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Easter Celebrated in Prayer and Song

American Legion’s annual Easter Egg Hunt takes place at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 27, on the Laguna Beach High School baseball field. Children 9 and younger are welcome to scramble for more than 1,000 colored eggs and candy. Attendee’s are encouraged to arrive at 12:30 p.m. for a...

Club Commissions Economic Impact Study

For every dollar invested in a Boys & Girls Club, there is a return on investment of $10 in community benefit, according to a study commissioned by the Boys and Girls Club of America and conducted by the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research and School of...

Unusual Teacher Offers Internal Insights

Learning how to work with our minds allows people to lead lives filled with more happiness, contentment and clarity and with less fear, depression and anxiety, according to an unusual teacher. Buddhist nun Robina Courtin will lead a public talk, “Understanding Our Emotions,”...

League Alliance Supports Clinic

The partnership between the Assistance League and the Community Clinic positively impacts the health of Laguna Beach residents, says a league statement. The league’s long established early intervention program for developmentally delayed infants led the group to establish another...

Indy on Arts

  Friday, March 18 “Once Upon a Mattress,” 7:30 p.m. LBHS Artists’ Theatre. Tickets are $10-$20. Also 3/19, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 20. Poul Pederson & Richard Predice, 7 p.m., Big Fish Tavern, 540 S. Coast Hwy. #200. 949 715-4500 Nick I & ADD, 9 p.m.,...

Club Extends Hours for Parents Night Out

The Boys and Girls Club’s Canyon branch will host a fun-filled night for children 5 and up from 6-10 p.m. on Friday, March 25. The cost is $20 dollars for members and non-members and dinner and a movie is included. To reserve a spot contact Valerie Navarrete at the Club’s Canyon...

Yard Sale Benefits 10-Boys Scholarships

The third annual 10 Boys Who Care yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. will be held at Legion Hall on Saturday, March 12. The boys, who have been stashing donated wares from their families for this occasion, also received post-holiday inventory to liquidate from Jon Madison, owner of...

Nancy Makowsky

Nancy Benjamin Makowsky, 61, of San Clemente, passed away at home, surrounded by family on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, after a yearlong battle with brain cancer. Nancy was born June 28, 1954, in Kansas City, Kas., the daughter of J. Philip and Doris (Roesler) Benjamin and raised...

Jackie Stanford Porter

1/19/24 -3/7/16 Jackie was born Sipp Bayes Stanford on Jan. 19, 1924, in Catlettsburg, Ky. She and her mother shared the name Sipp Bayes (commemorating a Kentucky riverboat), but she was always known as Jackie, after her father Jack Stanford. An only child, Jackie attended St....

Ann Peacock Sokoloff

Ann Peacock Sokoloff of Talent, Ore., left us on Feb. 19 after a brief illness. She was born in Fulham, England, and at the age of 22 immigrated to the United States, settling in Laguna Beach where she raised her family. Sokoloff was beautiful, charming, artistic, and...

Personnel File

New Team Offers Financial Services Local businessmen and LBHS graduates Walker Reed and Dave McDonnell have joined with TCFG Wealth Management to establish Laguna Financial Network. Their new company will provide brokerage, tax and insurance services along with referrals to real...

Indy on Arts

Friday, March 11 “Once Upon a Mattress,” 7:30 p.m. LBHS Artists’ Theatre. Tickets are $10-$20. Also March 12-13. Jackie Pember Duo, 7 p.m., Big Fish Tavern, 540 S. Coast Hwy. #200. 949 715-4500 Aaron Broering Band, 9 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy, 949 715-7777. $10....

Lifeguards Tryouts

A first round of 35 lifeguard hopefuls arrived at Main Beach on Saturday, Feb. 27, to try out for rookie and seasonal lifeguard jobs. Another group takes the plunge March 12. Top qualifiers join the city’s Ocean Lifeguard Academy, where over four weekends cadets will be...

Girl Power at Work

Three local girls spent the ski-week break raising money by selling homemade lemonade and popcorn in order to buy take-out meals for homeless people. Sophia Haslett, 13, a seventh-grader at Thurston Middle School, recruits friends, neighbors and relatives during school breaks to...