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Senior Needle Guild Warms Up Recipients

Laguna Beach Seniors’ Needle Arts Guild held its annual holiday gift wrapping party, the culmination of their Friday afternoons spent knitting and crocheting scarves, hats, shawls, children sweaters, dresses and lap blankets. Their handiwork is donated to local groups and special...

Personnel File

Local Inspector Honored for His Longevity  Bruce R. White, of Buyer’s Profile, a Laguna Beach-based home inspection firm, was recently honored by the American Society of Home Inspectors for 25 years of membership. White has been certified by the ASHI since 1990. For information...

Indy on Arts

Friday, Dec. 11 “The 1940s Radio Hour,” 7:30 p.m., No Square Theatre, 384 Legion St. Tickets: $25. Also Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 12-13. World Anthem, 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. Robert Jon and the Wreck, 9 p.m., Marine Room Tavern, 214 Ocean Ave. Mike Watt and...

Ocean Protectors

Volunteers Make A Difference The Eco-Warrior Foundation completed it’s first in a planned series of upstream clean ups in the Aliso Creek watershed last month. More than 60 volunteers removed 550 pounds of trash from Sulfur Creek, Narco Channel, Laguna Niguel Lake and Aliso...

Scientist Inspires Protection of the Natural World

Marine biologist Nancy Caruso describes her green abalone restoration project Monday, Dec. 7, with the Laguna Canyon Conservancy. She speaks at the 6 p.m. dinner meeting at Tivoli Terrace restaurant on the Festival of Arts’ grounds. RSVP to Laron Larimer at 949 306-0122.  ...

Faiths Celebrate Different Miracles

Methodists Prepare for Christmas Children of United Methodist Church will perform the Pageant of Las Posadas, representing “The Children Shine a Light,” during worship services Sunday, Dec. 13, 21632 Wesley Dr. The following week, Sunday, Dec. 20, Pastor Mandy Flemming will speak...

Volunteers Make an Immediate Impact

Looking for a satisfying activity? Want to give back to the community? Like working with kids? If you have an hour or two a week to spare and would like to help a child learn, become a volunteer tutor for The Learning Club, which will operate Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from...

Personnel File

  Veteran Officers Receive Promotions Traffic Corporal Rebecca White and training Corporal William Downing received promotions to sergeant last week, Police Chief Laura Farinella announced. The two veteran police officers will fill vacancies created by recent retirements. Both...

Frank L. August

Frank L. August died the weekend of Nov. 8. He was born in Ohio and graduated from the Ohio State University School of Architecture. The summer prior to his graduation he came to Laguna Beach and worked for an architect here. He loved Laguna and returned in December 1961, again...

Indy on arts

Friday, Dec. 5 Hospitality Night, 5-9 p.m.; concerts, carols, tree-lighting, Santa’s arrival and open house by merchants. Downtown on Forest Avenue. Monkey Finger, 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. Venice Christmas Show, 8 p.m., The Coach House, 33157 Camino Capistrano,...

Community Service Programs Names a New Leader

Struggling Orange County youth, adults and families caught up in the justice system and facing their greatest time of need have a new leader advocating on their behalf. Ronnetta Johnson assumed the role of executive director Nov. 1 at Community Service Programs Inc., which...

World AIDS Day Summons Memories of a Disease’s Toll

A candle-lighting and reading of the names of many who have died from AIDS will take place at the cobblestones on Main Beach at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, to mark World AIDS day. Rev. BJ Beu of the Neighborhood Congregational Church will speak. In the same location Sunday, Nov....

Keep Laguna Alive by Shopping Locally

Nearly 100 Laguna Beach merchants will offer deals, giveaways and attractions to customers who shop in Laguna on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 28. Shoppers can take advantage of discounts, gifts with purchases and open houses with free giveaways. The Chamber of Commerce will be...

A Principled, Exemplary Leader

Bill Rihn (1930-2015) By Tom Osborne Civic valor defined Bill Rihn. Steadfastly, for 11 years (2003-2014) he served with distinction as president of the South Laguna Civic Association. Almost single-handedly he achieved the removal of South Laguna’s only remaining billboard along...

Water District Leader Scherer Dies

Bruce Scherer, a local resident who served on the board of the Laguna Beach County Water District, died Nov. 11. He was 80. Scherer was appointed to the board in 1976, which began his 39-year tenure protecting and ensuring Laguna Beach’s water supply. When the district became a...