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News | August 30, 2007
John Gregory McCollum, a former Laguna Beach resident, died Aug. 23 after a long battle with melanoma. McCollum was born Nov. 2, 1959, to Ronald and Dianne McCollum. He grew up in Tustin and Laguna Beach, graduating from Laguna Beach High School in 1977. He made his home and raised his family in Rancho Santa Margarita. He is survived by his wife, Susan, and daughters Paisley, Felicity and Charlotte McCollum of Rancho Santa Margarita; sisters Nancy Roberson of Maui, Hawaii, Karen Tobin of Aliso Viejo, his nephew and nieces Dylan, Summer and Brittany Reinhold, niece Tatiana Tobin and a large extended family.
LOCAL
By Sharbie Higuchi | July 14, 2009
One of Laguna Beach's most prominent citizens, David Young, has died of natural causes. He had celebrated his 96th birthday this spring on May 3rd. In addition to his stature in Laguna's business community, Young was also an outspoken advocate for the local arts scene, and Laguna's Festival of Arts, in particular. Until his retirement, he was the driving force behind the family's construction business, Young Building Corp., which was responsible for the construction of such well-known Laguna landmarks as the Wells Fargo and Bank of America buildings.
NEWS
August 23, 2002
Alexander Zepeda Alexander Zepeda, died on Aug. 11. He was 37. He lived in Laguna Beach for 29 years and was a musician. Mr. Zepeda grew up in Laguna. He attended Top of the World Elementary, Thurston Middle School and Laguna Beach High School where he participated in sports, music and theater. He received scholarships to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston and also took classes at Juliard. He played with many accomplished musicians nationwide.
NEWS
September 6, 2002
Thank you for the care and support We want to take this time to thank everyone who so generously supported and attended the benefit for our son, Joey. We are overwhelmed with how our friends, family and the community of Laguna Beach have embraced Joey with such compassion and love, and are forever grateful to each and every one of you. Our hope is to bring awareness to the disease of Epidermolysis Bullosa and to continue the effort to one day find a cure.
NEWS
July 11, 2003
Barbara Diamond A jury of eight women and five men exonerated Councilman Wayne Baglin Thursday on all charges of violating a state government code when he accepted a commission on the sale of Third Street property to the city. Baglin came under investigation after he accepted a $36,000 commission as the exclusive agent for Dorothy and Edgar Hatfield, who sold two lots on Third Street to the city. He was indicted by a county grand jury. "I called the Baglins and left a message on their phone saying I was looking forward to continuing to serve on the council with Wayne," said Councilwoman Cheryl Kinsman, who appeared as a witness during the trial.
NEWS
March 25, 2005
BARBARA DIAMOND Fire Captain Dan Stefano probably should have received hazardous duty pay for his service as the firefighters' public information officer a few years ago when management was at odds with the rank and file. However, that is not why the Exchange Club honored him as the 2005 Firefighter of the Year at a luncheon March 17 at Hotel Laguna. "He contributes to the fire service every day," said Mike Macey, the Fire Department's next fire chief.
FEATURES
By Eric Sanders | July 28, 2006
Every resident of Laguna will, inevitably, be part of its history. Or so the Laguna Beach Historical Society hopes. The Historical Society ? which preserves the archival history of the city ? is asking residents to contribute to the history of the community by donating photographs and artifacts to the group. "We're trying to preserve Laguna's past so that it's not lost. That's what this campaign is all about," board member Jane Janz said. "Our motto is to keep Laguna's history alive."
NEWS
December 19, 2003
Andrew Edwards City Council voted Tuesday to approve stalled plans to build a residence in Irvine Cove that some neighbors worried would obstruct their ocean views. After considering comments from property owner Ron Loder, several neighbors, attorneys and architects, council members voted 3-1 in favor of Loder's request to appeal the Design Review Board's Nov. 6 decision. On that date the board voted unanimously to reject Loder's building plans.
NEWS
April 15, 2005
Commission cuts the park music schedule At Monday's Arts Commission meeting, the commission voted to reduce the number of concerts at Bluebird Park by one in the spirit of comprise, shortening this summer season to seven at that location, with the last to be at Riddle Field as planned. The commission acted on the recommendation of the City Council. The Arts Commission will continue to work on identifying possible venues and do a site analysis, including potential effects on neighbors.
FEATURES
July 20, 2007
Volunteers from Laguna Presbyterian Church recently loaded 85 of the church's original pews into a moving van headed for St. Genevieve's Catholic church in Slidell, La. The 80-year-old pews were constructed at Laguna Lumberyard where the Lumber Yard Mall stands now in 1927 and will replace those at St. Genevieve's, ruined by the floodwaters of Hurricane Katrina where parishioners currently sit on folding chairs. Laguna Presbyterian is beginning a $9 million renovation project to preserve its historic sanctuary building.
NEWS
By Ashley Breeding | May 15, 2009
Laguna College of Art and Design’s chairman of Animation, David Kuhn, said the school’s highly appraised film program prides itself on creating visual storytellers, not just talented artists. Thirteen of these brilliant storytellers will share their ideas and personal experiences at the college’s Animation Film Festival 2009, at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at South Coast Cinemas in Laguna Beach. “We have a wide range of stories, including a very serious [biographical]
LOCAL
By Cindy Frazier | June 12, 2009
Sharon and I went on vacation to the East Coast a couple of weeks ago and came back a married couple. Well, we are married in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and Iowa, that is. Not in California — yet. But that’s OK, it’ll come back around in our home state. And if not, then the federal government will make our marriage legal in all 50 states before too many years pass. Or not. Our Connecticut marriage is safe and solid.
LOCAL
By Barbara Diamond | June 12, 2009
The accomplishments of 100 Laguna Beach High School graduating seniors were recognized at the Honors Convocation Friday at the Artists Theatre. The community groups, businesses and folks who made it possible were recognized at an elegant reception and dinner in the upper patio before the convocation. “Tonight’s honors convocation is about dreams, opportunities and the future of the class of 2009,” said Marge Earl , outgoing president of the Laguna Beach High School Scholarship Foundation.
LOCAL
By Randy Kraft | June 23, 2009
The third annual “Art of Getting Home” benefit will be held Friday, Sept. 11 to benefit Friendship Shelter programs to help the homeless. Also for the third year, the event will be chaired by longstanding supporters Jill Edwards and Kathleen Abel. Joining the team this year is Sarah Thorne-Markman. A former model and fashion editor in New York before she migrated to Laguna Beach six years ago, Markman will develop an expanded auction to include arts-related travel and special interest packages, augmenting the fine art auction central to the event.
NEWS
March 14, 2003
TOM MAHER IS: Doing what comes natural. A CROWD-PLEASER Although he's only been with Wild Oats for 10 months, Associate Service Manager Tom Maher has made a big impression. "Tom is ready to jump right in there to help you out and do what needs to be done," said Suzanne Evalle, marketing manager and former cashier. "He doesn't think twice when he's on a break to come out and help." Within months he's earned the respect of his team of cashiers and fellow managers by simply doing his job: backing up the team, making customers happy and keeping up the positive vibe of the market.
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