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New Summer Camp Taps a Familiar Name

New Summer Camp Taps a Familiar Name

By Donna Furey | LB Indy The newly established Laguna Club opened last month and already has a following, with 45 out-of-school children enrolled in its summer recreation program. Half the youth are rotated daily between the club’s temporary headquarters at the Woman’s Club on St. Ann’s Drive and the “playground,” the town of Laguna […]

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Parents’ Club Welcomes New Members

Parents’ Club Welcomes New Members

The Laguna Beach Parents’ Club invites all interested families to join them for a Family Friday in the Park with refreshments and activities from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, June 27, at Bluebird Park. Bring a picnic, a blanket and mingle with new and current member families and learn about the organization’s year-round activities for parents and families. Most of the […]

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 Parents Upset Over Ousted Staffers

Parents Upset Over Ousted Staffers

By Donna Furey | LB Indy What the Boys and Girls Club board president calls “the ruckus” erupted last week at the club’s TLC location over the departure of four staffers well liked by their young charges. “It gets down to philosophies,” president Bill Wood said. “Some don’t like new programs or growth.” A meeting […]

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Club Receives National Award

Club Receives National Award

Laguna Beach’s Boys and Girls Club received the national organization’s Pacific region Impact Award for increasing its daily average attendance in 2012. Pamela Estes, the club’s executive director, accepted the award in September. The club serves 2,200 children, of which 1,500 are regular members at the club’s two locations in Laguna Canyon and Bluebird Park. […]

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Club Extends Hours for Ski Week Break

Club Extends Hours for Ski Week Break

The Boys and Girls Club’s main branch in Laguna Canyon will be open daily beginning at 7 a.m. during the school district’s mid-winter break, Feb. 19-22. Monday, Feb. 18 the club is closed is observance of President’s Day. Members are welcome to drop in anytime from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for a $10 daily […]

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Memorial Set for Auto Parts’ Store Owner

Memorial Set for Auto Parts’ Store Owner

Hundreds attended a memorial service  for Jerry Piper, the longtime owner of Laguna Auto Parts, on Wednesday, Dec. 19, in Bluebird Park. Piper died last week from a heart attack he suffered in the shop at 1796 S. Coast Highway, which he described in ads as “the last useful store in Laguna.” “If you had […]

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Home-grown Rituals Transform a Favorite Park

Home-grown Rituals Transform a Favorite Park

“It’s like time lapse photography,” said Laguna Beach resident Alice Harmon, describing the trickle of people arriving to deposit picnic gear at Bluebird Park on Sundays, a curious overture for the city’s Music in the Park concert series. “Only I watch in real time,” she added. Harmon is among the myriad die-hard locals who regularly […]

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Staff videographer Ted Reckas attended last summer's final Bluebird Park concert.

Staff videographer Ted Reckas attended last summer’s final Bluebird Park concert.

The outdoor event is a great way to cap off the weekends throughout July and August. Locals and visitors show up hours ahead of time to reserve their spot with a picnic blanket.