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Church Offers Grief Workshop

Get tips for making it through the holidays while grieving in a Grief at the Holidays workshop led by Rev. Jon Moore and Deborah Sakach from 4-5:30 p.m. on Tuesday Nov. 14 at Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave. There is no cost to attend and no registration is required....

Edison to Give STEM Scholarships

Scholarship applications are being accepted through Dec. 1 for the Edison Scholars Program. Applicants must live in SCE’s service territory and plan to be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in mathematics, engineering, computer and information services, management...

Cookies With a Backstory Win the Prize

Residents are invited to submit their favorite family cookie recipe and the story behind it to participate in the city’s first annual holiday cookie recipe contest. Three finalists will be selected to bake a sample batch for a tasting ceremony on Nov. 13. The first place winner’s...

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Indy on Vacation

                                                Please share a postcard from your latest trip with arm-chair travelers at home. Pack an Indy along with your...

A New Champ Skims to Shore

                      And division winners, according to the Vic website: Pro men’s division Tim Fulton Austin Keen Blair Conklin Max Bourne Sammy Stinnett Teddy Vlasis Johnny Salta Perry Pruitt        ...

Artist Finds Her Calling Wrapped in Felt

Booties, bedroom slippers, hats, crafts and the smooth emerald green surface covering expensive pool tables: these are the typical consumer uses associated with felt, which also figures in industrial applications. Yet, in regions of central Asia, the dense fabric is popularly...

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Obituaries

Judy Katherine Friesen

Judy Katherine Friesen, 74, of Laguna Beach, beloved wife, mother, gramie, sister and friend died on Aug. 4, 2017. Friesen died after a courageous three-year fight with cancer. She was born July 25, 1943, in Long Beach to Billie and Donald Kelly. Friesen is survived by her...

Robert Graham

Nov. 21, 1946 – July 20, 2017 Robert Graham, beloved brother and father, passed away July 20; he was 70 years old. Robert was raised in Laguna and lived here throughout his life. He is greatly missed by friends and family. He is survived by his sons Joshua and Levi; his...

In Memoriam of Katie Haven

1932-2017 Katie Haven passed away on July 30, 2017, while in hospice care for the last several weeks if her life. She was a valued 50-year American Association of University Women Laguna Beach Branch charter member, having come to Laguna Beach in 1967 with her husband Al who...

Columns

Green Light

Art and Nature: That’s Laguna Laguna at its core and as many see it today is the result of sculpting Pacific forces, like wind and waves, and the works of artists who have immortalized in their creative renderings the beauty of its coves, headlands, coastal canyons, and hills....
Posted On 16 Nov 2017

Taking Stock

Time For Gratitude With the market up over 15 % this year, stock investors should express gratitude at Thanksgiving for a strong bill market. Unrelenting instant news of squabbles in Washington jeopardizing Wall Street’s dreams of tax cuts continues to provide enough worries to...

Musings on the Coast

The Tribes Take Over Xavier is from Puerto Rico, grew up poor, and today is a struggling young actor in Hollywood. We met by accident six years ago, became close friends and he spent the other weekend at my place in Laguna to escape the crushing heat in L.A. On Sunday, h...
Posted On 09 Nov 2017

Just for Laughs

Read The Personals FOR SALE –  10 holiday tins of Young’s Plantation assorted pecans, missing all chocolate covered ones. Sorry about that (you can always fill in the void with Planters peanuts). Great value $60 #Nuts2U   HOUSE 4 RENT – Older home desirable neighborhood. 2...

Pet Peeves

Checkout Noon I tried not to panic over the Indy story “Lawsuit Contests Hotel Laguna Lease.”   Hotel operators allege being illegally forced out by the property owners. The property owners counter that checkout is next year at noon. I panicked having just booked my...

Heart Talk

Laguna Refuses to Go to Pot   In 1996, California legalized medical marijuana and a majority of Laguna Beach voters supported this initiative. In 2016, 57% of California voters supported Prop. 64, which legalized recreational marijuana. I would be very surprised if a...