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On the Dial

New Team Seizes the Airwaves Radio station KX 93.5 will put a new group of local leaders and personalities in the sound booth on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 15 and 16, during a fundraising drive. Instead of the main staff, locals will be featured live on the air all day including...

Holiday Happenings

A Return of the Most Hospitable Night of the Year Street closures begin at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, in downtown Laguna Beach in anticipation of Hospitality Night, annually organized by the Chamber of Commerce. Look for jolly old St. Nick sightings after 5 p.m. as he makes his...

Gift Shopping Laguna Style

Purchase Holiday Gifts that Keep on Giving A free event open to the public, the 10th annual Alternative International Holiday Gift Fair hosted by Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann’s Dr., will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6 and from 11 a.m....

Spiritual Matters

Chamber Singers Perform Christmas Evensong The community is invited to attend a free 6:30 p.m. holiday concert on Sunday, Dec. 6, at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 428 Park Ave. The program is comprised of songs and readings of winter and the coming of Christmas. Solos duets and...

Public Is Invited to a Mobility Workshop

The public’s feedback is wanted on a draft mobility plan at a 5-6 p.m. workshop Wednesday, Dec. 10 in City Hall by the Planning Commission and the Parking, Traffic and Circulation Committee. Join city staff and the project team at 505 Forest Ave. to review the plan, which is to...

Cooler Temps Lure Nature Lovers to the Hillsides

From 9- 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, ages 10 and up can step back 25 million years to a time when the seas receded and the San Andreas Fault was just starting to form. A Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteer naturalist guides the way in a moderate three-mile hike in the Laguna...

Fourth Grader Helps Those Less Fortunate

Nico Cambruzzi, a fourth grader at Top of the World’s Community Learning Center, wanted to help homeless children as the service learning project required by his teacher, Laia Hansen. He started earlier this year by volunteering at a facility for homeless preschoolers, reading to...

Breakers Win Against Anaheim

Boys Basketball (1-1) Blake Burzell, a 6’ 4” freshman, scored 24 points in his debut to lead Laguna to a 57-35 win over Anaheim on Monday, Dec. 1, in the opening round of the Godinez Tournament at the Grizzly Gym. The win over the Colonists was only the second in the 14-game...

Boys Battle El Dorado to a Tie

Laguna and El Dorado battled to a 2-2 tie on Monday, Dec. 1. Weather permitting, Breakers were scheduled to face Dana Hills this past Wednesday, Dec. 3, and Northwood on Friday, Dec. 5 at Guyer Field. Breakers will be home again on Wednesday, Dec. 10, when they host Trabuco Hills...

Girls Basketball Loses to Mission Viejo

Mission Viejo defeated Laguna 36-18 in the season opener played on Monday, Dec. 1 at Corona del Mar. Sydney DeCarlo led the Breakers with nine points. Laguna participated in the Corona del Mar tournament this past week and will play in the Ocean View Tournament next week in...

Girls Seasons Starts Today

The nation’s top prep water polo program opens the 2015 season on Friday, Dec. 5, at 4:15 p.m. at the local pool hosting Rosary. Laguna leads the all-time series 6-4. The squad will then return to the home pool on Tuesday, Dec. 9, facing Edison for the only match next week.  

Indy Calendar

Friday, Dec. 5 “A Christmas Carol,” South Coast Repertory Theater, 655 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa. Through Dec. 27, but excluding Christmas Day. Outriders, 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. DJ Xclusive, White House, 340 S. Coast Hwy. Slingshot, 9 p.m., Marine Room...

Workshop Captures Orchid in Mixed Media

Laguna Outreach for Community Arts is presenting a mixed-media workshop at Laguna Nursery, 1370 S. Coast Highway, Thursday, Dec. 11, from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Beginners and all levels are invited.    Working on a canvas support, participants will combine collage with acrylic...

Trio Performs Christmas Concert

  Laguna Beach Live! presents Celtic Consort of Hollywood, from 7-8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 11, at the Laguna Art Museum, 307 Cliff Dr. The group consists of soprano Christina Linhardt, Susan Craig Winsberg on flute, and Shawna Selline on harp. They will be performing holiday...