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Teacher Jazzed About Award

Bringing violins, oboes, flutes, even tubas to the jazz ensemble at Laguna Beach High School has more than one person amped. Roger Shew, a part-time music teacher for the past 10 years at the high school as well as Thurston Middle School, recently received a statewide award for...

Commission Also Earns Bartels an Exhibition

An obelisk at the Laguna Beach library, the chess table at Main Beach, and most spectacularly “Third Reef,” whirls of blues and greens that swirl across amphitheater seats at the Brooks Street beach entrance. Walk a few blocks in town and one can easily encounter one of several...