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Life in Laguna during ‘the War’

by Regina Hartley, Special to the Independent The story of Bill Hartley begins in Ontario, Calif., where his father, William Hartley Sr., managed what became the Sunkist packing plant, but from 1911 was the West Ontario Citrus Association. In 1925,William St. was sent to the east...

The Building that Babb Built

By Andy Hedden, Special to the Independent The Babb Building, venerably situated on the corner of South Coast Highway and Thalia Street, was erected in 1936. It has been home to many, commercially and residentially. Buzz about the Babb Building started in its first year in the...

Phoenix Rising: A Brief History of LCAD

By David Randel, Special to the Independent This account of the school that became the Laguna College of Art & Design, prepared to honor its founding 45 years ago by a group of community leaders, would not be complete without mention of several reasons for its success. The...


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Life in Laguna during ‘the War’

by Regina Hartley, Special to the Independent The story of Bill Hartley begins in Ontario, Calif., where his father, William Hartley Sr., managed what became the Sunkist packing plant, but from 1911 was the West Ontario Citrus Association. In...

The Building that Babb Built

By Andy Hedden, Special to the Independent The Babb Building, venerably situated on the corner of South Coast Highway and Thalia Street, was erected in 1936. It has been home to many, commercially and residentially. Buzz about the Babb Building...

Phoenix Rising: A Brief History of LCAD

By David Randel, Special to the Independent This account of the school that became the Laguna College of Art & Design, prepared to honor its founding 45 years ago by a group of community leaders, would not be complete without mention of...


Life in Laguna during ‘the War’

by Regina Hartley, Special to the Independent The story of Bill Hartley begins in Ontario, Calif., where his father, William Hartley Sr., managed what became the Sunkist packing plant, but from 1911 was the West Ontario Citrus Association. In...

The Building that Babb Built

By Andy Hedden, Special to the Independent The Babb Building, venerably situated on the corner of South Coast Highway and Thalia Street, was erected in 1936. It has been home to many, commercially and residentially. Buzz about the Babb Building...

Phoenix Rising: A Brief History of LCAD

By David Randel, Special to the Independent This account of the school that became the Laguna College of Art & Design, prepared to honor its founding 45 years ago by a group of community leaders, would not be complete without mention of...

Life in Laguna during ‘the War’

by Regina Hartley, Special to the Independent The story of Bill Hartley begins in Ontario, Calif., where his father, William Hartley Sr., managed what became the Sunkist packing plant, but from 1911 was the West Ontario Citrus Association. In 1925,William St. was sent to the east coast by the...

The Building that Babb Built

By Andy Hedden, Special to the Independent The Babb Building, venerably situated on the corner of South Coast Highway and Thalia Street, was erected in 1936. It has been home to many, commercially and residentially. Buzz about the Babb Building started in its first year in the defunct Laguna...

Phoenix Rising: A Brief History of LCAD

By David Randel, Special to the Independent This account of the school that became the Laguna College of Art & Design, prepared to honor its founding 45 years ago by a group of community leaders, would not be complete without mention of several reasons for its success. The greatest evidence...

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Life in Laguna during ‘the War’

by Regina Hartley, Special to the Independent The story of Bill Hartley begins in Ontario, Calif., where his father, William Hartley Sr., managed what became the Sunkist packing plant, but from...

The Building that Babb Built

By Andy Hedden, Special to the Independent The Babb Building, venerably situated on the corner of South Coast Highway and Thalia Street, was erected in 1936. It has been home to many,...

Phoenix Rising: A Brief History of LCAD

By David Randel, Special to the Independent This account of the school that became the Laguna College of Art & Design, prepared to honor its founding 45 years ago by a group of community...



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