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The Unexpected Good Samaritan

The Unexpected Good Samaritan

Editor, At the Resource Center’s Food Pantry this morning, a homeless man came in with a wallet he’d found on Laguna Canyon Road.  It had $185 in it.  He gave it to the pantry’s manager, who tracked its owner down.  The good Samaritan refused to let his name be used.  How many of us would […]

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Indy Calendar, June 24-30, 2011

Indy Calendar, June 24-30, 2011

 Art Fest Weekend Entertainment Sawdust Art Festival Friday, June 24, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.: Danny Maika, Rob Eller, Dupp Brothers 5-9:30 p.m.: Lewis Bradshaw, The Tone Kings, Missiles of October. Saturday, June 25, 5-9:30 p.m.: Sasha Evans, Paul McIntire, Ken Garcia, Sunday, June 26   11:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Ken Garcia, Peter Dobson; noon-4:30 p.m., Sasha Evans; 5-9:30 […]

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Indy on Arts

Indy on Arts

 Indy Calendar, May 27-June 2, 2011 Friday, May 27  Sawdust Art Festival classes today: pendants w. David Farris, tidepool bracelets w. Linda Ames, 10 a.m.-noon; brooches w. Linda Ames, ceramic boxes/butter dish w. Nadine Nordstrom, 2-4 p.m.  www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses  949-494-3030. Also Saturday. Happy Hour at the Gourmet Cheese and Wine Shop, 845 Laguna Canyon Road. For […]

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Indy On Arts

Indy On Arts

    Indy Calendar, May 20-26, 2011     Friday, May 20   Sawdust Art Festival classes: Tidepool bracelet with Linda Ames, teapot with Walter Reiss, 10 a.m.-noon.; tidepool braceletsm fused glass pendant with Cindy Stalnaker 2-4 p.m.  More here. 949-494-3030. Also Saturday.   Happy Hour at the Gourmet Cheese and Wine Shop, 845 Laguna […]

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Laguna's Economy Rebounds as Tax Revenue Climbs

Laguna’s Economy Rebounds as Tax Revenue Climbs

Mayor Walks on the Sunny Side Sales, property and hotel bed taxes are increasing for the first time in several years, even though they remain substantially lower than a decade ago, City Manager John Pietig informed a group of 100 business and civic leaders attending the mayor’s state of the city address last Friday. Laguna’s […]

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Laguna Observed

Laguna Observed

Laguna’s Art Museum and Summer It’s May. As far as I’m concerned, summer is here. So my thoughts turn toward Laguna’s Art Museum.  Because inside is their collection of gorgeous early 20th century Impressionists. These painters, Edgar Payne, Guy Rose, Anna Hills, Lucy Bacon, William Wendt and Mary Brady among others, loved to get in […]

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Indy on Arts

Indy on Arts

                    Friday, April 29 Sawdust Art Festival classes: water casting, ceramic wind chimes, 10 a.m.-noon; tidepool bracelet or tile making, 2-4 p.m.  www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses 949-494-3030. Also Saturday. Happy Hour at the Gourmet Cheese and Wine Shop, 845 Laguna Canyon Road. For adults only.  $20, $6 for additional […]

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Art Sale to Benefit Japan Relief Fund

Art Sale to Benefit Japan Relief Fund

Students, faculty and staff at Laguna College of Art & Design have joined forces to produce artwork for a benefit sale to aid the victims of the cataclysmic events in Japan, to be held on Sunday, April 3, at the main campus, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road.   LCAD artists of all levels and all majors […]

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Firefighters Douse Blaze They Also Discover

Firefighters Douse Blaze They Also Discover

En route to work last Friday, Deputy Fire Chief Jeff LaTendresse spotted and reported a 7:30 a.m. blaze, but also pounded on the door to personally evacuate the two occupants, who were still sleeping. “He man-handled us out of the house,” said homeowner Gene Gratz, who with his wife, Judy Regan, was permitted to put […]

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Churches Pick Up Homeless Overflow

Churches Pick Up Homeless Overflow

Two churches in town resumed offering cold-weather shelter to homeless people being turned away from sleeping at the city’s temporary shelter on Laguna Canyon Road. St. Mary’s Episcopal Church and Neighborhood Congregational Church are rotating every three weeks during the winter to take in from 10 to 20 people.  The overnight capacity for the canyon […]

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Art Seen

Art Seen

Seeing With Another’s Eyes Artists are invited to an Art Talk critique and potluck at the Southern California Artists Assoc., at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 3251 Laguna Canyon Road, Suite F3. Bring a piece of your artwork and hear feedback from other working artists. Enjoy a conversation about art and a potluck dinner. $5 […]

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Teens Abandon Ill Friend

Teens Abandon Ill Friend

Police detained six teen-agers from Lake Forest who left a companion showing signs of an overdose at a home on Tia Juana Street and then fled last Saturday, March 5, about 7:48 p.m. Occupants of the home called for paramedics, who transported the 15-year-old female victim for treatment, said Sgt. Louise Callus, though further details […]

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Getting Out

Getting Out

Local Saxophonist Woos Wine Tasters Saxophonist Benn Clatworthy and singer/songwriter Sam Curo will perform from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. tonight, March 4, at the Laguna Canyon Winery, located at 2133 Laguna Canyon Road, for their first-Friday-of-the-month wine tasting event. The cost, which includes wine and appetizers, is $35 per person. For info: contact the […]

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Jurors Select Art-a-Fair Exhibitors

Jurors Select Art-a-Fair Exhibitors

Art-A-Fair held its annual jury day earlier this month and more than 100 artists submitted artwork in consideration for admission to this summer’s festival. Twenty-three were ultimately selected for the roster of 125 artists accepted to join Art-A-Fair’s show, June 24 – August 28, on Laguna Canyon Road. An eight-person jury, comprised of professional fine […]

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Indy Calendar, Feb. 25-March 3

Indy Calendar, Feb. 25-March 3

Friday, Feb. 25 Sawdust Art Festival Art Classes. 10 a.m.: Sarvi Hossini, pendants; Walter Reiss, teapots. 2 p.m.: David Farris, pendants; Sherry Bullard, tiles. Check www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses 949-494-3030 for new class additions. Also Saturday. Happy Hour at the Gourmet Cheese and Wine Shop, 845 Laguna Canyon Road. Adults only.  $20, $6 for additional glasses of wine. […]