renaissance

Beatrice Ruth Hillard

Beatrice Ruth Hillard, a longtime resident of Laguna Beach, passed away April 8, 2014.   Born Sept. 29, 1924, Bea grew up in Milwaukee, Wisc., before moving to New York. There, she received her master’s in nursing from Columbia University in 1959.   Specializing in pre-natal care...

Ira Silverstein

Dr. Ira Silverstein, 74, of Laguna Beach, passed away on Oct. 9 after an accident while traveling overseas. He grew up in New Jersey where he graduated from Hillside High as class valedictorian. At Princeton, he was pre-med but majored in English. After graduating from University...

Personnel File 8/9/13

Universalists Welcome New Minister The Rev. Donald J. Cameron recently became minister of Laguna Beach’s Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. He succeeds the Rev. Kent E. Doss, who relocated from the fellowship at 429 Cypress Drive. Raised in North Carolina in the Episcopal Church,...

Wisdom Workout

Quieting Down The moon has been vying for center stage lately. The official full moon for September is Monday, the 12th. It has been my new best friend, waking me up in the middle of the night just because it can. Moonlight both ignites my sense of awe and quiets my spirit. ...

College Siblings Take Up Ski School

Laguna Beach High School alumni Laure and Noah Michelon spent two weeks of their winter break from college at Mammoth Mountain teaching skiing. They both started skiing at early ages and continue to enjoy the cold temperatures.  Laure is a junior at Columbia University and will...