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A Day of Pampering for Healing

The 3rd Annual Nurturing to Remember, a Forever Footprints event sponsored by Pacific Edge Hotel in Laguna Beach, 647 S. Coast Highway, will take place on Monday, Sept. 8. This free event honors mothers who have lost a baby and the professionals who care for them. It is designed...

Schoolpower Thanks Ad Buyers

Schoolpower’s student directory raised $76,000 in advertising last year and supporters were treated to an appreciation dinner at Pacific Edge Hotel. The event earlier in the month also honored business alliance and new real estate honor roll sponsors, which contributed $50,000...

Facelift Underway for Local Landmark

Chef Rainer Schwarz recently revamped the menu of Laguna Beach’s Deck restaurant with sophisticated seasonal entrees. Soon his sous chefs will turn out the same dishes next door, turning on the burners in the adjacent Driftwood Kitchen following a $2 million makeover of the...

Indy Calendar April 5-11, 2013

Friday, April 5 Sawdust Festival Art Classes: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses  949 494-3030. Also 4/6. Nick I & A.D.D., 9 p.m. Mozambique, 1740 Coast Hwy. www.mozambiqueoc.com  949-715-7777. Roger Clyne & the Pacemakers, Ry Bradley, Fallen...

Indy Calendar March 15-21, 2013

Friday, March 15 Sawdust Art Festival Classes: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses  949-494-3030. Also 3/16. Citizens of the World: Photographs by Karen Redding, closing day. Wells Fargo Bank, 260 Ocean Ave. Nick I & A.D.D., 9 p.m. Mozambique, 1740...

Watermen Mural Takes Shape Outside Hobie

After winning approval from the city’s Arts Commission two years ago, installation of a  sculpted mural by Laguna Beach artist Randy Morgan titled “A Day in the Life” and also known as “The Waterman’s Wall” began this week on the Beach Street side of the Hobie Surf Shop. A formal...

Win Local Getaways from LOCA

Laguna Outreach for Community Arts is offering an opportunity drawing contest to help support its visual arts education programs. Four local getaway packages are being offered, each grouped under a local hotel stay. Packages are valued at $650-$750 and are offered from The Tides...

Hotels Add an Incentive to Play Hooky

Laguna Beach’s Pacific Edge Hotel invites potential guests to “ditch the stresses of everyday life and go off the grid” by checking in. Prizes will be awarded to those with the best “ditch excuse” and “incognito photo” upon check-in. The best excuse and the best photo each will...

Sponsors Line Up for SchoolPower’s Directory

By Kristi Cancellieri, Schoolpower volunteer   The Deck at the Pacific Edge Hotel played host to SchoolPower’s business appreciation party on May 3, giving the education foundation the opportunity to thank supporters and directory advertisers. The guests included longtime...

Dance Fest to Take a Second Bow

It turns out that lightning can strike twice. Jodie Gates, founder of the Laguna Dance Festival, is moving the event from April to September, beginning this year. As a result, dance lovers have only five months to wait for a second round, Sept. 6 to 9, also at Laguna Playhouse....

Class Notes

Helping Parents Identify Depression, Anxiety and Eating Disorders   An upcoming parent education workshop at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 20, focuses on identifying symptoms of adolescent depression, anxiety and eating disorders. Two mental health professionals will lead the event...

Getting Out

Sunday’s Gospel Show Nearly Sold Out   A few tickets are still available to Yve Evans & Co. ‘s gospel show on Sunday, March 11, brunch and champagne tasting beginning at 11 am at Tivoli II. Tickets are $40 for show and brunch and may be purchased online until they sell out at...