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Archive for February, 2011

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Travelin’ Indy

Travelin’ Indy

Pack a paper in your carry-on and send a high resolution image from your travels to share with us back home. Submit at lbindy.com. Happy trails.

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Conservancy Members Host Borella

Conservancy Members Host Borella

The newly named executive director of the Laguna Canyon Foundation, Max Borella, is the featured speaker at the Laguna Canyon Conservancy dinner meeting, Monday, March 7, at Tivoli Terrace.

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Survivor Recognized for Screening Initiative

Survivor Recognized for Screening Initiative

Laguna Beach resident Holly Morrell has been named a 2011 Rare Life Award winner by Eagle Rare Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

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Laguna Loses in Triple Overtime, 14-13

Laguna Loses in Triple Overtime, 14-13

As expected, Laguna Beach High School’s Breakers, the county’s top girls water polo team, gave Southern California’s top squad all they could handle in Wednesday’s CIF Division 1 semi-final post-season match in Irvine. In the end, Santa Barbara’s Dos Pueblos (30-0, 66 consecutive wins) survived on a sudden-death score in their third shot of three […]

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Tech Talk

Tech Talk

Local cell coverage is among the issues discussed on an ongoing basis by Laguna Beach’s TechComm committee.

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Art Seen:

Art Seen:

Fitting Square Works Into Art Walk First Thursdays Art Walk on March 3 is an easy pathway to Laguna Beach’s cultural art scene. The event is free to the public and is the trolley service that begins at 6 p.m. between the Laguna Art Museum in north Laguna and Bluebird Centre galleries in mid-city. At […]

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The Write Stuff:

The Write Stuff:

Book Swap Tucks Good Reads into New Hands In honor of International Friendship Month, Laguna Beach Books will hold a community book swap to benefit the Friendship Shelter from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 27. Readers are invited to bring up to 10 good quality books to swap, including fiction, non-fiction, mystery […]

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Winter Sports Update

Winter Sports Update

CIF Action: Basketball Stopped, But Polo Plays On Boys Basketball Breakers Stopped in Second Round Laguna’s run into the Southern Section CIF D-IV playoffs came to another overtime ending as ninth-ranked Whittier Christian rallied from a 35-19 deficit midway through the third quarter Friday, Feb. 18, to defeat the Breakers 55-54 in overtime. Laguna controlled […]

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On the Table:

On the Table:

Come Hungry to Sample Town’s Culinary Prowess Laguna Beach Visitors & Conference Bureau plans an inaugural “foodie” event, Laguna Beach a la Carte – A Food and Wine Experience, slated for March 10-13, which will highlight the myriad culinary options available around town. In addition to cooking demonstrations by local chefs, wine and cheese tastings and […]

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Resort Provides Photo-Perfect Scenery

Resort Provides Photo-Perfect Scenery

The resort Montage Laguna Beach is featured as the sole domestic location in Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit issue, which went on sale last week and is expected to reach 70 million U.S. adults, the resort said in a statement. In addition, the public beach coves below the 30-acre resort were also the exclusive photo setting […]

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Young Dancers Invited to Performance Workshop

Young Dancers Invited to Performance Workshop

No Square Theatre is offering interested young ballerinas the opportunity to join workshop classes for a presentation of “The Year of the Bunny Rabbit,” an original dancing salute to spring for kids aged 2-6 years old. Seven weeks of Wednesday workshop classes begin March 2. Toddlers 18 months to three years old will meet from […]

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Girls Polo Team Takes Bronze

Girls Polo Team Takes Bronze

Youth Sports By Steve Riches, Special to the Independent Laguna’s 12 and under girls water polo team returned home with a bronze medal as a result of  Winterfest, three days of matches at the San Clemente High School pool featuring some of the strongest teams from throughout the state. Over the past two seasons, Laguna’s […]

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Creative Life:

Creative Life:

Workshops Zoom in on Digital Photo Skills Registration is now open for the spring schedule of photography workshops at My Artist Loft. Three new six-week classes begin the week of March 7, including Beginning Digital Photography, Intermediate Digital Photography, and Adobe Photoshop Elements; and there will be a free preview of the workshops from 6 […]

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Jurors Select Art-a-Fair Exhibitors

Jurors Select Art-a-Fair Exhibitors

Art-A-Fair held its annual jury day earlier this month and more than 100 artists submitted artwork in consideration for admission to this summer’s festival. Twenty-three were ultimately selected for the roster of 125 artists accepted to join Art-A-Fair’s show, June 24 – August 28, on Laguna Canyon Road. An eight-person jury, comprised of professional fine […]

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Indy Calendar, Feb. 25-March 3

Indy Calendar, Feb. 25-March 3

Friday, Feb. 25 Sawdust Art Festival Art Classes. 10 a.m.: Sarvi Hossini, pendants; Walter Reiss, teapots. 2 p.m.: David Farris, pendants; Sherry Bullard, tiles. Check www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses 949-494-3030 for new class additions. Also Saturday. Happy Hour at the Gourmet Cheese and Wine Shop, 845 Laguna Canyon Road. Adults only.  $20, $6 for additional glasses of wine. […]