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Community Foundation Hires a Waterman

Dan Pingaro, director of a nonprofit involved with educating boaters about ocean protection, was hired to serve as executive director of the Laguna Beach Community Foundation, effective this week. “I am beyond excited to be taking on this new role and becoming part of the fabric...

CEO Accomplished Much During Her Service

Editor, It has been my pleasure to serve on the Laguna Beach Community Foundation with Darrcy Loveland.  Darrcy was our president and chief executive officer and recently retired for family health reasons. Darrcy served the Community Foundation tirelessly for three years.  She...

Community Foundation Sums Up its Results

The Laguna Beach Community Foundation appointed Tom Davis and Jerry Bieser to its board near year’s end even as the 13 trustees led by Rick Balzer begin the task of finding a successor for its retiring president, Darrcy Loveland. The foundation established to encourage...

Community Foundation Seeks New Leader

Darrcy Loveland, chief executive of the Laguna Beach Community Foundation, informed board members of her intent to retire, effective next month. Foundation board chair Rick Balzar said this week a search committee has been established to look for a successor. Loveland, a resident...

Momentum Builds for Police Memorial

By Jennifer Erickson | LB Indy The spirit of seasonal giving held sway at the City Council meeting Tuesday. Detective Larry Bammer, president of the Laguna Beach Police Employees Association, came forward to express his appreciation for contributions made towards the installation...

Wish-List Fulfilled for Some Local Nonprofits

After two previous attempts failed, Liesa Schimmelpfenning triumphantly reached this week for the prize: a $4,500 check awarded by the Laguna Beach Community Foundation. The windfall will fund health and nutrition workshops next spring that now will be offered free to the public...