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Fundraiser Hits a Grand Slam

Over 300 supporters attended “Laguna’s Field of Dreams”, a fundraiser at Aliso Creek Inn & Golf Resort in support of Laguna Beach Little League. Guests were greeted by a “green turf” carpet, Southern fare and a raffle that included signed Angels memorabilia courtesy of local...

Living Green on Conservancy’s Dinner Agenda

Chris Prelitz, a local resident and co-founder of Transition Laguna Beach, speaks at the Laguna Canyon Conservancy monthly dinner meeting on Monday, Oct. 1 at the Tivoli Terrace restaurant on the grounds of the Festival of Arts. Prelitz is a green building pioneer, constructing...

Transition Laguna Hosts Harvest Celebration

Transition Laguna hosts a community celebration on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 3 to 9 p.m. at the Neighborhood Congregational Church. Admission is free. Some food and alcohol sales will benefit Transition Laguna Beach and the NCC. Gourmet beef and veggie burgers, silent auction, and...

Rejoicing in Heartfelt Harvest

Editor, Apparently, Laguna’s urban gardeners are having bountiful harvests this year.  At the Laguna Food Pantry, we’ve already received bumper crops of apples, arugula, basil, grapefruits, lemons, lettuce, nectarines, oranges, peaches, peppers, spinach and zucchini...

Garden Tour of Edible Delights

Where once water-hungry lawns grew, 11 families within a six-block radius of Laguna Beach’s Oak Street tilled and turned the earth into a cornucopia of homegrown produce and an edible garden village. From patchwork quilts to elegant designs of wild fennel, trellised beans,...

Community Datebook

Assistance Grants Request Due Today Today, Friday, Feb. 25, is the last day to submit applications for the Community Assistance Grant program for the current fiscal year. Applications must be delivered to the community services department at 515 Forest Avenue, by 5 p.m. The grant...

The Great Honeybee Mystery

  Editor, Alert! Honeybees have been mysteriously disappearing across the planet, literally vanishing from their hives, and the cause is still being debated by scientists. Did you know that a bee can pollinate 100,000 flowers a day, but who is counting? Thanks to bees and...