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Downtown Plan Open to Revision

Downtown Plan Open to Revision

The Laguna Beach Planning Commission is seeking community input about the Downtown Specific Plan’s short-comings and recommendations to improve the 23-year-old policies that guide land use and development decisions downtown. The workshop will be held on Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at Laguna Beach City Hall, 505 Forest Ave. The […]

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Authorities Urge Residents to Receive Emergency Updates

Authorities Urge Residents to Receive Emergency Updates

Fire officials urge residents to register their contact information with AlertOC, the regional mass notification system. In an emergency, AlertOC is a critical link for residents to immediately learn if action such as evacuation is required. All Laguna Beach home phone numbers are already preregistered but citizens can add cell and work phones, email addresses, […]

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Call for Design Review Board Members

Call for Design Review Board Members

The City Council is accepting applications for the Board of Adjustment/Design Review Board and will be interviewing candidates on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. at their regular meeting. Appointments will be made to fill three regular terms to Feb. 1. Applicants should have attended two current meetings prior to the interviews. Members serve a […]

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Studios Open for Visitors

Studios Open for Visitors

The official start of the fourth annual Laguna Beach Artist Open Studios is Saturday, Oct. 6 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants can catch a free shuttle service from the Act V parking lot, located at 1900 Laguna Canyon Road and take advantage of free parking. Thirty-three artists are observable, working in a spectrum […]

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Advice Wanted on Revising Downtown Planning

Advice Wanted on Revising Downtown Planning

Laguna’s Planning Commission will host a Downtown Specific Plan Workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 505 Forest Ave. The commission is seeking ideas from community members, design professionals, and downtown business and property owners for improving downtown prior to updating the Downtown Specific Plan. For additional information, contact […]

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Citizen Academy Assembling

Citizen Academy Assembling

The Laguna Beach Police Department is accepting applications for its next Citizen Academy, starting Sept. 6. The academy meets from 6 to 9:30 p.m. for 12 consecutive weeks. Applications will be accepted until Aug. 23. The course is designed to provide the public with a better understanding of the department and to help foster better […]

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New Teen Drinking Law Gets Summer Hiatus

New Teen Drinking Law Gets Summer Hiatus

To applause from both sides of the issue, an ordinance fining adults for hosting parties where minors are drinking and using drugs was tabled for additional tweaking in a 3-1 vote by Laguna Beach’s City Council on Tuesday. Known as the social host ordinance (SHO), the proposed city law was sent back to the police […]

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City Offers New Business Workshops

City Offers New Business Workshops

  The next Open for Business workshop for business owners and others interested in opening or expanding businesses in Laguna Beach take place Thursday, June 21, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Laguna Beach Community Center, 380 Third St. Workshop participants will include Planning Commissioners Anne Johnson and Bob Whalen, Laguna Beach Chamber of […]

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Brooks Surf Contest Opens Registration

Brooks Surf Contest Opens Registration

The waiting period for the 50th Brooks Street Surf Contest has begun. The surf contest, touted as “the oldest surfing classic in the world,” is open to Laguna Beach residents only. Event age groups range from youth (boys 13 and under, girls 15 and under) through to senior masters (40-49). Register at the city’s Community […]

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Citizens Needed to Serve on City Committees

Citizens Needed to Serve on City Committees

Laguna Beach is accepting applications for three people on the South Laguna Water & Sewer Advisory Committee as well as four people interested in serving on the Emergency/Disaster Preparedness Committee. The water and sewer committee is comprised of two board members from South Coast Water District, two councilmembers, the city manager, the district’s general manager […]

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Workshop on City Land Use Slated

Workshop on City Land Use Slated

The Planning Commission will host a Land Use Element workshop on Wednesday, April 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 505 Forest Ave.   The meeting’s purpose is informing residents, property owners, businesses, architects, designers, realtors and interested parties of changes required by the state California Coastal Commission to the city’s recently approved […]

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Track Meet Welcomes Newcomers

Track Meet Welcomes Newcomers

The city’s annual Boys & Girls Track Meet will take place Friday, March 30, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the LBHS track and field.   All boys and girls who were born in or after the year 1997 and reside or attend school within the Laguna Beach Unified School District are invited to […]

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Community Datebook

Community Datebook

New Member Added to Foundation   Jim Jaqua was elected to the Laguna Beach Community Foundation board.   He’s familiar with the foundation’s aims since as former Bank of Hemet chief executive he worked with a similar foundation to establish a donor advised fund for college scholarships for the children of the bank’s employees. Introduction […]

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Openings Available on Eco Committee

Openings Available on Eco Committee

Laguna Beach is accepting applications for appointment to its Environmental Sustainability Committee. Applicants for the two-year terms will be interviewed by the City Council on March 6 at 6 p.m. during the regular meeting in Council Chambers, 505 Forest Ave. Applicants must reside in Laguna Beach.   Applicants should be capable of research, reviewing government […]

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Recruiting for Citizens Academy

Recruiting for Citizens Academy

After its absence for several years, the police department is accepting applications for its Citizen Academy, a 12-week course designed to provide community members with a better understanding of the department and to help foster better communications between police personnel and citizens. The academy starts Thursday, Feb. 9, and will meet from 6 to 9:30 […]