2014 Home Tour: “Coastal Living Niguel Shores Style” October 5, 2014

Posted by on Sep 24, 2014 in Events, Monarch Beach Collection, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Homes of all descriptions will be on display at the 2014 Home Tour in Niguel Shores, a gated community in the Monarch Beach area of Dana Point above Strand Beach. It was developed between 1970 and 1977 byAVCO Community Developers and consists of 960 homes of various architectural styles, sizes and siting. Many of the homes have been extensively remodeled and some have been completely rebuilt. Youwill see samples of each during the tour. There...

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Meeting Reminder! Dana Point City Seal Designer and Graphic Artist Rick Morgan is Featured Speaker on September 24

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014 in Events, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Our  first autumn meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 24 at 7:00 pm in the City Council Chambers.  In observation of the 25th anniversary of our city’s incorporation, graphic artist Rick Morgan will speak about designing the official seal of Dana Point—a process that included several versions reflecting the thoughts and the eventual approval of our first city council. Rick is an amateur historian, geographer and, when...

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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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Enthusiastic February Program Audience Crowds City Hall Chambers

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in Sailing Heritage, Surfing Heritage, Uncategorized | 0 comments

DPHS provided another well received program when over 70 people attended our February event to hear our guests Joe Dunn, author of the book Pocket of Paradise: The Story of Beach Road and his guest, local sailing legend Wayne Schafer. The event took place at Dana Point City Hall in the Council Chambers.  Joe Dunn told the story of Capistrano Beach’s Beach Road from the days of Junipero Serra to the early development by the Doheny family and...

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