The Lead

City Adds Goats, Hand Crews to Reduce Wildfire Risk

A heard of about 200 goats enjoyed a $4 million ocean view off Loretta Drive this week as they munched on dry grass and brush.

School Board Hires Law Firm to Fight Member’s Discrimination, Defamation Claims

By Daniel Langhorne, Special to the Independent   The dispute between a Laguna Beach school board member and the School District reached a potentially costly landmark...

Letters to the Editor

letters to the editor

Letter: Me, a Racist?

It seems that I was recently called a racist by school board member Jim Kelly, whose remarks were seconded by Carol Normandin, Peggy Wolff...
letters to the editor

Letter: Religions Should Not Protect Child Abusers

Now I have heard everything. A bill to protect children from abuse is…an attack on religion? Talk about losing sight of who the victim...


Class Notes

LBHS Grads Gift a Wall of Fresh Water, Cool Beauty The Class of 2019 and their families have funded a legacy gift, which will...

Class Notes

Laguna Beach Live! Awards Two Scholarships Beach Live! presented two $1,000 scholarships to two deserving Laguna Beach High School students at the Senior Convocation on June...

Class Notes

Class Notes

Street Beat


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...
Laguna beach police log

Open House Burglars Arrested

On May 26, the Laguna Beach Police Department received three reports of theft from three different residences in the city. Police discovered that all...

Street Beat

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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,...