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Michael Schluter

Michael Schluter, of Laguna Beach, passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 1, 2015, in Laguna Beach. He was 56 years old. Schluter was born April 12, 1959, in Mt. Vernon, N.Y., and is survived by his mother Frances Staar, his sister Corinne Tagliaferro and her husband Louis and his two...

Jean Doyle-Clem

Jean Doyle-Clem, a resident of Laguna Niguel and member of El Niguel Country Club for 40 years, has returned home to her father in heaven at the age of 81. No one could ever have been more nurturing, uplifting and loving than she. Children, friends and gardens thrived under her...

Weekend Trolley Service Resumes

Though daily summer trolley service along Laguna Canyon and Coast Highway ends this Sunday, Aug. 30, trolleys will continue operation along a coastal route on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays year-round. After a five-day hiatus, the free weekend trolley service begins Friday, Sept....

Workshop Explains Historic Inventory

A workshop about the city’s current historic preservation ordinance, the historic inventory and the impact of the California Environmental Quality Act on historic structures will be held from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15. City Attorney Phil Kohn and consultant Jan Ostashay will be...

Indy on Arts

  Friday, Aug. 28 Art a Fair, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. weekends, 9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 777 Laguna Canyon Rd. Closes Aug. 30. Free entry for final weekend. Festival of Arts exhibit, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. daily; Pageant of the Masters, 8:30 p.m., Sawdust Art Festival, 10 a.m.-10 p.m....

Boy and Girls Club Events Offer Fun for All

Three Boys and Girls Club fundraisers over the next three months appeal to different segments of the community, but all benefit an organization challenged by growing demand for its services, Executive Director Pam Estes said. “The number of kids who need us has grown so fast that...

John H. Glover King

Jack King was born on June 3, 1928, and passed away quietly in his sleep on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, at the age of 87. King, a lifelong bachelor, is survived by his twin brother, William Thomas Glover King; Tom’s wife Nancy; five nieces and nephews; and 20 great and great-great...

Personnel File

City Hires Two New Managers Coldiron was hired to manage the city’s pool. He previously oversaw Palm Desert’s aquatics facility. Coldiron holds a bachelor’s degree in recreation administration and a master’s degree in public administration.   Scott Manchan, a 20-year transit...

Indy on Arts

Friday, Aug. 2 Art a Fair, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. weekends, 9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 777 Laguna Canyon Rd. Free entry to locals. Festival of Arts exhibit, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. daily; Pageant of the Masters, 8:30 p.m., 650 Laguna Canyon Road. Tickets: 949 497-6582. Thru Aug. 31. Sawdust Art...

Indy on Arts

  Friday, Aug. 14 “Blue Brothers Revue,” 7:30 p.m., Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Tickets $45, www.lagunaplayhouse.com. Thru Aug. 30. Art a Fair, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. weekends, 9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 777 Laguna Canyon Rd. Free entry to locals. Festival of Arts...

Stepping Into Nature’s Grandeur

  Two hundred and fifty miles on foot in about 19 days may seem a daunting task, but that’s not stopping 24-year-old Graham Harris and 16-year-old Liam Duncan. This Saturday, Aug. 8, Harris and Liam will begin 40 miles south of Mt. Whitney, summit it and then hike the...

Roundabout Comes to Town

  The temporary roundabout at the five point intersection of Los Robles, Catalina, and El Camino Del Mar, which was approved by the City Council last April, is now fully functional. Delineators were also installed as a temporary measure to aid in visibility until drivers get...

Worship with a Song and a Brew

Beer and Hymns OC, a musical group, will lead the 10 a.m. service on Sunday, Aug. 16, at Laguna Beach United Methodist Church, 21632 Wesley Dr. A barbecue lunch and root beer follows. Performers Kristen Howerton, Chad Markley and Tim Taber are not pastors, but have been worship...

Personnel File

Foot Patrol Beat Earns Honors   Officer Zach Martinez was honored at the Orange County Crime Survivors gala, which took place in Garden Grove last week. Martinez was recognized for his community outreach efforts in the downtown business district. He is the assigned foot beat...

Phyllis Doolittle

Phyllis Eleanor Miller Doolittle passed away on July 30 in Columbus, Ohio. She was 88. Born in Hagerstown, Md., daughter of Margaret Helen Clipp Miller and Jay C. Miller, she graduated from Hagerstown High in Maryland and Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (Class of...