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Calling Home

Editor, The controversy over the proposed homeless shelter in Laguna Canyon carries me back to a similar situation more than 25 years ago when Friendship Shelter first got started. We had been running a temporary shelter at St. Mary’s, organized by Rev. Colin Henderson and...

Village Laguna Honors Rollinger, Henderson

  Village Laguna will honor the Rev. Colin Henderson and former council member Verna Rollinger at its Villagers of the Year celebration on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the garden of Bill and Lynda Sharp. Henderson, a resident since ’85, previously served as an Anglican...

Homeless Advocate Speaks About Peacemaking

The public is invited to hear the Rev. Colin Henderson speak on “The Dignity of Difference” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Unitarian Universalists, Cypress Drive. Henderson will reflect on Rabbi Jonathan Sacks’ book by that name, which addresses the issue of whether...

An Unsettling End for a Restless Life

Over a cup of coffee in Heisler Park last week, Charles “Cowboy” Conwell plucked a “holy” card from his wallet and presented it to Barbara McMurray, a Laguna Beach resident and homeless advocate. The card was embellished with a Jesus-like figure pointing the way to a sailor...