The Laguna Beach City Council and local business owners hope outdoor displays, portable signage and window displays will help attract more customers to downtown merchants, who generally report a steady holiday sales season.
A jam-packed candidate forum in Newport Beach shed light on the field of eight Democratic hopefuls looking to oust the 48th District incumbent, Dana Rohrabacher, who silenced speculation about his future intentions this week.
Responsibility for the deteriorating condition of Hotel Laguna and its abrupt closure last month lies with the Central Valley farm family that has owned the property since the ’70s, according to the hotel’s longtime former lessee, Georgia Andersen.
With guns drawn and an eye on its sight, it was hard to know from the stone cold faces of Laguna Beach police officers that Wednesday’s active shooter drill at the Laguna College of Art and Design was just practice.
In one of the first candidate forums in the run-up to California’s June primary, a pack of Democratic challengers for the state’s 48th congressional district will share the dais Wednesday, Jan. 10, at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort.
The last guests of the historic Hotel Laguna turned in their room keys and its longtime operator turned over the property last week to the landlord, but much else about the iconic downtown property remains uncertain.
On a cold, wet New Year’s Day, I strolled Forest Avenue looking for inspiration to brighten my day. I was wide-awake at 9 a.m. and feeling self-pity that I welcomed in the new year alone. The shops and galleries were closed, the sidewalks empty. The reflection of artwork in the...
She told us to wait before it was torn down, the creche sitting under a decorated pine in the corner of my childhood living room every Christmas Eve. Wait until after midnight has come and gone, wait until Jan. 6 for the three wise men. Sometimes the wise men statues were my only...