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Local Currents

Local Currents

Cooperation   “Cooperation is the new competition.” GrowersFirst.com   Our family just returned from an epic adventure in Honduras with the Laguna Beach-based non-profit Growers First. The trip involved working with rural coffee farmers, visiting Mayan ruins in Copan and exploring the reefs and islands around Roatan. My favorite observation was seeing how neighbors work […]

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Art Auction Double Bill

Art Auction Double Bill

Fundraiser Benefits Arts Education Laguna College of Art & Design will host its 22nd annual Collector’s Choice Fine Art Event and Auction Saturday, June 4 at 5:30 p.m. at the campus, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road.  More than 400 patrons will enjoy a festive evening featuring a fine art raffle, silent and live auction, dining al […]

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Boy’s Life Ends, Inspiration Lives On

Boy’s Life Ends, Inspiration Lives On

Cody Day lived out his 15.5 years on North Laguna’s Noria Street, inspiring neighbors down the street as well as folks he never met around the world.  His mom, Dallas Day said, “he touched people like the ripples of a pebble in the pond.” Diagnosed with brain cancer in November 2005, Cody passed away last […]

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Local Currents

Local Currents

Social Fabric   “Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.” –Alexis de Tocqueville. With Passover and Easter week behind us, the Superbowl Sunday for faith is likely an afterthought for many. I believe that at least the assumption of faith and the morality it supports is essential for the liberty we share […]