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Smooth Sailing

Olympic windsurfer Dorian van Rijsselberghe lives in Laguna Beach, but trains around the world in hopes of competing in his third Summer Games in 2020.
Kayak Laguna

Paddling in Paradise

A trip along Laguna’s shoreline is extra special by kayak, where even the most timid explorers can admire the beauty of the ocean and the sea life frolicking within it.
Jheri St. James Bellydancer

Shake It Up

Dejaphoto/Margie Pettit photo

Child’s Pose

Billy_Fried

Get Your Feet Wet

Arts

Lisa Rodarte

Art to Wear

Laguna designer Lisa Rodarte shares the inspiration behind her stunning textiles and home decor items, often made with colorful French dyes and silky fabrics.

From the Ashes

Artists exhibiting at the local summer festivals reveal how struggles they’ve faced have helped shape both their lives and their work.
William Wendt at Work at POM

In Plein Air

The Discussion_Ralph Tarzian

An Artful Atmosphere

Community

Cultivating LEDE

Cultivating Creativity

The Laguna College of Art & Design has long been an important part of the city’s cultural fabric, partnering with the local community to educate and elevate young artists.
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Sound Continuum

Inspired by a passion for music, Laguna’s only record store still thrives more than 50 years after it opened, much like the ever-popular vintage vinyl carried by the shop.
LB Food Pantry

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

The Discussion_Ralph Tarzian

An Artful Atmosphere

Happy Hour Laguna Beach

Find Your Happy Place

Sustainabililty at The Ranch LB

Crushing for Conservation

Eat + Drink

Burger Bash

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as biting into a big, juicy burger. Whether it’s a simple, cheeseburger that can be held in one hand or a towering temptation that’s piled high with toppings...

Artistic Cuisine

With so many creative chefs in town, some dishes are almost too pretty to eat.
The Loft charcuterie platter

Perfect Picnics

Mojitos at Montage Laguna

Springtime Sipping

Amar Santana

In the Hall

The Art of Cake

Fashion

Gorjana Laguna Beach

Pure Gold

After initially traveling to boutiques throughout the state to sell their jewelry, Gorjana founders Jason and Gorjana Reidel have experienced immense success as the...

Home & Design

Marvin Windows and Doors

Window Replacement as Home Refinement

You’ve seen the signs—drafty windows, doors that stick, loss of energy efficiency—it’s time to replace your windows and doors. Marvin® shows you how.
Alluring Mettalics

Alluring Alloys

Brass and copper shine once again in the world of home design. By Victoria Kertz   The latest metals that seem to grace everything from mirrors to...
John Wooden-designed interior

Back to the Basics

Industrial design elements like wood beams and steel bring a touch of urban edge to modern homes. By Lisa Hallett Taylor   Those exposed beams and concrete...

People & Places

Clark Olson

The Spice of Life

Clark Olson, owner of Mago Hot Sauce, turned a South American backpacking trip into a flavorful entrepreneurial venture.
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The Thrill of the Road

Any motorcycle enthusiast will tell you—riding a motorcycle is a thrilling experience. Handling a bike involves physical skill, balance and calculation of speed, but riders also realize a sort of calm when they ride, the freedom of the open road ahead and power of the bike underneath them. Camaraderie and adventure are also part of the experience.
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10 Questions With … Mark Cuban

This “Shark Tank” investor shares some business advice and his favorite spots in town after recently buying a vacation home at Montage Laguna Beach.

Travel

Coachella

The Coachella Effect

Concerts and festivals in the Coachella Valley have lured a new generation of desert explorers, creating a selection of design-driven hotels and restaurants.

Autumnal Adventures

In between sunny summers and icy winters, the Mammoth Lakes region is aglow with warm autumn colors, making it the perfect place to frolic...
Chileno Bay Resort

Putting Down Roots in Cabo

More than simply a place to visit, the residential boom in Los Cabos is on. By Steve Zepezauer   The evolution of Los Cabos from sleepy fishing...