A sheriff’s helicopter was used to extract a hiker who suffered an anxiety attack and was unable to move from a steep trail in Laguna Beach’s open space about 6 p.m. Sunday, June 9, police said. Lifeguards in an all-terrain vehicle coordinated the extraction from thick brush and a steep slope between Alta Laguna Park [...]
The Laguna Food Pantry is seeking a driver to pick up donated goods from Whole Foods Fashion Island. A dependable driver is needed for Saturdays, Mondays and Tuesdays; gas and road tolls will be paid. Those interested in joining the family of volunteers, call, Monday through Friday, 7 – 10:30 a.m., at (949) 497-7121.
Friday, Oct. 12: City Council Candidates Forum, 7 p.m., Council Chambers, 505 Forest Ave.; sponsored by AAUW, Woman’s Club and League of Women Voters. Friday, Oct. 19: 48th Congressional Candidates Forum, 7 p.m., Council Chambers, also organized by the League. Tuesday, Oct. 23: City Council Candidates Forum, 7:30 p.m., sponsored by Top of the World [...]
Sunday, Oct. 14 Quick Draw Paint Out, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Heisler Park. Open to the public for viewing. Meet and greet reception with artists follows, 1-2 p.m., Laguna Art Museum. Free admission and complimentary beverages. Quick Draw Silent Auction, 2-3 p.m., Laguna Art Museum. Free admission. Monday, Oct. 15 Kids’ Paint Out, 10 a.m.-1 [...]
Pacific Edge Gallery will be extending the popular exhibition “The Best of Laguna” through Friday, Oct. 26. The show at 540 S. Coast Highway features six Laguna Beach based gallery artists displaying their most recent works: Maria Bertran, Tom Swimm, Sandra Jones Campbell, Brenda K. Bredvik, Jacobus Baas and Bryan Mark Taylor.
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 [...]
South Coast Water District General Manager Mike Dunbar announced his retirement effective this Friday, Oct. 12 at a special board meeting where Betty Burnett was appointed interim general manager. A licensed engineer, Dunbar leaves South Coast Water District after 25 years, starting as district engineer and rising to general manager in 1992. Under Dunbar’s leadership, [...]
A Walk on the Wild Side Today, Friday, Oct. 12, from 9 to 11:30 a.m., join Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteer naturalist on this 2.0-mile walk over moderate but uneven terrain (100-ft. elevation gain) through coastal Sage Scrub to Barbara’s Lake. Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, James Dilley Preserve (east side of Laguna Canyon Rd/SR-133, just north of [...]
Soka University’s student clubs are once again combining their ghastly talents to host the 11th annual Halloween Fair and Haunted House on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 27, at 6 p.m., on the Aliso Viejo campus. The Halloween Fair in front of the recreation center is recommended for the little ones and will offer games, activities [...]
Plant Depot’s Rick Carrasco will speak at the Laguna Beach Garden Club on Friday, Oct. 12, answering questions regarding anything having to do with plants, gardens, low-water, landscape design, fertilizers, nourishment or pests. For club members and guests the meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. in Laguna Presbyterian Church’s Tankersley Hall, 415 Forest Ave. Carrasco’s presentation [...]
Flu shots will be distributed at the Unitarian Church on Sunday, Oct. 7 and 14 before and after the service, which begins at 10:30 a.m. Shots are free and are given by a registered nurse. Donations to the church are welcome. Shots will also be available at the Food Pantry, 20652 Laguna Canyon Rd., on [...]
Saturday, Oct. 6: Pros and Cons on the Ballot, Unitarian Univeralist Fellowship, 436 Cypress Dr., 10 a.m., also a League event. Monday, Oct. 8: Council Candidates Forum, 7 p.m., South Coast Water District, 31592 West St., hosted by the So. Laguna Civic Assoc. Wednesday, Oct. 10: Pros and Cons on the Ballot Issues: Democratic Club, [...]
It has taken classical guitarist extraordinaire Eric Henderson four long and sanity-wrenching years to master the pinnacle piece of his tumultuous career. And he wrote it. Learning how to play the technically challenging nine-minute composition tested the Segovia-trained guitarist’s skills. “It’s the most radical piece I’ve played in my life. It’s massive,” said Henderson, who [...]