko, Michael Beack, Ken Fishbeck and Kate […]

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Flora Schoenleber Taylor

Flora Schoenleber Taylor

Longtime Laguna Beach resident Flora M.Schoenleber Taylor passed away on Feb. 4, 2014. She was born Sept 10, 1920, in Pasadena to Catherine and William Gray, the third of four daughters. While attending Pasadena City College, she met her best friend’s brother, James Schoenleber. They were married in 1943 in Honolulu where he worked in […]

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Hiking, Biking on Coastal Park Trails

Hiking, Biking on Coastal Park Trails

Feb. 15 , 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Moulton Peak Geology Hike.  Hikers ages 15 and up may join Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteer naturalists on this four-mile geology hike over steep and uneven terrain. Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park, 28373 Alicia Parkway, Laguna Niguel, Cost: $2 donation per person Parking: Free Reservations required, sign-up […]

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Personnel File

Personnel File

Local Litigator Accorded Distinction Ken Parker of Laguna Beach, an intellectual property litigator with Haynes and Boone, LLP, has been designated as one of the top California trademark enforcement and litigation lawyers by World Trademark Review, magazine for trademark professionals. Parker’s experience “enables him to provide accurate assessments and forecasts at every step of a […]

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Start Yellen

Start Yellen

Don’t be confused Indy readers.  This column remains Pet Peeves, although the title suggests I’m encroaching on the column Taking Stock.  I would never traipse on a fellow writer’s turf.  You can take my bitcoins to the bank and then buy drugs at your earliest convenience. I swear to you on the Winklevoss twins’ lives […]

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Potluck Adds a Public Square to the Menu

Potluck Adds a Public Square to the Menu

  The public is invited to hear from Council member Bob Whalen and Chamber of Commerce President Larry Nokes
at Transition Laguna’s potluck Tuesday, Feb. 11, at the Congregational Church. The conversation starter: a public square in downtown that puts people first. The discussion begins at 6:30 p.m. in the church hall, 340 St. Ann’s Dr. Bring […]

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The Garden Life

The Garden Life

Designing a Sculptural Potted Arrangement Laguna Outreach for Community Arts offers a workshop on potted plant design on Thursday, Feb. 13, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Laguna Nursery, 1370 S. Coast Highway. The class, led by nursery owner Ruben Flores, will learn how to arrange their plants using layering to achieve height and volume. Provided materials will […]

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Posts Receive Seniors’ Legacy Award

Posts Receive Seniors’ Legacy Award

Laguna Beach Seniors announced that Cheryl and Carl Post as recipients of its 2014 Legacy Award, which will be presented at the eighth annual Legacy Ball on Saturday, March 15 at Aliso Creek Inn. During their 40 years as residents, the Posts supported many local organizations and embody the “give where we live” ideal, said […]

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Valentine Tipsheet

Valentine Tipsheet

Celebrate Cupid’s Day Your Way This year Cupid brings a plethora of ways to mark Feb. 14. From food to art, philanthropy to spa indulgences, the perfect remembrance can be found locally. Give something different this year; the R Star Foundation will send a goat to a rural village woman in Nepal. A cute card […]

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Sandi Carter

Sandi Carter

Sandi Carter, a longtime resident of Laguna Beach, passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 25, 2014, following a recurrence of breast cancer. She was 69 years old. Sandi was born on Oct. 24, 1944, in Los Angeles, to Darrell and Doris Bogardus. She grew up in Los Angeles, graduating Immaculate Heart High School and […]

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Edward Graney

Edward Graney

Edward T. Graney, 84, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 11. Born and raised in Illinois, he was a member of the Chicago police force from 1953-63, during which time he helped provide security for then-presidential candidate John F. Kennedy and was a member of the local St. Jude Police Branch. He and his family moved […]

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Tracy Neu

Tracy Neu

Tracy Christine Neu, (Beach girl), Feb. 18, 1964 – Jan. 21, 2014, is survived by her fiancé, Randy Redwine. [email protected]