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Tag: "Village Laguna"

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Embarking on a Home Tour

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 character and open space. Proceeds fund the organization’s political action […]

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Laguna Beach, Laguna Canyon

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Saying his opponents “shot themselves in the foot,” Laguna Beach resident and developer Ken Fischbeck rescinded a proposal made earlier this month to move and renovate two historic cottages sequestered to an empty lot in Laguna Canyon four years ago.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, vice-president of Tresor Construction, was planning on moving the cottages back to town on […]

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Celebrating Earth Day

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 Wilderness Park, Ranger Headquarters, 28373 Alicia Parkway in  Laguna Niguel; and Laguna […]

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Setting the Record Straight

Setting the Record Straight

Editor, Having spent the better part of the holidays digging out from under the mud that inundated my canyon neighborhood, it’s time to deal with some more mud that a Village Laguna board member, Cindalee Penney-Hall, has thrown at me (Letters, Dec. 24, 2010). Here are appropriate corrections to her latest unguided missive: 1. I have […]

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Potemkin Village Laguna

Potemkin Village Laguna

Editor, Last week in City Council chambers, I promised to report on Councilmember Verna Rollinger and her merry band of Village Laguna vigilantes any time they try to manipulate our political process.  Here’s Report #1 about 154 Pearl Street, site of the oldest cottage in Laguna.   For two years, the property owner diligently worked […]

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Village Laguna Exerts Undue Influence

Village Laguna Exerts Undue Influence

Editor, I read with great interest last week’s letter by Village Laguna board member Cindalee Penney-Hall comparing me to Stalin for pointing out gross irregularities in the voting process for the Design Review Board (“Academic Interference,” Letters, Nov. 5). The letter is an important political document because it reveals three basic truths that every city […]