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Expressing Thanks for Patient Tamale Lovers

Editor, Each year when Santa comes into town and is greeted by many excited children, the Presbyterian Church welcomes La Playa Center with a similar excitement and lets us use their kitchen to make our tamales. We are thankful for their hospitality and for the community’s...

Three King’s Day Celebrated

La Playa Center will celebrate Dia de Reyes, Three Kings Day, the 12th day after Christmas when the Magi arrived bearing gifts for baby Jesus and the traditional day for Mexican children to receive presents.   La Playa has celebrated this day in years past, but this year...

La Playa Center Opens

Pictured below are, the English-as-a-Second-Language school with free childcare at the Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach.   Coinciding with the school year, the La Playa Center has also resumed classes, offering three levels of English as a second language instruction,...

La Playa Center Opens

Pictured below are, the English-as-a-Second-Language school with free childcare at the Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach.   Coinciding with the school year, the La Playa Center has also resumed classes, offering three levels of English as a second language instruction,...

Celebration Begins as Lessons End

By Dinah Shields, Special to the Independent It isn’t exactly your ordinary end of school party.  For one thing, many of the students have their children with them.  Also, Laguna Beach council member Jane Egly is here, as is David Peck, chair of the Cross-cultural Council. Where...