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Disputed Mural Passes Muster

Additions made by sculptor Randy Morgan to his mural titled “A Day in the Life of Laguna,” installed in November on a prominent downtown intersection, were unanimously approved after the fact this past Monday by Laguna Beach’s Arts Commission. Even so, controversy continues to...

Plastic Bags Outlawed

By Justin Swanson | LB Indy   In an environmentally conscious move akin to the city’s ban on polystyrene containers in 2008, an ordinance mandating the use of reusable bags in Laguna Beach went into effect on Jan. 1. As a result, virtually all Laguna retailers are prohibited...

Teens Cook Up Their Own Tacos

Members of the Boys & Girls Club gained real-world work experience while partnering with their local Taco Bell for a fundraiser on Saturday, May 5, in support of the club’s Keystone Teen Leadership Program. The teens had the opportunity to sell a menu item they created at...

Taco Bell Partners With Club’s Teens

A fundraising partnership between the Boys & Girls Club and the local Taco Bell franchise supported the club’s Keystone Teen leadership program. A portion of the proceeds from each purchase earlier this month went to help teens fundraise for the National Keystone Teen...

Musings on the Coast

The Birth of the Discovery Science Center   Earlier, I described the non-profit Art Spaces Irvine (ASI) and its program to put public art in Irvine, a program eventually killed by then Irvine City Councilwoman Christina Shea. Nevertheless, out of ASI came two seminal ideas:...
Posted On 19 Aug 2011