Laguna Realtor Gives 10,000 Medical-Grade Masks to Essential Workers

Many frontline workers in Laguna Beach are breathing a little easier, thanks to a local Realtor’s effort to supply them with medical-grade N95 masks....

Indy on Arts

  Friday, Jan. 30 Rasun, 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. English Beat, 10 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy, 949 715-7777. $35 at the...

Edison Unplugs its Chainsaw

Utility giant Southern California Edison took full responsibility for the health of six towering eucalyptus trees in Bluebird Canyon at the City Council meeting...

New Resource Opens for Troubled Teens

Mission Hospital Laguna Beach will expand its behavioral health services for the first time to include group therapy for teens and their parents, one of the first mental health programs for adolescents in south-county.

New Shop Aims to Market Laguna

A vacant Forest Avenue storefront will soon transform into a street-level gallery and an innovative bricks-and-mortar e-commerce marketplace for Laguna Beach merchants. The city’s Planning...

Forever Indebted to The Material Girl

Three years ago, Cathleen Falsani and Maurice Possley traveled to Africa thanks to a ticket won in a raffle, returning home to Chicago transformed...

Public Opinion Sought in Search for School Leader

The Laguna Beach Unified School District asks for community members to participate in an online survey (www.ecrasurvey.com/laguna) about the desired characteristics and skills they...

Forest Avenue Promenade plan ignites debate over resident inclusion  

By Jackie Connor, Special to the Independent  Despite some dissent, Laguna Beach City Council agreed to a final plan from April to November to move...

Cleanup continues for Totuava Beach diesel spill

State water regulators don’t know how long it will take to complete the cleanup of a 2,100-gallon diesel spill at Mission Hospital that polluted...

Council Puts Wheels in Motion for Bike Safety

By Jennifer Erickson | LB Indy Just three weeks after about 200 cyclists and pedestrians rallied at City Hall advocating safer passage through town, city...

Spring Events Both Sacred and Secular

Religious Services The following are local services for Palm Sunday, March 24 and Easter, March 31: United Universalist Fellowship – 10:30 a.m. Palm Sunday; 10:30 a.m....

Half-Day Kindergarten Era to End

Laguna Beach public elementary schools will offer full-day kindergarten for the first time beginning next fall. The change will add about three more hours on average to a typical kindergarten student’s school day.

Updated: Historic Win for Breakers Baseball

Breakers scored in the bottom of the ninth inning off a bases-loaded walk Tuesday, May 31, to win 5-4 and capture their first trip...

Police Seize Stolen Firearms

A routine midnight check of a public park led police to recover two assault rifles stolen days earlier in Fountain Valley and arrest a...

Seniors Stride Into Their Future

By Charlie Warner, Special to the Independent                 After four years in high school, the senior class of 2017 embarked this week on a new journey. Before...