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 Why Gamble on Woods Cove?

Why Gamble on Woods Cove?

Editor, At last Tuesday’s (9/16) council meeting, members agreed to risk $600,000 of taxpayer money to study undergrounding of utilities in the Woods Cove neighborhood of Laguna Beach. The council acknowledges it won’t know for about three years if the funds risked will be repaid. Since three council members are up for election, it would […]

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Trees Swapped for Smoother Sidewalks

Trees Swapped for Smoother Sidewalks

One rare tree received a reprieve while seven others that shade downtown streets but are buckling sidewalks will get the ax during a sidewalk repair project underway, Laguna Beach’s City Council decided Tuesday, voting to postpone their replacement until looking further at alternatives. Though staff determined the project to be exempt from design review, Council […]

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Summer Trolleys Set to Chime

Summer Trolleys Set to Chime

The city’s hugely popular free daily trolley service along Coast Highway and Laguna Canyon Road resumes today, Friday, June 24, coinciding with the seasonal opening of two of the city’s three summer art festivals. A few of the open-air trolleys begin rolling from the ACT V parking lot in Laguna Canyon as early as 8 […]

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High-Paying City Jobs Under Scrutiny

High-Paying City Jobs Under Scrutiny

In a report by the Orange County Grand Jury examining public-employee compensation by the county’s 34 cities, Laguna Beach and Newport Beach were singled out for an outsized number of employees reaping $100,000 plus salaries compared to its population. In addition, Laguna, along with most cities in the county, received poor marks from the jury […]