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Downtown’s Early Landmarks Remembered

Some of Laguna Beach’s early landmarks, destroyed by misfortune and mishap, have not entirely  disappeared from memory thanks to a Historical Society presentation last...

One Hill Down

By Rita Robinson | LB Indy Councilman Kelly Boyd is on a mission to find the perfect hill for Laguna Beach’s high-speed skateboarders, aka speedboarders,...

Home Sales Picking Up, But Prices Stagnate

By Jennifer Erickson | LB Indy The volume of home sales in Laguna Beach rose by 18 percent in 2010, the second consecutive year of...

DNA Solves Cold-Case Murder

Prosecutors filed charges this week in a 1978 cold-case stabbing of a Laguna Beach architect.

Innovative Surgeon Leads Mission’s Doctors

Neurosurgeon Farzad Massoudi, M.D., has been nominated by his peers to be Mission Hospital’s new chief of staff serving through December 2011. Massoudi will oversee...

Community Datebook

Assistance Grants Request Due Today Today, Friday, Feb. 25, is the last day to submit applications for the Community Assistance Grant program for the current...

Club Members Get a Taste of the Sea

To improve understanding of the ocean and its creatures, the Ocean Institute’s Adopt-a-Class recently visited members the Boys & Girls Club with its visiting classroom.

Travelin’ Indy

Pack a paper in your carry-on and send a high resolution image from your travels to share with us back home. Submit at lbindy.com....

Conservancy Members Host Borella

The newly named executive director of the Laguna Canyon Foundation, Max Borella, is the featured speaker at the Laguna Canyon Conservancy dinner meeting, Monday, March 7, at Tivoli Terrace.

Survivor Recognized for Screening Initiative

Laguna Beach resident Holly Morrell has been named a 2011 Rare Life Award winner by Eagle Rare Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

SBA Expands its Disaster Loan Center

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s disaster loan outreach center will expand its hours in Laguna Beach to 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through...

Hitting the Brakes on Bike Collisions

Police departments of five Orange County cities including Laguna Beach plan to step up enforcement beginning this weekend against bicycle riders and motorists who...

Carrying on Her Mission in Nepal Despite Setbacks at Home

By Robin Pierson, Special to the Independent Rosalind Russell may be homeless and facing financial ruin here, but in Nepal she’s a...

Coast Guard Rescues Stranded Smugglers

A panga boat carrying 18 passengers who lacked any life preservers lost power about 5.5 miles offshore Laguna Beach and was seized about 4:40...

Weather or Not

Memorable February Events Sunday night’s sunset was about as good as they come. McWeather has seen lots of great sunsets in lots of places in...