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Eye on Nature

No Butts About It: Earth Day is Everyday By Ellen Girardeau Kempler By the time you read this, Earth Day 2014 will be history. The now-annual observance that started in 1970 has become a touchstone for campaigns around a host of causes from water conservation to land...

Cyclists Pedal for Artistic Racks

Cycling enthusiasts lobbied Laguna Beach’s Arts Commission to consider adding an artist designed bike rack competition to its portfolio of publicly funded projects during a meeting on Monday, April 22. Under state mandates to create streets accessible to bicyclists, pedestrians...

Stopping a Relic of a Wired World

Editor,   Laguna outdid itself this year for Earth Day with collaboration between the city, Seeds, Transition Laguna, Kelp Fest and others. What a great day and a great turn out. So what a come down to have AT&T telephone directories dumped on our doorsteps. I was extra...

Ecstatic Over Earth Day

The Earth Day celebration organized by Transition Laguna on Park Avenue between Coast Highway and the library drew hundreds of people to its habitats. The eco-village set the example for water reuse, solar, composting and gardening. The eco-exhibition showcased vendors covering...

Celebrate Earth, Wind, Sea and Sun Day

United by their love for Laguna Beach’s natural beauty and an intense desire to protect and sustain it for the future, five local organizations are coming together for a free Earth Day gala weekend on April 21 and 22. On the cobblestones at the south end of Main Beach, the second...

Earth Day Events

A Challenge to Clean the Entire City   BlueWater-Greenearth challenges local residents to step up and do something “out of this world” on Earth Day, Saturday, April 21, by volunteering to clean the entire city of Laguna Beach and its beaches from 9 a.m. to noon.   Those...

Community Datebook

A Comic Turn for Earth Day Finally, an Earth Day activity with humor. This Friday, April 22, Mayor Pro Tem Jane Egly will play straight man to Waste Management’s Michelle Clark, an erstwhile comic. The intends to parody Jay Leno’s Jay Walking with their own version,  Green...

Class Notes

Students Bag Their Message El Morro School students spent will be distributing decorated Earth Day bags to customers at the Pavilions supermarket in Boat Canyon on Earth Day, Friday, April 22. The project, now in its third year, gives the young students a chance to express their...

Celebrating Earth Day

Getting Dirty in the Wilderness Parks The Laguna Canyon Foundation celebrates Earth Day with volunteers interested in restoring habitat from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 16. Volunteers can assist in removing invasive plants at two locations: Aliso and Wood Canyons...

Skipping the Trivial to Save the Earth

Editor, How sad that Michael Ray gets a whole column to complain about stop lights (“Road Rage,” April 8, page 3). And all those column inches about skateboarders. We’ve become preoccupied with our own trivial little problems, while the whole planet is groaning from our...