The Lead

Laguna Dance Festival Celebrates 15th Season

Laguna Dance Festival, which has cultivated a loyal local audience as well as dance fans from out of town, has always used the Laguna Playhouse for its dance presentations.

Weekend Neighborhood Trolley Canceled Amid Declining Ridership

By Daniel Langhorne, Special to the Independent Laguna Beach will cancel its extended weekend neighborhood trolley service effective Sept. 30 after declining ridership over the...

Letters to the Editor

letters to the editor

Letter: Judie Mancuso: Social Compassion in Legislation

  “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” - Mahatma Gandhi Thank you, Judie...
letters to the editor

Letter: Civility a Two-way Street

We can restore small-town civic values that enable robust but reasoned discussion and debate in the public commons. That’s the proven remedy when afflicted...


Class Notes

  Two LBHS Students Receive National Merit Honors Laguna Beach High School students Kenneth Chu and Kyle Herkins have been named semifinalists in the 2020 National...

Class Notes

Class Notes

Street Beat

Back-to-back Ocean Rescues Last Week in Laguna

By Allison Jarrell | LB Indy Laguna Beach Lifeguards and local authorities were kept busy late last week with back-to-back ocean rescues on Thursday, Sept....


DUI Checkpoint Nets 10 Arrests The Laguna Beach Police Department conducted a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint on Aug. 17 in the area of Coast Highway and...

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,...