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Benefits and Benefactors

Benefits and Benefactors

Home Raffle Keeps Ocean Institute Afloat Tickets are available for the 10th annual Laguna Beach Gold Coast Million Dollar Home Raffle benefiting the Ocean Institute of Dana Point, a non-profit dedicated to ocean preservation through education. The grand prize winner, selected on Nov. 8, may choose between a Laguna Beach home and $1 million in […]

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Some Leap!

Some Leap!

Summer campers observed a pair of humpback whales leaping out of the water and waving their flukes about two miles offshore Laguna Beach on Tuesday. The Ocean Institute in Dana Point offers whale-watching trips for school children during the week and for the general public on weekends onboard its RV Sea Explorer, said spokesman Jim […]

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'Treasure' Sale Benefits Ocean Institute

‘Treasure’ Sale Benefits Ocean Institute

The Sand Dollar Guild will host the Classy Treasures Sale to benefit the Ocean Institute. The sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, at the Dana Point Community House, 24642 San Juan Ave. in Dana Point. For more information, contact Moyra Eulitz at 949 294-8193.

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Personnel File

Personnel File

Local Takes Post in Dana Point Laguna local Mary Lawson landed the job as sales director at Dana Point’s Ocean Institute. “She has the passion for science education for our children and a strong affinity for the ocean environment,” said Dan Stetson, the institute’s president.                     […]

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Foundation Seeks Volunteer Docents

Foundation Seeks Volunteer Docents

Explore the opportunity to become a tidewater docent by attending a training session at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at Dana Point’s Ocean Institute followed by on-site training at the tide pools. Help preserve Laguna Beach’s rocky coastal habitat and educate the beach-going public about the rich natural resources by volunteering once a month for […]

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Benefits and Benefactors

Benefits and Benefactors

Garden Party Helps Nepalese Children All are invited to a garden party at a private north Laguna home on Sunday, Oct. 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. to support Chhahari, (“shelter” in Nepalese), a home for 22 at-risk and orphaned children founded in 2007 by Laguna Beach resident Christine Casey. When Casey trekked Nepal in […]

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Community Datebook 7/12/13

Community Datebook 7/12/13

City Council Opens Personnel Board Positions The City Council of Laguna Beach is currently accepting applications to serve on the city’s Personnel Board. The board hears appeals relative to any disciplinary action, dismissal, demotion, and reduction in pay or suspension. It consists of three members who serve two-year terms that begin on Oct. 1 of […]

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Tickets Raffled, Home Up For Grabs

Tickets Raffled, Home Up For Grabs

Only one month remains until the final deadline in the Laguna Beach Million Dollar Home Raffle, which benefits the Ocean Institute and Irvine Public Schools Foundation among other eligible non-profits. Ticket buyers have the chance to win a Laguna Beach home or the alternate prize of $1 million in cash.  The final deadline to buy […]

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Home Raffle: In It to Win It

Home Raffle: In It to Win It

Tickets are now on sale for the eighth Laguna Beach Million Dollar Home Raffle, which benefits Dana Point’s Ocean Institute and the Irvine Public Schools Foundation. Ticket buyers will get a chance to win a Laguna Beach home or the alternative prize of $1 million. Over 250 prizes will be awarded in a drawing held […]

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Local Kicks Off Regatta

Local Kicks Off Regatta

Laguna Beach classical guitarist and private wealth manager Nicholas Yrizarry helped kick-off the 15th annual Richard Henry Dana Charity Regatta on Sunday, June 10, by entertaining guests. The regatta benefits Dana Point’s Ocean Institute and is scheduled to start on Thursday, Sept. 6.

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El Morro Students Visit Ocean Institute

El Morro Students Visit Ocean Institute

Forty-two fifth graders from Laguna Beach’s El Morro Elementary enjoyed a marine mammal cruise from Dana Point’s Ocean Institute dock last week.   Two additional groups of El Morro students were treated this week as well. The students were funded by a donation from Hearts of Montage, an employee charity affiliated with Montage Laguna Beach. […]

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Laguna Resident Wins Home Raffle

Laguna Resident Wins Home Raffle

A Laguna Beach resident won the Ocean Institute’s seventh annual Laguna Beach Million Dollar Home Raffle last Saturday, a winning ticket drawn by board member Bill Steel. Not present for the dramatic moment, winner Aytekin “Turk” Timur was reached later by the raffle’s promoters. “My wife Joan has been supporting the Ocean Institute over the […]

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Community Datebook

Community Datebook

Collection of Classes Offered at Susi Q The Susi Q Center is offering a variety of classes, discussions, and groups during the month of July. On select Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. there will be a free science discussion group focusing on the issues, controversies, and societal impact of a variety of topics. […]

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Club Members Get a Taste of the Sea

Club Members Get a Taste of the Sea

To improve understanding of the ocean and its creatures, the Ocean Institute’s Adopt-a-Class recently visited members the Boys & Girls Club with its visiting classroom.