Nanny Sentenced to 705 Years to Life for Molesting 16 Boys Under His Care
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“ Our Town , Our Paper ” lagunabeachindy . com NOVEMBER 24 , 2023 | Volume XX , Issue 47

Once Strictly Private , Museum-style Space Will Open to Public with Daring Art Exhibition

By Barbara McMurray , Special to the Laguna Beach Independent
A sleek new museum-style exhibition space in the middle of town will debut next week when the public is invited to get a first look at the Honarkar Foundation for Arts & Culture space at 298 Broadway .
The gallery will open with the audacious 38-piece solo show “ Jorg Dubin : Paintings from the 2000s .” The opening reception will be held during Hospitality Night on Friday , Dec . 1 , from 5 to 9 p . m . It will also be open on Dec . 7 during First Thursdays Art Walk from 6 to 9 p . m . Visitor hours are Thursday through Sunday , 10 a . m . to 3 p . m . or by appointment . Admission is free .
Most recently , the architecturally significant building served as a private exhibition and storage space for the enormous art collection of Gerald E . Buck , a successful Orange County developer . Buck was an avid collector of California art , amassing more than 3,200 works . He extensively renovated the inside of the former post office building , complete with climate controls , exhibition lighting and sliding storage racks . After his death in 2013 , his
Honarkar Foundation for Arts & Culture co-founder Mo Honarkar , curator Genevieve Williams and artist Jorg Dubin at the museum-quality exhibition space that will open to the public on Hospitality Night , Dec . 1 with a show by Dubin . Photo / Barbara McMurray

Nanny Sentenced to 705 Years to Life for Molesting 16 Boys Under His Care

Laguna Beach Bartender Pleads Not Guilty in Tatum Goodwin Murder Case

By Clara Beard | LB Indy
Tatum Goodwin ’ s family and friends packed the front rows of a small Orange County Superior Courtroom early Monday morning , Nov . 20 to watch as Laguna Beach bartender Dino Fabrizio Rojas-Moreno , accused of killing Goodwin , 27 , with a fire extinguisher , entered a not guilty plea to a special circumstances murder charge through one of his defense lawyers , Chris Bou Saeed .
Rojas-Moreno , 26 , has been charged with one felony count of murder , as well as enhancements of special circumstances of murdering the commission of a kidnapping and personal use of a weapon - a fire extinguisher , related to the slaying of Goodwin on Nov . 12 .
During the 26-year-old ’ s arraignment hearing , Orange County Superior Court Judge Andre Manssourian addressed Rojas-Moreno only to verify his name , birth date and set his next pre-trial hearing date for Jan . 30 .
The judge then ordered Rojas-Moreno to stay in jail with no chance of bail before dismissing him . Rojas-Moreno briefly
By Clara Beard | LB Indy
A 34-year-old Costa Mesa man who was hired as a nanny for families across Southern California , including Laguna Beach , was sentenced on Friday , Nov . 17 , to 705 years to life , plus two years and eight months for sexually assaulting 16 boys and showing a 17th boy child pornography with the intent to also sexually assault him , authorities said .
Matthew Antonio Zakrzewski was arrested on May 17 , 2019 by Laguna Beach
Police Department detectives at a local airport after deplaning an international flight .
“ It has been a privilege and an honor for our investigations team and me to work this case ,” Laguna Beach Lead Investigator Sergeant D . Gensemer said . “ Zakrzewski took the most precious of possessions from these children , their innocence . The true heroes were the parents and children who endured through the justice system to
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A 2019 police booking photo of Matthew Zakrzewski . Photo courtesy of the Laguna Beach Police Department
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