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.
October 23, 2009
El Hathaway l Hathaway took two of the top three prizes at Rotary’s Classic Car Show Sunday. Kelly Boyd presented the former school board member with the Mayor’s Award and Rotary President Rick Lang presented Hathaway with the People’s Choice Award for his 1948 Jaguar, which also was selected as the best entry in the European 1946-60 Convertible Class. “Everyone at the show votes for the People’s Choice, but the Mayor’s Award was all Kelly,” said event Chairman Harry Bithell , who announced the winners and some “Outstanding” runners-up in the 26 categories in the sixth annual show.
June 4, 2010
TODAY: The Laguna Beach Rotary Club meets at noon at Aliso Creek Inn & Lodge, 31106 S. Coast Hwy. Anyone interested in attending should contact Rick Lang at (949) 315-9136 or email@example.com . Lunch is served and the cost is $19. For more information about Rotary, visit www.lagunabeachrotary.com . SATURDAY : Join Gallimaufry Performing Arts at 6 p.m. to celebrate science-fiction writer Ray Bradbury, shown, who will turn 90 next month, at a fundraiser called "Masters and Masterpieces" at the Masterpiece Fine Art Showroom, 1945 Laguna Canyon Road.
March 26, 2010
Border Patrol agent at Rotary The Laguna Beach Rotary Club will host Ivan Cole, senior patrol agent and community relations officer of the San Clemente Border Patrol Station, at noon April 9 at the Aliso Creek Inn. Cole will give a talk on the history and mission of the Border Patrol. Cole has been with the agency for seven years and also served in the Air Force as a security police explosive detector dog handler. He has also worked for Sam?s Town Hotel Casino Security and Father Flanagan?
November 30, 2007
Laguna is ringing in the holiday season in traditional fashion, with a plethora of holiday palettes, Hospitality Night and a bright pepper tree. Hospitality Night will be Dec. 7, when downtown businesses and services open for the street party, Santa Claus parade and pepper tree lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. in front of city hall. That evening, Forest Avenue will be closed to traffic and become a pedestrian mall. Some 18,000 lights were put on the large pepper tree in front of City Hall this year, said Doug Surface, who has been working to get the town in holiday trim.
May 10, 2012
Martin Betz tore open the painting's brown paper wrapping. Kneeling behind the frame, he pulled back the wrapping to reveal a Laguna Beach scene painted in and around 1920 by Clarence Hinkle. The painting, called "A Street in Laguna," belongs to a permanent collection amassed over 80 years by the Festival of Arts (FOA). Comprising between 1,150 and 1,200 paintings, photographs, drawings and other pieces, until about a year ago, the collection lay scattered in art storage sites around Orange County and Greater Los Angeles, said Betz, the Festival's director of exhibits, collections & education.
July 1, 2010
YOUR WEEKEND TODAY: The Laguna Beach Rotary Club meets at noon at Aliso Creek Inn & Lodge, 31106 S. Coast Hwy. Anyone interested in attending should contact Rick Lang at (949) 315-9136 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Lunch is served and the cost is $19. For more information about Rotary, visit http://www.lagunabeachrotary.com. SATURDAY: Join 1st Zero Trash Laguna and help pick up trash on streets and beaches from 10 a.m. to noon. Various locations. For more information, email Chip McDermott, chip@zerotrash.