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Set Out on a Blue Moon Hike

Hike with park staff and Laguna Canyon Foundation volunteers as the sun sets Friday, July 31, from 6:30-9:00 p.m. and the moon rises over Laurel and Willow Canyons. Observe the changes as day turns to night on a leisurely hike and learn about night wildlife. Hear the last birds’...

New Business Opens With Star Power

Beauty pageant winners and an “American Idol” contestant turned out with city dignitaries last week to welcome the opening of The Foundation skin care studio in Laguna Beach last week. The Foundation’s owner, Lisa G Artistry, a makeup artist and skin care specialist for 17 years,...

Keller Receives League’s Kudos

The Assistance League of Laguna Beach named Chris Keller businessperson of the year. Keller is an active member of the League’s advisory council and has been involved with the Early Intervention Program for developmentally delayed infants, a program that he participated in...

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Obituaries

Trailblazing Social Ecologist Changed Treatment of Juvenile Delinquents

  Margot R. Carlson, a long-time Laguna Beach resident, died July 23, 2015, after a brief illness. Carlson, 85, held the role of executive director of Community Service Programs since 1986 and continued to support victims, shelter children, counsel families, and educate...

Thomas P. De Paolo, 1923-2015

Tom de Paolo, 91, passed away July 2, in Laguna Beach, of complications from diabetes. He went as he always said he wanted to, in his home overlooking the Pacific. He received a steady stream of calls and visits from family and friends in his last few days, and had a smile and a...

Mark Patrick Hanley

Sept. 14, 1962- June 18, 2015. After a long, courageous battle with cancer, Mark Patrick Hanley passed away Thursday, June 18 with his mother, Constance, at his side. Born in Sharon, Penn., Mark was 3 years old when his family moved to Southern California. He attended Laguna...

Columns

The Kibitzer

People Before Parking This weekend, grab the groms and come check out Park Plaza, Laguna’s first downtown pedestrian plaza. It’s located just off Forest Avenue and Coast Highway, the diagonal cut-through known as Lower Park Avenue. While changing the use of any street will meet...
Posted On 19 Oct 2017

Just for Laughs

  Read the Personals EXOTIC DANCER — I am professional belly dancer. My dancing girls and I make very hippy entertainments for you in beautiful costumes. Special price – $50 for one hour, including delicious pastries from homeland.  #TiffanyBylczinski  ...

Pet Peeves

Out on a Limb I was saddened to see the demise of City Hall’s pepper tree. I know how that old tree felt. I’ve spent a lifetime being cut down to size. Over the years, readers have said, “Pet Peeves stinks” or “He’s not funny” or “I have dyslexia and loved the read.” Everyone...

Taking Stock

30 Years Ago Today It was 30 years ago today, October 19, 1987, when world stock markets crashed. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 508 points to 1738.74, a 22.6% drop that is still the largest one-day decline in the DJIA. I was managing a stockbroker firm then and I recall...

Taking Stock

The Wild Blue Yonder Off we go with all three major stock averages at or near record high levels. On some days, they form a trifecta with all three setting records. Their content differs. The popular Dow Industrial Average reflects changes in thirty selected blue chips, the...

Village Matters

Sometimes the Answer is ‘No’ Last week, the Planning Commission made “No” very clear to the Coast Inn applicants who sought a roof deck and other large additions in the context of a historic restoration to the 1930s hotel. This project sells itself as a historical restoration of...