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Festival of Arts Renovation Moves Ahead

After a one year postponement due to predicted heavy rain fall last winter, demolition is now underway behind the façade of the Festival of Arts.

Vickers Keeps Up the Pace

School board incumbent Jan Vickers says she has missed only two board meetings in the 26 years she’s served in elected office, helping govern the four-campus Laguna Beach school district.

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The Kibitzer

You Had Me At October   It’s hard to be a muckraking columnist when the curtain goes up and October takes center stage. All that outrage and frustration from our hectic summer invasion and national election nightmare evaporates like the morning...
Posted On 24 Oct 2016

Musings on the Coast

Drifting to Dysfunction We all know the national election is a disgrace. In hindsight, I guess it was inevitable and I am hardly the first to state it. Angry talk radio, Fox News, internet hate sites, and ultimately Trump ripping away the...
Posted On 20 Oct 2016

Try Out the Costumes Early

  The Laguna Beach Parents Club hosts its fifth annual Halloween Walk, which sets out at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, from Main Beach. The parade of costumed children (and parents) make their along Forest Avenue, where most merchants pass...


Boys Water Polo (14-8, 3-0)

  Laguna extended their league win streak to 52 with a 14-4 victory over Godinez on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at the local pool. This past weekend, the Breakers finished 13th out of 16 teams in the North South Challenge played in Atherton and...

Girls Tennis (9-7, 8-0)

Breakers extended their league match win streak to 109 with a pair of easy wins last week defeating Costa Mesa and Godinez by identical 17-1 scores. The regular season wraps on Oct. 24 and the league individuals are scheduled for Oct. 26 &...


Girls Volleyball (11-9, 7-0) Breakers clinched a share of their 12th straight conference title with a pair of league sweeps last week. On Tuesday, Oct. 11, Laguna swept Godinez (8-10, 2-5) 25-8, 25-14, 25-12 winning their 18th straight match...


Reader Refutes Measure KK Supporter’s Views

Editor, Thanks LB Indy for your completely biased reporting in support of Measure KK and for giving Houston Durand a platform to promote his agenda. First, Mr. Durand, your comment, “It upsets me...

New Taxes May Fund Pensions Rather than Services

Editor, So the city wants an additional $2 million per year to, according to the city’s informational flyer, “protect beaches from pollution; provide fire and police protection and...

Can Anyone Do Math?

Editor, When you were in high school, you probably took either the ACT or SAT. And you got a verbal score and a math score. It looks to me like Laguna Beach is largely led by people with good...

Museum Remixes Light with Nature and History

Though Laguna Beach’s signature summer art festivals have long wrapped up, the Laguna Art Museum established what is turning into a unique seasonal tradition, the Art & Nature Festival.

Art Seen

Blake Design Exhibit to Close The Peter Blake Gallery hosts a closing reception for its international design exhibit from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, 435 Ocean Ave. The exhibition features international design from the late 1920s through the late 1960s, incorporating 30...

What’s Showing

Film Chronicles an Extraordinary Goal The award-winning documentary, “The Other Shore,” following world record holder and legendary swimmer Diana Nyad, screens at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Woman’s Club, 286 St. Ann’s Dr. At the edge of The Devil’s Triangle, tropical...

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Eat & Drink



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On the Table

More than a view?                                                              Moving here from England over six years ago, we were keen to experience everything California had to offer. I remember doodling on a napkin, all the “c’s” that were most exciting: climate, coastline...

Exploring the Fourth Pillar

In this video log, Patty examines the fourth element of her four-part series exploring the Four Pillars of Health. It is discovering your Purpose & Dream in which these questions, and others, are asked: what is your dream and what is your...
Posted On 02 Oct 2015

Pelvic Floor Muscles: What’s the Big Deal?

The third pillar of health is movement or exercise. Movement that keeps the curves in the right places and trims the places that need to be trimmed. I’m not referring to cookie-cutter, generic exercise programs. I’m talking about...
Posted On 04 Sep 2015

Quiet Time: A Pillar of Health

This week’s post is a follow up from last week’s blog entry, titled The Four Pillars of Health. Today, I share the second pillar of health: quiet time. To me, quite time means meditation, rest and proper sleep. Do you take precious time...
Posted On 07 Aug 2015