Pay Raise and Cost Hikes for Police

Laguna Beach’s police officers and non-sworn personnel will receive raises of 6 and 5 percent respectively under the terms of a three-year contract. Even so,...

Wyland Resurrects Original Whaling Wall in Laguna

By Allison Jarrell | LB Indy Acclaimed marine life artist Wyland surprised residents and visitors to Laguna Beach last week as he began recreating his...

Design Studio Slashes Conventional Concepts

From a graphic design studio tucked into an industrial building on Laguna Canyon Road comes an unlikely pair of art entrepreneurs, trying to tip...

Big Tournament Win for Girls Polo

The top-ranked 14 and under girls water polo team from Laguna Beach captured first place in the USA Water Polo National Junior Olympics qualifying...

Musician Pens Love Song to His Hometown

  “Laguna nestled by the sea, is softly calling you and me...” So go the first few bars of “Laguna Song,” one composed by 80-year Laguna...

Two Hands Make a Difference

By Jennifer Erickson | LB Indy The Wholistic Caring and Counseling Centre has a name evocative of a bright clean facility with soothing rooms, crisp...

Indy on Arts

Friday, May 20 Hugh Johnson jazz trio, 6:30 p.m. Sunset Serenade, Heisler Park Amphitheater. Free. Closing: “Sex and Education,” 7:30 p.m., Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon...

Church Opens Second Homeless Shelter

Without government aid, a group of determined human rights activists opened a second shelter for homeless people in Laguna Beach last week when it...
letters to the editor

Letter: Laguna not what it used to be

With less than a year on the council, Mark (Orgill) and Alex (Rounaghi) gave the city manager a review, as did the other councilmembers....

Locals’ Moves Make National Headlines

Two high-powered Laguna Beach residents roiled waters in political and financial circles this week: Neel Kashkari, a former U.S. Treasury official, announced his bid...

Art of Travel Sets Out from Festival of Arts

More than 100 exhibitors donated original works about travel to the Art-To-Go exhibit and fundraising collection at Festival of Arts. Works are available for...

2012 Valentines Day Gift and Event Special Section

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Preparing for the 4th

Laguna Beach will observe special guidelines for Independence Day activities on Monday, July 4. Large crowds are always expected. The city fireworks show will originate...

Teacher Receives Outstanding Educator Award

High school government and economics teacher Mark Alvarez recently received an outstanding educator award from a top university thanks to a commendation by a...

Updated: Counterprotestors Overwhelm Planned Rally

      New information and photos were added to this article Monday, Aug. 21. Hundreds of demonstrators, reacting to the eruption of violence in Virginia last weekend,...