Bike Fatalities Marginalized Compared to Cop’s Death

Editor, It has been three months since John Colvin’s fatal-hit-and-run in Emerald Bay. In an email from his wife Joan, I’ve learned she still has no accident report from the LBPD. Following three separate motorcades, last month the LBPD reminded us again of our...

Violent Crime Drops by 30%

By Andrea Adelson | LB Indy Violent crime dropped by 30 percent in Laguna Beach last year, while illegal activity related to property, such as thefts and break-ins, declined by 13 percent, according to statistics compiled annually by the police department and released last week....

Honored on Home Turf

Laguna Beach High School student trumpeter Aaron Alcouloumre sounded the national anthem on Friday, Oct. 4, before the football game while a police color guard paraded to honor fallen Laguna Beach police officer Jon Coutchie, who was a member of the detail. Photo by Doug Landrum  

Pressing for a Monument to Lives Lost in the Line of Duty

A new memorial should be erected near Laguna Beach’s existing Sept. 11 and veterans memorials in remembrance of three public-safety employees who died in the line of duty, the police association president urged the City Council on Tuesday. Larry Bammer’s plea came days after...