• Arts + Entertainment
    Tomi Tom Sho
    Tomi Tom Sho

    Tom Licon’s special connection to his daughter Tomi, began at infancy. He could see in her eyes she was gifted, dynamic and a child with a sharp sense of humor. Tom, a father of 11, that’s right…11! says all of his kids, with the exception of one, are musically inclined. Tomi represents the third family […]

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    David Cowan
    The Grandeur of The Grand Tour

    The Grandeur of The Grand Tour By David Cowan There’s a new vibe to the 85th Festival of Arts this year with its $10 million renovation and fitting theme “The Grand Tour” for the Pageant of the Masters. Updated grounds and canopies seem to make the exhibitions larger and more gallery-like than in previous years, […]

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    VIBE’s Sunshine Girl!

      Our Laguna Beach Vibe Sunshine Girl is Blossom Candelaria, a wife and mom who runs “Toddler Time” daycare from home where kids do crafting, gardening and dance to their heart’s content! Blossom’s idea of a perfect summer day is surfing with her son at Thalia St. or Brooks St. beach, tide pool adventures at […]

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    Derek Ostensen
    Public Art From the Heart

    A huge crowd of well wishers attended the dedication of two new art installations above Diver’s Cove at the north end of Heisler Park. Blacksmith Artist, Casey Parlette, a full-time Laguna Beach Lifeguard and proud new father was honored with the task of creating these sculptures for a city he loves. The generous, collaborative efforts […]

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    Bowled Over!
    Bowled Over!

    World Lawn Bowling Day wants to recruit people of any age to the game of Lawn Bowling. At the Laguna Beach Lawn Bowling Club, volunteer Alex Wekerle taught the basics on how to hold the Bowl, throw it and where to aim it. Bowling Tips: Get low to the ground; go nice and easy; let […]