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New Executive Director Wanted Pacific Marine Mammal Center is seeking for a permanent executive director effective July 1 for a 32-hour per week post. The organization...

Funding Aid to Fight Child Trafficking

A French themed soiree to help fund the rehabilitation of victims of child trafficking in the U.S., will be held on Saturday, May 4,...

Gift Gleaning Opportunities at Harvest Fest

The annual Harvest Boutique organized by the United Methodist Women will be held Sunday, Oct. 28, at the church, 21632 Wesley Dr., from 10...

Academician Honored

Laguna Beach resident Richard J. Behl, a professor of geological sciences at California State University, Long Beach, has become the second CSULB faculty member...

Disposing of Ye Olde Electronics

Surterre Properties invites anyone with unwanted electronics and paper to drive through the Laguna Beach School District parking lot, 550 Blumont St., on Saturday,...

Hikers Find Body on Trail

A 20-year-old Laguna Beach man, discovered Thursday in Laguna Beach’s Bluebird Canyon, died from a self-inflicted gunshot, according to supervising Depty. Coroner Larry Esslinger. Laguna...

Community Datebook

One Lane of Glenneyre Closed Work on the Glenneyre Street parking structure required closure of the No. 2 southbound traffic lane on Glenneyre in front...

Whalen Leads Campaign Money Race

Laguna Beach City Council challenger Robert Whalen’s cash hoard as of June 30 stands at $38,374, possibly the fattest treasury among candidates seeking election...

Ill Prepared Hiker Rescued from Hillside

A sheriff’s helicopter was used to extract a hiker who suffered an anxiety attack and was unable to move from a steep trail in...

Reviving Plans for a Village Entrance

The village entrance project to beautify the area between Forest Avenue and the festivals and put in a parking structure has been on and...

Local Bridge Group Needs Players

The Ganell Baker Round Robin Bridge Tournament, which meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month in the Laguna Beach Senior Center,...

City Council Preview

Missing the Eco-Tourist Train The former chairman of the city’s environmental committee will ask the City Council tonight to consider the increased revenues that eco-trade...

Freshman Legislator Offers a Sacramento Score Card

The weather and shoreline make OC coastal cities a “major magnet” that benefits residents and business owners, ... Assemblyman Matthew Harper said.

Pouring Out Spirituality a Grain at a Time

Serendipity and perhaps good karma brings five Tibetan monks to Laguna Beach beginning next week to perform the sacred art of mandala sand painting...

Locals Rule: First Dibs on Bond Issue

Re-issuing municipal bonds that pay for undergrounding utility lines in Laguna Beach neighborhoods at a lower interest rate was approved last week by the...