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Tales Inspire Ties Across Cultures

Tales Inspire Ties Across Cultures

By Jennifer Erickson | LB Indy “Education is the key to equality for women,” said Karen Dennis, chair of the American Association of University Women’s 27th annual literary lunch held last Saturday. No one disagreed. Year after year the local AAUW showcases women authors to support their mission to empower women and girls through education. […]

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Hit and Run Victim Remains in Coma

Hit and Run Victim Remains in Coma

By Andrea Adelson A homeless man remains in an induced coma in Mission Viejo’s Mission Hospital after he was critically injured a week ago in an early morning hit and run collision in Laguna Canyon. An appeal by police for the public’s help in tracking down the fleeing driver has yielded little, Sgt. Louis Callus […]

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Preliminary Hearing Set for Rug Merchant

Preliminary Hearing Set for Rug Merchant

By Justin Swanson | LB Indy   Saeid Maralan, the former manager of Laguna Beach rug store Sirous and Sons, is due in Newport Beach’s Harbor Court for a preliminary hearing today, Friday, March 8, for 14 criminal counts involving various sexual abuses, to all of which he has earlier entered not guilty pleas. Maralan, […]

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Youssef Rounaghi

Youssef Rounaghi

Youssef (“Joseph”) Rounaghi passed away from multiple strokes on Nov. 10, 2012, surrounded by family members who celebrate his adventurous life. Born in Rasht, Iran, in 1934, Youssef lost his parents at a very young age.  He was adored and looked after by four older sisters. Youssef’s difficult beginnings did not deter his outgoing and […]

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Iranian Author Finds Solace in Storytelling

Iranian Author Finds Solace in Storytelling

Laguna Beach resident Dr. Rahimeh Andalibian experienced the chaos and upheaval of Iran’s 1979 revolution as a confused 4-year-old whose family subsequently fled the country. By the time the family landed in Orange County in 1986, those traumatic events were as good as swept under the rugs of her father’s Persian carpet business. Andalibian said […]

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Weather Weirdness

Weather Weirdness

  Editor,   The last couple of weeks have seen letters from climate change skeptics in response to Tom Osborne’s article (Green Light, “Rollinger and Council Act on Climate Change,” Jan. 27). I wonder over the hypothetical situation; if these individuals were to be given the same diagnosis from nine medical doctors and a different […]

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Rug Merchant Re-arrested, New Victims Come Forward

Rug Merchant Re-arrested, New Victims Come Forward

Laguna Beach police arrested the manager of a local rug store for the second time in three weeks on Wednesday, Sept. 14, for suspicion of four additional sex crimes as a result of more victims coming forward due to news accounts. Last week, the district attorney’s office charged Saeid Boustanaba Maralan, manager of Sirous & […]

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Sober Pairs With Send-Ups in Biennial Exhibit

Sober Pairs With Send-Ups in Biennial Exhibit

The much anticipated California Biennial exhibition by the Orange County Museum of Contemporary Art justified its build-up. The 150 works now on display are thought-provoking without being overwhelming. Instead, works that include painting, sculpture, photography, installation, installation hybrids and even video (for those with time), offer whimsy, humor and the inevitable doses of psychic self-examination. […]