Skateboarding on Skyline Heads Downhill

Skyline Drive may be added to the existing list of eight Laguna Beach streets where skateboarding is prohibited if the City Council adopts the...

Dissecting Love

“Love, exciting and new. Come aboard, we are expecting you.” “I don’t think she’s in love anymore; she broke all my windows and knocked...

Street Beat: May 3 to 11

May 3 Civil rights violation, obstructing a peace officer, battery. Wyatt Don Bell, 42, of Dana Point was arrested on suspicion of violating civil rights...


The Patriot I know why we have a parade on Patriot’s Day.   You do?   Yes. It’s to honor people who have made sacrifices that resulted in the...

Volleyball Tournament Revives Heritage

The 59th annual Men’s Laguna Open volleyball tournament last weekend "was deep with talent and saw some of the biggest crowds since the national...

Class Notes

Teacher Attends Conference of Status of Women Laguna Beach High School French teacher Odile Dewar was selected to attend the 59th Session of the Commission...

Painters Return to Compete Out of Doors

When plein-air painter John Cosby decided to found the first    Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational in 1998, he wanted to bring the best...

Long-Serving Pastor to Retire

Jerry Tankersley, the 46-year senior pastor of Laguna Presbyterian Church, announced this week in a letter to congregants his intention to make Sunday, June 24, his last in the pulpit.

Author Taps His Hometown

Laguna Beach is again the setting for a local author’s tale of crime and intrigue. This time it’s Dennis Lockwood, Laguna Beach resident and...

Laguna Beach carjacking survivor says Mission Hospital broke promise of security upgrade

Providence Mission Hospital hasn’t fulfilled a promise to replace a parking attendant with a security guard, says a Laguna Niguel woman who was carjacked...

Sailors Shift Their Course

Commodore Valerie Rhodes, of Laguna Niguel, said “We developed the Ocean Awareness Challenge for those who are interested in helping the ocean and the environment.” The WSA-OC is starting the event this year in the hopes to be a catalyst for ocean conservation and the overall wellbeing of the earth.

Class Notes 5/17/13

Local Student Graduates from Azusa Pacific Laguna Beach resident Madeline Arterburn graduated from Azusa Pacific University. She earned a bachelor of science degree in applied...

Laguna Beach shifts public meetings online amid COVID-19 surge

Laguna Beach will shift all public meetings online for two weeks but the doors to city hall will remain open for business amid a...

Musings on the Coast

The Coming Revolution In Education Lately, it has become fashionable to bash the value of a college education.   This is because recent graduates cannot get...

Laguna Pet Parade Steals the Show 

After a three-year hiatus, Laguna Real Estate Charitable Assistance Fund (LRE/CAF) brought back the popular Pet Parade and Chili Cook-off on Saturday, June 24,...