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Museum Raises Over $923K at Centennial Ball

The Laguna Art Museum celebrated the art association’s 100th birthday with a Centennial Ball on Sept. 29 at the Festival of Arts grounds.


‘All Shook Up’ Revisits the Impact of Rock ‘n’ Roll

The rock ‘n’ roll musical comedy inspired by the songs of Elvis Presley, “All Shook Up,” opens at the Artists Theatre, 625 Park Ave., today Friday, March 16. Performed by Laguna Beach High School drama students, the story is all new but the hits are all out of the singing...


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Sunday, March 18 Traffic stop. 400 block of Forest Ave. 12:22 a.m. A 51-year-old Lake Forest man was cited for DUI. Pedestrian stop. 1200 block of S. Coast Hwy. 1:36 a.m. A 32-year-old Aliso Viejo man was arrested for a DUI warrant. Traffic stop. 1300 block of N. Coast Hwy. 7:59...


Letter: Civility, Yes; Shell Games and Stonewalling, No

Some claim national press coverage of recent cop car graphics controversy put our town in a bad light. Instead, my liberal and conservative friends across the country empathized with robust local debate wrestling over left-right dichotomies familiar to all Americans. Yet, council...


Dance Festival Springs to Life

The arrival of spring this year coincides with the expansion of the Laguna Dance Festival season, staged in the fall of previous years. Though dancers set the mood with audience-teasing performance snippets in galleries during this past Thursday’s Art Walk, the real attraction...