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What’s Sprouting

What’s Sprouting

Nurturing Plants That Heal The public is invited to Jessica McLeish’s free workshop on Healing Foods in the South Laguna Community Garden at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 12. McLeish will share her knowledge of the healing properties of plant-based foods and how eating certain foods may help counteract ailments. The garden is at Eagle Rock […]

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Many Hands Fill Pantry’s Shelves

Many Hands Fill Pantry’s Shelves

Editor, The Laguna Food Pantry wishes to thank the many people and organizations that made this year’s citywide food drive the best ever.  Waste Management estimates that it collected well over 10,000 pounds of food to distribute to our more than 500 shoppers weekly. We are grateful to: The Housing and Human Services Committee of […]

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Food Drive Pick-up

Food Drive Pick-up

  Bag it or box it and put it curbside on trash day for Laguna Food Pantry, now through Nov. 8. Waste Management’s food drive pickup team will deliver nonperishables directly to the Pantry, which provides free groceries to those in need. Most-needed items: cereal, pasta, pasta sauce, canned tuna, peanut butter, and jelly. Volunteers […]

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Avoiding Mountains of Trash

Avoiding Mountains of Trash

Recycling and composting food scraps will keep trash collection fees low as well as lessen the amount of trash taken to overflowing landfills, according to the terms of a renewed 10-year, $43 million waste collection contract approved by the City Council on Tuesday. After nine years of providing the basic collection service removing curb-side discards […]

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Generosity Restocks Pantry

Generosity Restocks Pantry

Editor, This time of year seems to highlight one of the many qualities that make Laguna Beach such a magical place. Generous residents left boxes of food curbside for our Waste Management friends to deliver to the Laguna Food Pantry. Then Lyndsay and Bob from the Hearts of Montage brought us carloads of food donated […]

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Historic Laguna Cottages Dismantled

Historic Laguna Cottages Dismantled

Big Bend Trailhead Takes Shape         After nearly four years in limbo, deconstruction of four historic cottages relocated to Big Bend from downtown began on Monday to allow for the establishment of a new trailhead and wildlife corridor in Laguna Canyon. Over the next 16 months, the 3.7-acre city-owned property will be […]

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Day Without a Bag Was a Hit

Day Without a Bag Was a Hit

Editor, The City of Laguna Beach wishes to thank all of the local volunteers and retail markets for making the Dec. 18 “Day Without A Bag” event a tremendous success. Despite inclement weather, over 1,700 free, recycled, reusable grocery bags were handed out to shoppers by volunteers from organizations including Laguna Ocean Foundation, Zero Trash […]