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Unlucky Blow to Historical Society

A shopper parking a car unintentionally hit the accelerator and drove into a corner of the porch of the Historical Society about 4:17 p.m. last Thursday, Nov. 13. The motorist was uninjured and visitors to the Murphy-Smith bungalow on Ocean Avenue were detoured to a side...

Historical Society Spotlights a Modern Icon

Local author and resident Paul Holmes presents a program based on his book, “Hobie: Master of Water, Wind and Waves,” for the Laguna Beach Historical Society in City Hall at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25. The biography on the life and career of Hobi Alter, one of the town’s most...

Retracing Payne’s Footsteps

The exact locations where one of Laguna Beach’s best-known plein aire painters set up his easel will be the subject of a free Historical Society program Tuesday, Sept. 25, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers, 505 Forest Ave. Local resident and art sleuth Eric Jessen will...