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Motorist Arrested in Road Rage Incident

In an incident police describe as “road rage,” Laguna Beach resident Kevin O’Neill was arrested for allegedly using his vehicle to try to run over two bicyclists, who escaped without injury. O’Neill was arrested Sunday, Aug. 13, when officers spotted a vehicle identified as...

Only Hate is Unwelcome Here

Editor, Our beautiful and friendly city annually welcomes thousands of visitors from all over the world.  We welcome all ethnicities, religions, sexual preferences, economic backgrounds, ages, clubs, groups, etc.  We have proven through the years a supportive and caring...

Laguna will remember Charlottesville

Despite the fact it’s about 3,000 miles from Laguna to Charlottesville, Va., plenty of people in town have been talking about what happened there last Saturday. It is beyond a crime when someone makes himself judge, jury and executioner.  That is exactly what a KKK...


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Time to Walk the Talk

Editor, At the last Laguna Beach City Council meeting, I listened to about 30 people speak relative to the details of the City’s decision to support our country’s initial endorsement of the Paris Climate Change agreement.  The...

Ideas to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Editor, Knowing that the most immediate way to reduce climate change is to reduce automobile exhaust emissions, here are a few ideas for the city to consider in meeting its current or new Climate Action Plan goals: Don’t build a 300 plus space...

Laguna Remains Ahead of the Curve

Editor, At the Aug. 8 City Council meeting, our mayor and city councilmembers took steps to reaffirm our city’s position as an environmental leader in Orange County, California, and globally. At the meeting, the City Council voted unanimously to...


What Traffic Problem?

Editor, Now that members of the City Council have decided that we have a major traffic congestion problem, something needs to be done. They have ordered the city manager to come up with answers to the problem. If it wasn’t so pathetic, the...

Village Matters

The Best Cat Ever My friend Jane who lives in Pasadena has a cat named Lola. When they picked her out at the shelter, Lola rubbed up against the cage, purred and generally gave the impression of a really lovable cat who would sit on your lap and...

Musing on the Coast

A Mystery Unfolds in Panama   There were nine of us in Bocas del Toro, a small group of tiny islands off the northeastern shore of Panama. With us were my son Harrison, daughter Gabby and five of their friends, none older than 24.   My GF...
Posted On 17 Aug 2017

Poncho Sanchez Returns with Latin Jazz Band

The Festival of Arts’ concerts conclude with a 1 p.m. performance by drummer Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Jazz Band on Saturday, Aug. 19. As a band leader and a sideman, Sanchez has banged out a fiery stew of straight-ahead jazz and melodies and rhythms from Latin American sources. The show is...

Local History Revisited

“Laguna Beach of Early Days,” a personal historical account by Joseph S. Thurston, whose parents settled in Aliso Canyon in 1871, is now available thanks to a reissue by his grandson, Kelly Boyd. During a City Council meeting last week, Mayor Pro Tem Kelly Boyd said that he and his wife,...

New Artist Joins Artman Stable

The Joanne Artman Gallery now represents oil and mixed media artist Anna Kincaide. The artist specializes in portraits of stylized women disguised by avant-garde, floral-inspired hats. Her work is on display at the gallery, 326 N. Coast Highway, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday- Sunday and by...

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Wisdom Workout

It’s About Timely    Time seems to have gotten into the habit of speeding. In fact, I suspect it has been taking professional driving lessons and is using my weekdays as time to practice. It is...

Guest column

Hate is Not Welcome Here The violence of this past week has shaken our nation to its core. This weekend, we witnessed in horror the despicable acts of hatred and domestic terrorism in...

Musical Discord in the District

By Amy Orr, Special to the Independent The surprising resignation of jazz band teacher Matt Witek, just weeks before the start of the new school year, has some parents wondering whether district...

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