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Opinion: Coping with teen substance abuse

By Nessa Kavanagh  Parents are often under the impression that any teenage drug use is extremely dangerous, leading them to believe that extreme measures are...

Obituary: Carlyle P. “Corky” Cornell, III

June 8, 1945 - February 11, 2024 Beloved husband, father, friend, mentor and dentist passed away peacefully on the morning of Feb. 11 in his...
letters to the editor

Letter: Why no term limits?

Laguna Beach Residents/Voters, isn't it time our elected officials allow us to vote on adopting City Council and Boards and Commission term limits? As a...
letters to the editor

Letter: Suggestion to add Indy online poll comment section 

I'd like to suggest that the Indy create an online reader response page for its weekly polls so that readers can discuss the pros...

Opinion: This is Where We Live – Repurposing

By Hunter Fuentes and Jon Stordahl  One of us (I’ll give you a hint: the older one) was confirmed at St. Vibiana’s, the former...

Opinion: Laguna Beach Reflects on Black History Month

By Rebecca Washington-Lindsey February, a short month, leaves little time to celebrate, honor, reflect or reminisce about African American/Black history. The 2024 national theme was...

Town Crier: Week of Feb. 23

Patriots Day Parade on the horizon The 57th Laguna Beach Patriots Day Parade on Saturday, March 2 will salute as honorees Grand Marshal Captain Rick...

Opinion: Pet Peeves

Pineapple Express By Mark D. Crantz I watched from my monastery window as Laguna Beach was hit with the Pineapple Express. It was raining cats and...

Opinion: Wisdom Workout

Heavy-Handed or a Soft Touch By Susan McNeal Velasquez Some say, "You create everything in your universe. The magic emanates from you." Others say: "everything is...

Surf industry pioneer Dick Metz to share stories, memories

Dick Metz returns to speak for The Laguna Beach Historical Society about his adult years in Laguna Beach on Tuesday, Feb. 20, from 7...

The Rotary Club unveils Grapes for Grads logo

The Rotary Club of Laguna Beach recently revealed Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) graduating senior Gabriel Tanner's official logo for its 2024...

Town Crier: Week of Feb. 16

Holocaust survivor to speak at Chabad Jewish Center on Feb. 28 Chabad Jewish Center Laguna Beach will host 100-year-old Holocaust survivor Dr. Jacob Eisenbach on...

LBBC to host ‘Dirty John’ journalist, podcaster and novelist

The Laguna Beach Business Club's Feb. 22 meeting speaker is award-winning journalist, podcaster and novelist, Christopher Goffard. The LBBC holds monthly breakfast meetings starting...

Opinion: Dear Susi Q suggests yoga for the not-so-youthful!

By Lynette Brasfield Pretzels. I love to eat them, but I’m not too good at turning myself into one. So yoga has always been a...

Opinion: Surveying 2024 priorities for Laguna Beach 

By Merrill Anderson  Laguna Residents First conducted an online Survey Monkey poll circulated amongst registered voters in Laguna Beach in January 2024. A total of 370...