The Lead

Downtown Revival Plan Comes Into Focus

A plan to plant street trees and spruce up the streetscape in downtown Laguna Beach inched forward Tuesday, providing relief to residents and business owners who’ve complained about the commercial hub’s shabby appearance.

Whalen, Dicterow Reelected to Lead City Council

Mayor Bob Whalen and Mayor Pro Tem Steve Dicterow will continue serving in the roles they took on over a year ago, following a unanimous vote of the City Council. Both Whalen and Dicterow are up for reelection in November 2020.

Holiday Digest

Letters to the Editor

letters to the editor

Letter: Final Digester Disposition

Rome has the Trevi Fountain wishing well where visitors leave behind $3,000 Euros per day in religious offerings. Laguna needs some religion, too. I...
letters to the editor

Letter: Regulatory Blight in Laguna Beach

  In examining the conditions of the Laguna Beach downtown areas it has occurred to me that numerous buildings are vacant, locked without tenants, and...


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

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

Sunday, Nov. 24 Drunk driving. 1:45 a.m. Loma Terrace and Forest Avenue. A 29-year-old Hollywood man was arrested on suspicion of DUI and driving with...

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,...