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The Write Stuff

Book Club Signs Up for ‘The Hunger Games’ A discussion group about “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins is scheduled for Wednesday, May 23, at 6:30 p.m. at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway. The book club is usually the third Wednesday of every month. For more info:...

The Write Stuff

Disciple Writes on Laughter’s Leaders    Jeffrey Briar, director of Laguna’s Laughter Yoga Institute, has published “Laughter Revolutionaries:  Making the World Safe for Hilarity.”  The book features interviews with Drs. Patch Adams, Madan Kataria and Gita Suraj-Narayan, as well...

A New Chapter for Local Volunteer

Laguna Beach resident Pamela Talarico will receive a “Volunteer of the Year” Award from the Orange County Board of Supervisors on Thursday, April 5, at 11 a.m. at the Laguna Beach Library, 363 Glenneyre St.   Talarico will be awarded for her dedicated volunteer service to...

Eva Bloom Weitzman Schweitzer

May 12, 1919-April 21, 2011 Born in Madison, Wisconsin, Eva Schweitzer spent most of her life in Los Angeles and Laguna Beach. She was beautiful, gracious and accepting of all.  She enjoyed books, Scrabble, music, her strong Jewish heritage and especially her family. Predeceased...

Poetry Contest’s Fairness Questioned

Editor I am writing as a concerned citizen in regards to the annual Laguna Beach Library poetry contest. There is a growing concern about bias and pre-selection by those overseeing. The same contestants have won just as annually as the contest being held. As this is a diverse and...
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