Editor’s Note

Due to the upcoming midweek holidays, the deadline to submit letters to the editor will shift to Mondays, Dec. 22 and 29, at 5 p.m. for the subsequent two editions. The regular schedule resumes for the Jan. 9 edition.
Posted On 19 Dec 2014

Indy on Arts

Friday, Dec. 19 Laguna Tunes free holiday concert, 7:30 p.m., Artists’ Theatre, 625 Park Ave. “Striking 12,” Laguna Playhouse, 7:30 p.m., 606 Laguna Canyon Rd. 949 497-2787. Tel: (94 Pawnshop Kings, 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. The Strangers, 9 p.m., Marine Room...
Posted On 18 Dec 2014

Mystery Pic – December 17, 2014

Where are we now? Photo by Jahn Levitt
Posted On 17 Dec 2014

American Idols Perform at AnQi’s NYE Party

American Idol Winner’s Candice Glover and Kris Allen Headline AnQi’s New Year’s Eve Concert & Bottomless Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne Party 2015 We are thrilled to announce that Kris Allen, American Idol Season 8 Winner & platinum recording artist, will...
Posted On 16 Dec 2014

Kitchen Smitten

Once a secluded room used solely for meal prep, modern kitchens reflect an increasing demand for an open and welcoming cook space with style and durability. By Bria Balliet | Photos by Robert Hansen   It is said that home is where the heart is. However, in today’s culture,...
Posted On 13 Dec 2014

The Joy of Eating

Guilty pleasures. We all have them—and, no, I’m not talking about anything else other than food. Whether it’s ice cream, a big, juicy hamburger or a greasy taco, sometimes it’s well warranted, and just plain OK, to give in. For me, I’d have to say that french fries are my food...
Posted On 13 Dec 2014

Water Wonders

  Local experts share how to incorporate beautiful aquatic features into your landscape. Section by Kate Miller   Sometimes, there is nothing more relaxing than the sound of flowing water. Just because the beach is right outside our backyards does not diminish the...
Posted On 13 Dec 2014

Ocean View Anew

Driftwood Kitchen is a welcome reimagination of the former Beach House space. By Linda Domingo | Photos by Jody Tiongco   It isn’t enough for a Laguna restaurant to have a beautiful view—ocean panoramas are a dime a dozen. That’s not to belittle Driftwood Kitchen; it has one...
Posted On 13 Dec 2014

Moorea Masterpiece Awaits Your Arrival

An Italian style palazzo six years in the making, Villa di Sogni is a feat of design and painstaking engineering. Brought to life by Laguna Beach architect John O’Neill, the home was handcrafted by Italian artisans using hand-selected imported materials. Its 14 fireplaces were...
Posted On 12 Dec 2014


An Indy Facebook post of Monday, Dec. 8, imprecisely described Tina Haines role with the Susi Q. She is president of Laguna Beach Seniors, which governs the organization while Nadia Babiya manages the center. The center’s 2015 budget is $521,000.     In the articl...
Posted On 11 Dec 2014

Boys Confront a League Challenge

Breakers (2-3) hobbled through the Godinez tournament Dec. 4-6 after losing key player Isaac Wulf to a finger injury. Laguna was served notice by Godinez that a ninth straight league title will be real challenge as the Grizzlies went 4-1 in the event. The two squads will meet on...
Posted On 11 Dec 2014