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Club Packs Memories into Summer Program

Using Laguna Beach as their playground, the Boys & Girls Club’s canyon branch offered a summer enrichment program with a multi-faceted curriculum. Members of the seven-year-old Adventure Club had a chance to hike, kayak, rock climb, go bike riding, and participate in a four...

Room With a View

Whether a central meeting point for family and friends, people watching or just catching a sunset, the historic lifeguard tower remains one of Laguna's favorite places and best known landmark. With the tower's three floors having the combined square footage of a good sized...

Montage Alights With Local Artist’s Work

The Montage Laguna Beach commissioned two studio cameo urn lamps created and recently installed by Laguna Beach artist and glassblower John Barber.   “The inspiration for the pieces came from my community,” said Barber, who also created glass panels that evoke a landscape at...

Unexpected Alchemy Transforms Science Camp

An unofficial poll among Thurston Middle School sixth graders, who spent their third week of school at an outdoor science camp on Catalina Island, preferred snorkeling, kayaking, and hiking to more routine classroom exercises. While science-based learning provided the trip’s...