• Chamber Chat - Fridays at 8 am Ed chats with a local Laguna Beach business. If you are interested in being on Chamber Chat, please email Erin@lagunabeachchamberr.org to schedule your interview. To be featured on Chamber Chat, you must be a current Chamber member in good standing. If you would like to join the Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce, click here.


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    May 31st: Alayna Ader - Laguna Ocean Foundation

    Alayna Ader, Education & Leadership Manager for the Laguna Ocean Foundation, steps in for this week’s Chamber Chat to tell us about this year’s Kelp Fest coming up on June 8.

    May 24th: David Ellenstein- Laguna Playhouse

    David give us the rundown on the Playhouse’s must-see performances, such as Holmes & Watson, a playful musical inspired by Sherlock Holmes, and David's history with Leonard Nimoy.

    May 17th: Deputy D.A. T. Catherine Miller and Attorney Shannon Lamb- Domestic Violence Legal Center

    Founder of Domestic Violence Legal Center and former prosecutor and Deputy D.A. T. Catherine Miller, and Attorney Shannon Lamb explain the complexities of domestic abuse cases.

    May 10th: Chris Regan- Laguna Beach County Water District

    From awarding waterwise gardens to funding the establishment of a high school podcast program about water, Chris tells us what the Laguna Beach County Water District does (besides the obvious!) and how residents can get involved by applying to become a Commissioner.

    May 3rd: Katie Bond- Laguna Beach Yoga 

    In this episode of Chamber Chat, Katie explains Laguna Beach Yoga’s focus on the healing arts, and how they offer a community space for people to come just as they are.

    April 26th: Barbara Williams- Golf Instructor

    Golf instructor Barbara Williams talks about the upcoming annual Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, and how she can help you whether you’ve never swung a club, or have played for years.

    April 19th: Colleen Roberts - OC Nannies

    More than excellent nanny services, new owner Colleen Roberts joins Ed on Chamber Chat to explain how OC Nannies continues to meet a variety personal service needs for more than 40 years.

    April 12th: Nicole Peredo- ARTime BARRO

    Nicole explains why she created Artime BARRO, what they offer, and what new offerings are coming in the future.

    April 5th: Marlene Anderson and Michael Kuroda -Friends Collection

    Marlene Anderson and Michael Kuroda are neurodivergent and launched their business providing stuffies, called Borbs, that are plushies that SMOOSH. A soft stuffed animal, that loves to be squeezed and squished.

    March 29th: Abode by Garage Collective

    As a testament to the fierce determination of small businesses, The Garage Collective has joined forces with The Salt Horse to create one-stop shop, Abode, with home essentials and curated produce and food.

    March 22nd: Raechel Lawhon - Mimi & Rae

    Rae from Mimi & Rae describes the experience you will have in their boutique, their vision, and philosophy.

    March 15th: Laguna Beach Lawn Bowling Club

    Learn all about the game of Lawn Bowling and Join Laguna Beach Lawn Bowling Club Today!

    March 1st: James Conti- The Fragrance Boutique Laguna Beach

    Have you ever wanted your own signature scent? James Conti explains how the perfumers at The Fragrance Boutique help you craft a scent you love, that is unique to you, or that brings back that special memory, of fits your current mood, or even gives your business the aroma to match your brand.

    February 16th: Dan Newberry- Dan Newberry Fit

    Dan talks about his own challenges and personal growth, and how he translates those into helping others reach their personal fitness goals. 

    February 9th: Dr. Shannon Zingel- Beyond Better Wellness

    Dr. Shannon Zingel of Beyond Better Wellness provides an alternative approach to therapy that promotes healing and wellness by focusing on the rejuvenation of mind, body, and soul.

    February 2nd: Steve and Embry- Jedidiah Coffee

    Jedidiah Coffee's ribbon cutting for their new cafe in North Laguna is on February 15th. Steve and Embry chat about the progress of the cafe's opening, the road here and the road ahead

    January 26th: Dr. Michael Cook- i2iOptometry

    Regular exams help diagnose potential issues early, such as Macular Degeneration, cataracts, and glaucoma, to prevent permanent damage. Dr. Cook explains how i2iOptometry's state-or-the-art equipment enable him to diagnose and treat with the best possible outcomes.

    January 19th: LBUSD Career Education Coordinator Kellee Shearer

    Open to everyone, Laguna Beach USD is hosting a career fair on Tuesday, March 12 at the Laguna Beach High School gym.

    January 12th: Dan Sanders- Radiant Futures

    Dan Sanders, Associate Director of Legal Services for Radiant Futures, chats with Ed about how Radiant Futures is helping to build a safer community for everyone. 

    January 5th: Erin Slattery- CEO/President of Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce

    Ed kicks off the 2024 Chamber Chat with Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Erin Slattery. Listen to hear what is new happening this year.


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    October 20th: Laura Barrow - Laura's Beauty Loft

    Laura's Beauty Loft is new in town. Laura offers many services from Hydrafacial, LED Light Therapy, Makeup, and Spray Tans. She is here to help improve your skin's health and needs!

    October 20th: KC and Kayla Lee - Hand and Stone Massage

    Hand and Stone's philosophy is a simple one. Because they specialize in the very highest quality massage services at affordable prices, we can make the soothing wonder of the massage experience accessible to more and more people.

    October 13th: Kirsten Montgomery- The Hundredth Acre

    Each candle is a tribute to Laguna, and each candle cover is hand-cut from vintage literature books purchased from the Laguna Beach Library used bookstore with proceeds helping to fund local children's reading programs.

    October 6th: Kelley Lee- Southern California Edison

    Kelley Lee discusses things they are doing to prevent fires as well as positive programs like scholarships offered and much more.

    September 22nd: Marcus Skenderian- Marcus Skenderian 

    Marcus has developed a winning approach to providing clients with invaluable market knowledge and unparalleled customer service that has proven success. With extensive networking, a high level of integrity, market and community knowledge, and hard work... Marcus Skenderian is dedicated to making your real estate dream become a reality.  

    September 15th: Juanice Munoz- La Casa Azul Design

    Juanice Munoz brings a unique and considerate touch to design. Whereas most will simply go by route. Juanice has a rare knack to listen to the heart and soul of the client and design a home that reflects and enhances who they are. 

    September 8th: Chelsea Garside- Cactus Jane Emporium

    Cactus Jane Emporium is a unique experience. They source goods from local artisans to support our community and reduce our carbon footprint when possible and believe in doing the most good. That means supporting the planet and all our fellow humans and animals.

    September 1st: Suzanne Barber- Gallery at the Villa

    Gallery at the Villa from Suzanne Barber has created a fresh, new, unique style that is free, energetic, modern, and abstract. Suzanne Barber creates her dream come true; her own design gallery in Laguna Beach, CA. Her gallery is designed to evoke an experience for her guests; curating art, vignettes of furniture, music, and her own warm welcome.

    *To be featured on Chamber Chat, you must be a current Chamber member in good standing. If you would like to join the Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce, click here.