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Stuart Wilson

Stuart Wilson

Stuart Wilson Ph.D., age 80, died Monday, February 24, 2014, in Laguna Beach. Congestive heart failure overtook Wilson in the weeks prior to his death, and in keeping with his wishes, he remained at home among family and friends. He was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, on Feb. 6, 1934, and earned a Ph.D. in […]

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Museum Joins Art Alliance

Museum Joins Art Alliance

Laguna Art Museum’s Executive Director Malcolm Warner was elected to the   Association of Art Museum Directors . “It’s an honor—and it’s also very useful,” Warner commented. “The AAMD meetings are a great opportunity for museum leaders to make the connections that lead to collaborations—the sharing of exhibitions for instance.” The AAMD represents approximately 210 directors […]

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Adventures of Alice Performed in L.A.

Adventures of Alice Performed in L.A.

The U.S. debut of The National Ballet of Canada’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” at Los Angeles’ Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Oct. 19-21, includes among its corps de ballet member Laguna Beach native Skylar Campbell. He joined the ballet last year. The production also had its world premiere in 2011, featuring 70 dancers, with sets and costumes […]

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Local Water Polo Legend Earns Olympic Berth

Local Water Polo Legend Earns Olympic Berth

When Annika Dries became the youngest girl ever selected to train with the U.S. national water polo team in 2009, the 17-year-old tried to contain her excitement, saying, “From here on I have endless possibilities, but I also have endless work to do. I’m not there yet.” Well, she’s there now, or soon will be. […]

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Naomi Devine Stopped in Laguna Beach

Naomi Devine Stopped in Laguna Beach

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Shredding Foreign Hills

Shredding Foreign Hills

By Jennifer Gibbs, Special to the Independent Local downhill skateboarding athletes compete against the world’s best at the 2011 Britannia Classic in Canada Rather than hit the beach this past holiday weekend, two Laguna teens traveled to British Columbia, Canada, to compete against an international field of competitors in the province’s Britannia Classic downhill skateboarding […]

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Newsmakers

Newsmakers

Laguna Trial Lawyer Recognized Attorney and Laguna Beach resident Robert “Hoot” J. Gibson, a partner in Snell & Wilmer’s Orange County office, became a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers at an induction ceremony recently held in San Antonio, Texas. Founded in 1950, the American College of Trial Lawyers is by invitation only […]

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McWeather or Not

McWeather or Not

Swell Time Forecast  for Summer By Dennis McTighe It’s a pretty decent looking Monday here in Lagunaville with sunny skies, a few puffy clouds, a gentle breeze, air temperature in the mid 60s water temp. in the mid 50s, but a very flat ocean, which has been the case for quite some time now. From […]