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Local Gardener Turns Off the Tap

The South Coast Water District recognized Laguna Beach resident Sharleen Sweeney as water saver of the month in May. Sweeny ripped out 4,000 sq. ft. of creeping lilyturf (Liriope) and transformed her front yard into a drought-tolerant garden, complete with a dry rock creek bed....

City Manager Speaks to Business Club

Laguna Beach City Manager John Pietig will discuss current and future initiatives and the city’s financial condition at a Business Club breakfast meeting Thursday, May 19. The 7:30 a.m. meeting begins with a buffet breakfast at Hotel Laguna, 425 S. Coast Highway. Non-members are...

Laguna Candles Gains a Partner

Laguna Candles founder and owner Sharie Hendricks announced a collaboration with the galleries operated by the marine mammal artist Wyland. The partnership will expand Laguna Candles exposure to eco-aware consumers, Hendricks says in a statement. Laguna Candles makes scented,...

Lighting Entrepreneurs Flip the Switch

A decade since opening lighting shop Lightopia in Laguna Beach, the store will relocate by June to the Costa Mesa design center Soco and will hold a warehouse liquidation sale Saturday, April 30, at 1043 N. Coast Highway. Floor merchandise will be discounted over the next two...

Garden Opens for Spring Fling

Enjoy music, potluck eats and an opportunity to see the latest garden attraction, “The Elf” by joining the Spring Fling Sunday, April 24, from 3-6 p.m. at the South Laguna Community Garden Park Bring drinks and a dish to share to Coast Highway at Eagle Rock Way. For more info:...

Expect Another Downtown Traffic Disruption

Verizon will begin removal of an underground diesel storage tank at Beach and Broadway Streets on Monday, April 18, which is expected to reduce traffic on Beach to a single lane in each direction. The new traffic pattern will be in place 24-hours per day for three weeks....

Citizen Academy Graduates Celebrate

Laguna Beach Police Department’s Citizen Academy graduated its 22nd class last month, adding 17 new members. The 12-week course gives citizen’s insights into the department’s operation. Academy members also shoot at the police firing range and participate in mock scenarios. The...

Club Hosts Celebratory Breakfast

To celebrate its 12 years in Bluebird Park, the Boys & Girls Club welcomes the public to the park from 8 to 10:30 a.m. for its annual Harry Bithell pancake breakfast Saturday, April 9. Admission is $5. For children, the event will also provide park games and arts &...

Club Commissions Economic Impact Study

For every dollar invested in a Boys & Girls Club, there is a return on investment of $10 in community benefit, according to a study commissioned by the Boys and Girls Club of America and conducted by the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research and School of...

Club Extends Hours for Parents Night Out

The Boys and Girls Club’s Canyon branch will host a fun-filled night for children 5 and up from 6-10 p.m. on Friday, March 25. The cost is $20 dollars for members and non-members and dinner and a movie is included. To reserve a spot contact Valerie Navarrete at the Club’s Canyon...

Short-Term Lodging Ban Up for Discussion

A new ordinance prohibiting short-term vacation rentals will be discussed at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, by the city Planning Commission in Council Chambers, 505 Forest Ave. The commission will consider a draft ordinance that proposes a prohibition on short-term-lodging in...

Club Revisits Historic Gardens

Landscape architect Carolyn Bennett will present “Saving Our Gardens – Honoring Our Past” at Laguna Beach Garden Club beginning at 9:30 a.m. Friday, March 11, in Tankersley Hall, 415 Forest Ave. Bennett, who owns CDB Gardens consulting firm in Santa Monica, will use photographic...

Perk for Greenbelt Members: Preview of MacGillivray’s Park Film

Local film director Greg MacGillivray will present a clip of “National Parks Adventure,” which opened in theaters earlier this month, during the Laguna Greenbelt meeting Monday, Feb. 29 at Laguna Playhouse. The free event open to the public begins with a 7 p.m. reception and...

Chamber Members Step Into a Baby’s World

The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce’s mixer this past week ventured to the Assistance League Chapter House and learned about the organization’s early intervention program for families of developmentally-delayed infants. Tours included the EIP classroom and bargain-hunters could...

Garden Club Offers a Living Valentine

All are invited to the Laguna Beach Garden Club’s Friday, Feb. 12, meeting when the annual Valentine container auction takes place at Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave. Registration and social hour is from 9:30-10 a.m. Purchase a unique gift for that special someone and...