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Club Votes on its Woman of the Year

Nine worthy women from the community were nominated to be the Laguna Beach Woman’s Club, 2014 Woman of the Year. The 150 club members will cast their votes and the results will be announced shortly. The nominees are: Vivian Clecak, founder of Human Options; Angela Irish a...

Gratitude from the Club’s Award Recipient

Editor: As the recipient of the Laguna Beach Woman’s Club 2013 Woman of the Year award, I would like to thank the Woman’s Club members for the honor. I especially thank the LBWC president, Ellie Tipton Ortiz, for her leadership; Gayle Waite and her committee members for the...

Women Artists Unveil Spring Wears

By Robin Pierson, Special to the Independent   Discover a fresh look for yourself or your home, or simply take a few moments to surround yourself with beautiful creations made by women, this Sunday, April 7th at the Women Artists Spring Boutique. The 11th annual happening,...

Many Reasons to Oppose Measure CC

Editor, I have long advocated preserving open space in Laguna Beach, and worked hard as did many Lagunans to “Save the Canyon.” But Measure CC on the November ballot is unworthy of similar support. Critical differences exist between the current measure and the historic canyon...