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Getting Out 5/17/13

Getting Out 5/17/13

Singer Teri Ralston Performs in Concert No Square Theatre presents Broadway singer Teri Ralston in a one night, 7:30 p.m. solo concert on Monday, May 20, 384 Legion St. Ralston, who grew up in Laguna Beach, will reprise her cabaret show, “Songs I’ve Grown Into.” She is currently in “Steel Magnolias” at Laguna Playhouse. Reserved […]

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City Seeks a Bird’s Eye View From Experts

City Seeks a Bird’s Eye View From Experts

As Laguna Beach moves forward on initiatives to ease congestion, increase mobility, and aesthetically enhance its downtown, the City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to investigate retaining an urban planning expert to provide an overarching analysis of the city’s various concurrent projects to ensure they mesh. Separately, they also unanimously approved the hire of Irvine’s RBF […]

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Easier Parking Tied to Quality Transit

Easier Parking Tied to Quality Transit

Even as Laguna Beach looks under the hood of its transit system for ways to offset rising costs, parking experts unveiled draft plans that promote reliable, high-frequency shuttles coupled with low-cost remote lots to help unclog the town’s streets. Bob Madsen of Irvine’s RBF Consulting and his team of experts presented their draft recommendations to […]

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Getting Out 3/22/13

Getting Out 3/22/13

Bluewater Film Celebrates Blue Belt The Laguna Beach Film Society’s final screening in its documentary film series focusing on ocean awareness will be of “Coral Reef Adventure” on Friday, March 22 at 7 p.m. at the Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Dr. The film by Oscar-nominated filmmaker and local resident Greg MacGillivray follows a 10-month […]

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Alliance Names its Art-Star Nominees

Alliance Names its Art-Star Nominees

Laguna Beach Alliance for the Arts is hosting keynote speaker Rita Rudner and the nominees for the seventh annual Art Star Awards on Sunday, April 7 at 6 p.m., hosted by Seven Degrees. The Art Star Awards will be presented to organizations, businesses and individuals who have contributed and shaped the arts and culture in […]

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Fund Helps Instill a Giving Ethic

Fund Helps Instill a Giving Ethic

Laguna residents Nicole and Peter Anderson established a donor advised fund at the Laguna Beach Community Foundation and plan to use it to support environmental, social and educational causes as well as to teach their two boys  about the value and joy of charitable giving. “We plan to involve our children in the selection of […]

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Chamber Seeks Spirit Award Votes

Chamber Seeks Spirit Award Votes

Nominees for the Chamber of Commerce’s annual Spirit of Laguna Award were announced at the December board meeting. Awardees will be announced at the annual officers installation Jan. 25 from 6–9 p.m. at Tivoli Too!, 777 Laguna Canyon Rd. The 12 categories and nominees are: Business of the year, Seven Degrees, Marine Room, Lagunabeach.com; Volunteer, […]

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Singing a Garden’s Praises

Singing a Garden’s Praises

Editor, I am a long-term Laguna resident and love this community for its physical beauty and its character of engagement. Currently I am chair of the board of trustees of the Laguna College of Art and Design. As the former executive dean of the UCLA College of Letters and Science, I have a longstanding commitment […]

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Unmasking Deception

Unmasking Deception

Laguna College of Art and Design challenged students and professionals to create character concept art using masked fashion, to evoke that which is not at face value. In “Deception Masked,” the juried character concept show, the mask becomes the story, the character, and the plot behind it. 3D winners will have their masks fabricated and […]

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Speakers’ Corner: Why I Support the Open Space Initiative And Why I’m Frustrated With City Hall

Speakers’ Corner: Why I Support the Open Space Initiative And Why I’m Frustrated With City Hall

By Sam Goldstein I’ve been called by quite a few people and asked, “How can I support the open space initiative?” My response is that I support Measure CC because it will serve to help maintain the distinctive ambiance of Laguna Beach. It will also serve to further strengthen local property values. The Laguna Canyon […]

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AAUW Hosts Event, Laughs

AAUW Hosts Event, Laughs

The American Association of University Women invites Laguna Beach Branch members and prospective members to its membership open house at the Laguna College of Art and Design, 2222 Laguna Canyon Rd., on Sunday, Sept. 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. The program includes an entertaining and informative 30-minute talk on crime safety, “How Not to […]

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Town Gown Harmony

Town Gown Harmony

Editor, I am writing to comment on the Laguna Beach Independent story by Daniella Walsh, “Survival of the Fittest in Laguna Canyon,” (Aug. 24). As chair of the Laguna College of Art + Design’s board of trustees, I take issue with the characterization of LCAD’s recent expansion in the canyon as “not unexpectedly stir[ring] up […]

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Artist’s Storyboard Works Displayed

Artist’s Storyboard Works Displayed

Laguna College of Art and Design will be hosting “Federico D’Alessandro: An Artist’s Journey From Script-to-Screen,” from Aug. 20 through Sept. 21. The exhibit will display storyboards, concept art, and cutting-edge animatics from D’Alessandro, a storyboard artist whose work is featured in the films “Chronicles of Narnia” and others. A reception will be held on […]

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Cultural Immersion Includes Design Studies

Cultural Immersion Includes Design Studies

Laguna College of Art and Design’s inaugural Digital Media and Animation Workshop concluded this past month. The two-week workshop provided an in-depth digital immersion to 10 students from four different Chinese universities. Students with a wide range of experience, proficiency, and professional goals honed their digital skills in LCAD’s state-of-the-art computer laboratories. “I was so […]

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Women Painters Exhibit at LCAD

Women Painters Exhibit at LCAD

Women Painters West is proud to announce their latest exhibition at Laguna College of Art + Design, showing July 9 to Aug. 9 in the campus gallery, 2222 Laguna Canyon Rd. A reception will be held Aug. 2 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., coinciding with First Thursday’s Art Walk that month. The gallery will […]