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A Post Problem

Editor, Our VFW Post here in Laguna Beach is in trouble. The issue is one that the officers of this Post have been concerned about for quite a few years. My commander predecessors faced it during their respective terms and now it is my time to do so. This proud 68 some years old...

Join the Flag Waving

With Patriots Day and the parade almost upon us, I have some thoughts I have been considering for quite a while that I would like to share with you. Now, I am not a flag-waving, America-can-do-no-wrong “perpetual patriot”.  However, I have been thinking about this for quite some...

Hey, Charles Dickens. Move Over.

By Arnold Silverman  Our 11-year old granddaughter received an assignment by her grammar school teacher to write a biography of one of her favorite family members.  For some inexplicable reason she chose me.  Gathering information for her report, she asked me some 40 or 50...

A Memorial Day Thank You

Editor, Thank you for the fine coverage of the Memorial Day ceremony at Heisler Park on Monday, May 27. The photos were terrific, especially the live-action shot of our Veteran Firing Detail.   Bob McIntosh and Arnie Silverman, Laguna Beach The authors are commander of...

A Memorial Day Thank You

Editor, Thank you for the fine coverage of the Memorial Day ceremony at Heisler Park on Monday, May 27. The photos were terrific, especially the live-action shot of our Veteran Firing Detail.   Bob McIntosh and Arnie Silverman, Laguna Beach The authors are commander of...

VFW Raffle Exceeds Goals

The Laguna Beach VFW post 5868 raised a total of $5,200 from their first-ever raffle fundraiser, which culminated with a drawing of the winning tickets on Dec. 6 and kept post finances firmly in the black. The first prize of a new Apple iPad went to Laguna Beach resident Richard...

A Special Dinner Honors Veterans

Zahide Lawrence invites the public to honor a veteran past or present at a dinner tribute to veterans Thursday, July 21, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Woman’s Club. There will also be a special tribute to  “Mr. Laguna” Harry Lawrence, a Navy ship commander during World War II...