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Peace Laureate Speaks at Soka

Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee of Liberia and international law professor, Karima Bennoune, will speak at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29 at the Soka Performing Arts Center, 1 University Dr., Aliso Viejo. Their topic is, “Outrageous Acts of Peace: The role ordinary people must...

Neighbors to Hold Disaster Preparedness Meeting

Laguna Beach residents who live between Aliso Circle and lower Nyes Place are invited to meet with members of the Community Emergency Response Team on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 2-4 p.m. Community organizers from the city’s Disaster Preparedness Committee hope to meet with members of...

Public Invited to Tour Sewer Tunnel

The South Coast Water district invites the public to tour the sewer tunnel stabilization project within the cliffs on the ocean side of Coast Highway on Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 9-noon or 1-4 p.m. to better understand existing conditions and the plan for improvements over the next...

Art Seen 10/25/13

Museum Takes the Initiative Laguna Art Museum’s first annual Art and Nature initiative, Nov. 7-10, is complemented by three nature-themed exhibitions, two of which open with a reception on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 6-9 p.m. Work by Los Angeles-based artists Adam Silverman and...

Community Datebook 3/1/13

Tales From City Hall’s Corner Office City Manager John Pietig is the guest speaker at Laguna Canyon Conservancy’s 6 p.m. meeting on Monday, March 4. “It’s an opportunity to ask questions and find out what 2013 holds for our town,” the group’s announcement says. RSVP by March 2 to...

Glow Opens Grandly

The grand opening of Glow Boutique and Wellness is Thursday, Oct. 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. at 1891 S. Coast Highway. The new store offers women’s clothing and accessories as well as traditional Chinese medicine such as acupuncture, constitutional facial acupuncture, and herbs....

Museum Hosts Annual Open House

Laguna Art Museum invites members to its annual open house and volunteer recognition reception Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 6 p.m. at the museum, 307 Cliff Dr. Members will learn plans for next year, meet new board members and honor outstanding volunteers. RSVP to Manager Valerie Tate...

Perfect Pairing: Disaster Planning and Potluck

Interested neighbors of the Wesley Fire Protection Zone (from Lower Nyes to Aliso Circle) are invited to take part in an emergency preparedness event and light potluck on Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Laguna Terrace Park Clubhouse, 30802 Coast Highway, at 6:30 p.m. Pre-meeti...

Romancing New Art

  The JoAnne Artman Gallery presents “Romancing Imagination: New Works by Peregrine Heathcote” in its main gallery from Oct. 1 through Nov. 30. An opening reception will be held Oct. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. to coincide with Laguna Beach Art Walk.  RSVP by Oct. 1 by calling...

Gallery Takes Leap

The JoAnne Artman Gallery will present “Leap of Faith” running from Sept. 6 through Sept. 30.  The exhibition features artwork by Randy Brennan and Lisa Schulte, respectively. An opening reception at 326 N. Coast Highway will be held on Sept. 6 from 6 – 8 p.m. to coincide with...

Pampered For a Purpose

Bellacures Laguna Beach invites all to “Pamper For a Purpose,” a cocktail party for a cause, on Thursday, Aug. 30 at 5 – 8 p.m. at 226 Ocean Ave. Guest will sip wine, enjoy manicures and pedicures by Bellacures, botox by Newport Beach’s OMG OC Aesthetics, and on the spot...

Get the Lowdown on Social Media

Author Mikal Belicove shares his experience and expertise on social media for small business with the Laguna Beach Business Club at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, June 21. The public is welcome to the breakfast meeting at Hotel Laguna, 425 S. Coast Highway. Guest fee is $25. RSVP at...

Workshop Series Continues

The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce presents another installment of their Breakfast Workshop Series: “To Catch a Thief (or how to spot identity theft, credit card fraud, or a sneaky shoplifter),” featuring Detective Zac Martinez of the Laguna Beach Police Department. The program...

Talk on Economic Role of Culture

The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce invites the public to a free program on the economic impact of nonprofit arts and cultural organizations on Thursday, June 28 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Laguna Beach City Council Chambers, 505 Forest Ave. All members and non-members are...

Council Candidates Also on the Campaign Trail

Incumbent Verna Rollinger invites the public to send her by email a description of their favorite Laguna feature as well as what needs improvement to [email protected] by June 14. She invites those that do to attend an $85 per person fundraiser Saturday, June 16, at the home...
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