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Laguna Retailer Finds Friendly Vibe at City Hall

Laguna Retailer Finds Friendly Vibe at City Hall

Like many business owners before him, Reuse Jeans owner George Powell received his share of sardonic “good luck” quips when mentioning his plan to open shop in Laguna Beach. Either he experienced good luck or something has changed at City Hall because Powell described an “ultra business friendly” reception and staff that smoothed the opening […]

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Indy on Arts

Indy on Arts

 Indy Calendar, May 27-June 2, 2011 Friday, May 27  Sawdust Art Festival classes today: pendants w. David Farris, tidepool bracelets w. Linda Ames, 10 a.m.-noon; brooches w. Linda Ames, ceramic boxes/butter dish w. Nadine Nordstrom, 2-4 p.m.  www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses  949-494-3030. Also Saturday. Happy Hour at the Gourmet Cheese and Wine Shop, 845 Laguna Canyon Road. For […]

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The Write Stuff

The Write Stuff

Author Offers Insight into Newly Single Women Latitude 33 Bookshop, 311 Ocean Avenue, will host Rita Lee Lloyd, author of “How To Survive in the 21st Century as a S.S.O.F.F. (Suddenly Single Over Forty Female),” for a discussion and book-signing event at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 21. With humor and intelligence, understanding and practicality, Lloyd, a […]

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Designer Kid’s Boutique Relocates Downtown

Designer Kid’s Boutique Relocates Downtown

Hillary, hip threads for kids, a luxury children’s boutique that specializes in labels from New York and Paris, is moving from its N. Coast Highway and Cliff Drive location to the heart of downtown Laguna at 374 Ocean Avenue. Owner Wendy Estreicher calls the location “the new Ocean Avenue,” boasting such relatively recent additions as […]

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Indy On Arts

Indy On Arts

    Indy Calendar, May 20-26, 2011     Friday, May 20   Sawdust Art Festival classes: Tidepool bracelet with Linda Ames, teapot with Walter Reiss, 10 a.m.-noon.; tidepool braceletsm fused glass pendant with Cindy Stalnaker 2-4 p.m.  More here. 949-494-3030. Also Saturday.   Happy Hour at the Gourmet Cheese and Wine Shop, 845 Laguna […]

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Tunes & Tomes

Tunes & Tomes

Sound Spectrum, 1264 S. Coast Highway Paul Simon, So Beautiful or So What Cars, Move Like This Foo Fighters, Wasting Light Airborne Toxic Event, All At Once Beastie Boys, Hot Sauce Committee Part Two Fleet Foxes, Helplessness Blues Gorillaz, The Fall Alison Krauss, Paper Airplane Stevie Nicks, In Your Dreams Emmylou Harris, Hard Bargain   […]

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Indy on Arts

Indy on Arts

Friday, May 13 Sawdust Art Festival art classes: brooch, earrings, 10 a.m.-noon; fused glass sushi dish, pottery, 2-4 p.m.  www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses 949-494-3030. Also Saturday.   Maurice Possley, author of “Hitler in the Crosshairs,” will read from his book and sign, 6 p.m. at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Hwy. 949-494-4779  www.lagunabeachbooks.com   Happy Hour at the […]

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Indy on Arts

Indy on Arts

                    Friday, April 29 Sawdust Art Festival classes: water casting, ceramic wind chimes, 10 a.m.-noon; tidepool bracelet or tile making, 2-4 p.m.  www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses 949-494-3030. Also Saturday. Happy Hour at the Gourmet Cheese and Wine Shop, 845 Laguna Canyon Road. For adults only.  $20, $6 for additional […]

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New Page Turns at Latitude 33

New Page Turns at Latitude 33

At a time when the future of independent bookstores hangs in the balance, the owner of Laguna Beach’s Latitude 33 Bookshop hopes to tip the scales locally by shopping for a new proprietor of a certain character. Owner Tom Ahern concedes that sales have been down for the iconic Ocean Avenue store he opened 15 […]

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Tune and Tomes

Tune and Tomes

Top sales/rentals for the week ending April 3: SOUND SPECTRUM, 1264 S. Coast Highway Radiohead, King of Limbs Kills, Blood Pressures W. Nelson/W. Marsalis/N. Jones, Here We Go Again R.E.M., Collapse Into Now Strokes, Angles Adele, 21 Lucinda Williams, Blessed Snoop Dogg, Doggumentary Robbie Robertson, How To Become a Clairvoyant Ray Davies, See My Friends […]

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Tunes & Tomes

Tunes & Tomes

Top sales/rentals for the week ending March 27: Sound Spectrum, 1264 S. Coast Highway Radiohead, King of Limbs Troubadour DVD/CD, V.A., 60s Folk W. Nelson/W. Marsalis/N. Jones, Here We Go Again R.E.M., Collapse Into Now Strokes, Angles Adele, 21 Lucinda Williams, Blessed Snoop Dogg, Doggumentary Esperanza Spaulding, Chamber Music Society Britney Spears, Femme Fatale   […]

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Man Dies in High Speed Collision

Man Dies in High Speed Collision

Traffic resumed flowing without disruption in downtown Laguna Beach by midday on Monday following the temporary morning closure of Broadway Avenue due to a single car collision that resulted in the death of the driver. Laguna residents on Ocean Avenue were awakened around 2:20 a.m. by a loud crash when a vehicle traveling at speeds […]

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Tunes & Tomes

Tunes & Tomes

Top sales/rentals for the week ending March 13: Sound Spectrum, 1264 S. Coast Highway 1.     R.E.M., Collapse Into Now 2.     Troubadour DVD/CD, V.A., 60s Folk 3.     Arcade Fire, The Suburbs (G) 4.     Florence & The Machine, Lungs (G) 5.     Black Keys, Brothers (G) 6.     Adele, 21 7.     Lucinda Williams, Blessed 8.     Avril Lavigne, Goodbye Lullaby […]

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The Write Stuff

The Write Stuff

Laguna Beach Library Hosts Mystery Writers Mystery writers Cara Black and Libby Fischer Hellmann will visit the Laguna Beach Library at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, to discuss their writing, answer questions, and sign their newest mysteries. Cara Black’s series of mysteries stars private investigator Aimee Leduc and the city of Paris. Beginning with […]

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Laguna Beach Library Hosts Mystery Writers

Laguna Beach Library Hosts Mystery Writers

Mystery writers Cara Black and Libby Fischer Hellmann will visit the Laguna Beach Library at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, to discuss their writing, answer questions, and sign their newest mysteries. Cara Black’s series of mysteries stars private investigator Aimee Leduc and the city of Paris. Beginning with “Murder in the Marais,” and continuing […]