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Cops Submit to Dunking for Good

Laguna Beach Police Employees Association will hold its second annual “dunk-a-cop” fundraiser on the Main Beach cobblestones from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 7. President Larry Bammer is hoping to double proceeds compared to his first try. All proceeds from the...

Pros Pump Up the Action

Three tournaments took place during the 57th annual men’s Laguna Open at Main Beach. A deep field of talent played on June 16, which included 19 of 40 players rated at AAA, the highest amateur rating, as well as a few unrated professionals. Casey Patterson and Ryan Doherty...

Fete Promises a Musical Free For All

More than a score of musicians and singers will perform in a variety of genres and locations throughout downtown Laguna Beach during the Fête de la Musique on Saturday, June 16, beginning at 1 p.m. with an opening ceremony at the Main Beach cobblestones. The day-long festival of...

Hospitality News

Local Hotel Receives TripAdvisor Kudos Casa Laguna Inn & Spa, 2510 S. Coast Highway, received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award given to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding reviews on TripAdvisor. Just 10 percent of accommodations listed on...

Concert Band Poised for a Larger Stage

What better way to celebrate summer’s unofficial Memorial Day weekend kickoff than to head for Main Beach to absorb the rays and rousing tunes performed by the Laguna Concert Band on Monday, May 28, beginning at 12:30 p.m. For those with other plans that day, there’s a chance to...

Earth Day Activities

Ways to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle   Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann’s Dr., celebrates Earth Day Sunday, April 22 with a resource fair in Bridge Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.   The fair follows the church’s regular 10 a.m. worship service in the sanctuary...

A Century of Girl Scouting

Over the weekend, over 100 local Girl Scouts and their families gathered to celebrate the 100th year of Girl Scouting at Main Beach. The birthday initiates the 2012 as the Year of the Girl.

Bigger Lifeguard HQs Underway

Costs on the rise Main Beach’s basketball players are dribbling elsewhere, forced off the beach in recent weeks by a new crew. The popular basketball courts now covered in plywood lie beneath mounds of dirt and gear as excavation for a new sewer pump station next to the lifeguard...

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.  

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...