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Security Tightens in District Schools

All visitors, contract workers and volunteers stepping foot on Laguna Beach campuses during regular school hours will soon be required to undergo security screening to gain entrance.

Marine Protections Show Little Impact

Marine protections imposed five years ago along the Southern California coast reveal no consistent region-wide “abundance trends” or extinctions for any species, says a report released this week.

Rouda Candidacy Gains Momentum

Laguna Beach resident Harley Rouda has raised more than $100,000 from independent donors since declaring his candidacy earlier this month for California's 48th Congressional District, which includes Laguna and Newport Beach, says a statement issued by his campaign.
Posted On 18 Mar 2017


Kids’ Art

I’m worried. The Laguna Museum is hosting art classes for kids.  This undertaking could be an undertaking. “Dear Lord, please welcome this unsuspecting and trusting museum into your heavenly embrace and forgive those young artists who didn’t know the combustible property of paint...

Learning ABC’s of Common Core Standards

Parents can learn about the school district’s efforts to integrate Common Core State Standards into the classroom in a program Wednesday, Jan. 29, in the high school’s library. The 6-7:30 p.m. session will focus on the importance of writing in all subjects and how to support...

Keeping Students Safe: LBHS Initiates Text-A-Tip Hotline

  In an effort to keep students safe, Laguna Beach’s public school administrators have established a telephone hotline that allows students, staff and parents to report school related concerns confidentially, the district announced last week. A dedicated phone number allows...


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Arrest Made in Mail Thefts Laguna police arrested a Santa Ana woman for suspicion of mail theft after they found correspondence from several people in her possession. A witness told police he observed a woman going through several mailboxes in the 2200 block of S. Coast Highway,...

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Monday, Nov. 29 Drug charges. 3:30 p.m. Lake Forest. Two young men and a 16-year-old girl were arrested on various drug related offenses. No further details were available. Tuesday, Nov. 30 Burglary. 8:30 a.m. 2100 block of Laguna Canyon Road. A shop was burglarized and $4,200...

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LB Indy log questions: Arrests Tied to Day-Old Burglary Four transients were arrested last Saturday allegedly in possession of checks reported missing in a burglary of a Catalina Street home the day before, police said. Officers found one woman and three men sleeping in the 1200...


Constituent’s Pleas Receive No Response

Editor: I am writing to let my fellow Laguna residents know how unresponsive Congressman Dana Rohrabacher is to his constituents. Several times I have requested the scheduling of a town hall meeting or an office appointment with our representative and have not gotten a response...

Point and Counterpoint Over Rohrabacher’s Response

Editor, Below is a letter from Rep. Dana Rohrabacher responding to my concerns about the environment here in Orange County. I have a hunch many will agree it is very troubling. I remind you of his own words….climate change is “a liberal fabrication to get funding for...

Rethink Art

Editor, The English phone booth on Forest and Beach has turned into an archetypal gauge of what does not work in public art. This recently unveiled project of Laguna’s Art Commission has undoubtedly proven why we must start to rethink art in Laguna now! The phone booth in...