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Lowdown for Today’s Holiday

Lowdown for Today’s Holiday

  The city sponsored Fourth of July fireworks show begin at 9 p.m. at Monument Point in Heisler Park tonight. That area of the park will be closed all day, Friday, July 4.  At noon, picnickers in the area of Heisler Park from the Rock Bench at Myrtle Street to the Rockpile Beach stairs at […]

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Project Enables Uncivil Behavior

Project Enables Uncivil Behavior

Editor, I must finally write this letter to express my frustration and sadness about what is happening in our beloved town.  The homeless problem has literally changed the character and quality of life here.  People are now being accosted on the streets for money, food or whatever.  I have witnessed a homeless man urinating in […]

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Rules Won’t Dim a Sparkling July 4

Rules Won’t Dim a Sparkling July 4

The city sponsored Fourth of July fireworks show will begin at 9 p.m. at Monument Point in Heisler Park. That area of the park will be closed all day, Friday, July 4.  At noon, picnickers in the area of Heisler Park from the Rock Bench at Myrtle Street to the Rockpile Beach stairs at Jasmine […]

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Cuts Loom for Tidepool Educators

Cuts Loom for Tidepool Educators

As of August, often the busiest summer tourist month, the tidepools in Laguna Beach’s most popular marine sanctuary will likely be staffed with fewer tidepool educators because of a potential funding shortfall. As part of its mission, Laguna Ocean Foundation took on the responsibility of training and funding tidepool educators several years ago to instruct […]

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Songs, Flags and Salutes Mark Memorial Day

Songs, Flags and Salutes Mark Memorial Day

One of the largest crowds in many years assembled for the 87th annual Memorial Day program on Monday, May 26. Organized by the Laguna Beach American Legion Post and led by Adjutant Richard Moore, the program included solemn rituals, patriotic flourishes and a touch of hometown culture. Post Commander Bob McIntosh, VFW Commander Arnie Silverman […]

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Holiday Marked by Flapjacks, Candidates and Patriotic Tunes

Holiday Marked by Flapjacks, Candidates and Patriotic Tunes

  Republican State Senator and congressional candidate Mimi Walters will be the keynote speaker at the annual Memorial Day program on Monday, May 26, taking place at 11 a.m. at Monument Point in Heisler Park, 375 Cliff Dr. Preceding the ceremony, Laguna’s Exchange Club will hold its annual Memorial Day fundraiser breakfast, also in Heisler […]

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Observations from the Streets

Observations from the Streets

It seems to be a heated debate on whether or not to provide an $18 million shelter for those living on the streets. Quite honestly, most homeless prefer the life on the street rather than establishing a permanent residence. There, they can live life with no accountability. Free to tan, smoke dope and drink. The reason […]

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  Canine Christmas At Heisler Park

Canine Christmas At Heisler Park

Stroll along the glorious bluffs of Heisler Park in North Laguna around seven in the morning and you’ll eventually find a small pack of dog treat donors and their pups huddled together.  Most of the dogs sit patiently, but for one that snaps hungrily at every offering of a doggie delicacy. Rick, the originator of […]

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Palette Competition Winner

Palette Competition Winner

The only pallet selected in this year’s Holiday Palette Competition was a design made by Sean Tiner based on a photograph he took in Heisler Park. “I wanted to make the sunset color surreal and abstract to reflect the holiday cheer of the season,” Tiner explained. In its 47th year the invitational competition is judged […]

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New Venue Opens Views Artists Never See

New Venue Opens Views Artists Never See

After spending the last 25 years painting all over the country, plein air painter Gavin Brooks moved to Laguna Beach earlier this year from Owings Mills, Md. She describes the town as ground zero for today’s generation of plein air painters, an art colony with an art legacy that few other in the U.S. can […]

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Thoughtless Dog Owners Spoil a Public Park

Thoughtless Dog Owners Spoil a Public Park

Editor, Taking a walk on an otherwise neat and clean Main Beach and Heisler Park, one notices dog poo at every few steps left by irresponsible dog owners who go for very early morning walks and never pick up after their pet. In Heisler Park kids play and roll over on grassy knolls unaware of this […]

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Fourth of July Limelight

Fourth of July Limelight

Fourth of July Fun in South Laguna About 50 people gathered for South Laguna’s eighth annual Fourth of July Parade last week where families and friends whooped it up the old-fashioned way. From tossing eggs and water balloons to bobbing for apples and face painting, a good time was had by all!       […]

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Gearing Up for 4th Festivities

Gearing Up for 4th Festivities

By Sara Vandegrift, Special to the Independent   When a flame touches the tip a sparkler, the combined fuel of charcoal and sulfur ignite. Nitrates and chlorates react, resulting in salts that give the hand-held pyrotechnic its color and create the shooting sparks Fourth of July patrons know well. But just as these chemical reactions […]

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LBHS Alumni Reunite at Park

LBHS Alumni Reunite at Park

The Laguna Beach High School Alumni Association is inviting alumni from all classes to their annual all class picnic Saturday, May 4 at the ocean front picnic tables of Heisler Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Class of 1953 is kicking off their reunion weekend at the picnic. The alumni association’s missions are to […]

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Marine Center Overrun with Starving Sea Lion Pups

Marine Center Overrun with Starving Sea Lion Pups

Last weekend, three sick sea lion pups came up on the shore and rocks below Laguna Beach’s Heisler Park and a dog that had broken free of its owner’s leash attacked another near the Treasure Island tide pools below the Montage resort.  The injured young sea lion later died due to the inflicted wounds, according […]