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Friday, June 12 Author Joseph Finder, 6:30 p.m., Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Hwy. Nick I & ADD, 9 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy, 949 715-7777. World Anthem, 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. James Clay Garrison, 7 p.m., Hotel Laguna, S. Coast Hwy....

Quinn Farnes

Eugene Eldon Quinn Farnes, long-time football coach and math teacher at Laguna Beach High School, passed away peacefully on May 31. He was almost 94. He joined the teaching staff in Laguna in 1948 and retired 33 years later. He leaves his wife of 64 years, Jeanne, and his son...

A Farm for All Reasons

Amid fruit trees and gurgling aqua-ponic ponds sprouting celery and lettuce, dozens of gadgets such as water bottle filters and can openers covered tables, displayed for sale. Thrive, which operates a showroom in Lake Forest, offered a wide variety of dried food, first aid kits,...
Posted On 04 Jun 2015

Beauty Discounts Salute a Salon’s Longevity

This month, Noreen Goodman marks her 30th year in Laguna Beach at the same location, the International Hair Salon and Spa, which holds down one of Hotel Laguna’s storefronts. “When you love what you do time goes by fast,” said Goodman. “I love making people beautiful from the...

Doing Good

Radio Station Fundraiser Tickets Going Fast   Chris Barron of Spin Doctors will share anecdotes from his life on the road and songs on his old Gibson guitar during at KXClusive, Music On A Silver Platter, the station’s fundraiser from 5-9 p.m. on Saturday, June 6 at a...

Carolyn Kolberg

Loving mother, wife, grandmother and friend, Carolyn Kolberg, passed away May 20, 2015, at the age of 70. Born in Los Angeles in 1944, Carolyn moved to Laguna Beach in 1956, with her (now deceased) mother and stepdad June and Dick McKeon. Carolyn attended Thurston Middle School...

Seth Bowen

Seth Watkins Bowen passed away unexpectedly in Aliso Viejo on May 29, 2015. Bowen was a Laguna Beach resident for 19 years. He was 54. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., Seth graduated from Nichols School in 1979 and the University of Arizona in 1984 with a degree in finance and accounting...

Indy on Arts

  Friday, June 5 “Love, Lost and What I Wore,” 7:30 p.m., Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Tickets, $41-$61, 949 497- 2787. Thru 6/7. “Legally Blonde,” Thurston Middle School’s Black Box Theatre, 2100 Park Ave. Tickets $10-$15. 949 497-7769. Shows at 4 and 7 p.m....

A Visit to Their Namesake

Laguna Beach residents Sue and Bill Gross visited Mission Hospital Laguna Beach last week to get their first glimpse at the transformation their $10 million gift is making in the hospital’s emergency department. Last fall, the Grosses donated money to enhance and expand emergency...

Realtors Host Taste for Charity

The Laguna Board of Realtors will host their 20th annual “Taste for Charity” benefit from 6-10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3 at Seven Degrees, 891 Laguna Canyon Road. Proceeds, amounting to $120,000 last year, will go to nine local organizations ranging from the Boys and Girls Club...

Personnel File

Educators Join Board of Laguna Beach Live!   Carol Reynolds, community activist and retired music teacher, and Juan Vázquez, recently retired president of Santiago Canyon College, joined the board of Laguna Beach Live! Both Reynolds and Vázquez, frequent patrons at Laguna...

Indy on Arts

Friday, May 29 Singer songwriter John Troy, 6:30 p.m., Sunset Serenade in Heisler Park Amphitheater. Free. “Love, Lost and What I Wore,” 7:30 p.m., Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Tickets, $41-$61, 949 497- 2787. Thru 6/7. “You Can’t Take it With You,” 7:30 p.m.,...

Division Chief Sifts Through Fire Department History

The town’s Fire Department history, which includes the county’s oldest operating fire station, is the focus of a Laguna Beach Historical Society talk at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 26. The public is welcome at the free presentation. Division Chief Api Weinert, on the force during the...

Clinic’s Good Works Earn Praise

The Laguna Beach Interfaith Council, with 60 in attendance, celebrated the National Day of Prayer at Mission Hospital earlier this month. The theme compassionate healing honored one of its own, the Laguna Beach Community Clinic, for its outstanding service to the community. The...