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Pietig Hires a New Deputy       Shohreh Dupuis’s experience with transportation agencies and capital projects stood out among a pool of talented competitors for the post of Laguna Beach assistant city manager and director of public works, City Manager John Pietig said. His new...

Memorials

Friends Plan Tribute to Tom Rizzo Friends and family of Tom Rizzo are invited to a 10 a.m. celebration Saturday, April 16, in Heisler Park on the bluff’s southern end overlooking Rockpile Beach. Participants are invited to share pictures or memories of Rizzo and a paddle out will...

Expect Another Downtown Traffic Disruption

Verizon will begin removal of an underground diesel storage tank at Beach and Broadway Streets on Monday, April 18, which is expected to reduce traffic on Beach to a single lane in each direction. The new traffic pattern will be in place 24-hours per day for three weeks....

Indy on Arts

Friday, April 15 “Zombie in Love: The Musical,” 10 a.m., 7 p.m., Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Tickets: 949 497-2787. Also April 16, and 1 and 6 p.m. April 17. Poul Pederson and Richard Bredice, 7 p.m., Big Fish Tavern, 540 S. Coast Hwy. 949 715-4500. Robert Jon &...

Indy on Arts

Friday, April 8 Jackie Pember Duo, 7 p.m., Big Fish Tavern, 540 S. Coast Hwy. #200. 949 715-4500. World Anthem, 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. “Zombie in Love: The Musical,” 7 p.m., Youth Theater at Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Tickets: 949 497-2787....

Four Countries in Two Days

Festival Showcases Himalayan Culture Without benefit of a passport or overnight flight, the Himalayan Festival allows visitors to immerse themselves in the culture, food and music of Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan and India Saturday and Sunday, April 16 and 17, on the Festival of Arts...
Posted On 07 Apr 2016

Citizen Academy Graduates Celebrate

Laguna Beach Police Department’s Citizen Academy graduated its 22nd class last month, adding 17 new members. The 12-week course gives citizen’s insights into the department’s operation. Academy members also shoot at the police firing range and participate in mock scenarios. The...

Artist Ken Auster Remembered

Two celebrations are planned this weekend honoring Laguna Beach artist and teacher Ken Auster, says a Laguna Plein Air Painters Association announcement. Friends are invited to share in a 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. celebration Saturday, April 9, at Capo Beach Church, 25975 Domingo Ave.,...

Friendship Shelter Opens a Door to Young Adults

Friendship Shelter’s Henderson House apartments in San Clemente reopened its doors last month to 14 homeless youth aged 18-25, who will all have access to supportive services that help ensure a successful living arrangement. “We’re thrilled to welcome 14 young people to...

Indy on Arts

Friday, April 1 Sissy Gillio Duo, 7 p.m., Big Fish Tavern, 540 S. Coast Hwy. #200. 949 715-4500. Adam Lasher Band, 7 p.m., Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. “Girls Night: The Musical,” 7:30 p.m., Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road. Tickets, $53 – $66; 949 497-2787....

LBHS Teachers Receive Praise from Tough Critics

Laguna Beach High School teachers Dawn Hunnicutt and David Brobeck were honored at the Crystal Apple Awards hosted and sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at the Laguna Niguel Stake Center in Aliso Viejo recently. Laguna Beach mayor Steve Dicterow along...

Roxanne Martin

Roxanne “Roxy” Marie Martin, age 32, passed away on March 3, 2016, at her home in Ladera Ranch. Roxy was born Feb. 1, 1984, at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, and was a lifelong Southern California girl. She was a passionate person who loved being a mother, creating...

League Provides Supplies for Club Members

The Assistance League, through their preschool readiness program, has provided desks, chairs and school supplies for the Boys and Girls Club Even Start Program. Each year they give students backpacks with school supplies, hygiene items and clothing. Recently the League provided...

Club Hosts Celebratory Breakfast

To celebrate its 12 years in Bluebird Park, the Boys & Girls Club welcomes the public to the park from 8 to 10:30 a.m. for its annual Harry Bithell pancake breakfast Saturday, April 9. Admission is $5. For children, the event will also provide park games and arts &...

Police Chief Recounts a ‘Happening’

Former Laguna Beach Police Chief Neil Purcell tells his version of the Christmas Happening in Laguna Canyon, circa 1970, at a Laguna Beach Historical Society presentation Thursday, April 7. The 7:30 p.m. talk at City Hall, 505 Forest Ave., will also be broadcast live on Cox Cable...