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Marking the Shortest Day of 2011

Marking the Shortest Day of 2011

Whether talking on a cell phone, capturing the moment on camera or pointing out pelicans to a little one, silhouetted visitors observe the winter solstice at the 4:52 p.m. from the Main Beach boardwalk.  

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Holiday Services Celebrated Throughout Laguna

Holiday Services Celebrated Throughout Laguna

UMC Sings Praise of Christmas United Methodist Church, 21632 Wesley Drive, invites the community to an assembly of Christmas Eve services: at 5 p.m., a 45-minute family worship service especially offered for children and their families; and 7 p.m., a musical worship service featuring chancel choir, hand bells, organ and piano music will be held. […]

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Tournament Winners Roar on Main Beach

Tournament Winners Roar on Main Beach

     

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Reflecting on AIDS

Reflecting on AIDS

The city’s HIV Advisory Board is gearing up for World AIDS Day, today, Thursday, Dec. 1, an annual day of reflection in honor of those who have died of AIDS.   Laguna will  offer a Main Beach health fair and sunset vigil at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. service at Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. […]

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Basketball Sign-ups Underway

Basketball Sign-ups Underway

Become a part of community history by participating in this year’s boys basketball league at the Boys and Girls Club. Since the original club opened its doors on Main Beach in 1952, basketball and other sports leagues have played a pivotal part in providing local youth a safe place to get together and have fun […]

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‘Savages’ Roar Heard All Over Town

‘Savages’ Roar Heard All Over Town

Crowding the beaches with camera equipment and A-list actors, film maker Oliver Stone brought the set of his new film “Savages” to Laguna Beach this week. The crime drama is based on the bestselling book by Don Winslow that focuses on the relationship between best friends and Laguna Beach pot growers Ben (Aaron Johnson) and […]

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Community Datebook

Community Datebook

Drive-Thru eWaste Collection Set   The public is invited to get rid of unused electronics and shred personal documents at an electronic waste and paper drive-through on Saturday, Sept. 17, in the school district parking lot, 550 Blumont St., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The free service will be manned by Surterre Properties agents […]

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‘Savages’ Prowl Across Main Beach

‘Savages’ Prowl Across Main Beach

Crowding the beaches with camera equipment and A-list actors, film maker Oliver Stone brought the set of his new film “Savages” to Laguna Beach on Monday. Shooting is expected to continue Tuesday also, according to Susan Cannan, who issues the city’s film permits. The crime drama is based on the bestselling book by Don Winslow […]

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Lights Out on ‘Light Trespass’

Lights Out on ‘Light Trespass’

Ordinance and resuscitation possible for nearly dead cottages The new sewer pump station at the soon-to-be remodeled Main Beach lifeguard headquarters will cost nearly twice as much as anticipated and force the postponement of other sewer projects, the City Council learned Tuesday. The subterranean design edges closer to $4 million as opposed to the earlier […]

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Body Found on Laguna's Main Beach

Body Found on Laguna’s Main Beach

Police on a routine patrol discovered the body of a homeless man who appeared to have died a few hours earlier on Main Beach shortly after midnight on Tuesday, July 5. The man was identified as 59-year-old Robert Hurd. “There were no signs of foul play and the man appeared to have passed away an […]

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Open Space Parcel Tax

Open Space Parcel Tax

Editor, The Citizens for the Preservation of Open Space are collecting signatures to put on the ballot an initiative to add $120 a year on every property owner’s property tax bill for 20 years.  Please don’t sign this petition or vote for it if it’s put on a ballot.   I for one am tired […]

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Home-Grown Events Celebrate Memorial Day

Home-Grown Events Celebrate Memorial Day

The Laguna Beach Exchange Club plans its annual Memorial Day pancake breakfast from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 30, in Heisler Park, staffed by local police and firefighters. Due to construction underway near the park’s Monument Point, Memorial Day observances by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion that typically follow the pancake […]

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Laguna's Newest Mural Adds Downtown Color

Laguna’s Newest Mural Adds Downtown Color

Given any sunny weekend, to say nothing of summer heat, throngs arrive in Laguna Beach, coming from far and wide, in all shapes and colors, ages and dispositions, armed with enough gear to lay siege to the town’s coastline. Streaming from the canyon to Main Beach, they also can see a stylized likeness of themselves […]

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Stinkless Beach Sewer Station Doubles in Cost

Stinkless Beach Sewer Station Doubles in Cost

Also, lights out on ‘Light Trespass’ ordinance and resuscitation possible for nearly dead cottages The new sewer pump station at the soon-to-be remodeled Main Beach lifeguard headquarters will cost nearly twice as much as anticipated and force the postponement of other sewer projects, the City Council learned Tuesday. The subterranean design edges closer to $4 […]

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Kelpfest Brings Underwater World to Main Beach

Kelpfest Brings Underwater World to Main Beach

The second annual Kelpfest will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, on Main Beach. “Thousands of volunteers helped and are still helping to restore the kelp forests of Orange County, and when the kelp came back we needed to celebrate,” said event organizer Nancy Caruso, a marine biologist who […]