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Realtors Support Ranch Restoration

Editor, The Ranch at Laguna Beach, formerly Aliso Creek Inn, is in the midst of an environmentally sensitive restoration project that was appealed to the California Coastal Commission. Resolution of this type of appeal can take months or years. It could force unwarranted...

Services Set for Hobie Alter

A memorial honoring the life of Hobie Alter is set for 4:30- 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 10, at Laguna Beach’s Aliso Creek Inn. Trolley service will be provided to Aliso Creek Inn from Salt Creek Beach, stopping for passengers at designated trolley stops in-between, including...

Finding Home

There are over 100 registered non-profits in Laguna Beach. Nearly every one of them supports the needs and interests of locals, and every one of them is constantly on the quest for funding to fulfill their missions. Today, every day, and year after year, non-profit organizations...
Posted On 20 Mar 2014

The Next Coffee Break Addresses Entitlement

Linda and Richard Eyre will speak about entitlement at next week’s Coffee Break from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the Aliso Creek Inn and Golf Course. Their talk will center on the contents of their latest book, “The Entitlement Trap,” in which...

Attitude as a Predictor of Success

This month’s Coffee Break features Emily Diehl, who will discuss the educational implications of mindset and provide practical ways in which parents and educators can encourage an expansive mindset at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Aliso Creek Inn and Golf Course. Diehl...

Attitude as a Predictor of Success

This month’s Coffee Break features Emily Diehl, who will discuss the educational implications of mindset and provide practical ways in which parents and educators can encourage an expansive mindset at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Aliso Creek Inn and Golf Course. Diehl...

New Venue Opens Views Artists Never See

After spending the last 25 years painting all over the country, plein air painter Gavin Brooks moved to Laguna Beach earlier this year from Owings Mills, Md. She describes the town as ground zero for today’s generation of plein air painters, an art colony with an art legacy that...

New Look for Laguna Hotel Taking Shape

The Aliso Creek Inn will shut down for several months beginning Nov. 1 to begin room renovations by the new owners, though the golf course and banquet facilities will remain open and available for holiday bookings, a co-owner and manager said this week. Changes at the Aliso...

Christy Acquires Laguna’s ‘Yosemite’

The acquisition of Aliso Creek Inn and Golf Course was announced Thursday by a private investment group led by lifetime Laguna Beach resident and business owner Mark Christy. Terms were not disclosed. Laguna Beach Golf & Bungalow Village, LLC purchased the property from Aliso...

Getting Out 3/15/13

Jazz Vocalist Performs at Aliso Creek Inn Critically acclaimed vocalist Sara Gazarek performs Wednesday, March 20, as part of the Laguna Beach Live! winter series at Aliso Creek Inn, 31106 S. Coast Highway. Concerts are 6-8 p.m. and doors open at 5 for dinner. Tickets start at...

Taking Up Teen Talk At Coffee Break

As part of the Coffee Break series on Wednesday, Nov. 28, Dr. Jerry Weichman, a clinical psychologist and adolescent specialist, will be speaking on parenting today’s teens and pre-teens at the Aliso Creek Inn and Golf Course from 8:30-10:30 a.m. The presentation will include the...

Cabaret Nets Record for Marine Mammals

Pacific Marine Mammal Center raised over $140,000 and netted $128,000 at its Saturday, Sept. 30 Cabaret fundraiser at Aliso Creek Inn. The event, which sold out three months in advance, was attended by over 200 people and paid tribute to the Pacific Life Foundation for their long...

LB Live! Hosting Plethora of Musical Events

Laguna Beach Live! present the Ceora Winds in a free chamber music concert at the Laguna Art Museum on Thursday, Sept. 13 from 7 to 8 p.m.  The American Association of University Women, Laguna Beach branch, is sponsoring the concert. An additional afternoon outreach program by...

Coffee Break Hosts Drug and Alcohol Prevention Expert

Brenda Conlan’s truthful account of her own adolescence, derailed by early addiction to drugs, gives special credibility to her presentation as the featured speaker in PTA’s Coffee Break education series on Wednesday, March 21.   The talk about the myths about drug and...

Mystery Authors Revealed at Laguna Event

Laguna Beach Books will be hosting mystery authors Elizabeth George and T. Jefferson Parker on Sunday, Jan. 15 at the Aliso Creek Inn for a noon brunch.   The $70 ticket for the event will include  breakfast, a choice of George’s or Parker’s latest book, as well as an...
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