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Combating Homelessness With a Different Approach

Dawn Price, executive director of the Friendship Shelter and Father Colin Henderson, the organization’s founder, will speak about permanent supportive housing at the Laguna Beach Exchange Club meeting on Thursday, March 6. The Friendship Shelter is working to develop permanent...

Lamb Wheels Into Volvo’s Spotlight

Swedish automaker Volvo, the corporate sponsor of the recently concluded LA Art Show 2014, invited Laguna Beach photographer Tom Lamb to be the signature exhibitor. Though his acclaimed aerial photographs with an environmental focus certainly got their attention, but his...

A Looming Threat

Editor, If you think traffic is bad now – just wait. The City of Irvine is in the process of approving more than 10,000 residential units, all within 10 miles of downtown Laguna.  In an effort to raise additional funds for the construction of the Great Park (after wasting...

Late Arriving News

One man died and another driver was injured Thursday night near Laguna Beach’s El Morro school when a driver lost control of his vehicle being driven at speeds exceeding 100 mph, the CHP reported. Duy Nguyen, 24, of Santa Ana died in the 7:34 p.m. collision on Coast Highway,...

Aerial Photos Reveal Park’s Hidden Mysteries

For relics and ruins steeped in ancient history, Southern California comes up short compared to Athens or Rome. Even so, judging from the current exhibition at the less than year old gallery in Irvine’s Great Park, the crumbling Marine Corps Air Station upon which the park slowly...

New Year’s Revelers Face Array of Choices, New Venues

K’ya Bistro Bar, located in the La Casa del Camino hotel, will host New Year’s Eve festivities from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m.  Guests will enjoy live entertainment featuring Andrew Corradinia in the lobby and receive complimentary appetizers and dessert. At midnight, enjoy...

Getting Out

Chorale Gives Voice to the Season   The Saddleback Master Chorale will present “The Many Moods of Christmas” on Friday, Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m., at Laguna Beach’s St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church.   The chorale welcomes the season with its traditional...

Scarecrows Scare Away Hunger

The Great Park’s second annual Scarecrows in the Park event, presented by the Orange County Great Park and Second Harvest Food Bank, gives local businesses and community organizations the opportunity build and display unique scarecrow creations while providing support for a...

Make Your Mark at the Great Park

The public is invited to make their mark on the Great Park by participating in a community art installation of 948 6×6-inch Masonite tiles, which will be displayed at the new Great Park Palm Court Arts Complex on Sept. 24 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., as part of the Great 948...

From Warfare to Emerging Cultural Icon

Local artist’s work featured in inaugural OC Great Park exhibit Jorg Dubin is best known in Laguna Beach and environs for his portrayals of hardscrabble characters and as a creator of several works of public art, including a recent commission to design the city’s Sept. 11...