Retired Gen. Lee and Dorene Butler were selected as grand marshals for the 46th Annual Patriots Day Parade set for Saturday, March 3, parade organizers announced. Others selected by committee organizers for VIP treatment are honored patriot Louise E. Buckley, citizens of the year Betsy and Gary Jenkins, artist of the year Jorg […]
The Laguna Board of Realtors and Affiliates Charitable Assistance Fund will accept written grant applications for donations from its 2012 Laguna Beach fundraising events through Nov. 15. Proceeds are donated to local nonprofits and the Realtors’ general fund. Priority is given to groups generally smaller in size that serve local needs and do not have […]
Organizers of the Laguna Beach Patriots Day Parade have chosen “Never Forget” as the theme for their 46th parade on Saturday, March 3. Nominations are being taken for grand marshal, honored patriot (army), citizen of the year, artist of the year and athlete of the year. Additionally, would be parade volunteers are welcome to attend […]
Drive-Thru eWaste Collection Set The public is invited to get rid of unused electronics and shred personal documents at an electronic waste and paper drive-through on Saturday, Sept. 17, in the school district parking lot, 550 Blumont St., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The free service will be manned by Surterre Properties agents […]
By Steve Cohn, Special to the Independent This year, over 500 people gathered on Brooks Street to participate in the neighborhood’s fifth annual gathering to commemorate Independence Day. Before the parade, a flag that flew over an American military installation in Iraq was raised, which was followed by patriotic singing and a recitation of the […]
Editor, I was looking forward to reading a report on the squid run that took place a very short distance off our shores during the nights of Nov. 29 through Dec. 2. It was quite spectacular. On the last night, I counted 33 commercial boats all lit up out there. It looked like a Christmas […]
The Laguna Beach Parents Club invites any pre-school age youngsters to join its annual Halloween costume parade at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, at Main Beach. Children, some dressed as superheroes and supernatural beings, traipse along the boardwalk to their reward, a celebration with balloons, treats and drinks.