Raw, ‘green’ foods seminar offered this month

Laguna Green is hosting a “Going Green "¦ On the Inside" workshop about raw foods from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at the showroom, 1025 S. Coast Hwy.

The workshop focuses on creating a greener “interior environment" via raw living foods. Everyone will have the opportunity to make and taste some favorite raw recipes.

“When it comes to ‘going green,’ the energy we put into our bodies is as important as the energy we put out," said Pam Sterling, owner of Laguna Green.


The presenter, Catherine Dillette-Allum, believes a raw food diet can bring transformational health benefits and works with clients across the U.S. to educate and assist them in implementing a raw food diet. She also caters corporate and private events.

Call (949) 340-7727. Registration deadline is Monday

Code Pink Boot Camp at Pacific Edge Hotel

Guests at the Pacific Edge Hotel can enlist for free in the new Code Pink Boot Camp, which takes place weekday mornings on the hotel’s nearly milelong pristine beachfront.


Code Pink Boot Camp, a fitness program with locations throughout Orange County and the Phoenix and Scottsdale, Ariz., areas, features obstacle courses, cardio and strength training, abdominal work, functional training and flexibility work.

Two one-hour sessions are offered free to guests Monday through Friday. All fitness levels are welcome.

The first session starts at 6 a.m. and is coed.

The second session, at 9 a.m., is for women only.

Raising the value bar even higher, in addition to Code Pink Boot Camp, guests now receive complimentary access to the Laguna Health Club.

For more information about Pacific Edge Hotel or reservations, call (866) 932-2896 or visit

New drug to bring firm out of bankruptcy

Cobalis Corp., a Laguna Beach-based pharmaceutical biotech company specializing in the development of anti-allergy medications, recently announced the coming launch of the anti-allergy product PreHistin after approval in Federal Court in Santa Ana on Jan. 13.


The launch of PreHistin, scheduled for February, will enable the company to be discharged from Chapter 11.

Cobalis has conducted numerous clinical trials in with physicians throughout the U.S., demonstrating that pre-seasonal treatment with PreHistin was seen to reduce allergy symptoms without side effects.

The data from the clinical trials will enable Cobalis to launch PreHistin as a nutraceutical with clinical claims.

“We are extremely proud to have reached the milestone of being able to launch PreHistin, our flagship product," said Chas Radovich, chief executive of Cobalis. “We will finally be able to get our products to allergy sufferers in the United States who have been waiting for a natural alternative to treat or prevent allergies."

For more information, visit

Chamber holds award, installation dinner

The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce & Civic Assn. will hold its annual Spirit of Laguna Awards and Installation Dinner from 7 to 10 p.m. Jan. 30 at Tivoli Too!, 777 Laguna Canyon Road.

Tickets are $75. Call (949) 494-1018 for reservations.