The Lead

Ringing In the Holiday Season

DEc. 6 was Hospitality Night in Laguna

Villwock’s Watch of Laguna Beach Ends After 15 Years

By Daniel Langhorne, Special to the Independent Jordan Villwock remembers his first 911 call as a 20-year-old Laguna Beach police dispatcher. A parent in North Laguna...

The Gun

The Menorah

Letters to the Editor

letters to the editor

Letter: Why Some Believe Blake Is a Bully

In his spirited defense of Councilman Peter Blake in the pages of the Indy, columnist Michael Ray states: “It is the same 30 or...
letters to the editor

Letter: In Response to Michael Ray’s Column

In a column that appeared in the Dec. 6 issue of the Laguna Beach Independent, Michael Ray describes his relationship with Councilman Peter Blake,...


Class Notes

LBUSD Aims for Healthy Eating Habits At its most recent meeting, the Laguna Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) Board of Education reviewed and adopted Resolution...

Class Notes

LBUSD Seeks Input in Developing LCAP Plan This week, the Laguna Beach Unified School District began administering a survey to gather community feedback to inform...

Street Beat

Street Beat

  Sunday, Dec. 8 Traffic stop. 1:10 a.m. 100 block of South Coast Highway. A 39-year-old Mission Viejo resident was arrested on suspicion of DUI and...

Street Beat

Friday, Nov. 29 Traffic collision. 9:52 a.m. Emerald Bay and North Coast Highway. Police reported that a female pedestrian was standing on the southeast corner...

Street Beat

Street Beat


Video Inspires Underwater Awe

An educational video featuring Laguna Beach’s Marine Protected Areas was released this week by the Laguna Bluebelt Coalition, five organizations whose mission aims to...

Community Datebook 7/26/13

Master Gardener Sows SEEDS City Council member Toni Iseman awarded junior master gardener certificates recently to Laguna Beach elementary school students Katelyn Kolberg, Keala Henry,...