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Coastal Commission Targets Hotel’s Club

By Andrea Adelson | LB Indy When the landmark Hotel Laguna opened 84 years ago on Main Beach, it was an easy decision to exploit its choice location by offering guests exclusive spots on the sand. “It is virtually impossible to imagine that a waterfront hotel opening for business...

Business Club Meets

Laguna Beach Business Club invites all on Thursday, Oct. 18 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Hotel Laguna, 425 S. Coast Hwy. Speakers this month are Bart Zandbergen and Ted Alvarez.  They will discuss the upcoming tax law changes and the fiscal cliff. Guest fee is $25, which includes...

Business Club Sets its Focus Online

The Laguna Beach Business Club invites all to join itheir monthly meeting featuring guest speaker Sam Nelson.  Nelson will focus on the “seven steps to maximizing your online presence.” The meeting will be held on Thursday, Sept. 20 at Hotel Laguna from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Guest fee...

Business Club Breaks Fast

The Laguna Beach Business Club invites all to their next monthly meeting at the Hotel Laguna on Aug. 16 from 7:30 to 9 a.m.  Local landscape architect Janette Mestre will speak at the meeting. The guest fee is $25, including breakfast. For more information, visit...

Landscape Lessons from a Local Pro

Landscape architect and local resident Janette Mestre speaks to the Laguna Beach Business Club members on Thursday, July 19, about water-conscious landscaping. The club meets at Hotel Laguna at 7:30 a.m. Guests pay $25, including breakfast. For info, please visit...

Get the Lowdown on Social Media

Author Mikal Belicove shares his experience and expertise on social media for small business with the Laguna Beach Business Club at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, June 21. The public is welcome to the breakfast meeting at Hotel Laguna, 425 S. Coast Highway. Guest fee is $25. RSVP at...

Art Seen

Take Your Own Laguna Art Tour Experience art at your own pace on a self-guided tour of Laguna Beach’s gallery openings, artist demonstrations and receptions, entertainment and refreshments during First Thursday’s Artwalk, Thursday, June 7, from 6-9 p.m. The event is free to the...

Club Dates

Police Supervisor Speaks to Biz Club     Laguna Beach Parking and Animal Supervisor Jim Beres is the guest speaker at the morning meeting of the Laguna Beach Business Club on Thursday, April 19. Guest fee is $25 for breakfast at Hotel Laguna, 425 S. Coast Highway. For more...

Getting Out

Trio Closes Out Jazz Series April is Jazz Appreciation month and Laguna Beach’s opportunity to celebrate begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, with the Jeff Hamilton Trio, closing out the winter jazz series presentation by Laguna Beach Live! at Hotel Laguna.   The cover...

Getting Out

Sunday’s Gospel Show Nearly Sold Out   A few tickets are still available to Yve Evans & Co. ‘s gospel show on Sunday, March 11, brunch and champagne tasting beginning at 11 am at Tivoli II. Tickets are $40 for show and brunch and may be purchased online until they sell out at...

Getting Out

New Talent Seizes a Hotel Laguna Bench, Czech Oscar Candidate Premiers in Laguna and Montage Lifts a Glass to Italy

Community Datebook

Estate Planner Featured in Workshop   Leslie Daff, a local certified specialist in estate planning, probate and trust law, will discuss estate planning, revocable living trusts and other financial issues at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 at the Susi Q Center.   Daff will be...

Live Music

 Poncho Sanchez Pounds Out a Finale    Living Latin jazz legend Poncho Sanchez and his conga drums conclude the Festival of Arts’ “Jazz on the Green” series Saturday, Aug. 13, from 1 to 3 p.m.   The Grammy Award-winning percussionist bangs out a kaleidoscopic of...

New Top Executive at Hotel Laguna

Nearly a year after the death of Claes Andersen, the chef-proprietor and wine aficionado who restored the historic Hotel Laguna, Heinz U. Hofmann was named this week as its chief operating officer. He succeeds Michelle Wheeler, the hotel’s 10-year general manager, whose departure...
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