By Kellie Hall, Special to the Independent Over 593,000 riders welcomed the Laguna Beach free summertime trolley last year, and this year, riders are already flocking to the popular service, Ken Fisher, deputy public works director, reported. The service, which rolled out Friday, June 27, and continues through Sunday, Aug. 31, saw a 2 […]
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Visit Laguna Beach Hires From Within Visit Laguna Beach’s eight-year marketing director Ashley Johnson was promoted to succeed Judith Bijlani, the president and chief executive who announced her resignation earlier this year. Johnson’s new title of director of brand marketing and communications allows her to continue to lead destination marketing efforts and oversee day-to-day operations, […]
Stage and screen star Leslie Caron speaks about her long and illustrious career in an intimate conversation at The Laguna Playhouse on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 11, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Caron and longtime friend and producer Vincent Curcio will engage in a question-and-answer conversation similar to “Inside the Actors’ Studio.” Afterwards, patrons will have […]
Accomplished Firefighter Wins Top Honor By Donna Furey, Special to the Independent Laguna Beach’s firefighter of the year David Lopez is a man who welcomes a challenge. After graduating from Crafton Hills College in Yucaipa, where he studied to become an emergency medical technician, Lopez served as a volunteer firefighter while working fulltime with a […]
Stepping Out Against Bullying The public is invited to join the National Association of People Against Bullying and San Clemente High School’s Cool to be Kind Club to a 5 p.m. march against bullying at Main Beach on Friday, Oct. 25. The purpose of the march is to bring awareness to the continuing problem of […]