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City Candidate Sets Up a Big Tent

City Candidate Sets Up a Big Tent

  About 100 people attended an $85 per person fundraiser for Robert Zur Schmiede this past Sunday, kicking off his campaign for Laguna Beach’s City Council. The candidate, the current appointed chair of the city’s Planning Commission, outlined his top priorities, which included protecting Laguna Beach’s open spaces and beaches and invigorating its economy. Zur […]

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Survey Asks Students About Their Lives

Survey Asks Students About Their Lives

In the coming weeks, public school students in grades 5, 7, 9 and 11 will be asked to anonymously take a revised California Healthy Kids Survey, which measures school climate and other factors. As part of a revision, staff working with students in grades 5 through 12 will be surveyed and parents of students taking […]

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Speaker’s Corner: Call Off the Wedding

Speaker’s Corner: Call Off the Wedding

By Michele Hall I feel it is time to weigh in on what has become quite a heated issue: the village entrance project. Back in the 1990′s when I was working as the executive director of United Laguna, the idea of a village entrance began to evolve. And as we are all aware, the project […]

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Singing a Garden’s Praises

Singing a Garden’s Praises

Editor, I am a long-term Laguna resident and love this community for its physical beauty and its character of engagement. Currently I am chair of the board of trustees of the Laguna College of Art and Design. As the former executive dean of the UCLA College of Letters and Science, I have a longstanding commitment […]

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Folkies Return

Folkies Return

Back by popular demand, The Lonesome Travelers return to the Laguna Playhouse for one week only, Aug. 28 through Sept. 2. There are only nine performances Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., 2 p.m. Thursday and Saturday matinees and a special 4 p.m. matinee on Sunday.  Tickets are $40-$70 and may be purchased through […]

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Comedienne Returns to Playhouse

Comedienne Returns to Playhouse

The Laguna Playhouse is pleased to welcome back Rita Rudner for an exclusive three-day stand-up engagement, “Rita Rudner: Act 3,” Friday, Aug. 24 – Sunday, Aug. 26. Performance times are 7 p.m. each evening. The engagement will also feature Laguna Beach singing sensation Sasha Evans. The new artistic addition was conceived by Rudner and her […]

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Screenings

Screenings

Film Director Screens Work on Arts Medalist   Laguna Canyon Studios will host a special screening Wednesday, April 11, of a documentary on artist Will Barnet by Dana Point filmmaker Dale Schierholt, who will lead a panel discussion after the 7:15 p.m. showing.   President Obama recently awarded the National Medal of Arts to Barnet, […]

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Engagement

Engagement

Mayumi Kawashima and Darius Kharabi   Mayumi Kawashima and Darius Kharabi of Laguna Beach are to be married July 30, 2011, by Pastor Dr. Mark Brewer at Bel Air Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, Calif.   Kawashima, 31, was a senior consultant at a human capital consulting firm until December 2009, when she resigned to […]