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Seniors At Work on a Three-Year Plan

Laguna Beach Seniors is undertaking a three-year strategic plan to expand programming through the Susi Q with the aim of making the facility on...

Services Set for Victims of Canyon Collision

Services will be held this week for the victims of last week’s double fatality car collision in Laguna Beach even as accident investigators re-inspect...

Drought Prompts Laguna to Act on Fire Safety

With the coming anniversary of the 1993 Laguna Beach firestorm as the backdrop, the City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to step up fire safety...

Budget Windfalls Benefit New Initiatives

A full-time bicycle patrol officer will soon pedal through downtown Laguna Beach streets thanks to fuller than expected city coffers and the approval of...

Healthy Girl Fest Features Sundance Film Documentary

“Miss Representation,” the film that exposes how mainstream media contributes to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence in America, will...

Debutantes Have a Ball At the Ritz

The Laguna Beach Chapter of National Charity League, Inc., mothers and daughters who join together in community involvement, hosted its 24th Annual Debutante Ball...

Court Program Dispenses Hope

Deborah Schlesinger wishes she knew 10 years ago what she now knows about addiction. “Perhaps I could have helped my sister,” she said.

Justice Center Expands with Help of Laguna Locals

Laguna Beach residents Suzy K. and Jeff Elghanayan hosted an event recently that raised $100,000 for the newly established Orange County chapter of the...

Firefighters Rescue Injured Cyclist

An unidentified mountain biker injured while riding early Monday morning in the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park was hoisted off the hillside by helicopter, Laguna...

Finding Solace on the Open Sea

Laguna Niguel resident Will Schmidt streaked across the Catalina Channel to Dana Point Harbor from Avalon aboard a 14-foot standup paddleboard in less than...

Street Beat 8/9/13

Driver Ricardo Berge, 18, of Huntington Beach, was treated for his injuries as well as arrested for suspicion of felony drunk driving after rolling...

Transition Laguna Invites Iseman to a Potluck

Councilmember Toni Iseman will speak at Transition Laguna’s 6:30 p.m. potluck meeting Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St. Ann’s Dr....

Council Rebuffs a CVS in Downtown

City Council members upheld a decision by the Planning Commission with their own unanimous vote Tuesday, effectively blocking CVS from opening a second store in the city’s downtown.

Cyclists Pedal to Support AIDS Services

The third annual Orange County Ride for AIDS (OCRA), which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 13, setting out and finishing at Laguna Beach’s...

National Survey Documents Local Landmarks

Last year, a group of local open space preservationists submitted documents to the National Park Service to include the Laguna Beach greenbelt in the Historical American Landscapes Survey, a national program established by the National Park Service in October 2000 to document historic landscapes in the United States and its territories to serve as tangible evidence of the nation’s heritage and development.