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The Laguna Woods Kiwanis Club gave a warm welcome to our own Catherine Brians, Chief Communications Officer for the History Center of Laguna Woods, at their September meeting. Catherine spoke about the Center and gave a bit of history before playing a 1972 narrated slide show. It was great fun to see old pictures, such […]
by Barbara Letter, Digital Archivist of the Laguna Woods History Center The Story of the Leisure World Globe 062019
JULY 26, 2019 On Tuesday, July 23, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, whose 74thDistrict includes the Orange County communities of Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Laguna Beach, Laguna Woods and Newport Beach, visited the Village to learn more about it and the Residents who live here. After meeting with VMS Staff, Assemblywoman Petrie-Norris, District Coordinator Liz McNabb […]
Jeff Parker, CEO, Village Management Services was presented with our 50th Anniversary Book by the History Center’s Chief Communications Officer, Catherine Brians, at a recent VMS meeting held at the History Center. After their meeting, staff was given a tour of the archives to familiarize them with the types of historical records, publications and memorabilia […]
Learn more about the Laguna Woods History Center from the Board of Trustees and volunteers. The following people were interviewed by host Tom Nash from the Video Club of Laguna Woods in the following order: Dean Dixon, Chief Executive Officer Barbara Letter, Digital Archivist Gail Dixon, Chief Archive Officer Catherine Brians, Chief Communications Officer
You may be familiar with the history of the Moulton Ranch in Orange County, California. This ranch was the combination of the former Mexican land grant of 13,316 acres called Rancho Niguel plus several other properties to form 21,723 acres, under the ownership of LF Moulton and Co. Much has been written (and is still […]
To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Laguna Wood History Center, we are presenting an Art Exhibit with the works of Nellie Gail Moulton and Jane Barnes (Granddaughter). The above segment of This Day, a program on Village Television, has Jared Mathis, Moulton Family Foundation CEO, and Catherine Brians, Laguna Woods History Center C.C.O. discussing […]