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Stem Cell Scientist Lectures at Susi Q

Lead scientist Dr. Peter Donovan will describe the role of stem cells in the human body and research underway at UC Irvine during a 2 p.m. talk Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Susi Q Center, 380 Third St. Donovan, a professor of developmental and cell biology and biological chemistry,...

Cheryl Kinsman Lauded as ‘Woman of the Year’

By Robin Pierson, Special to the Independent Nine outstanding women were nominated to be the Laguna Beach Woman’s Club 2014 “Woman of the Year,” and when the members’ votes were tallied, the woman selected was long-time resident and community champion, Cheryl Kinsman. Despite her...

Reopening a Chapter of Local History

  Homesteader descendent Carol Lloyd will share stories of her family’s rich and long history in Laguna Beach on Tuesday, April 29, during a 7 p.m. Laguna Beach Historical Society presentation at City Hall. The retired teacher’s great, great, great grandfather Henry Rogers...

Duet of Wine and World Music Debuts

Blending traditional and contemporary Eastern and European musical cultures, the jazz quartet Senem Diyici’s Mavi Yol 4tet performs Saturday, June 9, from 6-8 p.m. at the Laguna Beach Woman’s Club, a Laguna Beach Live presentation. A special wine-tasting begins at 5:30 p.m....

Relishing Her Moment

Friends and family heaped praise Friday on Ann Quilter, the Laguna Beach Woman’s Club’s 17th woman of the year. Described in turn as an extraordinary volunteer, a force of nature, a trapeze artist, an exemplary leader and a cattle prod, Quilter in characteristic style graciously...

Calling Graduates of 1981

A 30-year high school class reunion is planned for Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Laguna Beach Woman’s Club. Make checks payable to LBHS Class of 1981, P.O. Box 9462, Laguna Beach, Calif., 92652. Cost $95 per person includes open bar, dinner and more. Tickets are available until July...