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Exemptions End for Disabled Drivers

Motorists with a disabled persons placard no longer can park without paying in unoccupied non-handicapped spaces in city lots, said parking supervisor Jim Beres. Placard holders, who had enjoyed that luxury, are still entitled to park gratis in any street metered space or in...

Beach Patrol Sets Out Shortly

Eight non-sworn temporary beach patrol officers will strike out on the sand and in city parks beginning June 29, issuing citations for drinking alcohol and smoking on the beach, off-leash dogs, parking violations and skateboarding scofflaws. Civilian police supervisor Jim Beres...

Animal Shelter Reopens

The city’s flood-damaged animal shelter reopened to the public in its original Laguna Canyon location on Monday. Some of the replacement furnishings, damaged by last December’s flooding, have yet to arrive, said a statement from the city manager. All the animals are back at the...

Animal Shelter Reopens

The city’s flood-damaged animal shelter reopened to the public in its original Laguna Canyon location on Monday. Some of the replacement furnishings, damaged by last December’s flooding, have yet to arrive, said a statement from the city manager. All the animals are back at the...

Hunters Summoned to Target Coyotes

Animal control officers and Laguna Woods city officials are turning to professional hunters to trap and shoot coyotes that ever more boldly have seized pets and attacked residents in Laguna Woods in recent weeks. In an emergency meeting last Thursday, Laguna Woods’ City Council...

Shelter Supporters Deserve Kudos

Editor, Our Laguna Beach Animal Shelter was decimated in the recent rains. We lost nearly everything from electronics to paperclips. And, once again, people have been there to help us. I want to thank as many as I can. The Animal Control officers came in on their days off....