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Plaque Commemorates ‘Mr. Laguna’

Plaque Commemorates ‘Mr. Laguna’

Harry Lawrence Day, celebrated on Main Beach since 2009, this year was celebrated at a party hosted by Selanne Steak House, where a plaque was presented to Lawrence’s  widow, Zahide, which will be permanently installed outside the Tudor style building. Lawrence came to Laguna Beach in 1947 and spent his life improving the community, serving […]

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Local Artist Hooks a Whale of a Job

Local Artist Hooks a Whale of a Job

California motorists will soon sight the tail of a new humpback whale above vehicles’ bumpers. It’s replacing another whale tail designed by popular marine life artist Wyland, whose specialty license plate was decommissioned when he sought a share of royalties. Laguna Beach artist Bill Atkins teamed up with Bethel Island, Calif., painter Elizabeth Robinette Tyndall […]