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Village Laguna Honors Rollinger, Henderson

  Village Laguna will honor the Rev. Colin Henderson and former council member Verna Rollinger at its Villagers of the Year celebration on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the garden of Bill and Lynda Sharp. Henderson, a resident since ’85, previously served as an Anglican...

South Laguna Shows its Charms on Home Tour

This year’s Charm House Tour, Village Laguna’s annual celebration of Laguna Beach’s original homes, will take place on Sunday, May 19. The tour will begin in the front parking lot of Mission Hospital Laguna, 31872 S. Coast Highway, from noon until 5 p.m. Parking...

Defending the Position of Taxpayers Group

Editor: Paul Freeman, lobbyist for Village Laguna on Measure CC, has joined Johanna Felder and even Laguna Greenbelt Inc. in accusing Laguna Beach Taxpayers Association (LBTA) of opposing Measure CC because we are stingy, dishonest and lack vision. Was it something we said? LBTA...

Lessons Offered in Fire Protection

Celia Kutcher of the California Native Plants Society will explain recommended approaches to fire prevention and fuel modification in native habitat areas to member of Village Laguna at 7 p.m. Monday, June 25. The public is welcome and there is no charge. The meeting takes place...

She Objects to a Characterization

Editor, While vacationing in France I thought I’d take a look at the local papers and I came across John Kreber’s June 1 commentary about Village Laguna.   It’s so perplexing that someone could write about an organization they evidently know nothing about, present fiction as fact...

Village Laguna Forgets Ethics

Editors,   Village Laguna: While they are a nonprofit, they are not a charitable nonprofit but a mutual benefit nonprofit. In other words, they exist for the benefit of their members, not for the benefit of the public, according to attorney Bruce Methven. So it should be no...

Visit Interesting Homes in Laguna

The 40th annual Village Laguna Charm House Tour is scheduled for Sunday, May 20. The tour, featuring five of the town’s most interesting homes, is presented by Village Laguna, a community organization that embraces Laguna’s history and promotes its small-town atmosphere, and also...

Keeping Score

Editor,   Although Ann Christoph and I seldom agree about many things, I do agree with her editorial of this week that we should look at the voting record of those who represent us in City Council (“Decisions Erode Village Character,” Oct. 21).  Her signature ending “Love it...

Honoring Dilley’s Followers

Editor,   This Saturday, Oct. 8, Village Laguna will honor this year’s Villagers of the Year at a party. Partying is what Village Laguna does best. The party takes place at the home of Cindy and Mark Evans, 435 Hilledge from 3 to 6:30 pm.  There will be a lavish dinner, with...

Embarking on a Home Tour

Tickets are on sale for Village Laguna’s Charm House Tour on May 15, which features some of Laguna Beach’s most interesting and often historic homes. The 39th annual tour is produced by Village Laguna, whose mission is to preserve and enhance the town’s history, village...

Defending Village Laguna’s Stance

Editor,   I’m really tired of all the folks (especially builders and architects) who rail against Village Laguna (“Historic Cottages on Chopping Block,” April 22).  It is true that Village Laguna takes what seems like the far-left position on many projects, but I think that...

Embarking on a Home Tour

Tickets are on sale for Village Laguna’s Charm House Tour on May 15, which features some of Laguna Beach’s most interesting and often historic homes. The 39th annual tour is produced by Village Laguna, whose mission is to preserve and enhance the town’s history, village...

Historic Cottages on Chopping Block

Saying his opponents “shot themselves in the foot,” Laguna Beach resident and developer Ken Fischbeck rescinded a proposal made earlier this month to move and renovate two historic cottages sequestered to an empty lot in Laguna Canyon four years ago. Fischbeck,...

Celebrating Earth Day

Getting Dirty in the Wilderness Parks The Laguna Canyon Foundation celebrates Earth Day with volunteers interested in restoring habitat from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 16. Volunteers can assist in removing invasive plants at two locations: Aliso and Wood Canyons...