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Correction:

Correction:

An article in the Jan. 31 edition incorrectly identified Haleigh Burnett as the Patriot Day Parade’s junior citizen of the year. In fact she is the Daughters of the American Revolution’s good citizen and will ride in their parade entry on March 1.  

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Parade to Celebrate Community

Parade to Celebrate Community

By Andrea Primer, Special to the Independent Laguna Beach prepares for the 47th annual Patriots Day Parade this Saturday, March 2, a day when the community is celebrated through art, pride and togetherness celebrating this year’s theme, “All Together Now”. All those planning on visiting downtown Laguna should be prepared for road closures, traffic and […]

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Genealogy Workshop to Reveal Search Secrets

Genealogy Workshop to Reveal Search Secrets

Daughters of the American Revolution will host a seminar open to the public on the DAR Genealogical Research System Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. in the Presbyterian Church Parlor Room, at 415 Forest Ave. Bunny Smith, award-winning DAR volunteer genealogist, will be presenting an overview of how to use free public access to the GRS to […]

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Leafing Through Family Trees

Leafing Through Family Trees

On Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 12:30 p.m., experienced genealogical researchers from Daughters of the American Revolution will provide a free genealogy workshop at Laguna’s Susi Q Community Center. This workshop is designed to jump-start the beginning genealogist as well as enhance the research of advanced projects.  There will be handouts, hands-on guidance, and other resources that will allow you […]

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Local Students Honored

Local Students Honored

Graduating Laguna Beach High School seniors Gordon Davis Belyea and Mariana Acevedo were presented with honors by the Patience Wright Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution last week. Belyea is the winner of the annual American history scholarship earned by his essay on applying history towards his life plans […]

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Awards Recognize Good Citizenship

Awards Recognize Good Citizenship

Mariana Acevedo, a graduating Laguna Beach High School senior, who was chosen by the Daughters of the American Revolution as their good citizen for 2012 addressed the group’s award ceremony this week. The local chapter recognizes outstanding students of American history and good citizenship in grades five through 12 in local public and private schools. […]