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There’s a New Trail Boss in Town

By Donna Furey | LB Indy After moving to Newport Beach a year ago from Flagstaff, Arizona, Alan Kaufmann worked with Earthroots Field School, based in Trabuco Canyon, teaching children wilderness survival skills. Kaufmann is now working on wilderness survival of a different sort....

North Laguna Trail Re-Opened

The Emerald Canyon Trail, was one of the most popular hiking and biking trails in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, reopened, park officials announced last week. The train was closed in 2010 during a record rainstorm that washed out two large gullies in the middle of the trail and...
Posted On 14 Jul 2014

In Honor of the Great Outdoors

The county parks department and Irvine Ranch Conservancy host the Irvine Ranch Open Space’s second anniversary celebration on July 28 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. where attendees get a chance to explore historic Black Star Canyon and the new trails in Baker Canyon. Open to the public,...

Take a Hike With the OC Parks

In celebration of National Trails Days, Irvine Ranch Conservancy and OC Parks welcome the public to experience Limestone Canyon at Wilderness Access Day on Saturday, June 2. Attendees will enjoy self-guided access, hiking, biking and equestrian use on designated trails from 9...

The Write Stuff

Laguna Beach Books welcomes David R. Stoecklein, author of “Southern California Coastal Mountains to the Sea” to the store Friday, Oct. 21, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., 1200 S. Coast Highway. He’ll be joined at the book signing and presentation Michael O’Connell, executive director...