Long before urbanization subjugated the hills, canyons, bays and beaches of south Orange County, there was a dynamic little estuary far from the madding crowd. It nestled between the San Joaquin Hills in a pool formed by sand berms where Aliso Creek met the wide open Pacific.
It was a real-life rendition of what Susie Campbell, captain of Campbell’s Sloop, provided last year for 130 happy adult campers at the inaugural Ocean Awareness Challenge weekend on Catalina Island (Sept. 9-11, 2016).
Amid a national backlash over the proliferation of Airbnb-type short-term lodging in the past year, Laguna Beach, along with many other cities, enacted new rules that attempt to quell neighborhood discontent.
With a $16 million tax-exempt loan, the Laguna College of Art and Design will purchase and renovate what it calls its north Big Bend campus at 2825 Laguna Canyon Road and a building there now mostly occupied by a dental products company.
Hensley is building a 3,600-square-foot home at the top of Ruby Street in the Woods Cove neighborhood for his wife and 14-month-old and 10-year-old daughters. The home will replace a 1927 cottage they moved into in 2009 that he said is falling down around its ankles.
Sparks flew at the first City Council candidates’ debate when the subject of city employee pensions came up this past Monday, Aug. 26, at the Village Laguna forum in the council chambers. It was not a love match.
Due to the high number of car crashes with utility poles at the Big Bend curve on Laguna Canyon Road, the city’s public works department is starting to remove the obstacles in a second round of construction that begins Tuesday, Sept. 6, the day after Labor Day, according to a...
Local voters will soon get used to hearing the words “Measure KK.” Proponents and opponents of the November ballot measure to open two medical marijuana dispensaries in Laguna Beach say they will make their points with anyone and everyone who will listen.