Tickets are on sale for the seventh annual Laguna Hero Fest, celebrating women muses, artists and activists with a presentation of filmed oral histories from 7-10 p.m. on Friday, March 14, at Seven Degrees. Receiving the community hero award are biologist Nancy Caruso and community activist Mary Fegraus, honored as co-founder of the Laguna Canyon […]
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Editor, Saturday was a spectacular day in Laguna. It seems most everyone escaped the inland heat by descending upon Laguna, where they were treated to an Earth Day / Kelp Fest collaboration that showcased the best of our environmental sensibilities. Nancy Caruso’s third annual Kelp Fest was by far her team’s best effort yet. The […]
The second annual Kelpfest will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, on Main Beach. “Thousands of volunteers helped and are still helping to restore the kelp forests of Orange County, and when the kelp came back we needed to celebrate,” said event organizer Nancy Caruso, a marine biologist who […]
Last week’s fatal shark attack on a body boarder near Santa Barbara County’s surfing Shangri-la, Hollister Ranch, made clear that the ocean remains in a sense, a wild place. This summer a video of a juvenile white shark recorded by Chuck Patterson off San Onofre State Beach gained widespread attention. While unsettling, the presence of […]
Southern California’s kelp forests, essential to the health of the marine ecosystem in California, have taken a beating in recent decades. Natural cycles of growth and decline have been skewed toward decline by El Nino events, algal blooms, polluted water, and populations of kelp-eating urchins unchecked by predators, among other things. Nevertheless, a small number […]