The section of Laguna Canyon Road where an art student from France was fatally injured had long been known to her college, city officials and Caltrans as a crossing in dire need of a traffic signal. Fine art major Nina Fitzpatrick, 22, died this week after being struck April 3 by an elderly motorist from […]
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In a matter that has proved extraordinarily divisive to Emerald Bay residents since 2011, Laguna Beach’s City Council voted 3-1 on Tuesday to approve proposed road improvements at the gated community’s main entry, which do not include a controversial traffic signal as originally envisioned. The Council approved specific design review and coastal development permits for […]
Coast Highway near the Laguna Art Museum was reopened late Tuesday afternoon after authorities removed a light standard knocked into the roadway, police said. A boom on a truck swung to the side and struck the light pole outside the museum at midday, Sgt. Louise Callus said. Photo by Carly Layne […]
By Justin Swanson | LB Indy Laguna Beach’s police department intends to continue its foot patrols of downtown streets and study the effect of the increased police presence since April, the police chief informed the City Council on Tuesday. The re-deployment of patrol officers to downtown, however, drew the rebuke of the police union president, […]
Motorists who travel inbound on Laguna Canyon Road, often ignoring the posted 45 mph speed limit, present an escalating threat to pedestrians near the main campus of Laguna College of Art & Design, according to the college’s top administrator. While a pedestrian crosswalk and warning signs have been installed near the main campus and a […]
If there’s no signal at the main entrance to Emerald Bay, no other road improvements can be pursued there, Caltrans officials said Wednesday. The statement came a week after the Laguna Beach City Council rejected a left-turn traffic signal proposed by the gated community intended to make exiting its main gate at North Coast Highway […]