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Historic Cottages on Chopping Block

Saying his opponents “shot themselves in the foot,” Laguna Beach resident and developer Ken Fischbeck rescinded a proposal made earlier this month to move and renovate two historic cottages sequestered to an empty lot in Laguna Canyon four years ago. Fischbeck,...

Plea for a Redwood Cottage

Editor, This is in reference to the April 8 article in the Indy, entitled “Open Space Prevails At Big Bend.” The cute little early 1920s one-bedroom brown craftsman cottage, all redwood, except for the outside front porch (no termites ever!), was the winner of a city...

Open Space Prevails at Big Bend

Historic cottages to be removed Nearly four city-owned acres at a curve on Laguna Canyon Road known as Big Bend, where three dilapidating historic cottages have been stashed for years, were decreed as pristine open space by the City Council Tuesday night. Laguna Canyon Foundation...