Ringing In the Holiday Season

DEc. 6 was Hospitality Night in Laguna

Villwock’s Watch of Laguna Beach Ends After 15 Years

By Daniel Langhorne, Special to the Independent Jordan Villwock remembers his first 911 call as a 20-year-old Laguna Beach police dispatcher. A parent in North Laguna...

The Gun

The Menorah

Street Beat

Street Beat

  Sunday, Dec. 8 Traffic stop. 1:10 a.m. 100 block of South Coast Highway. A 39-year-old Mission Viejo resident was arrested on suspicion of DUI and held for $2,500 bail.   Saturday, Dec. 7 Disturbance. 12:36 a.m. 400 block of Diamond Street. A 38-year-old Las Vegas woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI ($2,500...

Finding Meaning

Does the Wet Suit You

Pet Peeves

Guest Column

Laguna’s Jade Howson Strikes Gold, Again

By Daniel Langhorne, Special to the Independent Laguna Beach High School senior Jade Howson recently brought home two gold medals from the stand up paddling...

LBHS Sports Update

  Ella Pachl, Sarah MacCallum Win CIF Doubles Title Ella Pachl and Sarah MacCallum rolled through their five rounds of play to capture the 49th doubles...

LBHS Sports Update

Business of the Week

Award-Winning Circle of Friends® Memory Care Arrives in Orange County

Belmont Village Senior Living introduces nationally recognized program for residents An award-winning, leading edge memory care program, Circle of Friends®, has arrived in Orange County. Developed in 2007 by nationally renowned senior living developer and...
Julie Laughton

Julie Laughton Design Build: A One-Stop Shop Success Story

SPONSORED CONTENT If you live in Laguna Beach, you have undoubtedly seen the work of Julie Laughton Design Build. Not only has Julie built and remodeled countless homes from the oceanfront to the hilltops, she...

Celebrate at The Ranch

  The Ranch will offer special meals and events for the holiday season. On Saturday, Dec. 14, all are invited to Pancakes with Santa from 8–11:30...

Tommy Bahama Closes Its Doors

Loyal patrons of Tommy Bahama in downtown Laguna Beach gathered at the restaurant on Tuesday night to bid farewell to the beloved establishment. After rumors...

Cuisine with a View

Now that tourist season is over, it’s safe to dine out again at popular restaurants. One of those is Las Brisas in Laguna Beach,...