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A Tribute from Andy Hedden’s Family

A Tribute from Andy Hedden’s Family

No one loved Laguna Beach more than Andy Hedden. He was born on May 4, 1957, in Long Beach, and had to wait three interminable years before moving to Laguna for the rest of his life, a proud 52 year resident of what he considered Heaven on Earth.  He attended virtually every school in town, […]

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Local Author Releases her New Book New York Times bestselling author and Laguna Beach resident Alyson Noël’s new book, “Fated,” will be released on May 22. Fated is the story of Daire Santos, who travels the world as the daughter of a make-up artist on movie sets. Noël is the author of the bestselling Immortals […]

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Screenings

Screenings

Film Director Screens Work on Arts Medalist   Laguna Canyon Studios will host a special screening Wednesday, April 11, of a documentary on artist Will Barnet by Dana Point filmmaker Dale Schierholt, who will lead a panel discussion after the 7:15 p.m. showing.   President Obama recently awarded the National Medal of Arts to Barnet, […]

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Movie Buffs Invited to Foreign-Film Fest

Movie Buffs Invited to Foreign-Film Fest

Gene Alterman will celebrate his ninth year as executive director of the Orange County International Jewish Film Festival not with a cake and candles, but with high hopes and the ambition to expand the offerings that begin screening Jan. 15 in Irvine. A 31-year Laguna Beach resident, Alterman took the helm of the 22-year old […]

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Movie Buffs Invited to Foreign-Film Fest

Movie Buffs Invited to Foreign-Film Fest

Gene Alterman will celebrate his ninth year as executive director of the Orange County International Jewish Film Festival not with a cake and candles, but with high hopes and the ambition to expand the offerings that begin screening Jan. 15 in Irvine. A 31-year Laguna Beach resident, Alterman took the helm of the 22-year old […]

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Movie Premier Jumps Into Snow Season

Movie Premier Jumps Into Snow Season

The Orange County premier of “One for the Road,” featuring skiers and snowboarders, screens Thursday, Dec. 8, at 9 p.m. at The White House restaurant, 340 S. Coast Highway. This high-energy movie documents the lives of snow sport athletes on the road and captures stunning riding. There will be drink specials, sponsor swag and an […]

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Double-Bill of Students Take to the Stage

Double-Bill of Students Take to the Stage

Laguna Beach High School’s drama program presents two musicals this month beginning Nov. 4 with Disney’s “Aladdin,” an adaptation of the popular animated movie. Steven Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning “Into the Woods” begins its run on Nov. 11 and continues for two weekends, closing Nov. 20.

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Homeless in Laguna

Homeless in Laguna

Editor, First, I want to thank Caroline Millson for her compassionate response, “The Road to Homelessness Isn’t Long,” in the Sept. 9 issue. I am a 66-year-old female on Social Security who temporarily became homeless for reasons I don’t like to share.   I had two options: be homeless in Las Vegas (my final desination) […]

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‘Savages’ Roar Heard All Over Town

‘Savages’ Roar Heard All Over Town

Crowding the beaches with camera equipment and A-list actors, film maker Oliver Stone brought the set of his new film “Savages” to Laguna Beach this week. The crime drama is based on the bestselling book by Don Winslow that focuses on the relationship between best friends and Laguna Beach pot growers Ben (Aaron Johnson) and […]

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Mothering Heights

Mothering Heights

My Own Race to Nowhere I just realized there’s a paperclip in my hand. In fact, it’s probably been there for the last 10 minutes. The question is why? Where was I going with it? I’m currently amid a painful organization phase, going through five stacks of paperwork, determined to finish in one day. Ridiculous, […]