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Laguna Opposes Nuclear Waste Storage at San Onofre

Residents thronged City Council chambers Tuesday to show their support for a strong resolution in opposition to the indefinite storage of spent nuclear fuel at the now closed San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station near San Clemente. The resolution proposed by Mayor Bob Whalen and...

Mozambique Receives a Reprieve on Parking

By Jennifer Erickson | LB Indy Patrons enjoying winter sunsets on Mozambique’s rooftop deck will now also be able to retreat inside at least temporarily to the Durban Room, a space previously placed off limits when the deck opened a year ago. The reprieve came Tuesday when...

Assistance League Spreads Holiday Cheer

Soldiers on their first deployment will receive 56 boxes of gifts and books collected by the professionals group of the Assistance League of Laguna Beach. Military personnel who received the care package last year shared their reactions with their benefactors. USMC Major Jason S....

Seniors Spread Holiday Cheer

On behalf of Laguna Beach Seniors, its president emeritus, Chris Quilter, accepted his brother Patrick’s traditional challenge grant, encouraging others to donate by matching their gift at the annual lunch last week. The entire City Council was in attendance along with 200 others...

Otho Budd

Otho (Sonny) Mansfield Budd was born on Sept. 12, 1923, and crossed over the rainbow bridge peacefully on Dec. 8, 2014.  At his side were June, his beloved wife of 55 years, Kathleen, his only daughter, and Stephen, his only son. His grandchildren Chloe, Aria, Quinn, Eric, Dallen...

Richard Bracebridge Challis

Richard Bracebridge Challis was born at home in London, England on Aug. 12, 1920. He died in his home in Laguna Beach of natural causes on Dec. 10, 2014. His father, Lionel Stevenson Challis, served as a captain during WWI and his mother, Eileen Owen, was a classical violinist....

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

Pursuit Ends in Motorist’s Arrest

A 28-year-old man was taken into custody early Sunday, Dec. 14, after leading Laguna Beach police on an 80 mph chase along Coast Highway that led nearly to Costa Mesa, police said. Anthony Michael Mikuski, of Huntington Beach, was arrested for felony charges of evading a peace...

Survey Finds a Decline in Historic Homes

By Jennifer Erickson | LB Indy A presentation of findings from a new survey of Laguna Beach’s historic resources devolved into frustration Monday night among residents owning these structures, confused as to what the city’s Historic Resources Inventory means to them and why...

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Mozambique’s Parking Solution Hits Roadblock

By Jennifer Erickson | LB Indy Mozambique restaurant shuttles 30 to 40 patrons a night between their homes and the establishment, eliminating drinking and driving concerns for customers and reducing its own parking needs. Owner Ivan Spiers hopes the unusual service will make up...

Updated: Hospital Receives Windfall Gift

  Local philanthropists Sue and Bill Gross donated $10 million to support expansion and advances in emergency room technology in their hometown hospital. In recognition of the gift, the department will be renamed the Sue and Bill Gross Emergency Department at Mission...

Clinic Receives an Early Gift

  The Assistance League awarded the Laguna Beach Community Clinic $78,000 to purchase gear for electronic medical records as mandated by the Affordable Care Act. The system will support the clinic’s pursuit of accreditation as a patient centered medical home and increase its...