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244 Forest Ave. Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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Pharmacy Hours

  • Monday9:00 AM - 6:00 PM PDT
  • Tuesday9:00 AM - 6:00 PM PDT
  • Wednesday9:00 AM - 6:00 PM PDT
  • Thursday9:00 AM - 6:00 PM PDT
  • Friday9:00 AM - 6:00 PM PDT
  • Saturday10:00 AM - 5:00 PM PDT
  • SundayClosed
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About Us

Just picture it. The year is 1946. The town is Laguna Beach, a small village on the shores of the glistening Pacific Ocean. Joe Bushard, a graduate of The USC School of Pharmacy, has a dream. He wants to build something for his family and his community. Something lasting. A place to drop his anchor where locals pop in to talk about their grandkids. A first-name-basis kind of place where customers come first and personalized service takes on a whole new meaning. A place where honesty, loyalty, and quality matter. That place is BUSHARD’S PHARMACY AND APOTHECARY. And long before impersonal robocalls and computer based client algorithms became the new norm, the Bushard’s family has been serving their neighbors.

Joe and his brother Earl opened the doors with a simple vision: serve the residents of Laguna Beach. Locals would call Joe at home after hours and he would happily head back to the store to take care of his patients. Joe’s wife Mary and sister-in-law Charlotte were their two star employees. The soda fountain orders were prepared on the spot, customer notes were written by hand and folks came in just to hear Joe’s stories. Everyone felt right at home.

Eventually, there was a new member of the Bushard’s family: Joe’s daughter Sheila. With high school homework completed, Sheila would head into work and learn from the best. Father and daughter worked hand in hand servicing customers and fulfilling the dream. When it was time for Joe to retire, he put his plan into action. Shelia and her business partner Tony D'Altorio, who was equally good-natured and capable, took hold of the reins. Together, for over 20 years, they ran the shop like a well-oiled, small-town-hub of friendliness and service. But if you ask Sheila, she was also laying the groundwork for the next generation of Bushard’s. Enter Sheila’s daughter Marisa and just like that…history repeats itself!

With Sheila and Marisa at the helm, this family knows what it means to have tradition. Joe’s Grandson Luke is the on-call IT guy and makes home deliveries when he’s not at film school. To say it’s all in the family is an understatement. Today it’s 75 years later and the family owned and operated Bushard’s Pharmacy and Apothecary is STILL taking care of the fine people of Laguna Beach.

Do yourself a favor and walk through the doors. Guarantee you will find just what you need. Ask Sheila to recommend the perfect scent from a well-curated selection of high-end fragrances. Or ask Marisa about the best sunscreen for a toddler. Or have the Pharmacist fill your prescriptions while he asks about your kids. Or ask the knowledgeable, long-time staff to point out their favorite French face cream. The message is clear…’we have what you need and we KNOW you'. It’s all just part of the dream.

So come on in. Bushard's would love to serve you and care for you. Even better if you have a minute to tell ‘em a story of your own! You won’t find Joe behind the counter any longer but we do know what he would say…

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Thank you for making us your #locallyloved pharmacy!

We are proud to share that Good Neighbor Pharmacy has ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Chain Drug Store Pharmacies" in the J.D. Power 2023 U.S. Pharmacy Study.

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  • Delivery Service
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Immunizations Provided

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