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Indy Calendar

Friday, Nov. 7 White House, 340 S. Coast Hwy. $20. Blue Medicine, 9 p.m., Marine Room Tavern, 214 Ocean Ave. Nick I & ADD, 9 p.m. Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy, 949 715-7777. $10. DJ Xclusv, 9:30 p.m., White House, 340 S. Coast Hwy. Berlin, 8 p.m., The Coach House, 33157...
Posted On 06 Nov 2014

Fast Forward to Patriot’s Day 2015

  The 49th Laguna Beach Patriot’s Day Parade will march through town at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2015, but its 2014 theme, Home of the Free, Because of the Brave, and honorees will hold the spotlight because last year’s event was cancelled due to a fast-moving, but...

City council Candidate Q & A

First Question: What is the single most important issue facing the city? Kelly Boyd: There is not just one single thing. We need to continue to work on safer bike lanes throughout the city and better pedestrian sidewalks from Diamond Street to Nyes Place. And although the city...

Scouts Meet the Guards

Cub Scout Pack 35 of Webelos Scouts and their siblings and parents visited the new lifeguard headquarters on Main Beach. Capt. Tom Trager served as tour guide, pointing out state-of-the-art technology, sharing fun anecdotes and showing artifacts and photos of historical...

Checking in on Community Coops

Join the self-guided Community Coop Tour, which visits 18 home-based backyard chicken coops between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2. On bikes and in carpools, participants will set out from Anneliese’s School, 20062 Laguna Canyon Road, where they will be provided a map and...

A Victory for Open Space Advocates

Future generations will be able to enjoy 297 acres on Mt. Baldy in the San Gabriel Mountains thanks in part to local Candice Burroughs. Coordinating with the Conservation Fund to secure a grant from the state of California, the property was purchased recently by the Watershed...

Families for Philanthropy

Laguna’s parents and kids take pride in working together to help the community. By Vicki Hogue-Davies   Hannalie and Gavin Greene, ages 11 and 7, respectively, can often be found helping set up chairs and tables for the monthly meeting of Transition Laguna Beach, a...
Posted On 27 Oct 2014

Halloween Calendar

A Ghoul’s New Best Friend Manager Kimmie Breeding tries out a Halloween look applied by makeup artist Riley Weber at Belo Blow Dry Bar, a Forest Avenue salon. Witches, zombies or vixen looks, which take about an hour, are offered through Nov. 1 for $99. Grab your broom and pop in...

Peace Laureate Speaks at Soka

Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee of Liberia and international law professor, Karima Bennoune, will speak at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29 at the Soka Performing Arts Center, 1 University Dr., Aliso Viejo. Their topic is, “Outrageous Acts of Peace: The role ordinary people must...

Benefits and Benefactors

Helping the Un-housed, a Bowl at a Time By Donna Furey | LB Indy Distinctive bowls by local and international artists with studios as far away as Germany and Saudi Arabia will go under the gavel during the sixth annual World Hunger Bowl, set for 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6. Some...

William J. Kremer

  William “Bill” Kremer, born in Chicago, Ill., to Maria and Christian Kremer on Feb. 9, 1932 passed away Oct. 15, 2014, at the age of 82. As a young man, Bill joined the Air Force and was stationed in France during the Korean conflict. Upon his return to the states, he began his...

Monks Return for Tibetan Art Tour

Tri-chord chanting will begin and end each day of the Sacred Tibetan Arts tour by Drepung Gomang Monks of southern India, who are returning to Neighborhood Congregational Church in Laguna Beach beginning next week. At 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, the visit begins with an opening...

Costume Parade Coming to Forest Avenue

The Laguna Beach Parents Club’s annual Halloween Walk steps off at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, beginning on Main Beach. The community is invited to watch the costumed children and often equally outrageously outfitted parents as they parade down Forest Avenue gathering candy and...

Personnel File

A New Manager Sets Music Festival’s Tone With the annual Laguna Beach Music Festival set for early next year, a new festival director, Laura Ricker, was recently appointed to take the reins. Ricker worked for nine years with Western Arts Alliance, a membership association based...

Mary L. Farrar

Dec. 22, 1925-Oct . 5, 2014 Mary L. Farrar, affectionately known as MiMi, passed away peacefully with family by her side Oct. 5, 2014. She was born on Dec. 22, 1925, to Luis John and Maria Lawrence Santos in Tulare, Calif. She was raised on the family farm west of Tulare. For...