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Hotel Laguna Makeover Showcases Pageant’s Backstage Magic

Friendship, community and local history are playing parts in a major renovation underway at Hotel Laguna, one of Laguna Beach’s best-known landmarks. It’s a result of a collaboration between friends inspired by a sense of history, tradition, and cooperation where neighbors helped...

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...

Taking a Color Trip

Editor, Color is where it’s at. The summer street banners make our town a more colorful place. Our gardens are colorful too and strike a note of individuality and interesting diversity for the growing number of Lagunatics who walk. I thought black clothes were for evening wear,...

Art Fests Again Offer Three-For-One ‘Passport’

For the third consecutive year, Laguna’s three summer art festivals, Art-A-Fair (June 24 – Aug. 28), the Festival of Arts (July 3 – Aug. 31), and the Sawdust Art Festival (June 24 – Aug. 28) have joined forces with the Laguna Beach Visitors & Conference Bureau to offer...

Art Fests Again Offer Three-For-One ‘Passport’

For the third consecutive year, Laguna’s three summer art festivals, Art-A-Fair (June 24 – Aug. 28), the Festival of Arts (July 3 – Aug. 31), and the Sawdust Art Festival (June 24 – Aug. 28) have joined forces with the Laguna Beach Visitors & Conference Bureau to offer...

Celebrating Earth Day

Getting Dirty in the Wilderness Parks The Laguna Canyon Foundation celebrates Earth Day with volunteers interested in restoring habitat from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 16. Volunteers can assist in removing invasive plants at two locations: Aliso and Wood Canyons...

Comic Documentary is All Wet

From Sweden with splash, the Laguna Beach Film Society is airing the humorous documentary, “Men Who Swim,” about a group of 40+ guys, who using Esther Williams techniques as inspiration, launch Sweden’s first all-male synchronized swim team. The film will be presented on Friday,...

Indy Calendar, Feb. 25-March 3

Friday, Feb. 25 Sawdust Art Festival Art Classes. 10 a.m.: Sarvi Hossini, pendants; Walter Reiss, teapots. 2 p.m.: David Farris, pendants; Sherry Bullard, tiles. Check www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses 949-494-3030 for new class additions. Also Saturday. Happy Hour at...

Getting Out

Jazz Trio to Perform Laguna Beach Live! presents jazz guitarist Bruce Forman with Alex King on bass and Jake Reed on drums this Wednesday, Feb. 15, as part of the new jazz series at Hotel Laguna. Two shows, at 6 and 7:45 p.m., take place in the Catalina Room of Hotel Laguna’s...
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