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LCF Holds Kid Camps

LCF Holds Kid Camps

Laguna Canyon Foundation presents a summer youth camp for kids age 6-13, and tot camp (with parents) age three to five. The older group will engage in science fun, nature exploration and survival skills. The younger group will explore nature and learn about the wonders of the natural environment through all five senses. They too will […]

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Getting Out 5/31/13

Getting Out 5/31/13

Grammy Winners Gather to Support Blue Water and Radio Several Grammy winning artists will perform from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, May 31 at the Cliff, 577 S. Coast Highway, in a fundraising concert benefitting Blue Water Green Earth and KX 93.5, the local radio station. The confirmed performers already include Jonny Kaplan and Rami […]

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Undergrounding and or Village Entrance?

Undergrounding and or Village Entrance?

Editor, Both of these possible projects are important to residents of Laguna Beach. Which one do you feel is the most important? City-wide undergrounding of utilities or the village entrance park and parking structure. If Laguna Beach city government is gong to spend $30 to $50 million dollars on a new village entrance park and […]

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Easier Parking Tied to Quality Transit

Easier Parking Tied to Quality Transit

Even as Laguna Beach looks under the hood of its transit system for ways to offset rising costs, parking experts unveiled draft plans that promote reliable, high-frequency shuttles coupled with low-cost remote lots to help unclog the town’s streets. Bob Madsen of Irvine’s RBF Consulting and his team of experts presented their draft recommendations to […]

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Kid Stuff 4/19/13

Kid Stuff 4/19/13

Youth Photos Earn a Museum Showing Regional winners of a national Boys & Girls Club photo contest, including entries from the local club, go on display in the Laguna Art Museum’s Young Artists Society Gallery April 21-May 19. A free reception open to the public is planned for Sunday, April 21. Local photo professionals Tom […]

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Martin Joseph Miller DDS

Martin Joseph Miller DDS

Martin Miller passed away peacefully on Feb. 2, 2013, at his home in Laguna Beach. He was 87. Martin was born in Seattle, Wash., on July 19, 1925, the oldest son of Martin J. Miller and Teresa E. Miller. A life-long Catholic, he attended St. Alphonsus Grade School and O’Dea High School graduating in 1943. […]

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80th Pageant Preps the Tableaux

80th Pageant Preps the Tableaux

In preparation for next summer’s 80th anniversary show, “The Big Picture,” the Pageant of the Masters is looking for men, women, and children to volunteer as cast members. Casting call will be held at the Irvine Bowl Park 650 Laguna Canyon Road on Saturday, Jan. 5 from 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 6 from […]

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Student Lunches Get a Grilling

Student Lunches Get a Grilling

Twice a month students and staff at El Morro and Top of the World elementary schools can savor lunches freshly barbequed at their respective school sites. Lunch choices include a grass-fed beef hamburger or a protein veggie burger on a whole-grain bun served with milk, fresh fruit and salad from the schools’ salad bars. Grilled […]

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Grand Jury Applicants Called

Grand Jury Applicants Called

Orange County residents who want to make a difference in their community are encouraged to submit an application to serve on next year’s Orange County Grand Jury by Jan. 18. The one-year term begins July 1. The 19 members of the Grand Jury are empowered to perform civil oversight of local government by reviewing and […]

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Ignoring Advice Breeds Cynicism

Ignoring Advice Breeds Cynicism

Editor, (This letter was also addressed to the Planning Commission) In three years of meetings with residents, city staff and city council members, the Complete Streets Task Force (CSTF) identified sources of public funding for infrastructure projects as early as June 2009, again in April, July and August 2010 (see Minutes). The city never applied […]

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Ignoring Advice Breeds Cynicism

Ignoring Advice Breeds Cynicism

Editor, (This letter was also addressed to the Planning Commission) In three years of meetings with residents, city staff and city council members, the Complete Streets Task Force (CSTF) identified sources of public funding for infrastructure projects as early as June 2009, again in April, July and August 2010 (see Minutes). The city never applied […]

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Exploring South Laguna by Trolley

Exploring South Laguna by Trolley

Editor, Summer trolleys end Sunday, Sept. 2 at 11:30 p.m. Take a ride on the south route and explore your town. Stop at Wesley Drive and walk Treasure Island Park or plop down on one of it’s four gorgeous beaches. Check out the almost mermaid “Voyager” by Linda Brunker near the underground garage, the nearly […]

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Obituary: Nina Mack

Obituary: Nina Mack

Nina Kim Mack, who arrived at Laguna as a 9-year-old in 1972, passed away on July 13. Between the years 1972 and 1981, she attended El Morro Elementary, Thurston Middle Schol and Laguna Beach High School. She graduated in 1981. Her family asks friends to call 949-484-4824 if they would like to attend her memorial, […]

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Why Hide, Anonymous?

Why Hide, Anonymous?

Editor, I am a little confused about “Open Letter to Injured Skateboarder” in the July 27 edition from “Anonymous” as I thought there was a policy in place requiring: “The letter writer’s signature, (an email address will suffice) printed name, street address and phone number must be included – published letters will only use the […]

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Anonymous Never Again!

Anonymous Never Again!

Re:  “Open letter to a Skateboarder,” July 27, sent by Anonymous  Last week the Indy published a letter signed anonymously. This is unusual because this paper has a very strict rule regarding transparency and yet they bent the rule for this person. Especially so, with the ongoing debate here in town over skateboarders. If one […]