By Andrea Adelson A homeless man remains in an induced coma in Mission Viejo’s Mission Hospital after he was critically injured a week ago in an early morning hit and run collision in Laguna Canyon. An appeal by police for the public’s help in tracking down the fleeing driver has yielded little, Sgt. Louis Callus […]
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With the removal of invasive exotic plants and their replacement with native plants and oak trees, the first phase of a five-year habitat restoration project at Laguna Canyon’s Big Bend is completed, the Laguna Canyon Foundation announced Tuesday. The project, partially funded by a grant from the Orange County Transportation Authority, will restore a weedy […]
A 32-year-old bike rider, injured when losing control on a steep trail above Laguna Canyon Road about 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, March 24, was extracted for emergency treatment by helicopter about an hour later, fire officials said. Firefighters hiked in from the Big Bend portion of the roadway to reach the downed cyclist on the […]
Two young children were treated for minor injuries and taken to Orangewood Children’s Home after their mother was arrested following a collision last Saturday, Jan. 7, that closed Laguna Canyon Road for more than two hours, according to police. Abigail Wilson, 31, of Costa Mesa, was detained on multiple charges, including suspicion of felony […]
Big Bend Trailhead Takes Shape After nearly four years in limbo, deconstruction of four historic cottages relocated to Big Bend from downtown began on Monday to allow for the establishment of a new trailhead and wildlife corridor in Laguna Canyon. Over the next 16 months, the 3.7-acre city-owned property will be […]
Laguna Beach’s City Council sent the three Third Street cottages being stored in an open field in Laguna Canyon to the wrecking crew Tuesday night, denying local landowner Scott Tenney’s offer of financial support to move at least one to open space in Bluebird Canyon for use as a community/environmental center. Tenney said he already […]
Historic cottages to be removed Nearly four city-owned acres at a curve on Laguna Canyon Road known as Big Bend, where three dilapidating historic cottages have been stashed for years, were decreed as pristine open space by the City Council Tuesday night. Laguna Canyon Foundation president Derek Ostensen asked the council to set aside the […]