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Let’s Go Parking

Let’s Go Parking

You know you are older when going parking has become a problem. In high school, we had a special place to go parking and there always seemed to be enough room for cars, and birds and bees, too.  Now everybody is older and fuzzy about parking with benefits so it is necessary to hire a […]

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Finding Home

Finding Home

There are over 100 registered non-profits in Laguna Beach. Nearly every one of them supports the needs and interests of locals, and every one of them is constantly on the quest for funding to fulfill their missions. Today, every day, and year after year, non-profit organizations survive on the kindness and generosity of friends and […]

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At the Susi Q, Spirits Rise, Falls Diminish

At the Susi Q, Spirits Rise, Falls Diminish

Due to its popularity, the fall prevention class that began as a weekly session at the Susi Q Center three years ago, now is offered four times a week in three levels by physical therapist and Laguna local Geeta Singh. Singh teaches modified tai chi movements, flexibility and stretching exercises, strength training with resistive bands, […]

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Experts Lacked Originality

Experts Lacked Originality

Editor, In my opinion, the so-called transit workshop on Feb. 10 was a bust. The information presented was so basic and elementary that the audience quickly proved they knew more about the various transit systems than the consultant.  The capper was when the consultant appeared to ask the audience what they would do. Huh? One attendee […]

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Posts Receive Seniors’ Legacy Award

Posts Receive Seniors’ Legacy Award

Laguna Beach Seniors announced that Cheryl and Carl Post as recipients of its 2014 Legacy Award, which will be presented at the eighth annual Legacy Ball on Saturday, March 15 at Aliso Creek Inn. During their 40 years as residents, the Posts supported many local organizations and embody the “give where we live” ideal, said […]

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Music Festival Holds Susi Q Concert

Music Festival Holds Susi Q Concert

  The Linden String Quartet will perform in a one-hour free concert at the Susi Q Senior Center on Friday, Feb. 7, at 10 a.m. The Ohio quartet recently completed the two-year residence program at Yale University’s School of Music, where the ensemble was mentored by the Tokyo String Quartet. Meet the extraordinary young artists […]

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Foundation Seeks Volunteer Docents

Foundation Seeks Volunteer Docents

Explore the opportunity to become a tidewater docent by attending a training session at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at Dana Point’s Ocean Institute followed by on-site training at the tide pools. Help preserve Laguna Beach’s rocky coastal habitat and educate the beach-going public about the rich natural resources by volunteering once a month for […]

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Reviewer Finds Susi Q Lunch to His Liking

Reviewer Finds Susi Q Lunch to His Liking

Editor, Two months ago, an Orange County health inspecter announced to Larry & Nick, who work for Age Well Senior Services that provide lunches from Langlois Foods in Laguna Canyon to all the senior centers in South Orange County, that she was totally surprised herself after checking food temperatures, the handling of food and cleanliness […]

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Calling for Something New at the Susi Q

Calling for Something New at the Susi Q

Show something new, try a new technique or express a different side of yourself at the “New Beginnings” exhibit at the Susi Q Senior Center’s Gallery Q. Applications are available at the Senior Center, 380 Third St. or at thesusiq.org. For additional info: call arts coordinator Judy Baker at 949-497-2441 x 6. Artwork must be […]

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Art Seen 11/15/13

Art Seen 11/15/13

Maria Bertran at Pacific Edge   Pacific Edge Gallery presents 40 new oils painted on location in Provence and the French Alps by Laguna Beach artist Maria Bertran. The public is invited to the opening reception for the artist from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, at the gallery, 540 S. Coast […]

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Community Datebook: 11/1/13

Community Datebook: 11/1/13

Parents’ Club Kicks off Halloween About 300 kids and parents, many outfitted in group-themed costumes, collected treats from Forest Avenue businesses during Laguna Beach Parent’s Club annual Halloween parade at Main Beach last week. The mostly preschool-aged children honed their trick-or-treat skills en route to Laguna Presbyterian Church.     Health Expo and Flu Shots […]

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Festival Renews Support for Gallery Q

Festival Renews Support for Gallery Q

A $2,000 grant from Laguna Beach’s Festival of Arts Foundation will support the annual art exhibitions at Gallery Q, the fifth year of foundation support for The Susi Q Senior Center program. Gallery Q now holds up to six exhibitions a year featuring artwork from seniors and others as well as participants in Susi Q […]

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Art Seen 4/12/13

Art Seen 4/12/13

Art That’s Small at City Hall Laguna Beach’s Mayor Kelly Boyd announced the winners of the annual Art That’s Small at City Hall competition last week. Out of 91 entries from throughout the county, first place went to Ben Desoto; second to Anthony Salvo, third to James Nordstrom; City Hall choice to Maggie Spencer; and […]

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Patchwork

Patchwork

Beauty Shots When the Susi Q Senior Center was in the planning stage, the Laguna Beach Seniors board made a fateful decision: we would forego permanent art on the walls in favor of rotating exhibitions celebrating the work of community artists. (With six to seven shows a year, Gallery Q is exceeding our wildest expectations.) […]

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Arts Community 1/25/13

Arts Community 1/25/13

Senior Art Escapes Begin at Susi Q In a 1 p.m. mixed media class Wednesday, Jan. 30, instructor Hedy Buzan demonstrates how to combine text, images, surface treatment, ephemera and paint to create collages that explore participants’ past, present and future. The workshop for seniors 55 and up costs $15. Bring copies of family photos […]