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Montage Gets New Director   Rick Riess was appointed the new managing director of Montage Laguna Beach, the town’s largest hotel and one of its largest employers. A veteran hospitality executive, Riess has managed resorts from Napa Valley to South Carolina, Hawaii and...

State’s Librarian Defines California With Nature

California historian and author Kevin Starr will deliver the keynote address for the Laguna Art Museum’s first symposium at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9. In “Art, Nature and the American Landscape: Pioneer Pathways Towards Defining California,” Starr will speak about nature’s role...

Local Soroptimist Peddles for Best Buddies

Doris McQuaid, a member of Laguna Beach’s Soroptimist International, and her husband rode their bikes 100 miles from Carmel to Hearst Castle last month to support Best Buddies, an organization founded by Maria Shriver to support those with emotional and developmental...