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Breaking News: Rock’N Fish’s closure in Laguna Beach

November 11, 2014 Below is an open letter from the owners of Rock’N Fish Laguna Beach who closed their doors yesterday for the last time. Friends and Family, With great sadness we are announcing Rock’N Fish’s closure in Laguna Beach. We have developed many friendships and loyal...

Alma Marie Fedorsin 1923-2014

Alma Marie Fedorsin, of Laguna Woods, passed away from natural causes April 17, 2014. Her husband was with her at the time of her death. Alma was born in Ambridge, Penn., on Nov. 13, 1923. She was the youngest of 13 children born to Carmela and Joseph Caracci, who immigrated to...

Plastic-Bag Ban Bad News for Pet Owners?

The city’s ban on the distribution of single-use plastic bags by retailers could pose a sticky situation for pet owners. Dog owners typically reuse plastic grocery bags to pick up their pets’ poop on walks along city streets. “I do know a lot of people use them for the purpose I...

HÔM Group Affiliates With Sotheby’s

By Roger Bloom | NB Indy Editor High-end residential real estate broker HÔM Group will become an affiliated member of the Sotheby’s International Realty network as of tomorrow, and the offices and agents of Coast Sotheby’s International Realty will become part of HÔM Gr...

Bring Your Own; Plastic Bags on Their Way Out

Following the lead of Manhattan Beach, whose plastic bag ban was recently upheld by the state Supreme Court, the City Council Tuesday decided to proceed with banning single-use, plastic carryout bags by city retailers. The ban will not take effect immediately. City officials will...

Sweet 16s Team Up for Volleyball Win

Alexandra Murphy of Laguna Beach and London Chow of Redondo Beach, both 16, partnered up to win the gold medal at the California Beach Volleyball Association Tour Stop at Hermosa Beach Pier.   Murphy and Chow went undefeated in four games of pool play. In the semi final and...

Ruling Revives Call for Banning Plastic Bags

BYOB Gets New Definition At most local grocery stores, customers who bring in their own bags are still the odd-man-out. But a decision by the California Supreme Court earlier this month that upholds Manhattan Beach’s ban on plastic bags could require shoppers in Laguna to bring...

City Starts Rolling Out the Green

The city started rolling out the green carpet last week but has yet to hammer in any nails.   In a City Council agenda heavy on ecologically friendly issues, the council passed a resolution to ban the use of plastic grocery bags, pending the outcome of a lawsuit over a...