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Generosity Restocks Pantry

Editor, This time of year seems to highlight one of the many qualities that make Laguna Beach such a magical place. Generous residents left boxes of food curbside for our Waste Management friends to deliver to the Laguna Food Pantry. Then Lyndsay and Bob from the Hearts of...

Lumberyard Enters Schoolpower’s Hall of Fame

By Kristi Cancellieri, Special to the Independent   Laguna Beach’s Lumberyard received Schoolpower’s Hall of Fame award in recognition of the restaurant’s contributions and ongoing support for local public schools. Community-minded owners Cary and Suzanne Redfearn have...

Tidepool Learning Without a Field Trip

The Ocean Institute’s mobil classroom visited the Boys and Girls Club and Even Start preschool last month, made possible by the Hearts of Montage, a philanthropic program of resort employees. The institute focused on educating students about creatures in tide pools, their...

Turning the Tide Against Trash

The Clean Water Now! Coalition held its final quarterly adopt-a-beach cleanup last Saturday, Dec. 10, concluding 11 consecutive years organizing cleanups.   Andrew Towfiq recruited 25 fellow students at Irvine’s Northwood High School to assist at the Main Beach station,...

Doing Good

Crevier Keeps the Tunes Playing Laura Tarbox, chair of the Laguna Beach Community Foundation, presented a $2,000 gift to Lucinda Prewitt, president of Laguna Beach Live! at a recent Jazz Wednesdays concert at Hotel Laguna. The award, from the Don Crevier’s donor advised fund at...

Local Briefs

Wave of Volunteers Sweeps Beaches Clean The Clean Water Now! Coalition will be conducting its quarterly summer beach cleanup Saturday, June 18, at Aliso Creek County Beach and welcomes volunteer participates from 8 a.m. to noon. BYOB, that is bring your own bucket or bag, says...