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  • Community & Clubs: Finishing up the Rose Parade floats

    There will be no service club meetings this week as they finish up decorating their Rose Parade floats and host the international presidents at luncheons and dinners in the Pasadena area. The Kiwanis International float will be seventh in the parade...
  • Community & Clubs: Rotary convention features Bill Gates

    As you read this column, I am attending the 2011 Rotary International Convention in New Orleans. More than 20,000 Rotarians have come to New Orleans from over 180 countries, including dozens of Rotarians from Costa Mesa and Irvine. President-elects...
  • Briefly In The News

    Karger holds presidential fundraiser Fred Karger, who has declared himself a Republican candidate for president, is planning a fundraiser at his Laguna Beach home. "I'm the first openly gay presidential candidate in history," Karger said. Karger was...
  • PSA's

    Fight Child Obesity There are new grants available to help young people fight childhood obesity.  Schools and youth-focused, community center-based programs are eligible for UnitedHealth HEROES grants up to one thousand dollars to help children learn...
  • Briefly In Education

    Just say no to underage drinking The Boys & Girls Clubs of Laguna Beach, in conjunction with the South Orange County Coalition, will participate in a community alcohol prevention activity called Sticker Shock at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. The event — in...
  • Karger marches through Laguna

     Karger marches through Laguna
    Fred Karger, the GOP presidential hopeful, held his precinct walk in Laguna Beach on May 5 with about a dozen volunteers and a bagpiper, according to a news release. Karger and volunteers walked up and down the streets, talking to voters and handing...
  • Carl F. Graas, Jr.

      Carl F. Graas, Jr.   Carl F. Graas Jr., Glendale native and long-time merchant, passed away in Santa Barbara on October 21. Carl was born in 1923 to Carl and Adele Graas, attended Hoover High School and Pomona College. He served in the 100th...
  • 2012 Community and Clubs Hall of Fame

    Editor's note: The following is part of Daily Pilot columnist Jim de Boom's introductions for the Community and Clubs Hall of Fame Class of 2012 inductees. * Irvina Kanarek Nominated by: Costa Mesa resident Charlene Ashendorf. Irvina, who grew up in...
  • New Rotary club joins the evening scene

    New Rotary club joins the evening scene
    A charter celebration is planned by the Glendale Sunrise Rotary Club recognizing the founding of the Glendale New Generation Rotary Club. The event kicks off with social time at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. Friday at the Oakmont Country Club....
  • A reverence for helping the poor

    A reverence for helping the poor
    In the Ugandan town of Gulu and its surrounding villages, the locals call Peter Keller “Muzungo,” the Acholi word for white person. In Gulu, and in La Crescenta, where he has lived for 36 years, Keller oversees Aid Africa, the one non-...
  • Class Acts: Kirsten Hawley, Middletown High School

    Class Acts: Kirsten Hawley, Middletown High School
    After ten months abroad, Kirsten Hawley touched down on American soil at midnight on the night of June 18. Less than 48 hours later, she delivered the valedictory at Middletown High School. Hawley spent her senior year of high school on a Rotary...
  • Rotary has polio on the ropes in India

    Rotary Club members worldwide, including those in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach, are cautiously celebrating a milestone in the global effort to eradicate polio. India, until recently an epicenter of the wild poliovirus, has gone one year without recording...