Community Datebook


Car Restrictions Reviewed on Narrow Lane

A request to restrict parking in the 400 and 500 blocks of Alta Vista Way from Nido Way to Kilo Way will be considered by the city’s Parking, Traffic and Circulation Committee on Thursday, March 24, at 6 p.m. in the Community Center.

The public is invited to attend the meeting and submit comments by fax or email by noon on the day of the hearing. Send comments by fax to (949) 494-1864, email to Liz Vazquez-Avila at [email protected], or to the Public Works Department, 505 Forest Avenue, Laguna Beach.


Village’s Entry Again Under Scrutiny

A town hall style meeting on the long delayed village entrance at Laguna Canyon Road Forest Avenue is set for 9:15 a.m. Saturday, March 26, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Laguna Beach.

As the city moves toward the adoption of an environmental impact report on the project, it is important citizens understand its affect, said Jean Raun, of the League of Women Voters, which is organizing the event.

The meeting will focus on the history of the effort to enhance the city’s entrance and be moderated by League member Vera Martinez. Other participants include Council member Verna Rollinger and Bob Borthwick, a landscape architect who worked on previous plans.

Registration Opens for Nonprofit Expo

The second annual Info Expo networking event of Laguna Beach community groups is scheduled for May 7, from 9 a.m. to noon, next to the Farmer’s Market downtown. Space is limited to 88 groups, so early registration is suggested.

Groups share information, ideas, resources, inform the public of their work as well as recruit new members at the event. said Lee Winocur Field, coordinator for the event’s sponsor, Laguna Beach Community Alliance.

Registration forms are available on the LBCA website  For further information or questions, phone 949-497-1200, or e-mail [email protected].

Police Host Drug Take Back Day

The police department will participate in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s second nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, hosting a free, no-questions-asked collection site from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at the Susi Q Community Center’s underground parking lot, located at 380 Third Street.


This program allows the public to surrender expired, unwanted, or unused medications and serves as a symbol of the department’s commitment to halting abuse of prescription drugs.


All solid dosage pharmaceutical products and liquids such as cough syrup should remain sealed in consumer containers,and will be accepted at the collection site. Intra-venous solutions, injectibles and syringes cannot be accepted due to the potential hazards.


For more info: contact Detective Larry Bammer at (949) 497-0373 or [email protected]


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