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Laura Holty

Laura Holty passed peacefully in April of 2015. As she told the attending staff, “I have had a wonderful life. I had a career that I loved, a wonderful family, friends and experiences that were amazing for a woman of my time.” That is all true. While her family moved...

Indy on Arts

Friday, June 12 Author Joseph Finder, 6:30 p.m., Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Hwy. Nick I & ADD, 9 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy, 949 715-7777. World Anthem, 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. James Clay Garrison, 7 p.m., Hotel Laguna, S. Coast Hwy....

Multiple Offender Re-arrested

Police arrested suspected drunk driver Derek Haskayne, 51, of Orange, on Sunday, June 7, after he refused to yield on Coast Highway and then plowed into a light pole near Aster Street and Cliff Drive about 4 p.m. Sgt. Tim Kleiser says investigating officers found a container of...

Council Cracks Down on Absentees

To signal its intolerance for skipped meetings by members of city boards, the City Council amended its attendance policy and established that four absences in a year would place the appointment in jeopardy. The Council will then review the circumstances of the absences and decide...

Merchants Oppose Closing Forest Avenue to Cars

Many downtown merchants left their shops this week to protest at City Hall, expressing their dismay with the proposed 13-day trial closure of a section of Forest Avenue to vehicular traffic in August. Creating a pedestrian mall on Forest between Coast Highway and Glenneyre Street...

Quinn Farnes

Eugene Eldon Quinn Farnes, long-time football coach and math teacher at Laguna Beach High School, passed away peacefully on May 31. He was almost 94. He joined the teaching staff in Laguna in 1948 and retired 33 years later. He leaves his wife of 64 years, Jeanne, and his son...

LBHS Scholarships Hit Record Amount

Four days before tonight’s scholarship awards convocation at Laguna Beach High School, Lynn Gregory was in crunch-time, “buried” under phone calls, getting out last-minute invitations and sending “no” letters to rejected applicants. Of 222 graduating seniors, 114 are receiving...

A Farm for All Reasons

Amid fruit trees and gurgling aqua-ponic ponds sprouting celery and lettuce, dozens of gadgets such as water bottle filters and can openers covered tables, displayed for sale. Thrive, which operates a showroom in Lake Forest, offered a wide variety of dried food, first aid kits,...
Posted On 04 Jun 2015

Beauty Discounts Salute a Salon’s Longevity

This month, Noreen Goodman marks her 30th year in Laguna Beach at the same location, the International Hair Salon and Spa, which holds down one of Hotel Laguna’s storefronts. “When you love what you do time goes by fast,” said Goodman. “I love making people beautiful from the...

Doing Good

Radio Station Fundraiser Tickets Going Fast   Chris Barron of Spin Doctors will share anecdotes from his life on the road and songs on his old Gibson guitar during at KXClusive, Music On A Silver Platter, the station’s fundraiser from 5-9 p.m. on Saturday, June 6 at a...

Carolyn Kolberg

Loving mother, wife, grandmother and friend, Carolyn Kolberg, passed away May 20, 2015, at the age of 70. Born in Los Angeles in 1944, Carolyn moved to Laguna Beach in 1956, with her (now deceased) mother and stepdad June and Dick McKeon. Carolyn attended Thurston Middle School...

Seth Bowen

Seth Watkins Bowen passed away unexpectedly in Aliso Viejo on May 29, 2015. Bowen was a Laguna Beach resident for 19 years. He was 54. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., Seth graduated from Nichols School in 1979 and the University of Arizona in 1984 with a degree in finance and accounting...

Indy on Arts

  Friday, June 5 “Love, Lost and What I Wore,” 7:30 p.m., Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Tickets, $41-$61, 949 497- 2787. Thru 6/7. “Legally Blonde,” Thurston Middle School’s Black Box Theatre, 2100 Park Ave. Tickets $10-$15. 949 497-7769. Shows at 4 and 7 p.m....