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The Southern California Astrological Network [SCAN] is Orange County 's premier group of astrologers who meet to discuss a variety of topics using astrological concepts and techniques.

Celebrating 30 years of dedication to astrology, the SCAN Board has worked to provide a central point where members and guests can assemble to share and learn in-depth perspectives using astrology to formulate, review and forecast events, and to receive insight that may be relevant to our own chart and those of our clients.

Dinner meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month, with notable speakers lecturing on astrological topics. Meetings are centrally located at Polly's Pies in Laguna Hills, Orange County.

If you're interested in being part of our wonderful group contact Laura Rose DesJardins at


SCAN is a non-profit group.

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2023 Year of the Water Rabbit by Donna Stellhorn

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2023 Year of the Water Rabbit: The Year of Rest, Recovery and Preparations for the Storm Ahead.

2023 brings the healing and restful energy of the Water Rabbit. This year there is an emphasis on home, family, and community (which, in this case, means "people you already know"). There's a desire to sit back and lick the wounds from the previous year. 2023 will be about self-expression, creativity, spirituality, and stockpiling the necessary supplies and skills for the storm that's just visible on the horizon (2025 and 2026). In this lecture, we will take a look at the water Rabbit year combined with Western astrology to see what opportunities 2023 brings for each sign. And we'll talk about what you do in 2023 and 2024 set yourself up for success in 2025 and 2026.

Optional dinner is available at Clubhouse Restaurant at 6:00 pm (or earlier). The lecture starts at 7:00 pm sharp in the room to the right of the Lounge.

The DONATION to pay our speakers for the lecture is $10.00 for SCAN members and $15.00 for non-members and must be PREPAID for gate clearance and receiving the Zoom link.
Donation options are:
1. Use BillPay through your bank, or a regular check made out to SCAN and mailed to Laura DesJardins, 777 Via Los Altos Unit O, Laguna Woods, CA[masked]. Use Zelle to astrologer2001@aol.com (if your bank does not have this feature, you can find the stand-alone app here: https://www.zellepay.com/go/zelle)
3. Use PayPal to astrologer2001@aol.com (US-residents: please use option SEND MONEY TO FRIEND so that we receive the full amount)
4. Using Venmo to astrologer2001@aol.com
5. Pay cash at the door
In addition to the in-person event in Laguna Woods, we will stream the lecture live via Zoom. We will email you the Zoom link once we have received your payment.

Donna Stellhorn is an Astrologer, Feng Shui expert, and has written 18 books, including Feng Shui Form and the best-selling booklet Sage & Smudge. Her latest book is Lucky House Numbers: How Your House Number Affects Your Homelife. Donna writes weekly and monthly predictions for Astrology.com and Horoscope.com. She offers a number of video courses, including Finding the Hidden Money in Your Chart and Tarot: Reading the Natural Way. Donna is a consulting Astrologer and sees clients every day. She is on the board of the NCGR - San Diego. For fun, Donna makes YouTube videos, and when she wants to be terrified, she does stand-up comedy. She lives in Oceanside, California, with the magical cat, LaRue.

Astrological Magic a Healing Practice by Elena Lumen, PhD

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Astrological magic as a practice of healing

Description: In this introductory talk, we will discuss what astrological magic is and how it can be used for growth, healing, and for attracting something we desire. Participants will be introduced to the basic principles of astrological magic: elections and ritual. While a vast subject, special emphasis in this talk will be how magic can become a healing practice for the practitioner.

Elena Lumen, PhD is a traditional astrologer, retired psychologist, and a full time astrology instructor. Elena is faculty at the International Academy of Astrology, where she teaches horary, predictive, and electional astrology.

In addition to teaching and consulting clients, she hosts astrology practice groups, and frequently presents on the topics of classical astrology world wide.

In 2011, she defended her dissertation on “The value and appeal of astrology as a system of meaning” at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in California. The results of her research were published in NCGR and ISAR magazines.

Aries - Healing the Wounds of Injustice by Cayelin Castell

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Aries - Healing the Wounds of Injustice

The Sun, Jupiter and Chiron are putting a spotlight on these archetypal mysteries in April of 2023 and beyond. Chiron is the Shamanic Healer helping to heal the wounds of the Aries Warrior who has been forced to conquer rather than protect. We will explore three ways to engage in healing and transforming these wounds so Aries can return to its true purpose including furthering noble causes and restoring Cosmic Justice.
Cayelin K Castell is an alchemical astrologer and co-creatrix of Venus Alchemy and My Star Alchemy. She also co-founded the Shamanic Astrology Mystery School in the 1990's. In addition to writing monthly Celestial Timings for over 27 years, she is active on YouTube, and has been featured in many online summits and live conferences including the Conscious Life Expo. Cayelin enjoys sharing these mysteries through personal readings, online and in person events, articles, classes, and videos, coming from the visionary understanding that we inform the mysteries as much as they inform us.


“ The Cosmos 2023 & Beyond ” by Glenn Kaufmann

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“Comments on the Cosmos 2023.” with Mount Shasta Astrologer Glenn Arthur Kaufmann

Glenn has always loved transits and has spent over four decades analyzing and understanding how they play out in our lives - correlating them to events that happened to his family and friends, community, and the world at large. Chalk it up to 5 planets in his 3rd house. The perpetual student. From traditional interpretations to the mystical, come sit with him, as He tells you much of what He has learned, and observed, about astrological transits and what we can expect from them in 2023 and beyond.
A double Scorpio with Uranus Rising, Glenn was drawn early on to the Arcane Arts. Transiting Pluto truly tells Glenn’s story. At 17, when Pluto entered his 3rd, Glenn delved into the world of Psychology and Music. When Pluto conjunct his Mars in 1979, he moved across the country to Los Angeles, and was immediately immersed in what would turn out to be a 5-year long initiation into the Astrological Arts and Sciences. By the time Pluto passed over his natal Jupiter and conjunct his Sun, Mercury, Neptune stellium in Scorpio in 1984, he had studied with a number of the world’s best Astrology teachers; Liz Greene, Richard Idemon, Jim Lewis, Jayj Jacobs, and many more. He became a public advocate for Astrology, serving as Vice-President of NCGR in Northern California, an AFAN Coordinator, AFAN Steering Committee member, and getting quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle. His free astrology hotline, The Astrologer’s Referral, information, & Events Service, or A.R.I.E.S. Network, was the to-go place for all things Astrology in the San Francisco Bay Area. Then, as Pluto hit his Moon, North Node, & Nadir in Scorpio, Glenn packed it all up, and moved to remote, other-worldly, mystical Mount Shasta, California, where he has now lived since 1988, teaching classes, and consulting with clients across four continents.

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Predictions 2023

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