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Planners Reject CVS in Downtown

The Planning Commission voted unanimously, 5-0, to deny CVS Pharmacy entrance into downtown Laguna Beach at a hearing this week. The national retail pharmacy sought to take over Laguna Drug, which operators say has struggled to turn a profit.


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Shap Show Spotlights High School Talent Laguna Beach’s Lumberyard Restaurant will host a $65 per person pre-show dinner on Saturday, Feb. 8, which includes reserved seating for the 26th annual No Suits Allowed concert at the LBHS Artists’ Theatre. Both the 7:30 p.m. concert and...


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Local Surfer Saves a Life By Ted Reckas | LB Indy Maira Khan, 22, of Irvine, was rescued after being swept into the ocean from the rocks at Pearl Street beach Sunday, April 3, by local James Pribram, who intervened after observing the incident from his parents’ house overlooking...


Influential Legacy Created by LGBT Entrepreneurs

Editor, Recent LGBT pride events reminded me of four friends from the past that made a difference in Laguna Beach. Art Frink and Harry Moon opened the Cottage restaurant in the 1960s. It had been a breakfast place and originally a residence built in the early 1900s at Coast...