Scholarship Fundraiser: Fun and Fabulous Fiesta!

Posted by on Jun 10, 2014 in Events, Scholarships, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Scholarship Fundraiser: Fun and Fabulous Fiesta!   Over a hundred people attended this year’s scholarship fundraiser, making it one of our most successful ever. Both scholarship winners, Jayden Raye Lapin-Tatman and Makena Crawford, were busy with graduation events that day but we managed to get a few words from Jayden before darkness settled in. Prior to Jack Saunderson’s Mexican Fiesta Dinner, participants enjoyed a special tour of...

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“The Dolphin” Celebrates 100 Years as Dana Point’s Oldest Residence

Posted by on Jun 5, 2014 in Historic Homes, Preservation | 0 comments

by Barbara Force Johannes Considered Dana Point’s oldest residence, the Dolph House was built in 1914 before the Panama-California Exposition was held in San Diego the following year and three years before the U.S. entered World War I.  Miss Blanch Dolph commissioned the Los Angeles architectural firm of Walker and Vawter to design her permanent residence.  While the home has been described as Mediterranean with Italian influence, it has...

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StillWater Spirits & Sounds Receives Historic/Cultural Preservation Award from Dana Point Chamber of Commerce

Posted by on May 10, 2014 in Preservation, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Dana Point Historical Society nominated StillWater Spirits & Sounds and owner Damian Collins to receive the Historic/ Cultural Preservation Award from the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce.  StillWater received its award at the “State of the City” luncheon on Tuesday, April 29. Pictured from left are Gary Macrides, Orange County Association of Realtors; Lauralyn Loynes, Chair, Dana Point Chamber of Commerce; StillWater...

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