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Speaker’s Corner

The Beach Isn’t Our Only Valuable Asset By: Joe Hanauer Just over a year ago, I was elected chair of The Laguna Playhouse, and at that time, I shared my vision for the Playhouse as being not only a place for high-quality professional theatre, but also a center for all kinds of...

Urging Council Members to Proceed

Editor, Several weeks ago City Council voted to advance the village entrance project.  Council members showed leadership in presenting proposals each having a number of redeeming features.  This coming Tuesday, June 11, the Council will consider actions after nearly 20 years of...

HIP District Is All Mapped Out

The HIP District has released their new 2012 map and guide, offering visitors and residents alike assistance in navigating the seven block area that runs from the intersection of Thalia and S. Coast Hwy. to Bluebird Canyon. The district boasts a diverse array of businesses...

Marketer Joins Laguna Beach Live Board

Joe Becker joined the board of Laguna Beach Live, which presents professional live music up close and accessible in an eclectic mix of styles and venues.  A direct marketing entrepreneur, Becker retired in his late 30s and has since pursued his passions including writing,...