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Plans Underway for Blue Bell Fundraiser

“The Campaign for Blue Bell,” a five-year $500,000 fund raising effort to ensure the long-term future of the Blue Bell Foundation cat sanctuary, plans to kick off their campaign Oct. 12 at Madison Square Garden and Café, 320 N. Coast Hwy. Tickets are $25. “Our challenge today is...

Artists Show Their Love of the Cove

Crystal Cove Alliance holds a three-day summer art show and sale, Friday, July 18, through Sunday, July 20, featuring a score of California plein air artists whose paintings depict Crystal Cove. Preview the art at a Friday reception, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 -$50 and will...

Learn How to Stop a Thief

A crime prevention specialist, Nickie Hernandez, will lead a Chamber of Commerce workshop Tuesday, June 3, on identifying counterfeit credit cards, whose use locally has risen 10 percent in 2013. The 8:30 a.m. workshop takes place at the Boys and Girls Club, 1085 Laguna Canyon...

Personnel File 3/22/13

New Position Emerges, Is Filled Crystal Cove Alliance has hired Jackie McDougall as vice president of development, a new position in which McDougal will direct membership, major gifts and grants programs and the gala held each fall on the bluffs at Crystal Cove State Park....

Crystal Cove Alliance Hosts Gala

About 450 guests attended Crystal Cove Alliance’s 10th annual gala Saturday, Sept.  22 on the bluff top overlooking Crystal Cove, which proved unforgettable and exceedingly charitable as the spectacular underwater-themed event reeled in $238,000 to help fund the alliance’s...

Art Show From the Wild Side

“Crystal Cove from The Wild Side”, a plein air art show and sale, will be held Saturday, July 14, and Sunday, July 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the newly restored education commons in the historic district of Crystal Cove State Park in Newport Coast. Approximately 30 local...

Art Seen

Public Invited to Art Dedication   The public is invited to the 4 p.m. dedication Saturday, July 16, of “From the Beginning,” in the public parking lot at Seacove Drive and South Coast Highway.   Jorge Fernandez’s bronze sculptures of native Americans installed on a...

The Write Stuff

 Trek Through Local Hiking Guide Find out about the best hikes near the Orange County coast and throughout the county while enjoying a day at the beach during Saturday’s, July 2 event at Crystal Cove State Park sponsored by the Crystal Cove Alliance. Laguna Beach resident Karin...

Guide Book Explores the Local Wilderness

Find out about the best hikes near the Orange County coast and throughout the county while enjoying a day at the beach during Saturday’s, July 2 event at Crystal Cove State Park sponsored by the Crystal Cove Alliance.   Laguna Beach resident Karin Klein, author of t...