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Club to Award its Stars

The Boys & Girls Club holds its annual Awards Night on Thursday, Feb. 11, and welcomes support from local businesses in the form of a donated sandwich, vegetable or cookie trays or items for goodie bags. Three individuals who have demonstrated strong moral character,...

Fannie Lum July 10, 1927- Dec. 2, 2015

Fannie Lum passed away with family by her side on Dec. 2, 2015. She was 88 years old. Seu Fun “Fannie” Lee was born July 10, 1927, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Fannie and her three siblings attended Chinese language school in addition to public school. She left Hawaii and crossed the...

Robert P. Powers 1952-2016

Robert P. Powers, 63, died quietly at home in Santa Fe, N.M. on Jan. 2, 2016, following a courageous 10-month battle with cancer. Bob was born in Laguna Beach in 1952, attended El Morro and Thurston schools and graduated Laguna Beach High School in 1970. He was the son of Porter...

Dorothy Catherine Scott

Dorothy Catherine Scott passed away peacefully on Jan. 12, 2016, at the age of 95. Scott is survived by her two daughters, Susan Kollmansberger of Laguna Beach and Sherry Scott-Tyler of North Fort Myers, Fla.; two son-in-laws; two granddaughters; and several nieces, nephews,...

Personnel File

Radio Station Hires New Staff Steph Weaver-Weinberg has been named music director of KX 93.5, Laguna’s alternative rock FM radio station. She was formerly a music and promotions assistant. “I look so forward to abusing this newfound power. My first decree shall be to change...

Debutants Celebrate Six Years of Service

The Laguna Chapter of National Charity League honored 12 young women for their philanthropic and league service last month at the 27th annual debutante ball. The celebration recognizes the culmination of six years of commitment to serving the surrounding local communities, which...

Casting a Net for Tidepool Docents

The Laguna Ocean Foundation is seeking volunteer tide pool docents with a willingness to educate the public about preserving the intertidal habitat and the coastline’s natural resources. The next class training will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21, at the Ocean...

Wake Set for Andy Leaf

Local disabled entrepreneur Andy Leaf was recognized by the Laguna Beach City Council last October for his years spent mentoring the disabled in business. Two months later, he slipped the surly bonds of earth. Now his life, friendships and accomplishments will be celebrated in a...

Ocean Educator Makes Waves at Business Club

Wendy Marshall, Ph.D., director of education and public programs of ExplorOcean, will be the guest speaker for the Thursday, Jan. 21, Laguna Beach Business Cub breakfast meeting at 7:30 a.m. in the Hotel Laguna, 425 S. Coast Highway. Programs at ExplorOcean include field trips,...

Indy on Arts

  Friday, Jan. 15 David Ligare and Canyon Project exhibits, Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Dr. Closing Jan. 17 Nick I & ADD, 9 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy, 949 715-7777. $10. Robert Jon & the Wreck, 6 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. The Strangers, 9...

Bluebelt Kicks Off Annual Photo Contest

    To showcase Laguna’s Marine Protected Areas, the Laguna Bluebelt Coalition invites photographers to submit to its fifth annual photo contest. Winning photographers will be invited to exhibit at Laguna’s Gallery Q and honored at an artist reception. Photos...

Gala Supports Teen Mental Health Initiative

The 20th anniversary Mission Hospital gala was deemed a success, raising $1.3 million to complete a $200 million capital campaign and a special project in Laguna Beach. The Fund A Need challenge raised nearly $650,000 to support adolescent and young adult mental health and...

Patriot’s Day Parade Brunch Scheduled

A brunch for the honorees in the upcoming Patriots Day Parade takes place at 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 7 at Tivoli Terrace, 650 Laguna Canyon Rd. The parade steps off Saturday, March 5, led by grand marshal Kelly Boyd. The honored patriot for 2016 is Carlos McAfee. Citizen of the...

Sandbags Available for Locals

The city offers pre-filled sandbags at no cost to residents and business owners of Laguna Beach. They are available daily on a first-come-first-serve basis, with a limit of 10 per resident, at the ACT V parking lot, 1900 Laguna Canyon Road, or the inland Aliso Beach parking lot,...

Personnel File

Asst. City Manager Moves On Assistant City Manager Ben Siegel will be leaving Laguna Beach city staff to run his own show as city manager of San Juan Capistrano. Siegel, 37, who has worked where he lives since 2012, described the move as a great opportunity in a town steeped in...