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Noel Selby

Noel Selby

Noel Selby, born in Australia in 1936 and a resident of Balboa Island, died on Sept. 2, 2014. He received his law degree from Melbourne University in 1956. Selby excelled in tennis, Aussie Rules football and cricket. He retired from Xerox in 1995 after 30 years in the human resource recruiting department. Selby received a […]

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Portraits From Laguna’s Street People

Portraits From Laguna’s Street People

  Early Memories of the Homeless in Laguna I remember as a kid driving back home to Laguna after a day at the Fun Zone up in Newport.  After dark we rode the auto ferry to Balboa Island, crossed the old bridge into Corona del Mar and headed south on PCH. Looking out the window […]

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Stocking Inspiration on the Shelves

Stocking Inspiration on the Shelves

By Jim Graves, Special to the Independent Valinda Martin is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the opening of her business Laguna Beach’s Art for the Soul, 272 Forest Ave. The shop sells the works of over 800 artists, including blown glass, prints, jewelry and color-drenched furniture.  “Many of our visitors stop by for the sole […]