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3 Cities Connect 5 Trolley Systems For Our 2017 Summer Fun

The summer season is officially here and it’s bloomin’ trolleys! Each year –...
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August’s Pacific Wine & Food Classic – Tickets NOW on Sale

The Pacific Wine & Food Classic is a newbie to Orange County, but it’s...
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Laguna Beach 4th of July Fireworks Show 2017

For 2017, the Laguna Beach 4th of July Fireworks show is once again...
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Kids Ready to Sing for Cash Prizes: Junior Laguna Voice Debuts Tues, June 20th

Hats off to Ivan Spiers who’s found yet another way to bring phenomenal...
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Dana Point 4th of July Fireworks Show 2017

The giant Dana Point 4th of July fireworks show originates from Doheny Beach,...
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Upcoming Fete de la Musique: One BIG Music Party

For years now, Laguna Beach has participated in the worldwide party, Fete de...
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Rose Bowl Viewing Party at Skyloft – 25 TVs

I don't think I'm telling you anything new when I say that this year’s Rose Bowl beginning between USC and Penn State at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 2nd. Skyloft Restaurant will be ready with 25 TVs trained on a single TV station. It’s fairly obvious that...

Skyloft Debuts Taps & Tastes Beer Dinner

Skyloft Debuts Taps & Tastes Beer Dinner

Skyloft Beverage Director Louie Palmerin is one proud papa … and deservedly so … as Palmerin has skillfully crafted the largest and most innovative selection of craft beers in Laguna Beach. Now, Palmerin and Skyloft Chef Arthur Ortiz are raising the bar even further...

Mozambique Returns Famed Lobster Tail Special

Mozambique Returns Famed Lobster Tail Special

For the record, I'm quite pleased that this now-3-year tradition has returned: Mozambique is offering its Lobster Tail Special again this year for the entire month of November. (The heavens are ringing with hallelujahs.) Just $24.99 for a sizable Maine lobster tail,...

Ranch Finally Reaps Reward with Harvest Restaurant

Ranch Finally Reaps Reward with Harvest Restaurant

Just a quick note - I was at the private opening party last night for The Ranch's grand opening of Harvest restaurant, it's fantastic and almost-final addition to The Ranch's ongoing refurbishment. What a happy night for Owner Mark Christy! While I'll be doing a more...

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Laguna Chefs Score for Anaheim Ducks Foundation at Dux In Tux

Laguna Chefs Score for Anaheim Ducks Foundation at Dux In Tux

Dux in Tux, One of the most wanted tickets in Orange County has become the annual Dux in Tux event, a giant fundraiser hosted by the Anaheim Ducks hockey team. In its 17th year, Dux and Tux took place last Thursday, Feb. 23rd, at the Anaheim Hilton. I was so very...

Rose Bowl Viewing Party at Skyloft – 25 TVs

I don't think I'm telling you anything new when I say that this year’s Rose Bowl beginning between USC and Penn State at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 2nd. Skyloft Restaurant will be ready with 25 TVs trained on a single TV station. It’s fairly obvious that...

5 Best Dining & Party Options This NYE in Laguna

You’ve made it through Christmas. Now it’s time to party! Granted, most of Laguna Beach’s restaurants in town are open on New Year’s Eve, but I tend to favor those few that go out of their way to make your NYE shine. From what I’ve researched, about 10 restaurants are...

Arts & Culture

Film Night This Thursday Offers Rare Hollywood Treat: Nelson Coates

Film Night This Thursday Offers Rare Hollywood Treat: Nelson Coates

Every once in a rare while, you meet someone who has the coolest job in the world. In my world, that’s Nelson Coates. And he’s talking about his coolest job at the Laguna Art Museum THIS Thursday, Oct. 20th. Trust me – this is going to be one of the most interesting...

Make a Point to See the Live Painting at This Week’s Plein Air!

Make a Point to See the Live Painting at This Week’s Plein Air!

This weekend, I had a very rare head cold and missed – for the first time in 12 years – the opening of the Laguna Beach Plein Air Invitational. Believe me, this did nothing to improve my mood. I love the Plein Air Invitational. In my small opinion, I think it’s one of...

Wyland Turns 60, Throws Painting Party on Sunday

Wyland Turns 60, Throws Painting Party on Sunday

Laguna's most famous artist, Wyland, has been hanging out in his "hometown" these last few weeks as his 60th birthday approaches. I've bumped into him a couple of times at restaurants or the Pageant Festival grounds, and he is definitely not showing his biological...

Fête de la Musique Fills Laguna Beach with Music this Saturday

Fête de la Musique Fills Laguna Beach with Music this Saturday

As we all know, sisters can add a note of interest to any family event, and our annual Laguna Beach "Fête de la Musique" is one perfect example. A product of our Sister Cities Association, our 9th annual Fête is a full-on party in the streets with 35 live music venues...

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More on Newport Beach Restaurant Week

Last Thursday, I had the terrible job of attending the kickoff party to the Newport Beach Restaurant Week. Poor me. In fact, it was such a terrible job that I had to drag one of my girlfriends along with me. Poor us, sipping champagne, chatting with chefs and grazing...

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Jan 21 Women’s March in Laguna Beach

Guest Column from Cindy Obrand, KX93.5 FM   Laguna Beach will hold its own rally on Jan 21 to support the Women’s March on Washington. This local effort has grown through word of mouth, grassroots style, where local folks will stand in solidarity with the Women’s...

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5 Best Dining & Party Options This NYE in Laguna

You’ve made it through Christmas. Now it’s time to party! Granted, most of Laguna Beach’s restaurants in town are open on New Year’s Eve, but I tend to favor those few that go out of their way to make your NYE shine. From what I’ve researched, about 10 restaurants are...

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