Editor, It has been very amusing to read letters from the proponents of the parking structure when they use descriptive words and phrases such as “visionary” “new” and describe opponents as “fearful.” Many cities around the world are seeking genuinely new, exciting, visionary and creative solutions to address automobile traffic and parking issues and I […]
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Mark your calendars. The city’s free trolley service rolls out Friday, June 28. Then visitors and residents alike can park their cars in outlying lots or leave them in the driveway and gad about town without another thought to hunting down a parking space or evading DUI checkpoints. Heralded by the clang of a now […]
By Mark D. Crantz Laguna Beach. Another perfect day in Paradise, but there isn’t any parking. Back to the airport kids. We’ll just make do in long-term parking. Our vacation will still be fun. You’ll see. Will play license plate switch and call in BOLOs (Be on the Lookout) to the local authorities. That […]
Laguna Beach’s City Council will consider options at Tuesday’s meeting on how to close a growing deficit from running transit services, whose costs have escalated 22 percent over four years to $2.4 million annually. Suggested ways to reduce the gap include hiking fares and cutting routes on the city’s mainline bus service, imposing a fee […]
To take advantage of a potential $3.7 million windfall in county transportation funding, Laguna Beach’s City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to apply for a grant that could expand the city’s popular free summer trolley service to weekends in six post-summer months. The windfall comes via the countywide Measure M half-cent sales tax that funds various […]
First Thursdays Art Walk happens Oct. 4, featuring a self-guided tour of gallery openings but also artist demonstrations, receptions and cultural energy. The event is free to the public and so is the trolley service. Start out for a 5:30 p.m. happy hour in the lobby at the Inn at Laguna Beach located at 211 […]
This Sunday, Aug. 12, Art-A-Fair invites visitors to enjoy the juried show at 777 Laguna Canyon Rd. for free for its 46th anniversary celebration. More than 125 artists exhibit an array of mediums, including painting, photography, ceramics, glass, sculpture, jewelry, mixed media and digital art. Consider taking one of the art workshops that are offered […]