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Happy 100, Mr. Laguna

Editor, Laguna gathered outside Selanne’s Steak Tavern to celebrate the late Harry Lawrence’s 100th birthday on Oct. 1 and to thank “Mr. Laguna” for his vigilance and efforts on behalf of our City. Zahide Lawrence and Ruben Flores, of the Laguna Beach Beautification Council, cut...

Plaque Commemorates ‘Mr. Laguna’

Harry Lawrence Day, celebrated on Main Beach since 2009, this year was celebrated at a party hosted by Selanne Steak House, where a plaque was presented to Lawrence’s  widow, Zahide, which will be permanently installed outside the Tudor style building. Lawrence came to Laguna...

Beautification Council to Celebrate its Diamond Jubilee

Honoring both its diamond jubilee and founding father, the late Harry Lawrence, the Laguna Beach Beautification Council announces its first celebration and fundraising event Oct. 1 at Laguna Beach’s Montage resort, from 6 to 9 p.m. The event will include wine and hors d’oeuvres,...

A Special Dinner Honors Veterans

Zahide Lawrence invites the public to honor a veteran past or present at a dinner tribute to veterans Thursday, July 21, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Woman’s Club. There will also be a special tribute to  “Mr. Laguna” Harry Lawrence, a Navy ship commander during World War II...