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September 16, 2010
  • Daniel Wacholder, James Highgate, Bret Englander and Nick Sheridan, left to right, of Laguna Beach-based industrial design firm Cerno, were presented with The LED Award at The LED Show in Las Vegas. They received the award for their hybrid reading lamp wall sconce. Cerno is launching a new line of energy efficient LED designer lamps this month.
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Mozambique to host cleanup volunteers

Mozambique Steakhouse will host an after-party and concert on Sept. 25 for beach clean-up volunteers participating in the upcoming California Coastal Clean-up Day, in which volunteers conduct trash pick-up from 9 a.m. to noon at beach locations. Starting at noon immediately following the cleanup, participants are invited to Mozambique for a free "appreciation concert" featuring Jason Feddy and discounted pricing, with food and drinks starting at $3.

"The California Coastal Clean-up Day is a remarkable effort by thousands of volunteers. The Clean Water Now! Coalition has done a great job, and we are happy to show our support," said Ivan Spiers, owner of Mozambique Steakhouse.

Mozambique is continuing its participation in the Mozambique Neighborhood Beautification effort, a cleanup organized by Once a week, a team of volunteers pick up trash on the streets and beaches around the restaurant from noon to 1 pm. Mozambique has sponsored hundreds of T-shirts for the volunteers.


Mozambique also recently became a sponsor of the Clean Beach Station program. This new program keeps Laguna's beaches clean while helping students throughout Orange County meet required community service hours. The Clean Beach Station program has recruited surf shops and stores along the coast to serve as information and supply stations.

Volunteers interested in participating at either clean-up events or anyone wanting more information can contact Rick Conkey at (949)573-8624 or Mozambique is located at 1740 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach. For more information about Mozambique, call (949) 715-7777 or visit


Elder financial abuse workshop set

Keith D. Wisbaum, a Laguna Beach attorney, will lead a workshop titled "Elder Financial Abuse — Consequences of Fraudulent Affection," at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Community Room at the Laguna Beach Community Center, 380 Third St.

Topics will include: power of attorney problems, bank account fraud, unauthorized loans and fraudulent property transfers.

Wisbaum has more than 20 years of experience litigating complex elder abuse matters resulting in the successful resolution of financial abuse and nursing home abuse cases.

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