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Get to Know Early Activist Anna Hills

  Laguna Presbyterian Church marks its centennial year with a dinner and scholarly discussion of Anna Hills, a renowned plein air artist, community activist and key founder of both the church and the Laguna Art Museum. The 6 p.m. event Friday, Jan. 20, takes place at...

Funds Support Cancer Research

The Live for Others Foundation, established by founder Tim Vorenkamp of Laguna Beach to find a cure for the cancer that took his life last year, announced its first grant. The organization awarded $50,000 to Dr. Bang H. Hoang at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx,...

Scientist Reveals UCI’s Cancer Advances

Dr. Hoda Anton-Culver, professor and chair of the UC Irvine Medical School Department of Epidemiology, will discuss the latest in cancer prevention findings from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, at the Dana Point Yacht Club. The public is welcome to attend the free presentation...

Limelight

Art & Nature Raises the Bar

Slender and 10-feet tall, the four-sided posts shone in the sunlight, reflecting the moods of the ocean and hillsides and at evening dramatically mirrored cloud banks and at least one brilliant sunset. Come darkness, they mirrored staccato bursts of light coming from car...

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Obituaries

Marty Scott Gray

Marty Scott Gray, an internationally collected artist, avid surfer, and 33-year resident of Laguna Beach, transitioned on New Year’s Day after a battle with fronto-temporal dementia. A memorial paddle-out was held Saturday, Jan. 7, at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point. The “aloha”...

Virginia Hunt

Virginia L. (“Virgie”) Hunt succumbed Jan. 15 to lung cancer at the age of 91. Hunt was a local Laguna Beach business owner for 61 years and a prominent community volunteer. Born Nov. 15, 1925, in Hollywood, Virgie grew up in Sunland, a rural area of the San Fernando Valley. She...

Obituaries

Marty Gray Marty Scott Gray, an internationally collected artist and avid surfer, died on New Year’s Day after a battle with dementia. All friends are invited to attend a memorial paddle out for him scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point. Gray’s...

Columns

Village Matters

Get Out Your Clipboard Your clipboard, your shovel, your social connections; whatever it takes to make a difference, set things right. That is the message of President Obama’s farewell address, and the theme of the Martin Luther King Jr. gathering at Main Beach this past Sunday....

Guest Column

Slaying Dragons Apprehension and joy, excitement manifest. Beach boy safari, a wave seeking quest.   Checking the lines at Malibu, County Line and Rincon, too.   Searching, seeking, just the right one To embrace and blend, you and your “gun.”   The heartbeat...

Pet Peeves

Benchwarmers I felt a real pull of the heartstrings after reading the Indy’s “Bench Warms Seats, Teaches Empathy.” It’s about a hand-painted bench at El Morro Elementary where the school kids can go to when they need a buddy. Who wouldn’t be moved by that story? Apparently IKEA....

Taking Stock

After The Inauguration  After the November elections, the stock market came out of the doldrums with a nice rally based on prospects of government policies oriented toward business interests. Despite much grumbling about the policies then in force, stocks almost tripled during...

The Kibitzer

The Beautiful Ones Happy New Year. I’ve been pondering death a lot lately, what with another trip around the sun and the spate of heartbreaking losses this past year. I’m looking for the takeaway, the through line to make sense of it all. Such towering, uncompromising and...
Posted On 12 Jan 2017

Guest column

SoLag Resident Sounds Off Instead of making a list of personal resolutions for the coming year, I have made a list of resolutions that I hope will happen this summer for the community of South Laguna Beach. As a full-time resident and homeowner here in South Laguna, I am already...