Residents Question Odor Control

However, an offensive rotten egg smell often creeps through her windows between the hours of 4 a.m. and 6 a.m., forcing her to keep her windows closed. Nobody informed her about the intermittent odor before she moved in, and it’s plagued her ever since.

Coast Hwy. Improvements Coming this Fall

Caltrans revealed its designs earlier this month for the planned $50 million overhaul of Laguna Beach’s section of Coast Highway that’s expected to kick off in September.

A Glimpse of Laguna History

The Laguna Beach Historical Society will present the world premiere of the documentary, “The Remarkable Life of John Weld,” on Friday, Feb. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at The Laguna Beach High School Artists Theater on Park Avenue

Skipper Carrillo Statue Homecoming Party This Sunday

The community is invited to the Skipper Carrillo Statue Homecoming Party from 3-6 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20, at Forest and Ocean Gallery, 480 Forest Avenue.

Shoe Drive to Help Soles4Souls Fight Global Poverty

One person’s unwanted shoes can help provide meaningful opportunities that many in developing nations need, which is why Laguna Beach High School sophomore Jessie Rose has launched a shoe drive to collect 250 pair of new or gently used shoes....

Boys & Girls Club Receives Donation from Harrell Family

The Sandpiper Lounge recently donated $10,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach, honoring the memory of one of its beloved owners, Chip Harrell, who passed away last October. Chip and his brother Chuck had owned the Sandpiper, known...

Time is Running Out on “Naturescape”

  By M. “Charlie” Ferrazzi This month marks the last month of “Naturescape,” the current exhibit at the Community Art Project (CAP) Gallery of original works by artists affiliated with Laguna College of Art + Design (LCAD), current MFA...

Writing Contest Deadline Nears

The deadline for the Catmosphere Laguna Foundation’s writing contest is Feb. 1. The nonprofit offers contest winners the possibility of a $100 prize plus free visits to the Cat Lounge and lots of cat-related swag—plus publication and reading of...

Laguna Art Museum to Open Renovated Lower Galleries

On Thursday, Feb. 7, Laguna Art Museum will celebrate the re-opening of its lower level galleries, which have been under major renovation since early 2018.

LBHS Sports Update

Breakers Take Third in Water Polo Tournament Laguna saw their 19-game win streak snapped as they finished third at the 20th Annual Santa Barbara TOC last weekend in Goleta. The tournament opened on Friday, Jan. 11, with the Breakers meeting #14 Harvard-Westlake for the first time ever in a...

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Does the Wet Suit You

It’s Not Nice Does the concept that design review isn’t always nice strike anyone as odd? It shouldn’t. Design review wasn’t built to be nice. Design review exists to keep the essence of Laguna,...

Finding Meaning

Spiritual Dimensions Finding meaning isn’t easy. To do it well, you need spiritual perspective. It’s a soulful thing. Problem is, the spiritual is often lost in life’s minutiae. Technical guys...

Musings on the Coast

Leaving California, Leaving Laguna There has been a lot of news about people leaving California for other states. The reasons usually specified are high housing and tax costs. Here are the facts:...
Posted On 17 Jan 2019

Pet Peeves

Hourglass It seemed fitting to time myself with a sand hourglass when I read the Indy’s “Tibetan Monks Return to Laguna.” These holy men are famous for creating sand pictures called mandalas one...

Letter: Class Notes

Local resident, Jimmy Dunne, was acknowledged for completing the John Hopkins CTY Chinese school program with honors. He also placed third in his school’s MAA math competition among 182 students....

Letter: Opposed to Fried’s Take on National Politics

What a delusional joke was Billy Fried’s column last week, from the top of the pointy-eared pink caps to the self-emasculating “toxic masculinity” bottom. Feminize all men, or...