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 preservation, bees to whales, rainforests to wetlands. Many […]
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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 and autos, Laguna is moving towards designating bike routes through town and have added painted […]
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 lucky; I got two of them since […]
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 relevant topics and the eco-lounge provided old-fashioned live musical entertainment. rday, April 21.
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 annual Kelpfest will kick […]
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 who join the cause for an hour […]
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 Walking. Egly and Clark intend to set out […]
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 concern about the earth with words and with […]
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 self-centeredness. Earth Day is April 22 and there are many events to recognize that we are not alone on […]