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Inside Out: The JFK Assassination was my 9/11

Inside Out: The JFK Assassination was my 9/11

When JFK was shot, my parents were on the parade route. Friends were at the Dallas Trade Mart awaiting Kennedy’s
Christy Acquires Laguna’s ‘Yosemite’

Christy Acquires Laguna’s ‘Yosemite’

28Jun13 • 4 comments
The acquisition of Aliso Creek Inn and Golf Course was announced Thursday by a private investment group led by lifetime
Village Entrance Moves Ahead, Finally

Village Entrance Moves Ahead, Finally

After years of talks and studies, Laguna Beach’s City Council voted 3-2 on Tuesday to proceed with a $42 million
Let’s Keep Our Communities Safe

Let’s Keep Our Communities Safe

  “The most dangerous social experiment of our generation.” That is how Newport Beach Police Chief Jay Johnson describes the
Attack of the Drones

Attack of the Drones

18Apr14 • 0 comments
The pace of technological change is accelerating.   We know that.  There is too much money to be won.  Some 21-year
Remembering a Legacy of Gay Bars

Remembering a Legacy of Gay Bars

Editor, For decades, Laguna Beach had a large gay bar on Main Beach and later the Boom Boom Room at
Questions Arise Over Nyes Place Fuel Trimming

Questions Arise Over Nyes Place Fuel Trimming

Editor, (This letter was sent to Fire Chief Jeff LaTendresse and City Manager John Pietig) From a phone conversation with
Complaints Over Music are Off Key

Complaints Over Music are Off Key

Editor, Dora Wexell at Seven Degrees has this completely backwards (“Music Fest Wins New Fans,” April 11).  A wedding venue
Questioning Proposed View Rules

Questioning Proposed View Rules

About 150 angry, well-organized people have continued a writing campaign to go after the airspace of their neighbors. They make it
What Supportive Housing Is and Isn’t

What Supportive Housing Is and Isn’t

Editor: As a board member of Friendship Shelter, I’m grateful to Michael and Kimberly Fowlkes for so perfectly illustrating in their letter (“Shelter
 Marveling at the Danger

Marveling at the Danger

Editor, One student fatality from crossing the street across from her college is tragic beyond belief.  This should never have happened.
Be Aware of Laguna’s Many Distractions

Be Aware of Laguna’s Many Distractions

Editor, Nina Fitzpatrick’s sad and tragic death brings to mind the many pedestrian fatalities and injuries this city has dealt
Indy Calendar April 18-24, 2014

Indy Calendar April 18-24, 2014

18Apr14 • 0 comments
  Friday, April 18 Nick I & ADD, 9 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 Coast Hwy. 949-715-7777 The Strangers, 9 p.m., Marine
Surf Legend Remembered as a ‘Genius and a Gentleman’

Surf Legend Remembered as a ‘Genius and a Gentleman’

18Apr14 • 0 comments
With hundreds of well-wishers reciting his name three times in unison, Hobie Alter’s daughter Paula concluded an outdoor memorial service
College Mourns a Student of Wit and Talent

College Mourns a Student of Wit and Talent

18Apr14 • 0 comments
They stood in solemn formation, their faces illuminated by electronic candles or glow string head and wristbands, along Laguna Canyon
Answering Homeless Housing Skeptics

Answering Homeless Housing Skeptics

A plan for permanent housing for chronically homeless people who are mentally ill is generating much discussion around town and
Embracing an ‘Eternal Legacy’

Embracing an ‘Eternal Legacy’

18Apr14 • 0 comments
The Arts Commission chose the work titled “Eternal Legacy” by Gerard Basil Stripling and Michele Taylor to serve as a
Master of Migration

Master of Migration

Twice each year, thousands of Pacific gray whales closely follow the coast and pass by Laguna Beach. This is the