“He’s really a man of the people,” said master of ceremonies Bree Burgess Rosen, addressing well-wishers at the Woman’s Club on Friday for a friendly roast of City Council member Kelly Boyd, Laguna Beach’s previous mayor who passed on those responsibilities in December. Then, abandoning the typical platitudes, Burgess Rosen segued into an explanation […]
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Editor, Mayor Elizabeth Pearson, Mayor Pro Tem Bob Whalen and Councilman Steve Dicterow have every reason to be proud as we enter 2014. They saw the expensive “black hole” environmental gauntlet the former village entrance project would be required to run. They read, heard and responded positively to the uproar of outrage from an alarmed, bipartisan […]
Editor, If council person Elizabeth Pearson gets to build her high-rise car-lot and if you use and treasure our farmers market please consider contacting our city council about what their plans are for the farmers market. Michael Hoag, Laguna Beach
Editor, So, here we are back to 1995 with our village entrance project. Thirteen years ago we were looking at a project of $10 to $20 million. Today it is pegged by Elizabeth Pearson at $35.3 million and this appears to be a “guestimate” until the project is put out to bid. Has anyone seen […]
After a year as Laguna Playhouse’s development director, Elizabeth Pearson, will step down April 30 to take the helm of the Pacific Chorale, one of the top choruses in the nation and the resident choir for the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, among other things. Long an arts […]
Editor, Re: moving the bus terminal to village entrance. Elizabeth Pearson sent an email saying the bus terminal will stay where it’s at and will not be relocated to village entrance. Toni Iseman sent an email saying she is no longer in favor of moving it because big buses cannot make the turns it […]
The Laguna Playhouse will set for auction a donated still life oil painting by Virginia Woolley, by one of the founders of Laguna Beach’s Festival of Arts, who was resided and painted in town from 1923 to 1971. The 20” x 16” piece, entitled “Fruit Still Life” is to be auctioned off, with bids starting […]
Nearly 300 supporters of The Laguna Playhouse enjoyed a surf-themed gala earlier this month at Dana Point’s Laguna Cliffs Marriott. Proceeds of the event will help to sustain the operations of the 91-year-old theater, the oldest in continuing operations west of the Mississippi. The event co-chaired by supporter Heidi Miller and development director Elizabeth Pearson […]
Board members, friends and staff of The Laguna Playhouse are inviting companies and individuals to partner and join in on the fun at a surfing-themed Gala, “California Dreamin’” to be held Friday, Nov. 16 at the Dana Point Marriott Resort & Spa. The net proceeds of the event help to sustain the operations of the […]
Photo courtesy of Steve Dotoratos The first 31-member class of Community Emergency Response Team graduates was recognized Tuesday by Councilmember Elizabeth Pearson, right, with class member Sue Kempf. David Sanford of Doctor’s Ambulance pledged $2,500 towards future CERT training.
Editor, Kudos to Elizabeth Pearson for standing up to bullies like Richard Picheney and his ilk who have cost the city hundreds of thousands of dollars that could have been used for important projects like the sewer system instead of old shacks that were nothing but termite fodder. Martha Lydick, Laguna Beach
Editor: Thank you for the well-written story by Daniella Walsh regarding my new relationship with the Laguna Playhouse in last week’s edition of your paper (“Pearson Ascends a New Stage,” Feb. 10). She did a great writing job and got every quote right. We are grateful to The Laguna Beach Independent for taking […]