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Pacific Blue Yoga Studio Changes Name and Enhances Offerings

Bikram Yoga Laguna Beach has officially become Pacific Blue Yoga. The studio remains under the same management but is expanding to offer more classes in other styles of yoga. They have also remodeled with new high-tech flooring and other improvements. Pacific Blue Yoga’s stated...

Party Honors an Extraordinary Life

The Blackburn family invites the public to honor the extraordinary life of Kathleen Blackburn from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, at The Ranch at Laguna Beach. “All are encouraged to come, share a story, a memory and toast her extraordinary life,” says a statement from husband...

Garden Tour Explores Woods Cove

A self-guided garden tour sets out from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. exploring nine secret backyards of Woods Cove, the annual Laguna Beach Garden Club event. One of this year’s highlights is a collection of hand made birdhouses. Tickets are $50 on tour day and can be obtained at...

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Obituaries

Carolyn Kolberg

Loving mother, wife, grandmother and friend, Carolyn Kolberg, passed away May 20, 2015, at the age of 70. Born in Los Angeles in 1944, Carolyn moved to Laguna Beach in 1956, with her (now deceased) mother and stepdad June and Dick McKeon. Carolyn attended Thurston Middle School...

Seth Bowen

Seth Watkins Bowen passed away unexpectedly in Aliso Viejo on May 29, 2015. Bowen was a Laguna Beach resident for 19 years. He was 54. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., Seth graduated from Nichols School in 1979 and the University of Arizona in 1984 with a degree in finance and accounting...

Kenneth Watkins

Kenneth Ray Watkins surrounded by family peacefully passed away at his home in Shingle Springs, Calif., May 2, 2015. Kenny was born May 25, 1925, in Laguna Beach. His youth was spent in Laguna Beach and it was love of the ocean and of country that caused Kenny in 1943 to leave...

Columns

Taking Stock

Missiles, Dollars, Stocks and Farms Stocks finally took a step backwards, giving up less than one percent on news of possible hostilities with North Korea. That still leaves the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 11% this year and 3% since the end of June. The broader S&P 500...

The Kibitzer

Let’s Make Downtown Great Again Inaccurate information circulating on social media suggests the city will consider closing Forest Avenue to cars this fall. Let me set the record straight. What a citizen’s group is recommending is a trial closure of a section of Park Avenue,...
Posted On 10 Aug 2017

Heart Talk

The Bigfoot Bar   Every year, friends and family suggest that I get out of town during the summer months to avoid the choking traffic and tourist onslaught that engulfs us. I tell them, with apologies to John Milton, “Better to suffer in Laguna than relax anywhere else.” But...

Pet Peeves

What to My Wondering Eyes A new mural is about to go up at Laguna College of Art and Design. This new one will be an addition to one already on campus. Unlike the first mural, the second mural is viewable by the public and needs Art Commission approval, which was given this past...

Just for Laughs

Past Presidents Are Tweeting   @James Madison – Hello @Dolly.   @Ronald Reagan – “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.”  LOL   @MartinVanBuren – Sorry to hear you just got Polked.   @GeorgeWashington – IMHO lot more to this job than I thought.  ...

Village Matters

Heeding the Call “My grandfather fought in Turkey to regain Armenian lands. He was lucky to get out of that battle alive and get back to America. Telling the story years later he handed me his gun and sword and declared, ‘You will get the call to defend Armenia.’ ” Laguna Beach...