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Pushing for Safe Crossings in the Canyon

Motorists who travel inbound on Laguna Canyon Road, often ignoring the posted 45 mph speed limit, present an escalating threat to pedestrians near the main campus of Laguna College of Art & Design, according to the college’s top administrator. While a pedestrian crosswalk and...

New Leaders Remake Art Scene

  A retrospective of Laguna Beach’s art scene in 2011 shows that high watermarks are likely to leave an indelible impression in the years to come, especially concerning major changes in the leadership of the art community. After 14 years at the helm of the Laguna Art Museum,...

Rodin Chaser Assails LCAD’s Exhibit

Florida printmaker and art dealer Gary Arseneau continues to earn his moniker “the Rodin chaser,” this time pursuing the record-setting Rodin exhibition at the Laguna College of Art and Design. Arseneau is a self-appointed sleuth hunting for forgeries among French sculptor...

College Welcomes New President

The Laguna College of Art and Design announced Jonathan Burke will succeed retiring president Dennis Power. Burke, vice president of academic affairs and the school’s fine arts dean, was selected from a pool of roughly 50 candidates. Burke began teaching drawing and painting at...

Parade Pays Tribute to Returning Soldiers

Surfing school owner James Pribram and the Laguna College of Art and Design will roll in two new categories for the 45th annual Patriot’s Day Parade tomorrow, March 5, starting at 11 a.m. Commencing on Park Avenue, Laguna’s one-and-only parade will travel through the village...