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Poem submission: Sunset in Laguna

Sunset in Laguna Submitted by George Chandy The sturdy brown-haired boy, Enraptured by grey clouds Tinged by the setting orb, In silence awaits The starry firmament, Nestled in Grandpa’s bosom. Beyond vast oceans deep, Hurricane battered shores, Lands wrecked by hubris, Here, bonded by love, Tranquil boy and Grandpa Await the close of day.

Pageant of the Masters Announces Open Casting Call for Volunteers

Can you Stand Still for 90 Seconds? By LB Indy Staff Excitement is building for the 2023 Pageant of the Masters as it celebrates the ninetieth anniversary of living pictures in Laguna Beach. In preparation for next summer's show, Art Colony: In the Company of Artists, the Pageant is looking for...

Letter: Iseman Was a Game Changer in Laguna

Each week it seems some submittals to the Indy sadly vent frustrations of one kind or another. I just don't get it. I look around at this place we are lucky enough to call home and just wonder how anyone can see Laguna's glass as half empty. Still, I rarely weigh in....

Holiday Digest: A Not-So-Traditional Tree Tradition Takes Root

By Jheri St. James When you’re a single mom, events are always kind of unfolding, and Christmas comes at a time when warmer clothing is needed, doctor bills sometimes arise and holidays require more money spent on gifts, decorations and food. La-la-las become ka-ka-kachings…  My goal in the 1970s was to...

Holiday Digest: Christmas and the Eight Days of Hanukkah

By Rosalie Marsh-Boinus  When I was a young girl growing up in the Midwest, Christmas was always an exciting time. There were beautiful decorations around the neighborhood and downtown.  We even had a Winter Carnival with ice sculptures. However, our family did not celebrate Christmas – we celebrated Hanukkah. We also...

Town Crier: Week of Dec. 16

Laguna Environmental Groups To Celebrate Toni Iseman Jan. 12 Toni Iseman’s history-making 24 years as a Laguna Beach City Councilmember is extraordinary, but it is her even longer commitment to environmental service that also deserves recognition. Her fierce dedication to the Save The Canyon efforts and the 1989 Walk in...

Holiday Digest: “Christmas on Forest Avenue”

By Amy Francis Dechary Kelly watched her husband Rich push the double Bob toward Candy Baron, their three-year-old son Jack kicking his feet (one was missing a shoe) and his baby sister Ella angrily sucking her pacifier. They had promised Jack candy in exchange for good behavior during their Main...

Letter: Seniors’ Thanksgiving Dinner A Lovely Day

I was recently approached by John, the manager of Vista Aliso Senior Housing here in Laguna Beach to help serve Thanksgiving dinner to the seniors who would otherwise be alone that day. Gelson's provided the already prepared turkey and ham. The residents of the community each brought a side dish...

Town Crier: Week of Dec. 9

Holiday Sing-Along on Saturday, Dec. 17 at the Garden Park from 2 to 4 p.m.  Bring your singing voices, joyous spirit, treat or snack to share—an event for the whole family. Members of the Garden Band will lead the singing. Enjoy the South Laguna Community Garden Park at 31610 Coast...

Letter: Council Should Return to the Earlier Pattern of Mayoral Appointments

Updated from 12/9 edition (ed.) Last summer, I wrote a letter to the editor that revealed that since 1970 only two full-term councilmembers failed to be entrusted with the mayor or mayor pro tempore roles during their four years on council. Mr. Blake was one of the two who attained...