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Master Chorale Performs Folk Music

Master Chorale Performs Folk Music

The Saddleback Master Chorale’s director, Charles Stephenson, will present “Whispers in the Wind” on Friday, Sept. 7 at Laguna Beach’s St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 1042 Temple Terrace, at 7 p.m. On Sunday, Sept. 9 the chorale performs at St. Catherine of Siena Parish School Chapel, 3090 S. Coast Highway, at 3 p.m. The […]

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Newport Seeks New Arts Programs

Newport Seeks New Arts Programs

Arts organizations offering cultural arts programs for Newport Beach residents and visitors may apply for grants available through the city Arts Commission. Successful applicants must propose programs for funding that directly benefit children, youth, adults and seniors in Newport and be able to document need, quantifiable success, a realistic budget and an implementation plan. Applications […]

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No Steamrolling Family Fun

No Steamrolling Family Fun

Parents and children will be treated to exciting adventures in art, compliments of the Festival of Arts on Saturday, July 21, from noon to 3 p.m. Art projects in ceramics and mixed media, scavenger hunts, ceramics, marionette shows, balloon art, face painting and stringing together a Hawaiian anklet will entertain and ignite the imagination. Guests […]

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Master Chorale Presents New Sounds

Master Chorale Presents New Sounds

The Saddleback Master Chorale will be presenting “Voices of Eastern Europe: Sacred and Secular Music for Organ and Strings,” Friday, June 29, at St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, 1042 Temple Terrace, at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $15 general admission, $12 students and seniors. For more info: call 949-315-3778 or visit saddlebackmasterchorale.org.

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Getting to Know Bob Rush

Getting to Know Bob Rush

By Jean Ardell This column is the second of a series about the candidates for the 74th Assembly District.    Just before the filing deadline in mid-February, Bob Rush registered as a Democrat and entered the race. Aside from being firmly pro-choice, Rush had been a political “undeclared” for most of his life. That began […]

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Swim Coach Completes Mission, Raises Bar

Swim Coach Completes Mission, Raises Bar

Whatever happened at CIF finals this past Thursday, May 10, in Riverside, it can’t diminish what swim coach Kari Johnson has accomplished at Laguna Beach High. A former swimmer at Mission Viejo High, Johnson took over the boys and girls teams four years ago with one overriding goal: to bring legitimacy to what many had […]

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College Animates Exchange Program

College Animates Exchange Program

Laguna College of Art + Design’s animation program began hosting several students of Downey’s Warren High School, enabling both institutions to collaborate on real-world experiences in the animation industry. After program chair David Kuhn and Professor David Pruiksma recruited in Downey, 50 students visited the campus to view Chris Sander’s Original Art show. As a […]

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Class Notes

Class Notes

Rotary Distributes the Write Book   In support of literacy month, Laguna Beach’s Rotary Club distributed 221 Webster’s Dictionary for Students to third grade students at El Morro, St. Catherine’s, and Top of the World.   Water District Offers Scholarships   The deadline for high school seniors to submit their applications for South Coast Water […]

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Planning Decisions Lack Compliance With State Laws

Planning Decisions Lack Compliance With State Laws

Editor, In 2008, California’s legislature passed a law requiring that, after January 1, 2011, any substantive revision of a Circulation Element of a General Plan, the transportation system of a city must plan for a balanced, multimodal transportation network that meets the needs of all users of streets, roads, and highways for safe and convenient […]

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Smoke Alarms Save Lives

Smoke Alarms Save Lives

The Laguna Beach Fire Department encourages residents to adopt the lifesaving habit of changing their smoke alarm batteries at the same time they are changing their clocks to daylight saving time, which takes place on Sunday March 11. In the past two years, structure fires ignited in three different homes, none of which had a […]

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Divvying Up Holiday Spirit

Divvying Up Holiday Spirit

  Prior to the winter school break, students of the Even Start Preschool Program, 3 and 4 year olds living in low-income households, were treated to a week of holiday activities. Students in Thurston Middle School’s PAL Club first entertained them with donuts, hot chocolate, and gifts on Dec. 6. On Tuesday, Dec. 13, Laguna […]

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Community Datebook

Community Datebook

Extra Hands Needed for Bridge, Park Pass Tops Outdoor Lover’s Wishlist, Health Workshop Seeks Funding Remedy and PMMC Leader Receives Science Honor.

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Buyout Puts Insurer at Odds With Monarch

Buyout Puts Insurer at Odds With Monarch

In an unexpected move, Blue Shield of California confirmed it will no longer do business with Irvine’s Monarch HealthCare if its pending merger is finalized, which could affect 19,000 Orange County residents.   As long as Blue Shield’s agreement is in place, members should continue to have access to their Monarch physicians, said Juan Davila, […]

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Lend a Helping Hand to Girl Scouts

Lend a Helping Hand to Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts of troops 2136, 1440 and 308 have received some donations, but are extending their food drive through Nov. 21 and are still seeking donations from the public. Your donations can be dropped off anytime in the Collection Box at the Girl Scout House, 190 High Dr. in Laguna Beach.  Donated food will be […]

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What’s Up at Susi Q?

What’s Up at Susi Q?

Tips for Dealing with the Holiday Blues People of all ages suffer the holiday blues, but for many seniors with emotional and physical challenges this time of year can stand as a season of sadness. Find hope and help for your blues at a free seminar Monday, Nov. 14, 2-3:30 p.m. at the Susi Q […]