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By Cindy Frazier | September 11, 2008
The bell tower at Laguna Presbyterian Church won’t be chiming the hours or playing music for a long time. The landmark bell tower cupola was removed from the church shortly after noon Wednesday. A small crowd watched as a crane carefully lifted the wooden structure from its perch atop the church sanctuary and swung it to the ground below. The church is undergoing a restoration and renovation project, costing $11.3 million. The project includes rebuilding and restoring the 80-year-old building from the foundation to the roof, restoring the sanctuary and the lower level youth center, and bringing the building into compliance with seismic and code requirements.
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By Ceil Sharman | January 16, 2009
There goes a part of history,” exclaimed Laguna Presbyterian’s Worship Leader, Beth Pinney, as the enormous wooden ladder that led to the top of the tower constructed in 1927, was lowered by crane.  The historic church, located in the heart of Laguna Beach, is undergoing major reconstruction for earthquake safety, waterproofing, handicap accessibility, re-roofing, and interior restoration to its authentic  Spanish Colonial Style architecture.  A new similar bell tower covered in plaster, and an interior ladder, are made of steel.
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By Cindy Frazier | December 23, 2008
Students at St. Catherine of Siena Parish School placed blessed, inscribed stones in the foundation of the future Siena Chapel Bell Tower on Dec. 8 as part of a ceremony celebrating the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. “The children of our school are the foundation of our faith, and we are celebrating our future Siena Chapel Bell Tower by having our current students paint stones with inscriptions to help lay the foundation for our future student’s place of worship,” Principal Janice Callender said.
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By Ceil Sharman | September 19, 2008
To kickoff a $6.2M fundraising drive to complete the restoration of historic Colonial Revival Laguna Presbyterian Church, built in 1927, a meaningful worship service Sept. 14 was followed by Laguna's Community Band Members who led worshipers to the Mermaid Parking for a fun family picnic, playing, "When the Saints Go Marchin In." Lorna Cohen and the worship team planned a beautiful service. Credit for the picnic goes to Linda Roberson and Sue Seybold. About 350 adults and kids attended.
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By Barbara Diamond | January 9, 2009
More was promised. Here it is, culled from the pages of the Coastline Pilot. July 4: Heisler Park was reopened with a ribbon cutting and public picnic. Hot dog! The annual fireworks display celebrated the birth of the nation, but it also heralded the opening of the 2008 Festival Season. July 11: Councilwoman Toni Iseman suggested adding another level to the Glenneyre Street Parking Structure. The council voted unanimously to re-up Police Officer Jason Farris’s duty as outreach to the homeless for at least another year.
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January 14, 2005
Martha Marino PART 4: BEAUTY AND ROMANCE Day 6 to 8: Saverne and Luzelbourg When the rain finally stopped in the late afternoon, I crawled out of my tent and coasted down the hill to have a look at Saverne. Before sightseeing, I located a small bike shop to have my loose handlebars repaired. The mechanic had no trouble finding the problem. "Whoever assembled this bike," he said, "didn't know what they were doing. They put the washer up side down and damaged it."
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December 3, 2004
CHERRIL DOTY "How sense-luscious the world is" -- Diane Ackerman There is nothing quite like a train ride to slow one down. And at the same time, there is nothing like the long, slow ride on a foreign train to heighten the senses. Considered by many the Grand Canyon of Mexico, Copper Canyon -- in truth both larger and deeper than the Grand Canyon -- is really a series of canyons in northern Mexico. On a Thanksgiving holiday getaway, we traveled with friends John and Bonnie through this gorgeous area.
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By Ceil Sharman | January 16, 2009
There goes a part of history,” exclaimed Laguna Presbyterian’s Worship Leader, Beth Pinney, as the enormous wooden ladder that led to the top of the tower constructed in 1927, was lowered by crane.  The historic church, located in the heart of Laguna Beach, is undergoing major reconstruction for earthquake safety, waterproofing, handicap accessibility, re-roofing, and interior restoration to its authentic  Spanish Colonial Style architecture.  A new similar bell tower covered in plaster, and an interior ladder, are made of steel.
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By Cindy Frazier | December 23, 2008
Students at St. Catherine of Siena Parish School placed blessed, inscribed stones in the foundation of the future Siena Chapel Bell Tower on Dec. 8 as part of a ceremony celebrating the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. “The children of our school are the foundation of our faith, and we are celebrating our future Siena Chapel Bell Tower by having our current students paint stones with inscriptions to help lay the foundation for our future student’s place of worship,” Principal Janice Callender said.
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By Cindy Frazier | September 11, 2008
The bell tower at Laguna Presbyterian Church won’t be chiming the hours or playing music for a long time. The landmark bell tower cupola was removed from the church shortly after noon Wednesday. A small crowd watched as a crane carefully lifted the wooden structure from its perch atop the church sanctuary and swung it to the ground below. The church is undergoing a restoration and renovation project, costing $11.3 million. The project includes rebuilding and restoring the 80-year-old building from the foundation to the roof, restoring the sanctuary and the lower level youth center, and bringing the building into compliance with seismic and code requirements.
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