A proposal from Caltrans to raise speed limits on sections of Coast Highway received a skeptical response this past Tuesday from Laguna Beach’s City Council, which asked its Parking Traffic and Circulation Committee to thoroughly investigate the planned changes before the Council issues a formal response to the state agency. Residents and Council members alike […]
Tag: "Irvine Cove"
This is a true story about arrogance. Specifically, mine. It begins with kayaking. I go almost every day, venturing from one of the coves in north Laguna. My usual route takes me north along the coast. I paddle to Emerald Bay and sometimes Irvine Cove. From there, I race straight out a mile, rest […]
I keep having a dream I am on a body board and surfing the airwaves high above Laguna. I’ve been a surfer all my life and understand ocean waves. The best are thin, steep ones that break in a collapsing line you skim across at great speed. The worst are thick crunchers that burst out […]
The Return Of The Dolphins I live in north Laguna and have kayaked from there for some 20 years. I cast off from Diver’s or Fisherman’s Cove, push beyond the shoals, then turn north to Emerald Bay. If feeling strong, I paddle all the way to Irvine Cove. Heading north, usually I hug the coast […]
The water quality board with authority over coastal waters from Laguna Beach to the Mexican border voted 6-0 to require permits for over-the-water fireworks displays, including the city’s annual Fourth of July show. The new regulation approved Wednesday is the first in the nation to regulate fireworks as a pollution source subject to the federal […]