The Lead

City to Cut Historic Pepper Tree

The old pepper tree in front of Laguna Beach City Hall hasn’t fallen yet, it has made a sound.


Class Notes

Schools Honor Their Own Elizabeth Phillips was selected as the Laguna Beach school district’s classified employee of the year, says a district announcement. Phillips, a Thurston Middle School health clerk, wears other hats as well, as a campus supervisor and typist. “My favorite...


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Crash Leads to School Lockdown

Anneleisse School in Laguna Canyon briefly locked down its campus and kept children indoors Monday, June 12, at the request of police, who were searching the immediate area for suspects who had fled the scene of a solo traffic accident nearby, police said. Within a quarter mile...


Time to Walk the Talk

Editor, At the last Laguna Beach City Council meeting, I listened to about 30 people speak relative to the details of the City’s decision to support our country’s initial endorsement of the Paris Climate Change agreement.  The comments were all in support of the...