The local Democratic Club’s opens its headquarters for debate watching at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in the former Boom Boom Room night club, 1401 S. Coast Highway. The 90-minute debate starts at 6 p.m. PST.
Amid a national backlash over the proliferation of Airbnb-type short-term lodging in the past year, Laguna Beach, along with many other cities, enacted new rules that attempt to quell neighborhood discontent.
With a $16 million tax-exempt loan, the Laguna College of Art and Design will purchase and renovate what it calls its north Big Bend campus at 2825 Laguna Canyon Road and a building there now mostly occupied by a dental products company.
Hensley is building a 3,600-square-foot home at the top of Ruby Street in the Woods Cove neighborhood for his wife and 14-month-old and 10-year-old daughters. The home will replace a 1927 cottage they moved into in 2009 that he said is falling down around its ankles.
Several groups host forums over the next few weeks where residents can ask questions of candidates running for two contested seats each on the Laguna Beach City Council and school board in the Nov. 8 election.
They are among the residents in 108 homes on 14 mostly dead-end streets that splay off of Alta Vista Way confronting a potential street-parking ban as a way to improve access for emergency vehicles. The pilot plan would last a year.
Firefighters are still trying to determine the origin of a 20-acre brush fire in Laguna Canyon, which was quickly contained by a squadron of firefighters and fire-suppression equipment early Monday, Sept. 12. No structures were threatened and no one was injured, said Orange...