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A Magical Path

Local artist and Disney Imagineer Leslee Turnbull, who once painted backdrops for Pageant of the Masters, brings her career full circle as she’s juried...

Mediterranean Refresh

Local favorite Zéytoon Cafe has reopened in north Laguna, bringing with it beloved recipes, quality service and an easy, breezy atmosphere up on the...

Fresh Faces

Meet six new artists adding a mix of mediums to this summer’s festivals. By Tanya A. Yacina   In the heart of Laguna Canyon, this summer’s art...

HOME & DESIGN

Small Wonders

In Laguna, many backyards are short on space, so making the most of every inch is key. By Ashley Breeding   In a temperate region that welcomes...

A Chef’s Outdoor Oasis

Craig Strong shares his version of backyard paradise at home in Laguna. By Ashley Probst and Laguna Beach Magazine Staff   When not whipping up creative dishes...

Fresh-Air Feasts

From avant-garde grills to all-weather materials, outdoor kitchens and dining spaces serve as a natural extension of one’s home. By Ashley Probst   The picturesque summer evening...

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Local experts provide insight on raising your own farm-to-table produce. By Tanya A. Yacina   Imagine tender carrots plucked straight from the soil, then rinsed, chopped and...

Sponsored

Escape to Ojai’s treasured 220-acre retreat

Revel in the joy of travel and escape to Ojai’s treasured 220-acre retreat this summer with a special offer. Just 90 minutes north of L.A., you are invited to rejuvenate at the award-winning Spa...

Meet the Executive Family! A Unique Medspa Experience…

Most Medical Spas and Clinics today rarely consider patient education in their daily practice, and simply look to process the most people at the most rapid rate. This creates an intimidating experience and often...

ARTS

Picture Perfect

Laguna Beach residents Martin Roberts and Veronica Gray uniquely embellish their photographs, reimagining the art of photography. By Jennifer Pappas Yennie   The Pioneer One could easily draft...

Trusting the Creative Process

Fine artists at the summer festivals turn raw materials and blank canvases into stunning masterpieces. By Ashley Probst   Renowned for its summer art festivals, Laguna Beach...

EAT + DRINK

Mediterranean Refresh

Local favorite Zéytoon Cafe has reopened in north Laguna, bringing with it beloved recipes, quality service and an easy, breezy atmosphere up on the...

Laguna Lattes

Indulge in these flavorful, one-of-a-kind beverages at local cafes. By Diane Geske   After an exhausting swim or surf session, a quick pick-me-up is often called for—maybe...

COMMUNITY

Preserve and Protect

Rich German, the founder of Project O, turns his passion into his life’s work. By Tanya A. Yacina   For local Rich German, shifting his love of...

Stoked on Safety

Locals create a life vest with a handle to pull kids and adults from the water to help prevent drowning. By Sharon Stello   When local Andeaux...

PEOPLE & PLACES

10 Minutes With … Sandy Marshall

The leader of local nonprofit Project Scientist offers programs that encourage girls to get involved in fields related to math and science. By Sharon Stello   Back...

10 Minutes With … Stephanie Havelka

The Sportkini creator used her water sports background to develop a swimsuit that looks good, fits well and holds up to the most intense...

ACTIVE

Fight to the Finish

Try your hand at Fightcamp Fit for a workout that combines strength training, cardio and recovery to achieve results. By Jessie Dax-Setkus   Two of the toughest...

Healing Hikes

Learn how to meditate while exploring everything that local nature trails have to offer. By Ashley Ryan   There’s something about being in nature that is inherently...

TRAVEL

A Relaxing Retreat

Hotel Mousai, a Puerto Vallarta resort with all-inclusive options, offers an ideal setting to rest and recharge. By Sharon Stello   Standing in the infinity-edge pool on...

Desert Getaway

Scottsdale offers the ultimate oasis for weekend retreats or luxurious weeklong escapes. By Sharon Stello   A six-hour drive—or a quick flight—from Orange County, the majestic landscape...

FASHION

Traveling Deeper

Roark, a Laguna-based outdoor lifestyle brand, has released a new coffee table book chronicling the team’s explorations across the globe and hints at its...

Bold & Beachy

Stay stylish in the summer sun with on-trend statement pieces. By Ashley Probst   Summer fashion trends are all about making a statement. After years of loungewear...

REAL ESTATE

Habitat: South Laguna

The community known as Coast Royal was the first development in south Laguna Beach. It was initially subdivided in 1906, preceding Three Arch Bay...

Habitat: Magnolia Drive

Located in north Laguna, much of Magnolia Drive’s character can be attributed to its past. According to the Laguna Beach Heritage Committee, it’s home...

Habitat: Arch Beach Heights

Once a remote location with poor accessibility, Arch Beach Heights was all but completely ignored after its subdivision in 1911. At one point, the...

Habitat: Tree Streets

Habitat: Temple Terrace

A View From Above