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Church’s Bargain Fare Supports Charity

Neighborhood Congregational Church will again host its annual Bargain Festival (also known as a 100-family garage sale) Saturday, Aug. 25, to raise funds in support of the church’s mission and ministry, and donating at least 10% of the proceeds to a local charity. Throughout the...

Pet Adoption Party Lights Up Lightopia

Laguna Beach lighting company Lightopia hosts a pet adoption and sample sale this Sunday, Aug. 26 from noon to 3 p.m. at 1043 N. Coast Highway . Luce, the showroom’s hardest working dog, serves as the party’s host for adoptable pets from two animal rescuers and a local animal...

Two Decade Anniversary Approaching

Areo will be celebrating its 20th year in Laguna on Sept. 8 by hosting an open house at 207 Ocean Ave to which all are invited. Along with appetizers and wine, there will be live music from 6 to 9 p.m.  A 20-item raffle will occur, as will as a give away of signature Areo...

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Obituaries

Jeanne Cottraux Lynch

Jeanne Lynch, a former Laguna Beach artist, passed away on March 1, 2011, in Anaheim. She was 65. In 1981, Lynch settled in Laguna Beach as a single mother with her youngest daughter. A free spirit who loved everything about Laguna, the artist found inspiration in the town where...

Samantha Shannon

1966 – 2011 Samantha Shannon died Feb. 14 surrounded by her family and longtime caregivers. She was 44. Shannon, who was known as Sam, was a Laguna native, born in the former South Coast Medical Center hospital Dec. 3, 1966. She who attended El Morro, Thurston and Laguna...

Memorial Service

Charlton “Charlie” Boyd. A celebration of life service for Charlie Boyd, who passed away on Feb. 3, 2011, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at St. Mary’s Church, Guild Hall, 428 Park Avenue. For information please call Scott Boyd at 530 244-3468.

Columns

Shore Scene

  Snails Find Home in a Tube Deposited by the tides, a common find along Laguna’s eight-mile shore are broken off pieces of light colored irregularly curled, coiled and twisted tubes. Looking like homes for worms, the shells are actually a vermetid gastropod, a type of...

Pet Peeves

Photosynthesis   Some subjects are off limits. I avoid topics that I know next to nothing about. Indy readers disagree. They say my columns prove that I know nuthin’ about nuthin’. So I’ll revise my opening statement. I avoid all topics and write only nonsense. However, this...

Wisdom Workout

Pig Tales     One of my father’s favorite sayings was: “You can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear.” As a teenager, I wondered why anyone would want a silk purse and who would be so sadistic that they would think of using a sow’s ear to make a purse in the first place. I did...

Taking Stock

Stocks For Going Steady Once again, stocks slumped for several days, prompting the media to sound storm warnings. Led by tech and biotechs, stocks then caught their breath, put together a string of rallies and reassumed their uptrend. These elastic rebounds are remarkably...

Village Matters

Jolted Into Action There was a strong thump and a jolt. Then I realized I had just been rear-ended. It was noon last Friday, one of our hot and humid summer beach days. Coast Highway was congested with cars going both directions. It seems like there are more beach goers than ever...

Musings on the Coast

                                  Facing Up to Mexico’s Problem   Mexico has a huge problem and it has nothing to do with Donald Trump’s racist rants. Its problem is the insatiable demand for illegal drugs from its northern neighbor. The Council on Foreign Relations estimates the...
Posted On 23 Jul 2015