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Local history brought to life for Laguna Beach third graders

El Morro Elementary School third graders visited the historic Murphy Smith Bungalow in June to learn about the community and local history. This year, the third graders were greeted by actors from Laguna's own community theater group, No Square Theater. Actors playing Bette Davis, Vernon Murphy (original owner), Blanche Clapp...

Opinion: Musings From the Coast

The Great Laguna Drone Fiasco Our esteemed City Council appoints the Environmental and Sustainability Committee, which “provide(s) recommendations to the City Council on matters pertaining to the environment and sustainability.” The city does have substantial issues on the environment, the most pressing of which is the City’s very own toxic waste...

LBOR members celebrate 100th membership meeting

The Laguna Board of REALTORS held its 100th Membership Meeting at the newly renovated Rivian South Coast Theater On April 26. The sustainable theater space aligned with LBOR's mission and was the perfect backdrop for a movie by Jesse Brossa of Compass, which depicted Laguna Beach and the Laguna Board...

Gallery: Grapes for Grads toasts to local student success

The 17th annual Grapes for Grads, hosted by the Rotary Club of Laguna Beach this past Sunday, April 27, at the Festival of Arts grounds, was packed with food from local restaurants, musical entertainment by the popular Lake Forest party band Typical Gypsys, art demonstrations by Laguna College of...

Laguna Board of REALTORS clean up Main Beach for Earth Day

On Monday, April 22, REALTORS and Affiliated Business Partners gathered on a cool, misty, foggy morning to participate in a beach cleanup, which offered a unique opportunity to connect with their communities and make a tangible difference in the environment. Armed with trash bags, gloves, and a shared sense...

Opinion: Concerning City Council

By Michèle Monda The City Council has become a black hole into which questions asked by councilmembers and residents disappear—totally ignored, not answered and never discussed.   This was abundantly obvious at the April 9, 2024 City Council meeting. First, Councilmember Rounaghi commented about a man arrested 15 times over the...

Local radio station ushers in new leadership

KXFM announced Thursday that Billy Fried, Cindy Obrand and Jonathan Tufano, well-known Laguna residents and long-time program hosts, have been appointed to the radio station's board of directors.  The trio will replace station founder Tyler Russell McCusker and Chapman University Dean Jerry Price, also an original member. Fried, Obrand and Tufano...

Obituary: Anneliese Elisabeth Miklosy 

5 July, 1927 - 24 December, 2023 Anneliese Elisabeth Miklosy, 96, of Laguna Beach, Calif, widow of Leslie Daniel Miklosy, died peacefully at her Laguna Beach home with son Les George at her bedside. Anneliese was born July 5, 1927, the youngest of two girls and two boys to parents...

Residents gather for Village Laguna’s showing of Doug Miller documentary 

The Rivian South Coast Theater was packed on Monday, March 25, for Village Laguna’s special showing of “Sawdust and Sand: Douglas Miller’s Laguna Beach.” Miller’s photography and recording of Laguna Beach as it has transitioned in 50 years was featured during the evening. Miller and Oakland-based cinematographer, producer and director Jason Blalock introduced...

LOCA Art Talks features exciting artists each month

LOCA Arts Education has teamed up with the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA) Mentor Paint Togethers for a special opportunity to learn from notable LPAPA artists as they demonstrate their drawing and painting techniques in easy-to-follow step-by-step processes. Registration is now open for online and on-location classes. The online...