The Lead

Laguna Restaurants Change Chefs, Menus

By Christopher Trela | NB Indy Chef and Restaurateur Ryan Adams has been at his Three Seventy Common Kitchen+Drink in Laguna Beach for many years, but recently announced that he is handing over the reins of his restaurant to Chef Greg Daniels, former chef-owner of Haven Gastropub...


Have a Blast at El Morro’s Fall Carnival

By Amy Orr, Special to the Independent In a community infused with art, local artwork is often on display. Homegrown talent will be clearly visible at El Morro’s Boo Blast next Friday, Oct. 27; t-shirts for this event feature a drawing done by a young Laguna artist. This year, 80...


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Street Beat

Demonstration Fails to Materialize

Laguna Beach police and other law enforcement agencies deployed to Main Beach on Sunday, Sept. 24, a precautionary measure due to uncertainty over whether a canceled demonstration would still attract attention. It turns out, the anti illegal immigration group America First, whose...


Letter: We Can’t Afford Another Four Years of Iseman

This election comes at a critical juncture for our city. It’s a vote for new voices instead of the same old tired faces. Village Laguna has launched a vitriolic campaign filled with distortions and outright lies in their desperate attempts to cling to power and keep their puppets...