Editor, For decades, Laguna Beach had a large gay bar on Main Beach and later the Boom Boom Room at the Coast Inn. Luckily a gay man owns our much smaller and only remaining gay bar, the Bounce, and has made recent changes with more improvements coming. When “Pappy” Smith died in the early 1960s, […]
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As film lovers flock to see the Newport Beach Film Festival’s 350-film line-up showing through May 5, The Indy rewinds for readers a splice of local film history. By Jane Janz, Special to the Independent For Hollywood filmmakers Laguna Beach had something special to offer. They could drive 50 miles and be able to film […]