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 Monday, June 13 TechCom Committee, 4:30 p.m., Community Centr Complete Streets Committee, 6 p.m., Community Center Arts Commission, 5:30 p.m., Council Chambers

Community Datebook

Humanitarians, Heroes Honored at Film Fest The public is invited to the free fourth annual Laguna Hero Fest on June 5, at 6 p.m. at Seven-Degrees, 891 Laguna Canyon Road. The festival includes films and art created by community members from professionals to students. Those...

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Resource Center’s Food Pantry Open Saturday The Laguna Relief and Resource Center’s food pantry, located at 20652 Laguna Canyon Road (between the dog park and the  Pacific Marine Mammal Center), will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 21, giving working families a...



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