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Students Honor LBHS Anniversary

Students began a collaboration to create an artwork marking the 80th anniversary of Laguna Beach High School last year. It was up to this year’s students in the ceramics class of Somer Selway and those enrolled in Scott Wittkop’s ROP multimedia design class to finalize the...

Boys Award Scholarships at LBHS Convocation

Graduating Laguna Beach High School seniors Grant Barton and Makena Collins were each awarded a scholarship of $1,250 by 10 Boys Who Care, eighth-grade friends who fund raise money to grant scholarships. After reading 20 essays from applicants, the group chose Grant and Makena...

Pandas Serve as a Furry Textbook

Third grade teacher Tamara Wong picked up a passion for pandas as a child. A book report about the animals she completed in third grade started her fascination and resulted in her life-long advocacy for the endangered species, says a school district announcement. As an El Morro...

Thurston Surf Team Collects Medals

This past weekend, Thurston Middle School’s surf team took second place in the National Scholastic Surfing Association national championships at Salt Creek in Dana Point, which drew surfers from as far away as Hawaii. Five Thurston surfers made finals. Boys shortboard finalists...

Cyclists Promote Getting in Gear

The Laguna Canyon Riders will participate in the 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, Over the Hump race at Irvine Lake and invites newcomers to their Saturday Ride Day, which begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Big Bend parking lot. The riders promote hiking and mountain biking while aiding in the...

Indy on Arts

Friday, June 19 Nick I & ADD, 9 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy, 949 715-7777. Special Blend, 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. James Clay Garrison, 7 p.m., Hotel Laguna, S. Coast Hwy. Robert Jon & the Wreck, 9 p.m., Marine Room Tavern, 214 Ocean Ave. World...

Soul Project Celebrates Its First Year

The Soul Project, local apparel company, will celebrate its one-year anniversary of its flagship store with an all-day line up of activities and events on Saturday, June 20. The event will run from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and includes coffee, yoga, beer, tacos and dancing. All guests are...

Citizen Academy Graduates a New Class

Nineteen people graduated from the 21st Laguna Beach Police Department Citizen Academy last month before an audience that included family members, representatives from the department and Police Chief Laura. Graduates now join an alumni class of 405 people, who completed a...

Local Favorites Celebrate Record Release

Jason Farthing, Macarena Rivera and Jesse Boden, known as The Budrows, will perform a hometown record release show of their new album, “No Bad Whiskey” at the Marine Room Tavern, 214 Ocean Ave., at 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 18. With Farthing on his gas can banjo and cigar box...

Volunteers Needed for Fete de la Musique’s Children’s Parade

High school students are invited to volunteer for face painting, photography or video production as part of the Fete de la Musique children’s parade, organized by the Laguna Beach Sister Cities Association. Volunteers will receive community service hours. This event will begin at...

On the Table

Surf and Sand Resort Preps for Summer Surf and Sand Resort is readying for the Independence Day holiday with July 2-5 wine nights, kid’s camp, massages and a BBQ with a viewing of the fireworks. The resort is also featuring an updated summer menu with new options; a paella party...

Library Hosts Surf Buzz Series

Local resident Paul Holmes, author of “Hobie Master of Water, Wind and Waves,” will give a talk at the Laguna Beach Library, 363 Glenneyre St., from 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17. Nursery owner and surfer Kevin Naughton on Wednesday, June 24, will speak about his new photo...

And the Winners Are….

The Laguna Beach High School Scholarship Foundation gave away more than $360,000 in the form of 126 scholarships to 115 students from the Class of 2015 at its annual Honors Convocation held Friday, June 5. Below are award recipients: Moe Money: Anya Gourley, $1,000. 2015...