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Business Moves: Local Firm Celebrates Longevity

JKR and Co. Inc., a full service financial brokerage firm, celebrates its 30th year of doing business in Laguna Beach. JKR has been in the same location on Coast Highway in Laguna Beach since 1979. JKR will be hosting the 2012 municipal-corporate bonds seminar Thursday, Sept. 2...

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Panache Carries Casual to Party Wear The owner of Panache Laguna, a boutique for women stocked with dresses, jewelry, shoes, purses and more, invites one and all to visit the newly opened shop at 664 S. Coast Highway. Business hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday,...

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Local to Shape Land-Use Policy   Local Sean O’Malley, a licensed landscape architect and urban designer, has been appointed vice chair of the Urban Land Institute’s Edge Development Initiative Council.   As part of ULI’s focus on land use that supports sustainable...

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Top Ranking for Covington Shauna Covington was named 2011’s leading agent for her sales production by  Prudential California Realty’s Laguna Beach office, manager Jim Vermilya announced.   Covington also earned the Chairman’s Circle Diamond award, a feat that ranks her in...

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Rock’N Fish Dishes Up Brunch   RockN’ Fish Laguna Beach, located on the second floor at 422 S. Coast Hwy., will now be open for brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. The brunch menu selection, with entrees under $15, features a variety of free-range egg dishes such as Chef Roberto’s...

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Union Bank Hires Locally   Union Bank announced that Laguna Beach resident Jeffrey Redeker as well as two other have joined the company’s business banking group.   Redeker serves as a Small Business Administration (SBA) business development officer and reports to Senior...

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Jeweler Cuts a Natural Niche   Artist Paunta Afshar has opened her first boutique, Ancient Wisdom Jewelry, at 540 S. Coast Highway, which carries her handcrafted line of natural stone and crystal jewelry, home decor and pet accessories.   She invites visitors to learn...

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Locals Branch Out With Twig   A new gift store, Twig, will open at 1175 S. Coast Highway this month, the brainchild of longtime Laguna Beach residents Susan Elliott and David Richardson.   The former computer programmers met at UC Irvine when Elliott asked Richardson...

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From Surf to Snow Scheduled Service to Mammoth, Merit CEO Honored for Excellence in Marketing and Electronic Waste Drive Sees Record Turnout

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Local PR Maven Tapped as Executive Trainer Local public relations expert Joan Gladstone was accepted by Vistage International into its team of speakers, who share advice and problem solve in workshops with top executives. Her initial topic is managing media scrutiny in a crisis....

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Local PR Maven Tapped as Executive Trainer   Local public relations expert Joan Gladstone was accepted by Vistage International into its team of speakers, who share advice and problem solve in workshops with top executives.   Her initial topic is managing media scrutiny...

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Nonprofit Hires Development Officer   CureDuchenne hired newly-relocated Laguna Beach resident and philanthropy professional Peggy Larson as vice president of business development.   Larson will be responsible for stewarding donors, raising funds, building alliances, ...

Local Joins KOCE-TV Board

Business Moves Laguna Beach resident and attorney Bill O’Hare, administrative partner in Snell & Wilmer’s Orange County office, has recently been elected to the KOCE-TV Foundation board. Locally owned and controlled, the KOCE-TV Foundation governs Southern California’s...