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Donations, Volunteers Needed for Shared Feast

The buffet style Community Thanksgiving takes place at noon on Thursday, Nov. 28, at Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann’s Dr. Ready to eat turkeys and side dishes are needed; food donations and volunteers for set-up and cleanup are welcomed at 11 a.m. The food and...

Rollinger’s Christmas Miracle

Editor, Last week the Laguna Food Pantry took out an ad requesting donations to buy turkeys for our neighbors in need. Our dear friend Verna Rollinger took our ad to heart and sent out a clarion call. And did her friends ever respond, making her turkey drive a great success....

Mothering Heights: The Turkey Fail

I’ve obviously failed as a mother. Come Thanksgiving and my kids only want to eat chicken tenders and French fries. There’s no respect (or desire) for the roasted turkey, cornbread stuffing, and puddle of gravy.  Just mention cranberry sauce and saliva drools down my chin. Th...

Little-Known Thanksgiving History  By Mark D. Crantz, Special to the Independent Another perfect day in Paradise, but then there’s Thanksgiving. This year I’m celebrating Thanksgiving Up! Anybody who has read “Pet Peeves” cannot be surprised that I’m a turkey in general and...

Taypayers’ Refute Measure CC Proponents

Editor, The Laguna Beach Taxpayers Association (TA) takes issue with the Oct. 9 letter from Johanna Felder on TA opposition to a new property increase to buy unused parcels of “open space.” Felder misinforms readers that the TA opposed the Bluebird Canyon slide...

On the Table

Sapphire Cultivates its Own Food Fare, Katsuya Lures Locals With Half Off, Learn Wine Pairing for the Holiday, Sapphire Cooks Up Thanksgiving’s Feast,