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Public’s Help Needed to Tackle Parking Inefficiencies

Public’s Help Needed to Tackle Parking Inefficiencies

Members of the public are invited to participate in a community workshop that is designed to spark discussions and generate ideas for the upcoming Parking Management Plan for Downtown Laguna Beach and Laguna Canyon Road. The workshop takes place Wednesday, Dec. 19 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Susi Q Senior/Community Center, 380 3rd […]

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Creating Custom Gift Wrap

Creating Custom Gift Wrap

Laguna Outreach for Community Arts is offering a beginner-level botanicals art class at Laguna Nursery, 1370 S. Coast Highway, Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9:30-11 a.m. Horticulturalist Ruben Flores will introduce fall leaves, and Hedy Buzan will lead the art workshop. Attendees will create designer gift-wrap using leaf transfer techniques, image repeats and pattern rotations on […]

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Downtown Plan Open to Revision

Downtown Plan Open to Revision

The Laguna Beach Planning Commission is seeking community input about the Downtown Specific Plan’s short-comings and recommendations to improve the 23-year-old policies that guide land use and development decisions downtown. The workshop will be held on Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at Laguna Beach City Hall, 505 Forest Ave. The […]

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Workshop on Avoiding Title Fraud

Workshop on Avoiding Title Fraud

Local Jerry Bieser, of Chicago Title, a 30-year veteran of the real estate industry, leads a workshop at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, about home-owner vulnerability to fraud during refinancing. Learn how criminals are placing liens on properties and how to protect property with title insurance. The workshop will be held at the DeBilzan Gallery, […]

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Sea Lion Fun With LOCA

Sea Lion Fun With LOCA

Laguna Outreach for Community Arts is now taking registrations for a beginner-level clay-sculpting class. The workshop takes place at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9-10:30 a.m. The activity includes a docent tour of the center, and a close up view of live sea lions. Following the tour, participants will create […]

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City Hosts ‘Open for Business’ Workshop

City Hosts ‘Open for Business’ Workshop

The next “Open for Business” workshop, for business owners and others interested in opening or expanding businesses in Laguna Beach, will take place on Thursday, Sept.  27, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Community Center, 380 Third St. Workshop participants will include Planning Commissioners Robert Zur Schmiede and Linda Dietrich and Monica Tuchscher, principal […]

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Mission Driven to End Cancer

Mission Driven to End Cancer

By Justin Swanson, Special to the Independent Five years ago, the Orange County branch of Susan G. Komen for the Cure held a breakfast workshop for breast cancer survivors, among them Sol Reyes Roberts of Laguna Beach.  “That was my first entre into that world,” says Roberts, who two years later became a Komen board […]

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Silk Painting Classes Planned

Silk Painting Classes Planned

Laguna Outreach for Community Arts is now taking registrations for a beginner-level silk painting class. The workshop takes place at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center on Saturday, Sept. 15, 9-10:30 a.m. The activity includes a docent tour of the Center, and a close up view of live sea lions. Following the tour, participants will study […]

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Leafing Through Family Trees

Leafing Through Family Trees

On Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 12:30 p.m., experienced genealogical researchers from Daughters of the American Revolution will provide a free genealogy workshop at Laguna’s Susi Q Community Center. This workshop is designed to jump-start the beginning genealogist as well as enhance the research of advanced projects.  There will be handouts, hands-on guidance, and other resources that will allow you […]

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Giving Voice to a New Instrument

Giving Voice to a New Instrument

Dr. Robert Dee McDonald, director of Irvine’s Center for New Medicine, will lead a one-day workshop, “Heart of Singing,” on Saturday, Aug. 11, that combines the step-by-step know-how of personal coaching in service of learning to sing and playful creativity. Singers of any skill level are welcome. The 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. workshop will […]

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Visual Art Lends Backing to Others Arts Groups

Visual Art Lends Backing to Others Arts Groups

The Festival of Arts Foundation has awarded the Laguna Community Concert Band a $5,000 grant to support the continued growth of the band, the education of its members, and to assist in the bands scholarship program. In addition, the foundation also recently awarded a grant to the Laguna Beach Chorale for its work in producing […]

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Learning to Cook Gluten-Free

Learning to Cook Gluten-Free

Clinical nutritionist Gini Warner and Chef Ross Harris, authors of the book “The Gluten-Free Edge,” are offering a hands-on cooking class Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 1:30 p.m. Participants will also learn about the gluten-free diet in the workshop at the Susi Q Center, 380 Third St. Laguna Beach, CA (949) 497-2441 The $100 cost includes […]

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Grant Writing Help Offered to Nonprofits

Grant Writing Help Offered to Nonprofits

The Laguna Beach Community Foundation will hold a free information workshop for prospective grant seekers at the Susi Q Senior Center at 380 Third St. on July 23 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. The meeting is open to all Laguna Beach nonprofit organizations that provide services or programs within the area and are a nonprofit, […]

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Openings in Anneliese’s ‘Peter Pan’

Openings in Anneliese’s ‘Peter Pan’

Openings remain in Anneliese School’s summer theatre workshop, a fully-staged and costumed version of “Peter Pan.” At least 30 players can potentially be cast, including lead characters, pirates, fairies and more. Children from first grade will have the opportunity to act while learning lessons of theatre craft, teamwork and artistic discipline. Children must commit to […]

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Laughter Guru Teams Up With Therapist

Laughter Guru Teams Up With Therapist

A day-long experiential workshop on laughter, love and communication will be offered on Sunday, June 17, at Irvine Valley College by Jeffrey Briar, Laguna Beach’s laughter guru, and Tessa Kershnar, an Irvine marriage and family therapist . The fee for the 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. workshop is $65. More info? Contact Briar at (949) […]