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Local Brokerage Celebrates, Hosts Seminar

JKR and Co. Inc., a financial brokerage in its 30th year, will be hosting a municipal and corporate bonds seminar Thursday, Sept. 27 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at its Laguna Beach offices at 1540 S. Coast Highway Suite 202. To RSVP call 949-888-8888 or email [email protected] Coffee, tea...

Petitioning Bike Reform

An on-line petition sponsored by Change.org and organized by cyclist Julie Pusateri of Dana Point aims to find a safe solution for cyclists passing through Laguna Beach on Pacific Coast Highway. Results of the previous 2010 paper petition was signed by 191 people who supported...

Cycling Leaders to Share Two-Wheeled News

Transition Laguna Beach is hosting Mobility South Orange County, a free event Thursday, Sept. 13, from 7-9 p.m. at Neighborhood Congregational Church’s Bridge Hall. Scheduled speakers include San Clemente’s Pete van Nuys, executive director of Orange County Bicycle Coalition;...

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Obituaries

Steven Ewing

Steven Todd Ewing 1966 -2011   Steven Ewing died unexpectedly March 13, 2011, at his home in Laguna Beach. Steve was born in San Gabriel, California, the son of Douglas and Margaret Ewing. He attended Oneonta Elementary School and graduated from South Pasadena High School in...

Wally Tippel

Wally Tippel   Wally Tippel peacefully passed away Nov. 17, in Laguna Beach. He was 68.   Born in 1941, Tippel was raised and educated in New York. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1961 and served for three years, including an assignment in Germany as a field...

Leah Leary

1938-2011 Leah Leary was born on March 12, 1938, and died on March 2, 2011, after an extended hospital stay fighting an infection and complications following back surgery. Leah was raised in Rochester, N.Y., and attended Nazareth Academy Catholic Girls School where she excelled...

Columns

Guest Column

A Fight Well Fought, A Wife Remembered By James Utt The Edison Company had a scheduled power outage that was running hours past the time they said it would be over. My wife Kathy and I sat talking by candlelight, sipping wine and nearly running out of things to say. Finally the...

Pet Peeves

Stay at Home Sometimes a story just falls in your lap. And it hurt. “Couldn’t you have just sent a PDF file?” I cried. Standing in front of me was a wisp of a girl who weighed less than the mountain of paper now enveloping me as she replied, “No. I don’t have a computer. It’s...

Taking Stock

Is the Rally for Real? Another week of cautious progress by stocks is keeping their October rally alive. The market needs another 3% to get into positive territory for all of 2015 and I believe this has an increasing probability of success. Prevailing worries focus on actual news...

Pet Peeves

Short List I read with interest the Indy article, “Forum Defines Traits of a Super Superintendent.” Community members met to discuss desired qualities that they would look for in the new hire. The current superintendent is retiring at the end of the school year to pursue a life...

Guest Column

Bridging a Cultural Divide With Art By Xun (Michael) Chi Sometimes, a person can stand in the present, reflect on what has passed and discover that they have come full circle. This happened to me when I presented the keynote speech this summer at the 2015 Across the Divide...

Youth Pastor Struggles With Another Suicide

By Sam Ellis, Special to the Independent Can I be honest with you? Before I was called to serve as youth pastor at Church by the Sea, the departing pastor told me Laguna Beach can be like peeling an onion. As you pull back the layers, you start seeing past the beauty. Keep...