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Surf & Sand Resort: Special Offers for Locals

While our Laguna Beach resorts suit up for a busy holiday season, the Surf...
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Laguna Beach Free Trolley Service Expands for Holidays

As our streets are getting busier with happy holiday peeps, the Laguna Beach...
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One-of-a-kind holiday paintings in our sky

During the holiday season in Laguna Beach, be sure to look UP to connect with...
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Support our Seals and Sea Lions With Holiday Gift Catalog

Before you rush out and finish all that holiday shopping, please remember that...
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2nd Concert Added on Dec. 3rd – Jack Tempchin!

Eagles Famed Songwriter Set for Intimate Concert Dec. 2nd AND Dec. 3rd (second...
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Where To Buy For The Most Difficult Person on Your List 

If you’re one of those gift-buying people who buys socks and...
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Best Food & Drink

August’s Pacific Wine & Food Classic – Tickets NOW on Sale

August’s Pacific Wine & Food Classic – Tickets NOW on Sale

The Pacific Wine & Food Classic is a newbie to Orange County, but it’s going to be a world-class classic! Set for August 19th and 20th at the Newport Dunes, and featuring more than 100 food, wine and cocktail stations from the foodiest of foodie chefs at...

Get Your Famous Recipe Published and Created at Skyloft with GiveDish

Get Your Famous Recipe Published and Created at Skyloft with GiveDish

Everyone I know has at least one “famous” recipe they’re asked to pull out for every family and friend gathering. My friend, Lisa, makes a killer filet of roast. My friend, Rhonda, makes a decadent crock pot potato dish, and my buddy, Rob, cooks up the best buttermilk...

Mozambique and Skyloft Expand Safe Ride Shuttle Fleet

Mozambique and Skyloft Expand Safe Ride Shuttle Fleet

In 2003, when Restaurateur Ivan Spiers took on the crumbing remains of Tortilla Flats with plans for a complete renovation, we knew we had a serious contender in town. He wasn't interested in trying a concept in a half-renovated space to see if it would catch on - he...

“Parallel” In Play as 370’s Chef Ryan Adams Opens New Restaurant

“Parallel” In Play as 370’s Chef Ryan Adams Opens New Restaurant

This week, it seems I’m on the subject of great Laguna Beach chefs finding new restaurant space to the south of us. Last week, Chef Rainer Schwarz opened his latest addition, Hendrix, in Ocean Ranch next to the Cineapolis theater. This week, Chef Ryan Adams of 370...

Upcoming Events

Laguna Beach 4th of July Fireworks Show 2017

Laguna Beach 4th of July Fireworks Show 2017

For 2017, the Laguna Beach 4th of July Fireworks show is once again originating from Monument Point at Heisler Park. Here’s the official scoop: Closures & Fireworks Schedule The Point itself will be closed the entire 4th of July day. And, at noon, the area of...

Dana Point 4th of July Fireworks Show 2017

Dana Point 4th of July Fireworks Show 2017

The giant Dana Point 4th of July fireworks show originates from Doheny Beach, and is certainly one of the most spectacular shows in Orange County. Doheny Beach and the Dana Point Harbor fill in quickly on 4th of July morning, so get an early start! You may walk into...

Doheny Blues Fest Hosting Giant Pre-Party at Mozambique May 17th

Doheny Blues Fest Hosting Giant Pre-Party at Mozambique May 17th

Just to ensure that everyone is primed for the 20th Annual Doheny Blues Festival in Dana Point on May 20th and 21st, the Festival has announced its first-ever Pre-Fest Party on Wednesday, May 17th. Taking place at Mozambique Steakhouse in Laguna Beach, this Pre-Fest...

Arts & Culture

Nationally Renowned Artist G. Ray Kerciu Hosts Reception Aug 12th

Nationally Renowned Artist G. Ray Kerciu Hosts Reception Aug 12th

Celebrate Five Decades of Art with G. Ray Kerciu on Saturday, August 12, from 6-9 pm in an Opening Reception in the space next to the former Tabu Grill in Laguna Beach. Admission is free. Enjoy viewing nationally recognized art work and talking with G. Ray about his...

What’s Better than Wine, Chocolate & Jazz?

What’s Better than Wine, Chocolate & Jazz?

My favorite weekly event at the Festival of Art? Easy. Thursday evening’s “Art, Jazz, Wine & Chocolate.” I’m not sure that this event needs a lot of salesmanship. When you have art, live jazz, wine and chocolate at your disposal for two full hours, life can’t get...

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PMMC Helps Disentagle Humpback Whale

Many people know about our Pacific Marine Mammal Center (PMMC), our homegrown Laguna Canyon hospital for seals and sea lions. This year, the team at PMMC has rescued 111 sea lions, 53 elephant seals, four harbor seals, two Guadalupe fur seals, a dolphin and a turtle....

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