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Two Motorists Hit During DUI Pursuit

Laguna Beach police arrested a 39-year-old Gardena motorist at gunpoint Friday, July 25, who fled pursuing officers for 2.6 miles and collided with two other vehicles, injuring another driver. Hector Chavez was arrested for suspicion of felony hit and run, DUI and evading, and...
Posted On 31 Jul 2014

Indy Calendar

Friday, July 18 Pawnshop Kings, 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy, 949 494-1956 Benise, 8 p.m., The Coach House, 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949 496-8930 The Strangers, 9 p.m., Marine Room Tavern, 214 Ocean Ave., 949 494-3027 Nick I and A.D.D., 9 p.m.,...

Jewish Recipes Warm Up Festival

The Art of Cooking Series continues at the Festival of Arts from 1- 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 20, with Judy Bart Kancigor, teacher of Jewish cooking and family life. “Many of her recipes have been passed down from generation to generation and we’re honored that she’ll be sharing...

Police on the Hunt for Drunk Drivers

Officers from the Laguna Beach Police Department will be deploying this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers Friday, July 18, between 6 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. Saturday, July 19. In the previous three years, DUI collisions have claimed one life and resulted in...

Streetbeat

Monday, 6/30 Pedestrian stop. Bluff Drive. 12:41 p.m. Robert Santoro, 58, of Laguna Beach, was arrested for suspicion of meth possession and held without bail because his act violated parole. Car theft. 3000 Nestall Rd. 1:25 p.m. A 2014 rental car went missing. Foot patrol. 3200...

Indy Calendar

Friday, July 11 World Anthem, 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy, 949 494-1956 Jefferson Starship, 8 p.m., The Coach House, 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949 496-8930 Nick I and A.D.D., 9 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy, 949 715-7777 VooDoo Groove, 9...

Indy Calendar, July 4- July 10

Friday, July 4 City fireworks show, 9 p.m., originates from Monument Point at Heisler Park Nick “I” and A.D.D., 9 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy, 949 715-7777 Rod and the Pistons, 9 p.m., Marine Room Tavern, 214 Ocean Ave., 949 494-3027 Saturday, July 5 Farmers...

Indy Calendar

Friday, June 27 Kalama Brothers, 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy, 949 494-1956 Final Weekend: Mona Golabek in “The Pianist of Willesden Lane,” 7:30 p.m., Laguna Beach Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road, lagunaplayhouse.com or 949 497-2787. Closes June 29....

Indy Arts Calendar

Friday, June 20 Sawdust Art Festival Art Classes: 10 a.m and 2 p.m., www.sawdustartfestival.org/sawdust-studio-art-classes-schedule/, 949 494-3030. Also 1 p.m. 6/21 Rick Springfield author of “Magnificent Vibration,” 1 p.m., tickets required, Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast...

Fire Forces Residents From Home

Twenty-eight firefighters contained a house fire in the 900 block of Noria Street in Arch Beach Heights within 25 minutes on Monday, June 22. The occupants of the two-story residence were not home when the firefighters from the Laguna Beach Fire department and Orange County Fire...

Indy Calendar June 13-19

Friday, June 13 Sawdust Art Festival Art Classes: 10 a.m and 2 p.m. www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses  949 494-3030. Also 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. 6/14 “I love to Rock ‘N’ Roll” Dance Program, 4-6 p.m., Susi Q, 380 Third St. 949 497-2441 World Anthem,...

An Ode to Walking in Laguna

Editor, Walking Laguna Beach is fun and it’s the most underrated thing in town to do!  I am 80 and haven’t had a car since 2003. I love taking the big OCTA buses and/or our city “Main Line” buses, subsidized by a generous grant from OCTA, to the patisserie...

DUI Checkpoint Snares One Offender

One motorist was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol when Laguna Beach police officers conducted a DUI/drivers license checkpoint from 9 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 7, at Coast Highway one half mile north of Wesley. Of the 2,016 vehicles that passed...

Indy Calendar June 6-12

Friday, June 6 Sawdust Art Festival Art Classes: 10 a.m and 2 p.m. www.sawdustartfestival.org/studioartclasses 949 494-3030. Also 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. 6/7 Dr. Robin Berman, author of “Permission to Parent,” free, 6 p.m., Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway, 949...

Woman Arrested for Attempted Murder

A woman arrested for suspicion of attempted homicide after firing a gun at a man had pulled the trigger multiple times on a revolver that failed to fire, police said. Cristina Marie Higuera, 47, of Laguna Beach, was held for $500,000 bail following her arrest Monday, May 26,...