rss

Site Map

Site Feeds

Pages

Categories

Monthly Archives

Tags

All Articles

Inside Out: The JFK Assassination was my 9/11

Inside Out: The JFK Assassination was my 9/11

When JFK was shot, my parents were on the parade route. Friends were at the Dallas Trade Mart awaiting Kennedy’s
Christy Acquires Laguna’s ‘Yosemite’

Christy Acquires Laguna’s ‘Yosemite’

28Jun13 • 5 comments
The acquisition of Aliso Creek Inn and Golf Course was announced Thursday by a private investment group led by lifetime
Village Entrance Moves Ahead, Finally

Village Entrance Moves Ahead, Finally

After years of talks and studies, Laguna Beach’s City Council voted 3-2 on Tuesday to proceed with a $42 million
Merritt Believes He Can Improve on City’s Merits

Merritt Believes He Can Improve on City’s Merits

20Jul14 • 0 comments
Announcing his intention to run for City Council this week, Paul Merritt says the city of Laguna Beach needs to
New Cafe Un-‘Urth’s a Landmark

New Cafe Un-‘Urth’s a Landmark

By Kellie Hall, Special to the Independent Urth Caffé officially broke ground at the historic former Cottage restaurant in North
Cyclists and Pedestrians Mobilize for Safety

Cyclists and Pedestrians Mobilize for Safety

About 200 helmeted cyclists and bareheaded pedestrians spilled over the lawn in front of City Hall Tuesday night to decry
MIG Chosen to Create Town’s Vision

MIG Chosen to Create Town’s Vision

The City Council selected the urban planning team assembled by San Diego-based MIG to help shape the guidelines for future
Police Suppress Popular Drum Circle

Police Suppress Popular Drum Circle

17Jul14 • 2 comments
Laguna Beach police and park rangers pre-emptively closed off emptying public parking lots at Aliso Beach for last Saturday’s Full

Coastal Commission Will Eventually See Past Ranch’s Critics

Coastal Commission Will Eventually See Past Ranch’s Critics

Editor, After reading recent articles in the Independent, I am deeply saddened to learn that the project we locals have
Allegations Suggest Lack of Oversight by Planning Commission

Allegations Suggest Lack of Oversight by Planning Commission

Editor, In a unanimous vote, the Coastal Commission upheld an appeal against a controversial project at the locally well-known Ben
Let the Ranch Go On

Let the Ranch Go On

Editor, I worked at Aliso Creek Inn & Golf Course, which is now The Ranch, when Ms. Brown owned it.
Cop’s Beat Includes Kindness

Cop’s Beat Includes Kindness

Editor, The other day I was on my way to the store when I approached an intersection. As I turned
Canyon is the Wrong Location

Canyon is the Wrong Location

Editor, Last week, my wife and I had the pleasure of being invited to tour two permanent housing facilities for
Why isn’t Kelp Cleaned Up?

Why isn’t Kelp Cleaned Up?

Editor, As a long time resident of North Laguna, can someone explain to me the city’s position on the removal
Speaker's Corner

Speaker’s Corner

Laying Out Ranch Plans First and foremost, I’d like to thank the people of Laguna for their overwhelming support of
Speaker's Corner

Speaker’s Corner

Good Schools Deserve Good Management Let’s be clear, in civic affairs it is positive to point out negatives that need
Empty Nesters Open Their Homes, Gain Cultural Insights

Empty Nesters Open Their Homes, Gain Cultural Insights

By Kellie Hall, Special to the Independent   An exchange organization, Compass U.S.A., is still looking for families to host