renaissance

Greeter Gets a Facelift

Artist Mike Tauber lacks a medical license but he’s behind the facelift of a local celebrity: the statue of Eiler Larsen, the best-known Laguna Beach “greeter.” Tauber recently touched up the statue that hails visitors to the HIP District, a Coast Highway commercial strip between...

Scouts Newly Fledged

Jeff White, then a fifth-grade transplant from Boston, met Tim Peterson at a meeting to recruit new scouts. Seven years later and after a ceremony last week, they are Laguna Beach Troop 35 Eagle Scouts! Jeff, the quintessential “big” brother to his twin siblings,...