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Baglin to Lead Patriots Day Parade

Wayne Baglin, selected as “Citizen of the Year,” will lead Laguna Beach’s Patriots Day Parade in March, parade organizers announced. A former city council member, Baglin is a long time community volunteer, having  served as president of the Festival of Arts and as a...

Harold “Hal” Werthe

Harold “Hal” Werthe, patriot and community volunteer, passed away at the age of 82 in Laguna Beach on Aug. 21. Born in Chicago, Ill., he served in the Army during the Korean conflict. Werthe was past president of Laguna Beach Exchange Club and the Patriots Day Parade, past...

Get Out the Flag for Patriot’s Day

By Ben Bodart, Special to the Independent   Laguna Beach puts on its patriotic finery this Saturday, March 3, wearing the colors that have honored the nation for more than 225 years. In Laguna, the Patriot’s Day Parade marks its 46th year.   Traffic will undoubtedly be...

Parade Pays Tribute to Returning Soldiers

Surfing school owner James Pribram and the Laguna College of Art and Design will roll in two new categories for the 45th annual Patriot’s Day Parade tomorrow, March 5, starting at 11 a.m. Commencing on Park Avenue, Laguna’s one-and-only parade will travel through the village...

Parade’s Trailblazers Join the Retinue

Two descendants of founding members of Laguna Beach’s annual Patriot’s Day Parade will share a place of honor in this year’s parade on Saturday, March 5, riding alongside its president Michael Lyons. Laguna Beach artist Robin Wethe Altman returns to the town’s annual parade that...

Parade Route Includes Baby Item Drop Off Point

As part of her Girl Scout Gold Award project, Cassidy Kelly of Laguna Beach troop 789 has launched “Operation Baby Shower,” for which she will collect donations of baby shower items such as infant diapers, new diaper bags, clothes and toys during the Patriot’s Day Parade from 9...

Parade Route Makes a Crib Stop

As part of her Girl Scout Gold Award project, Cassidy Kelly of Laguna Beach troop 789 has launched “Operation Baby Shower,” for which she will collect donations of baby shower items such as infant diapers, new diaper bags, clothes and toys during Laguna Beach’s annual...

Speed Boarding Suggestion Needs Context

Editor, Since I was mentioned in a Coastline News article last week (“Curves thrown at speedboarding” 02-04-2011) as introducing the idea of a speed boarding competition on Park Avenue, I’d like for Indy readers, (some of whom also may read the Coastline), to have my comments in...