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Holiday Services Celebrated Throughout Laguna

UMC Sings Praise of Christmas United Methodist Church, 21632 Wesley Drive, invites the community to an assembly of Christmas Eve services: at 5 p.m., a 45-minute family worship service especially offered for children and their families; and 7 p.m., a musical worship service...

Movie Buffs Invited to Foreign-Film Fest

Gene Alterman will celebrate his ninth year as executive director of the Orange County International Jewish Film Festival not with a cake and candles, but with high hopes and the ambition to expand the offerings that begin screening Jan. 15 in Irvine. A 31-year Laguna Beach...

Art Seen

Gallery and Sculptor Debut Pas de Deux Figurative sculptor Richard MacDonald will be featured in a solo exhibition of recent works at Dawson Cole Fine Art in Laguna Beach, which will host artist receptions Saturday, Nov. 12 from 8 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 13 from 12 to 3 p.m....

Community Datebook

Judge Presides Over Veterans Day Ceremony, Church’s Boutique Sale Benefits Mission Outreach, Conservancy Hosts Senior Center’s Leader, SEEDS Workshop Delves Into a Shunned Topic, Paving the Way for Safer Passage, YogaWoman Stretches to Laguna Audiences.

Octoberfest Shows Anneliese’s German Roots

Hosts Join SEEDS and its partner Anneliese Schools at the annual Oktoberfest, Saturday, Oct. 29, from noon to 6 p.m. at the Willowbrook Campus, 20062 Laguna Canyon Road.   This German festival is for the entire family and will feature authentic German food, including soft...

Rare Cat Sits for a Cameo Appearance

Part-time Laguna Beach resident Alison Ravano discovered the work of the Cheetah Conservation Fund through her 8-year-old daughter, researching online for a homework assignment about the spotted feline. Since then, Ravano, who lives in London, joined the Namibia-based charity’s...

Hobie Paddles Into Traffic

An owner of the local surf brand Hobie is vying for rights to a new restaurant concession, up for grabs at John Wayne Airport. Like a surfer dropping in on an occupied wave, Hobie’s proposal appears to be overshadowed by a competing one that includes a cross-county rival,...