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An Overseas Perspective on Open Space

Editor: As many Lagunans do, I travel most of the year for business outside our great village. These past two years I have spent much time in Shanghai, Beijing, and other cities in China. Making a comparison between Laguna Beach and these cities is unfair in many ways. However, I...

Forever Young

 Norma Young threw a birthday bash at her Woods Cove home commemorating 90 years of walking the planet and being a loving mother, talented painter, tireless educator, and gifted horticulturist.  Well over a 100 people were in attendance at a recent celebration filled with family,...

Diana Marilyn Gleed Cox

June 17, 1934 – April 9, 2011 Diana Cox, a longtime resident of Laguna Beach, passed away in Spokane, Wash., after an illness of three months. Cox’s life was dramatically interwoven with the great events of the times in which she lived. She was born at the German Hospital in...

Taking Stock

The Nature Of Markets Earnings reports are supporting further stock market gains. The market flinched for a day on a headline that Standard & Poor’s was concerned at the levels of government debt. Well, we all should be and the market bounced back the next day after investors...

Reception Set for Muralist

Art Miles Mural Project unveils the Fitz Maurice segment of the Manhattan Memorial Mural at a public reception from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Old Pottery Place, 1200 S. Coast Highway. The reception will include refreshments, spoken word poetry performances, and a...

Is it 1973 Again?

Stocks greeted the New Year with a nice rally. January market strength traditionally forecasts an up year for stocks although the misadventures of the past two years have left investors skeptical of tradition. Even though there will be further misadventures, I believe that...
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