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Where Were You 20 Years Ago?

Where Were You 20 Years Ago?

Editor, The Orange County Register’s June 17 edition declares that on June 17, 1994, “the entire country followed a white Bronco” with a celebrity passenger, a former resident now known as inmate 1027820 residing at Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada. For nostalgia’s sake, I was compelled to write. Are we better off 20 years later […]

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Cupcake Queen Makes a Dream Come True

Cupcake Queen Makes a Dream Come True

Casey Reinhardt, owner of Newport Beach-based Casey Cupcakes, recently partnered with Make-A-Wish Foundation to help fulfill the wish of Sarah, an 8-year-old girl suffering from juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia. She wanted to become a chef for the day. After Sarah’s limo ride to the store, Reinhardt dressed her in a pink apron, and the pair began […]

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Scouts Awarded Community Foundation Grant

Scouts Awarded Community Foundation Grant

The Laguna Beach Community Foundation has awarded a $3,000 grant to the Laguna Beach Girl Scouts, established locally in 1930. This grant will be instrumental in helping us make the world a better place by enhancing our team’s capacity to develop girl’s leadership skills, said Stephanie Andrews, service unit manager. Each troop will also receive […]

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Get Out of the House

Get Out of the House

Lights, Camera, Theater!   Thank you for your travel tips. I have been stopped at the grocery store, Girl Scout meetings and the Patriot’s Day Parade by enthusiastic readers who wanted to share their favorite island hotspots. I have Catalina very nearly planned; Hawaii, not so much. I’ll keep you updated and still welcome your […]

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Symbolic Passage for Scouts

Symbolic Passage for Scouts

Over 20 Laguna Beach Girl Scouts participated in the 30th annual Girl Scout Golden Gate Bridging event in San Francisco earlier this month. These Junior Girl Scouts walked more than a mile across the Golden Gate Bridge to symbolize their bridging from the Junior to the Cadette level of Girl Scouting.  Bridging is a traditional […]

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Thurston Honors its Namesake

Thurston Honors its Namesake

Thurston Middle School honored their namesake Marie Thurston this past Thursday with the unveiling of the Marie Thurston Memorial Wall in the library and administration building.   Laguna Beach Council Member Kelly Boyd, Marie Thurston’s grandson, was scheduled to speak at the event, which was sponsored by the PTA and attended by district officials.   […]