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Wanted for Posterity: Views Erased by Time (Part 2)

Authors on the hunt for ‘then’ and ‘now’ photo locations By Gene Felder, Special to the Independent   Readers are likely aware of the 2009 book “Images of America – Laguna Beach” by Claire Vogel published by Arcadia Publishing. The company also has a...

Wanted for Posterity: Views Erased by Time

 History hunters need now and then photo locations   Arcadia Publishing developed a nitch exploiting local history with its “Images of America” paperbacks about local towns, including 2009’s edition about Laguna Beach. Author Claire Vogel relied heavily on the Laguna Beach...

What’s Your Nonprofit Status?

A free workshop for local nonprofits on “Tricky Tax Issues & Savvy Solutions,” sponsored by the Laguna Beach Community Foundation and the Laguna Beach Seniors, to be held this Monday, July 18, couldn’t be more timely. Last month the Internal Revenue Service issued a...

Revisiting El Morro History

 El Morro, from Joan Irvine Smith’s 2006 book “A California Woman’s Story” 
”In 1927, Robert Windolph, who provided propane to the coastal farmers, secured a lease from The Irvine Company and established Tyron’s Camp on the beach at El Morro Cove...