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Briefly In The News

September 04, 2013

English language classes to resume

Free classes for adults to learn English as a second language are starting up again this fall in Laguna Beach.

The Laguna Beach Unified School District will hold beginning, intermediate and advanced classes from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays beginning Sept. 9, according to a release from Mary Schoenfeld, district instructional services secretary.

Classes will be held across the street from Laguna Beach High School in Room 90, a two-story building behind the community pool, at 670 Park Ave.

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For more information, call (949) 497-7700, ext. 5210.

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Assistance League shop to reopen

The Assistance League of Laguna Beach will reopen its thrift shop after its annual August break for cleaning and repairs.

The shop at 526 Glenneyre St., reopened Sept. 3 and has returned to its regular hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.

The public donates all goods in the shop, which include clothing, housewares and toys.

Financial donations help professional therapists and parents of developmentally-delayed infants, according to a news release from Margot Rosenberg, a member of the league's public relations committee.

The league also provides eye exams, glasses, and horseback rides for children with disabilities; school supplies and clothes for the Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach; scholarships, supplies and clothing for children living on Camp Pendleton; and clothing for residents of the Friendship Shelter, a transitional housing facility in Laguna Beach, to use during job interviews, the release said.

—Bryce Alderton

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