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Arts group picks 'Sea Breeze' sculpture for Main Beach

Arts group picks 'Sea Breeze' sculpture for Main Beach

The Arts Commission on Monday recommended a "Sea Breeze" for the shores of Laguna.

 

New trees, errant balls concern baseball field's neighbors

The Laguna Beach High School baseball field is on residents' radar again, and not just because of the errant balls that continue to be a neighborhood hazard.

 

Outstanding Laguna law enforcement recognized

For the first time in four years, Laguna Beach law enforcement was formally celebrated for service above and beyond the call of duty.

Montage resort sold for $360 million

A luxury beachside resort in South Laguna has been sold for $360 million to a Chicago-based real estate investment company focused on high-end hotels, according to a news release.

 

Laguna police to focus on crosswalk safety Saturday

Laguna Beach police on Saturday will make a special effort to watch for motorists who make illegal U-turns and fail to yield to pedestrians at intersections that have a history of pedestrian-...

 

Chamber shines light on Laguna spirit

More than 200 guests filled the venue [seven-degrees] Friday to honor recipients of the Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce's annual Spirit of Laguna...

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Campaign for Onofre nuclear plant cleanup launched

Campaign for Onofre nuclear plant cleanup launched

Laguna Beach Mayor Bob Whalen last week sent letters to mayors of every Orange County city encouraging them to gather signatures from...

New Planning Commissioner Kempf ready for the challenge

New Planning Commissioner Kempf ready for the challenge

Sue Kempf says her professional background in managing large projects with input from diverse groups along with volunteer work on two Laguna...

Artists work/live project gets green light

Artists work/live project gets green light

Sculptor and developer Louis Longi got the go-ahead from the California Coastal Commission on Jan. 8 to build a 30-unit artist work/live...

How important is canyon creek? It matters to artists' work/live project

How important is canyon creek? It matters to artists' work/live project

Laguna Canyon Creek's degree of environmental value is likely to be a prime talking point when the California Coastal Commission discusses a...

Top of the World trail improvements will come without road widening

Top of the World trail improvements will come without road widening

Improvements to a trail in the Top of the World neighborhood will move forward without any widening of the private road that it connects to,...

Coastal Commission wants compensation from Ranch owner for public access

Coastal Commission wants compensation from Ranch owner for public access

In order for the owner of The Ranch at Laguna Beach to proceed with a hotel renovation, the California Coastal Commission wants a shuttle...

Public Safety

Police Files for Jan. 29

Dartmoor Street: A vehicle burglary was reported in the 300 block at 7:23 a.m. Monday. A caller said $10 in cash was stolen from inside an...

Fire chars home's deck

A fire damaged a home's deck in the 100 block of Rockledge Road in Laguna Beach Thursday night, authorities said.

Measles outbreak: New law partly behind Laguna's drop in vaccine exemptions

Measles outbreak: New law partly behind Laguna's drop in vaccine exemptions

A new California law and the lingering effects of last year's measles outbreak are likely behind the drop in personal belief vaccination...

Volunteers sought for emergency response team

The Laguna Beach Police Department is accepting applications for its Community Emergency Response Team, which is made up of volunteers who...

Want to be a lifeguard? Tryouts in February, March

Rookie and seasonal lifeguard tryouts will take place Feb. 28 and March 14 at Main Beach in Laguna Beach.

Police files for Jan. 22

North Coast Highway: Petty theft was reported in the 1400 block at 1:06 p.m. Monday. A guest at the Art Hotel said two bags were stolen from...

Business & Real Estate

Nonprofit that places cats plans fundraiser

The Blue Bell Foundation for Cats is planning a fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 8 at Tivoli Too in Laguna Beach.

Laguna to host business workshop

Laguna Beach will host its next Open for Business workshop Feb. 12 at the Community & Susi Q Center.

Learn pruning tips in free demonstration

Gilbert BriseƱo, a master tree artist and landscape contractor, will give a free demonstration this month on pruning that keeps in...

Dogs' day: Snow to play in

Dogs' day: Snow to play in

Snow came to Laguna Canyon on Wednesday morning.

3 sculpture finalists vie for spot at Main Beach

3 sculpture finalists vie for spot at Main Beach

Artists Ricardo Duffy, Pat Downing and Sukhdev Dail will present their proposals for a sculpture at Main Beach to the Laguna Beach Arts...

Laguna man's surprise encounter with orcas proves an online hit

Laguna man's surprise encounter with orcas proves an online hit

Laguna Beach resident Rich German has spent the last five years paddling in the ocean, but Jan. 7 was special.

Education

Top educators heat up the kitchen at fundraiser

Top educators heat up the kitchen at fundraiser

About 150 diners enjoyed a feast from Lumberyard chef Armando Ortega on Monday night during SchoolPower's sixth annual Chef Challenge to...

Imaginations put to the test in competition at Thurston school

Imaginations put to the test in competition at Thurston school

Elementary and middle school students from across Orange and San Diego counties — including Laguna Beach — got a mental...

 Impasse broken over repair of tennis courts

Impasse broken over repair of tennis courts

Laguna Beach Unified School District trustees have tentatively agreed to drop their demand that a tennis court resurfacing project at the...

City wants school district to negotiate tennis court renovation

City wants school district to negotiate tennis court renovation

Planned repairs to the Laguna Beach High School tennis courts still can't seem to get off the ground.

School district is offering free parenting class

The Laguna Beach Unified School District is sponsoring a free 10-week education program called Parent Project for parents of middle and high...

Laguna district meeting will focus on math instruction

Efforts to create engaging, real-life and rigorous math instruction to help prepare Laguna Beach Unified School District students —...

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