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Coast Highway Collision Claims Cyclist’s Life

A bicyclist died after colliding with a minivan on Newport Beach’s East Coast Highway earlier this week, police reported Wednesday. Debra H. Deem, 58, of Laguna Beach was riding her bicycle westbound on Pacific Coast Highway on Tuesday afternoon, Newport Beach Police...

The Write Stuff 8/9/13

Laguna Provides the Thrill Ride for Novel Local author Gary Paul Corcoran’s has written a new crime novel “South on Pacific Coast Highway,” which is set in Laguna Beach. “South on Pacific Coast Highway” published by Stargazer Press, is available as an e-book on Apple.  ...

Petitioning Bike Reform

An on-line petition sponsored by Change.org and organized by cyclist Julie Pusateri of Dana Point aims to find a safe solution for cyclists passing through Laguna Beach on Pacific Coast Highway. Results of the previous 2010 paper petition was signed by 191 people who supported...

Foreseeing Bike Sharrows for Laguna Beach?

Editor, In a 5-1 vote with one council member absent, the Newport Beach City Council recently approved the use of bicycle sharrows to be painted on Pacific Coast Highway in Corona del Mar. Sharrow symbols are traffic lane markers used to remind all road users the lane is...

Group Approves Highway Bike Sharrows

Editor,   The bicycle safety committee of Newport Beach voted Monday, May 7, to install bicycle safety sharrows on Pacific Coast Highway. In related developments, the Planning Commission of Laguna Beach met for the first time to begin the “Visioning Process” for...

Emerald Bay Still Pursues its Own Signal

Despite the lack of support from Laguna Beach’s City Council, an Emerald Bay homeowners’ group will continue to pursue installing a traffic signal at the main entrance to the neighboring but unincorporated north Laguna gated community. And, it will do so despite a lack of support...

The Last Dirt Road in Laguna Beach

Eiler Larson, the Greeter, was known to do gardening at the top of Summit Way back in the 1950’s when Laguna was a small beach town. The White House had a sunset bar meeting time for the locals and Trotter’s Bakery was the place where city business was done at lunch. Eiler would...