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Democrats Fire Up for Obama

All are welcome at the Laguna Beach Democratic Club’s beach barbeque on Wednesday, June 13, a warm up for President Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign. At the picnic, learn the latest information on Democratic candidates and volunteer opportunities for the upcoming November...

Whalen Begins Bid for Council

Attorney Bob Whalen, a planning commissioner and former school board member, begins his campaign for City Council with a $99 per person sunset reception Thursday, June 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Rooftop Lounge of La Casa Del Camino Hotel, 1289 S. Coast Highway. Those...

Local Student Takes a Gap Year to Brazil

Sam Wellsfry, who will graduate from Laguna Beach High School in June, has been accepted to AFS Brazil and will spend next year returning to high school where the student body speaks Portuguese.   Laguna Beach AFS has awarded Sam a $1000 scholarship to help with tuition....

Save a Life with a Q-tip

Long-time Laguna Beach resident, Lesley Domiano has been battling Myelodysplastic Syndrome for four years and now needs a bone marrow transplant to live. To help her find a compatible match, Mozambique is hosting an event on March 7 from 5 to 9 p.m. where the public is encouraged...

Art Seen

Ethereal landscapes, moody seascapes, and beautiful abstracts are part of more than 20 paintings featured by artist Georgeana Ireland at Fingerhut Gallery, 201 A Forest Ave. in Laguna Beach. She will create a new masterpiece live this Saturday, Sept 24.

Community Datebook

A Survivor Shares Her Story    Laguna Beach Business Club welcomes author and Teen Project founder Lauri Burns for its Tuesday, Sept. 13, breakfast meeting at Hotel Laguna.   “Lauri spoke at our Rotary Club back in April and when she finished it was dead silent without...

Panels by Sawdust Artists Up for Auction

The Sawdust Art Festival is hosting its second annual Original Collectors’ Panels live auction this Sunday, Aug. 21, from 3-5 p.m., and those in attendance will receive free admission for the day. Over 70 Sawdust artists have donated their time and artistic talents to create a...

Loved Ones Honored With Fragile Creatures

The community is invited to participate in a special butterfly celebration honoring loved ones on Sunday, June 5, at 3 p.m. at Mission Hospital Laguna Beach. The hospital’s auxiliary hosts the event to support hospice care services. Each participant will receive their own...

Parent Workshop on the Newest Teen Threats

Cyberbullying, Sexting and Unwise Social Networking School administrators will outline strategies and resources to help children engage in safe and responsible Internet networking on Monday, May 2 at 6 p.m. in the Laguna Beach High School Library. The district-sponsored Parenting...

Electronic Discard Collections

Surterre Properties is collecting electronic waste from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15, in the Laguna Beach school district parking lot, 550 Blumont Street. Laguna Presbyterian Church is holding a similar drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 16, in their parking lot...

SchoolPower Donations Exhibited at Art Walk

Townley and DeBilzan galleries opened their exhibition spaces to include works of art donated for SchoolPower’s annual dinner dance on Jan. 29. Featured artists include selected auction donors Brian Allan, Jacobus Baas, William DeBilzan, Jorge Fernandez, Amy Eidt Jackson,...
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