| Jun 5, 2014
| 10:32 AM
One in an occasional series of stories profiling candidates for Laguna Beach City Council and their endorsers.
The outdoor patio at Madison Square Garden & Cafe in Laguna Beach couldn't hold another person during Jon Madison's official campaign...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 9:43 AM
2013 will go down as a dark and dismal year in the history of Laguna Beach. It was the year Laguna couldn't make fun of itself.
As always, Orange County's most arts-heavy community offered plenty of excitement in the past 12 months. But one ingredient...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Laguna Art Museum
307 Cliff Drive
Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and Fridays through Sundays; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays; and closed Wednesdays. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Laguna Beach will host Artist Open Studios from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Art aficionados are invited to visit and observe 29 local artists — from glass blowers to sculptors — as they work in their studios.
Admission is free. Guests can...
| Jan 9, 2014
One of the highlights of Malcolm Warner's past year was hearing Wayne Thiebaud spout an off-color joke.
Although he can't recall the pun, the wisecrack led to a lasting friendship with the noted painter.
This — the opportunity to build...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:12 PM
The Laguna Art Museum hosts its annual art auction fund-raiser from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 8.
Preview week begins Feb. 3 and the post-auction sale will take place Feb. 9.
More than 100 artists have donated works to be auctioned to support the museum."The Art...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Laguna Beach's annual Kelpfest was born out of frustration.
Every time Nancy Caruso heard people grouse about kelp washing up on local beaches, she'd want to "bang her head against a wall." To her, that was akin to planting trees only to gripe when they...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The Laguna Beach Arts Commission has recommended a piece by two local artists who have a track record of creating public art to commemorate two police officers who died in the line of duty.
Commissioners voted Monday to recommend a work by Gerard...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Pamela Martinez approached Sarina Shohet with a proposition late last year.
"I said to Sarina, 'Can I give you a really difficult assignment?'" Martinez recalled. "She said, 'Yes.'"
Students in Martinez's Advanced Placement art class at Irvine-based...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Friends said Nina Fitzpatrick could light up a room when she walked in.
On Thursday night, those same friends and family paid tribute to the 22-year-old Costa Mesa woman, a senior at the Laguna College of Art + Design, by lining Laguna Canyon Road while...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Sometime ago I attended a City Council meeting to draw attention to a lighting issue.
Laguna Beach Presbyterian Church had installed some inordinately bright light fixtures on its remodeled parking lot. The folks at the church distinguished themselves...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:31 AM
The Rotary Club of Laguna Beach recently honored Makenna Pitz as Laguna Beach High School Student of the Month for March in the Performing Arts Department.
Makenna performed in the high school's "Guys and Dolls"...