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Inside View of Architect Who Shaped Laguna

The public is invited to a slide presentation on the works of architect Chris Abel, who designed over 200 homes in Laguna Beach.  His designs spanned the mid-century post and beam houses of the ‘50s and ‘60s to modern homes. The meetup by Laguna Friends of Real Estate is...

Whalen Begins Bid for Council

Attorney Bob Whalen, a planning commissioner and former school board member, begins his campaign for City Council with a $99 per person sunset reception Thursday, June 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Rooftop Lounge of La Casa Del Camino Hotel, 1289 S. Coast Highway. Those...

The Abel Legacy: Four Generations Of Art And Architecture

You can find their creations from one end of town to the other, both hill and dale. From iconic architecture to elaborate wood carvings to fine art and jewelry, the Abel family has been a major part of Laguna history for over 74 years.

The Art of Architecture

Editor: Re: “Tax Breaks for Historic Buildings Halted,” Nov. 19 edition and the comments that was made at the meeting “Architecture is not art.” Is architecture art? Not unlike a painting which you stop to ponder and enjoy on the walls of your home or yes a dress designed...