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Pancake Breakfast Serves as Summer’s Capstone

Join your friends in marking summer’s end on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1, at the annual al fresco pancake breakfast in Heisler Park. Firefighters will be serving up flapjacks and sausage from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Cliff Drive near Myrtle Street, above Picnic Beach, organizer...

Ex-Mayor Pontificates on Politics

  Paul Freeman, the former two-term mayor of Laguna Beach, will speak about the Laguna Beach open space initiative, ballot Measure CC, on Thursday, Oct. 25 at a meeting hosted by the Exchange Club from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. at the Mandarin King restaurant, 1224 N.  Coast...

Crises Handler Speaks to Exchange Club

Crises communications expert and local resident Joan Gladstone will speak about her career to the lunchtime meeting of the Laguna Beach Exchange Club on Tuesday, Oct. 11. Gladstone will talk about some of the cases that have energized her career, including first crisis situation,...

Memorial Day: Summer’s Kickoff

Expect pageantry, pancakes, patriotic songs and police patrols Local resident and U.S. District Judge David O. Carter is the guest speaker at the 85th Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 28, hosted by Laguna Beach’s American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. The remembrance of...

Exchange Club Samples Shakespeare

The Jason Feddy Band plus John Gardiner present “Shakespeare’s Fool”, songs and speeches from the plays of William Shakespeare on Monday, Oct. 24, an Exchange Club benefit taking place at the Marine Room, 214 Ocean Ave.   The benefit’s proceeds assist programs preventing...

Community Datebook

Home Store Hosts Design Star Laguna Beach home décor boutique Stephen Frank Garden & Home will host a meet and greet with home décor designer Julia Knight on Saturday Aug. 6, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The in-store event is open to the public and will feature champagne and hors...

Club Scene

Art Appraiser for Failed Thrifts Speaks to Exchange Club  Appraiser Clarence “C” H. Boyd, who specializes in fine art, will speak to the Exchange Club on Thursday, June 2, about “Art – What’s It Worth? As It Turns Out, That Depends….”   Previously an owner of two art...

Endeavors of the Heart

The Small But Mighty Exchange Club By Marion Jacobs And Lee Winocur Field If preventing child abuse, enjoying a friendly, effective group of Lagunans dedicated to community service, and hearing lunch presentations on a wide array of topics interest you, consider joining the...

Local Icon Shares His Views at Exchange Club r

Local Doug Miller, a prolific painter, violinist and photographer, will talk about his life with members of the Laguna Beach Exchange Club, which meets at 12:15 p.m Thursday, April 14, at Watermarc restaurant. Miller is a successful Sawdust Festival painter who has sold well over...

Nuclear Engineer Speaks to Exchange Club

San Onofre nuclear engineer Steve Jeppson is the guest speaker Thursday, April 7, at the noon meeting of the Laguna Beach Exchange Club. Jeppson will talk about the nuclear disaster resulting from the Sendai earthquake, safety at the San Onofre plant and will be accompanied by...

Club Calendar

Exchange Club Speaker Shares About Escaping Communism   Club member Christina Vickers will talk about her experiences about escaping from a Communist bloc country at the Exchange Club 12:15 p.m. meeting on Thursday, March 10. The club meets at the Waterma...