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Museum Opens Kids’ Art Studio

  A new hands-on art-making program offered on the third Sunday of every month by the Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Dr., gives children and their families a chance to create a piece of art inspired by one of the museum exhibitions. Kids Art Studio begins Sunday, Jan. 19 from...

Local Entrepreneur Finds a New Crusade

By Donna Furey, Special to the Independent  Finding a full bag of unopened kibble in his home after he returned from an absence puzzled Jeff Jones. He quizzed his Laguna Beach neighbor JP Ruiz, who stood in as a pet sitter for Anna, his dog, What did Anna get by on? “Squash,...

Yoga Studio Hosts Unusual Artist

Matt Venuti will be performing in a special concert at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 12, at Lotus Yoga, 1966 S. Coast Highway. During a previous visit, Lotus Yoga Laguna raised over $100 and a a truckload of food donations for the Orange County Food Bank.      

Heeding the Harvest, Chefs Vary What’s on the Table

The recent news that Sorrento Grille’s executive chef Ryan Adams is taking over the restaurant, to be reopened as The Common Table: Kitchen+Drink come September, is as much about a shift in local food philosophy as a shift in ownership. Adams’ reinvented eatery, which he has...

Merchant News

Dentist Returns to the Mainland   Gary Boling, D.D.S., a specialist in cosmetic dentistry and full mouth rehabilitation, has recently set up shop in Laguna Beach. Boling practiced in north Orange County for 25 years before relocating to Hawaii for two years. He relocated back to...