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Debating Ways to Keep the Buses Rolling

Debating Ways to Keep the Buses Rolling

Laguna Beach’s City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to explore options to close a growing deficit for operating transit services, but stopped short of imposing fares for the free summer trolley during its 10-week festival run. Instead council members approved spending $50,000 to hire an expert consultant to analyze transit services, whose costs have escalated 22 […]

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Black and White and Blue All Over

Black and White and Blue All Over

Editor, I was with a group of 20 Laguna Beach residents who are seniors, and I told them of councilmember Steve Dicterow’s plan to change the color of the city’s police cars from blue and white to black and white. One voted in favor and the rest said no. If Dicterow is trying to identify […]

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Express Train Back For Season Opener

Express Train Back For Season Opener

The popular Angels Express Train that takes fans to and from Angels’ games is back again this season, beginning with the home opener on Tuesday, April 9. Service to Anaheim will be available from Los Angeles Union Station and the Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo station, departing at 5:50 p.m. for weeknight home games that start at […]

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Minding Our Business: A Modest Proposal

Minding Our Business: A Modest Proposal

I reside just over the Laguna border in Dana Point, aka SoLa: South of Laguna, not to be confused with South Laguna. However, my work, my friends, my bookstore and hairstylist, and better places to eat, are in Laguna, so several times a week, I drive north on Pacific Coast Highway where the iconic sign […]

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Arts Community 1/25/13

Arts Community 1/25/13

Senior Art Escapes Begin at Susi Q In a 1 p.m. mixed media class Wednesday, Jan. 30, instructor Hedy Buzan demonstrates how to combine text, images, surface treatment, ephemera and paint to create collages that explore participants’ past, present and future. The workshop for seniors 55 and up costs $15. Bring copies of family photos […]

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Schools Host Program on Teen Drug, Alcohol Use

Schools Host Program on Teen Drug, Alcohol Use

School officials and California Youth Services are hosting a 6:30 p.m. parent education program on Monday, Nov. 5, in the Laguna Beach High School Library about drug and alcohol usage as well as results of the 2012 California Healthy Kids Survey . “Our California Healthy Kids Survey data tells us that 48% of our seniors, […]

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Son of Susi Q: Seasonings

Son of Susi Q: Seasonings

by Chris Quilter               A couple of Saturdays ago, Kaiser Permanente lined up 10,000 members and shot them at its Sand Canyon Drive-Thru Flu Clinic. I know this because (a) I asked, and (b) I was in the middle of a pack of thousands of cars snaking through those parking sheds by the 405—the […]

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Chorale Performs Folk Music Concerts

Chorale Performs Folk Music Concerts

The Saddleback Master Chorale will present “Whispers in the Wind” on Friday, Sept. 7, at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 1042 Temple Terrace, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 9, at St. Catherine of Siena Parish School Chapel, 3090 S. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, at 3 p.m. The concert will feature folk music from […]

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Master Chorale Performs Folk Music

Master Chorale Performs Folk Music

The Saddleback Master Chorale’s director, Charles Stephenson, will present “Whispers in the Wind” on Friday, Sept. 7 at Laguna Beach’s St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 1042 Temple Terrace, at 7 p.m. On Sunday, Sept. 9 the chorale performs at St. Catherine of Siena Parish School Chapel, 3090 S. Coast Highway, at 3 p.m. The […]

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Newport Seeks New Arts Programs

Newport Seeks New Arts Programs

Arts organizations offering cultural arts programs for Newport Beach residents and visitors may apply for grants available through the city Arts Commission. Successful applicants must propose programs for funding that directly benefit children, youth, adults and seniors in Newport and be able to document need, quantifiable success, a realistic budget and an implementation plan. Applications […]

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No Steamrolling Family Fun

No Steamrolling Family Fun

Parents and children will be treated to exciting adventures in art, compliments of the Festival of Arts on Saturday, July 21, from noon to 3 p.m. Art projects in ceramics and mixed media, scavenger hunts, ceramics, marionette shows, balloon art, face painting and stringing together a Hawaiian anklet will entertain and ignite the imagination. Guests […]

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Master Chorale Presents New Sounds

Master Chorale Presents New Sounds

The Saddleback Master Chorale will be presenting “Voices of Eastern Europe: Sacred and Secular Music for Organ and Strings,” Friday, June 29, at St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, 1042 Temple Terrace, at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $15 general admission, $12 students and seniors. For more info: call 949-315-3778 or visit saddlebackmasterchorale.org.

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Getting to Know Bob Rush

Getting to Know Bob Rush

By Jean Ardell This column is the second of a series about the candidates for the 74th Assembly District.    Just before the filing deadline in mid-February, Bob Rush registered as a Democrat and entered the race. Aside from being firmly pro-choice, Rush had been a political “undeclared” for most of his life. That began […]

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Swim Coach Completes Mission, Raises Bar

Swim Coach Completes Mission, Raises Bar

Whatever happened at CIF finals this past Thursday, May 10, in Riverside, it can’t diminish what swim coach Kari Johnson has accomplished at Laguna Beach High. A former swimmer at Mission Viejo High, Johnson took over the boys and girls teams four years ago with one overriding goal: to bring legitimacy to what many had […]

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College Animates Exchange Program

College Animates Exchange Program

Laguna College of Art + Design’s animation program began hosting several students of Downey’s Warren High School, enabling both institutions to collaborate on real-world experiences in the animation industry. After program chair David Kuhn and Professor David Pruiksma recruited in Downey, 50 students visited the campus to view Chris Sander’s Original Art show. As a […]