Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris Tours the Village

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 …

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Jeff Parker, CEO Village Management Services

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 …

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History Center Staff Interviews on Village TV

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

Evolution of Architectural Styles in Orange County 1776 – Present

On June 22, 2017, The Laguna Woods History Center presented architect and author, Richard H. Dodd,  who spoke on the “Evolution of Architectural Styles in Orange County 1776 – Present.” Over 125 people attended the event held at Clubhouse One. It was a fascinating look into the various type of architecture found in Orange County. …

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