Laguna Beach Republicans meet at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at La Sirena Grill,
30862 S. Coast Highway, and will consider an agenda focused on upcoming elections.
The agenda includes consideration of charter and by-laws, precinct captains, candidate filing deadlines, and development of a platform on issues.
Great Decisions Group Examines Global Topics
Great Decisions, a program of the Foreign Policy Association co-sponsored in Laguna Beach by the League of Women Voters and Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, meets alternate Tuesdays, beginning Jan. 28, at 1:30 and 7 p.m. Those interested in the nation’s role in world affairs are invited to attend.
Topics examined this year are defense technology, Turkey’s challenge, food and climate, and Islamic awakening.
Meetings are held in the Universalist sanctuary, 429 Cypress Dr. For further information, call Jean Raun at 949 494-2247.
Village Laguna Inquires Into Second Units
The public is invited to Village Laguna’s membership meeting ship Monday, Jan. 27, where city planner Carolyn Martin will discuss new protocols regarding the construction of second residential units.
The 7 p.m. meeting takes place at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 429 Cypress Ave.
Under a change in state law, second residential units no longer require Design Review approval. Martin will explain the law’s restrictions and potential impact.
Religious Liberals Celebrate 65 Years
The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Laguna Beach invites everyone to join in celebrating 65 years of community service and spiritual growth with music, food and historical displays on Saturday, Jan. 25, from 1- 4 p.m. A brief program will be held at 2 p.m. at the church, 429 Cypress Dr.
The church began when a small group of religious liberals and social activists started meeting in a Diamond Street home. The Fellowship was chartered in December 1948 and has been a leader in social service and social action.
Realtors Invited to Sewer Ordinance Workshop
To curb sewer spills principally caused by backups from private lines, Laguna Beach’s water quality department will hold a workshop with realtors to discuss updates being considered to the city’s sewer ordinance. The workshop will be held on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers, 505 Forest Ave.
Revisions considered involve requiring inspections on point-of-sale, after a spill and during major home renovations; requiring a backflow device; a possible