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Mary Redwitz

Mary Redwitz

Mary Redwitz, a longtime Laguna Beach resident, died peacefully at home Nov. 19, 2013. She was 87 years old. Beloved mother of three children, Randy, Tom and Ellen, Redwitz was the quintessential “Mom” and completely focused on the well being of her family. Her life’s passion was insuring her family was happy, and she did […]

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Pet Peeves: Home Alone

Pet Peeves: Home Alone

Laguna Beach is a great place to vacation. There are exceptions. My wife sometimes leaves town to get a vacation away from me.  She tells me the kid in me requires a break from time to time. In a way, it’s an honor that she trusts the kid in me to hold down the fort […]

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The Write Stuff: Local Author Pens Book Based in Italy

The Write Stuff: Local Author Pens Book Based in Italy

 Laguna Beach Books welcomes local author Anita Hughes, author of the novel “Lake Como,” on Sunday, Aug. 18, at 5 p.m. There will be no charge for the event. Hughes was born in Australia and has taught creative writing at The Branson School in Ross, Calif. She has lived in Dana Point for six years, […]

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Emerald Bay Resident Defends Gold Metal

Emerald Bay Resident Defends Gold Metal

Emerald Bay resident Harold Noriega won a gold medal for the second-year in a row at the USA Open Indoor Volleyball Championships held last month in Louisville, Ky. Team USA-RBC Life will go on to represent the U.S. in the World Master’s Games in Torino, Italy, starting Aug. 7.

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Emerald Bay Resident Defends Gold Metal

Emerald Bay Resident Defends Gold Metal

Emerald Bay resident Harold Noriega won a gold medal for the second-year in a row at the USA Open Indoor Volleyball Championships held last month in Louisville, Ky. Team USA-RBC Life will go on to represent the U.S. in the World Master’s Games in Torino, Italy, starting Aug. 7.

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Continent Spanning Connections

Continent Spanning Connections

Laguna Beach’s Nick Aronoff, now living, working and playing soccer in Beijing, discovered a surprising hometown tie among his teammates. Italy’s Francesco Possati lived his junior year in high school with Laguna’s Charlie and Ann Quilter in 2003.

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Laguna Beach Grad Makes Dean’s List

Laguna Beach Grad Makes Dean’s List

Chloe Cunningham earned a place on Dickinson College’s Dean’s List for academic achievement for the spring semester, Dean Neil B. Weissman announced. Cunningham will be returning to Dickinson soon and plans to study in Italy during the second half of her junion year. Her extra curricular activities include membership in Kappa Alpha Theta sorority and […]

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Locals Still in the Hunt for Gold

Locals Still in the Hunt for Gold

Laguna Beach resident Annika Dries and Team USA are two wins away from their first Olympic gold medal in women’s water polo, after knocking off 2004 gold medal winner Italy 9-6 on Sunday. The Americans are the only team to medal in all three previous games since the sport was introduced in Sydney (’00), where […]

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Getting Out

Getting Out

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

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Film on Art Iconoclast Receives Encore Screening

Film on Art Iconoclast Receives Encore Screening

Artist-educator Frank Mason campaigned against restoration of the Sistine Chapel Film director Sonny Quinn and producer Scott Mason will host the screening of their feature length documentary film, “A Light in the Dark: The Art and Life of Frank Mason” Thursday, June 16, at Newport Beach’s Orange County Museum of Art. The filmmakers will take […]

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Auto Racer Tests His Mettle in Formula 3

Auto Racer Tests His Mettle in Formula 3

Laguna Beach resident and auto racer Michael Lewis completed four successful days of testing with the PREMA Powerteam Formula 3 Italia program in Spain at the Barcelona and Valencia racetracks earlier this month. Lewis recorded excellent times overall, including the fastest times in certain categories, and showed improvement over the course of the testing, according […]

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Auto Racer Tests His Mettle in Formula 3

Auto Racer Tests His Mettle in Formula 3

Laguna Beach resident and auto racer Michael Lewis completed four successful days of testing with the PREMA Powerteam Formula 3 Italia program in Spain at the Barcelona and Valencia racetracks earlier this month. Lewis recorded excellent times overall, including the fastest times in certain categories, and showed improvement over the course of the testing, according to Rene Rosin, PREMA Powerteam principal.