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Laguna Scenes Enrich Sister City’s Festival

  Laguna Beach photographer and long-time Festival of Arts exhibitor Tom Lamb entered 10 aerial photographs of his hometown’s coastline for entry in a festival in France. The Citrus Festival, similar to the Rose Parade but with lemons and oranges, attracts 200,000 visitors...

Laguna Gains a Sibling and a Friend

The Laguna Beach Sister Cities Association recently received City Council support in acquiring San José del Cabo in Baja California Sur, Mexico, as an official sister city, second to its current sister city of Menton, France. Additionally, St. Ives, in Cornwall, England also...

Absorbing Culture Without a Passport

Future opportunities for cultural exchanges between local students and their peers in Menton, France, were discussed in a recent video chat by school representatives. School board members Betsy Jenkins and Theresa O’Hare joined Laguna Beach High School Principal Joanne...

Sister City Group Considers a New Sibling

Thanks to a collaboration between Laguna Beach Sister Cities Association and high school staff and French teacher Odile Dewar, 29 students and two chaperones put a personal face on a cultural exchange from our sister city Menton, France. “French isn’t just a class anymore,” said...