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August 14, 2009
Fight against human trafficking training set Hennessey’s Tavern will host a training session for those interested in fighting human trafficking from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the bar, 213 Ocean Ave. During First Thursday’s Art Walk Aug. 6, Redemption Church, along with Skylab Modern Art Gallery, Live2Free, the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force, and Hennessey’s put on a benefit event to help stop human trafficking....
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By Ashley Breeding | April 9, 2010
Stephanie Pollaro and Wendy Hicks witnessed human trafficking for the first time in December 2004, during a group trip to Mumbai, India, organized by their church. Both women knew what trafficking was but not first-hand. Human trafficking, a criminal activity in which people are recruited, harbored, transported, bought or kidnapped to serve an exploitative purpose such as forced labor or sexual slavery, is prevalent in Mumbai, and even accepted among certain castes. “It’s an atrocious thing,” Pollaro said.
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March 13, 2009
Human trafficking speaker at UU Author and humanitarian activist Sandra Kirkpatrick will discuss the issue of human trafficking in Thailand, and the terrible toll it takes on women and children in this region at 10:30 a.m. March 22 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Laguna Beach. Kirkpatrick will speak during the regular service, and then after the service concludes, there will be an inexpensive lunch and the opportunity to discuss the issues further. The fellowship is at 429 Cypress Drive.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 8, 2011
Till Friday Montage Summer Sale Salon One at Montage Laguna Beach is hosting a summer sale with 50% off all items including women's and men's fashion apparel, handbags and accessories. All sales are final. The Montage is at 30801 S. Coast Hwy. For more information, call (949) 715-6190. Friday Garden Club Meeting The Laguna Beach Garden Club meets at its new location at 9:30 a.m. at Tankersley Hall at Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave. Master gardener Sharael Kolberg will discuss the importance of school gardens.
NEWS
By Barbara Diamond | December 30, 2010
El NiƱo was a bad, bad boy this year. He played some really nasty tricks on Laguna in the final weeks of 2010 — and it sure brought back memories of the 1998 mudslides. Charlie and Ann Quilter were back in the news, but it was on a happier note — the Laguna Canyon home they built to replace the one destroyed in '98 was still standing after the Dec. 22 mudslides slithered around their home instead of through it — and Annie got through this storm with her clothes still on her back.
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By Ashley Breeding | April 9, 2010
Stephanie Pollaro and Wendy Hicks witnessed human trafficking for the first time in December 2004, during a group trip to Mumbai, India, organized by their church. Both women knew what trafficking was but not first-hand. Human trafficking, a criminal activity in which people are recruited, harbored, transported, bought or kidnapped to serve an exploitative purpose such as forced labor or sexual slavery, is prevalent in Mumbai, and even accepted among certain castes. “It’s an atrocious thing,” Pollaro said.
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LOCAL
August 14, 2009
Fight against human trafficking training set Hennessey’s Tavern will host a training session for those interested in fighting human trafficking from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the bar, 213 Ocean Ave. During First Thursday’s Art Walk Aug. 6, Redemption Church, along with Skylab Modern Art Gallery, Live2Free, the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force, and Hennessey’s put on a benefit event to help stop human trafficking....
FEATURES
March 13, 2009
Human trafficking speaker at UU Author and humanitarian activist Sandra Kirkpatrick will discuss the issue of human trafficking in Thailand, and the terrible toll it takes on women and children in this region at 10:30 a.m. March 22 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Laguna Beach. Kirkpatrick will speak during the regular service, and then after the service concludes, there will be an inexpensive lunch and the opportunity to discuss the issues further. The fellowship is at 429 Cypress Drive.
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