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. Laguna Beach is not alone in reporting declines in crimes […]
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The Chamber of Commerce’s new president, Larry Nokes, was sworn in and the organization’s Spirit winners announced during a presentation on Jan. 31. The chamber’s other officers and board members include president-elect Gregg Abel, as well as Debbie MacDonald, Aaron Talarico, Todd Orlich, Michael Kinsman, Chris Keller, Julie Cimpko, Michael Beack, Ken Fishbeck and Kate […]
Laguna Beach’s Chamber of Commerce announced nominees to its Spirit of Laguna Awards, which will be announced at its December board meeting. The winners will be honored on Jan. 31 during an installation scheduled from 6-9 p.m. at Seven Degrees, 891 Laguna Canyon Road. And the nominees are: For business of the year; Pacific Edge […]
Darrcy Loveland, chief executive of the Laguna Beach Community Foundation, informed board members of her intent to retire, effective next month. Foundation board chair Rick Balzar said this week a search committee has been established to look for a successor. Loveland, a resident since 1999, was hired by the foundation in February 2011.
A hair stylist at a Laguna Beach salon who was robbed of her purse at gunpoint earlier this month is likely still nursing the bruise she suffered in the attack, but on Christmas Day she received an unexpected gift: the replacement of her stolen cell phone. Patricia Wenskunas, of Irvine-based Crime Survivors, a victim’s aid […]
Editor, The president of the Laguna Beach Police Employees Association, Larry Bammer, says that the defeated marijuana Proposition 19 is dangerous, and he talks about illegal sales of marijuana from storefront dispensaries. You can get a medical marijuana card if you have any one of over 200 medical conditions. The 1997 law passed by the people allows […]
Editor, I appreciated both the article and photograph from Editor Adelson (“Rookies Added to Laguna’s Force,” Oct. 1) Noel’s comment (Letters, “Questioning Photo of Rookies,” Oct. 8) that we are in Laguna so the rookies should be talking to the residents or homeless not armed like they are ready to attack. A bunch of “rambos”? […]