Community Datebook

Foundation Hosts Lecturer, Lecture

  Laguna Ocean Foundation will host the talk “Rocky Intertidal Ecology and Effects of Urbanization” presented by Dr. Jayson Smith at Laguna Art Museum on Thursday, Sept. 27. Smith’s talk will focus on Laguna Beach’s rocky coastline ecosystems. In addition, he will share...

Perfect Pairing: Disaster Planning and Potluck

Interested neighbors of the Wesley Fire Protection Zone (from Lower Nyes to Aliso Circle) are invited to take part in an emergency preparedness event and light potluck on Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Laguna Terrace Park Clubhouse, 30802 Coast Highway, at 6:30 p.m. Pre-meeti...

City Hosts ‘Open for Business’ Workshop

The next “Open for Business” workshop, for business owners and others interested in opening or expanding businesses in Laguna Beach, will take place on Thursday, Sept.  27, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Community Center, 380 Third St. Workshop participants will include...



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Tari Lennon and Larry Allison

Tari Lennon and Larry Allison

Jeremy Megroz

Jeremy Stefan Megroz, 40, peacefully passed away Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011 in his home with his wife at his side. In April 2008 Megroz was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gherig’s). His courageous journey came to an end 3 1/2 years after his diagnosis. His memory will live...

Mary Goree

Mary Goree


Wisdom Workout

Imaginative Perception When we have a breakdown in our love relationships, our friendships or our familial ties, it often comes down to the loss of imaginative perception. We have lost the magic. Yes, there are reasons why the relationship isn’t working. If those reasons...

The Kibitzer

Let Laguna Chill Have you heard about the new grass-roots organization that has formed in Laguna? It’s not Let Laguna Vote, or Canyon Alliance of Neighborhoods Defense Organization, or even the recent Together Laguna Can Defeat Measure KK (medical marijuana dispensary). Nope,...
Posted On 22 Sep 2016

Pet Peeves

Mirror Mirror   Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the most enterprising school candidate of all? “Who’s asking?” It’s me, Crantz. I write the Pet Peeves column. “Oh, such dreck. But that’s a good thing because you never crack me up.” So, you’ll help me? The mirror hesitates....

Guest column

Alright to be a Sister Now?               Once upon a time a very long time ago, or long enough ago, I was born. This was before birth control, women’s sportswear, or anyone used fitness in the same sentence as women. My mother that year was given a bonus. I guess the...

Green Light

Push to Ban Smokes on Trails We need to get their butts out of there. The “butts” are cigarette refuse and “there” refers to the dry, flammable chaparral atop Aliso Peak and inland near the trail approaching Laguna Sur in Laguna Niguel. Those of us edgy about wild fires along our...
Posted On 22 Sep 2016

Taking Stock

After The Fed Meeting The Federal Reserve gave Wall Street an early Christmas present with its decision to leave interest rates alone for now. It marked this present as not to be opened until Christmas, when the Street expects it to boost rates, which would be the first increase...