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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...

Dogs' day: Snow to play in

Dogs' day: Snow to play in

Snow came to Laguna Canyon on Wednesday morning.

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...

Laguna to host business workshop

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

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.

Ranch permit approved, no shuttle required

Ranch permit approved, no shuttle required

A Laguna Beach resident and businessman received permission last week to renovate the former Aliso Creek Inn & Golf Course, putting to...

Applications available for community grants

Laguna Beach is accepting applications for its fiscal year 2015-16 community assistance grant program.

Keeping seniors in their homes is group's ongoing challenge

Keeping seniors in their homes is group's ongoing challenge

The advocacy group Laguna Beach Seniors is turning 40 this year and working harder than ever to help seniors stay in their homes.

KX 93.5 raises more than $27,000

Laguna's only FM radio station, KX 93.5, raised more than $27,000 during its winter membership drive, according to a news release.

Visit Laguna Beach board names new chairwoman

Visit Laguna Beach board names new chairwoman

Peggy Trott, general manager of the Inn at Laguna Beach, is the new chairwoman of Visit Laguna Beach's board of directors, according to a...

Chamber of Commerce names Spirit nominees

The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce board of directors has announced the nominees for...

New owner taking the wheel at Jeeps R US

New owner taking the wheel at Jeeps R US

Larie Tales was supposed to retire when he moved to Laguna Beach 25 years ago.

Vegetation blocking your view? File a preservation or restoration claim

Forms for filing either a view preservation or restoration claim are now available at the Laguna Beach Community Development Department at...

Holiday trash pickup delayed 1 day; trees can go, too

Residential and commercial trash collection in Laguna Beach will be delayed one day for customers regularly serviced on Dec. 25 and 26 and...

Mozambique gets more seating but parking is not resolved

Mozambique's parking problems took center stage at the Laguna Beach City Council meeting Tuesday, but the steakhouse scored some concessions...

City gets $25,000 from NEA for arts plan

Laguna Beach is one of 919 cities or agencies nationwide awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, according to a news...

Ranch at Laguna Beach faces trademark infringement claim

A U.S. District Court judge last week set a trial date in a trademark infringement claim by the owner of the Anaheim-based Ranch...

Medical emergency won't stop the music

Medical emergency won't stop the music

Playing during Hospitality Night in Laguna Beach might not have been doctors' orders, but it turned out to be some of the best medicine...

Mission Hospital Laguna gets its largest donation: $10M

Mission Hospital Laguna Beach received its largest financial gift since the facility opened in 2009 when local residents Sue and Bill...

Acclaimed Casa Laguna Inn changes hands

After 14 years, Francois Leclair has sold the Casa Laguna Inn & Spa.

Montage tree lights up the night

Montage tree lights up the night

Montage Laguna Beach's annual tree-lighting ceremony Monday night drew 4,500 holiday revelers, who were invited to enjoy appetizers,...

Around Town: Chamber names executive director

The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce has named Laura Henkels its executive director.

Hike for Hunger grows, helps fill Laguna Food Pantry

Sixty-five fitness buffs spent a recent Saturday morning hiking from Aliso Viejo to the Laguna Food Pantry to deliver 1,100 pounds of non-...

Here's what downtown might look like with bike lane, seating, plants

Here's what downtown might look like with bike lane, seating, plants

Visitors to Ocean Avenue on Saturday got a glimpse of how the street would look with a bike lane, angled parking stalls and grassy areas...

Shelter plans Thanksgiving dinner

The public is invited to Laguna Beach's annual Thanksgiving feast at noon Thursday at Neighborhood Congregational Church.

High school seniors will lead parade with Janet Evans

Laguna Beach High School seniors Janie Crawford and Taylor Addis will join Olympic gold medal swimmer Janet Evans and other participants...

UCLA's Samueli School gets $9 million from Laguna couple

Laguna Beach residents B. John and Amelia Garrick have committed $9 million to launch the B. John Garrick Institute for the Risk Sciences at...

Rock 'N Fish leaves Laguna, rooftop redesign stays

Rock 'N Fish leaves Laguna, rooftop redesign stays

The restaurant that had been poised to reap the benefit of downtown Laguna Beach's first rooftop deck has closed after four years in the...

Handcrafted charity combats homelessness and hunger

Handcrafted charity combats homelessness and hunger

Hundreds of people enjoyed live music, food from area chefs and the main event, a silent auction featuring handcrafted bowls, at the seventh...

AIDS memorial Peace and Love garden needs some tender care

AIDS memorial Peace and Love garden needs some tender care

Laguna Beach's plans to refurbish steps leading to the beach off Mountain Road has brought attention to a neglected nearby parcel that at...

Community garden to host a festival Sunday

The public is invited to a fall festival with live music and a potluck at the South Laguna Community Garden Park on Sunday.

City celebrates work at Moulton Meadows

The city will host a public ceremony Nov. 20 to recognize the completion of improvements to Moulton Meadows Park in Laguna Beach,...

Lagunans can again pick up packages at local post office

Lagunans can again pick up packages at local post office

Beginning Saturday, Laguna Beach residents will again be able to claim packages at one of the city's two post offices instead of traveling...

Crosscultural Council seeks new leader

The Laguna Beach-based South County Crosscultural Council is seeking to hire a part-time executive director.

From parking pain, gain?

From parking pain, gain?

Shirley's Bagels struggled for months to move a few doors down to larger quarters in the Broadway Street Plaza, where it was already...

City is putting emphasis on the hungry

Laguna Beach on Saturday will kick off Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month, which will feature fundraisers and opportunities to drop off...

How does your backyard chicken grow? Laguna's cycling Tour de Coop will find out

How does your backyard chicken grow? Laguna's cycling Tour de Coop will find out

Reem Khalil Bell's purpose for building a chicken coop in the family's Laguna Beach backyard was two-fold: to give her 2-year-old daughter,...

Boys & Girls Club getting $100,000 from event

Boys & Girls Club getting $100,000 from event

The sixth annual Girls' Night Out generated $100,000 for the Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach, according to a news release.

'Desperate Housewives' actor to talk about missing, exploited children

An actor in the "Desperate Housewives" television series, which ran from 2004 until 2012, will speak about missing and sexually exploited...

City sees rise in parking revenue

Laguna Beach collected $500,000 more in parking revenue this summer than last after employing strategies designed to reduce traffic and...

Commission approves move for Shirley's Bagels, finds plaza parking will be OK

Commission approves move for Shirley's Bagels, finds plaza parking will be OK

After months of anxiously awaiting a decision from the Laguna Beach Planning Commission, Shirley's Bagels was told Wednesday that it could...

Fire ceremony, sacred mandala mark Buddhist monks' visit and celebrations

Fire ceremony, sacred mandala mark Buddhist monks' visit and celebrations

Laguna Beach's Neighborhood Congregational Church is the epicenter of this week's celebration honoring a group of Buddhist monks.

Soroptimists accepting applications to honor female wage earners

Soroptimist International of Laguna Beach is looking to honor a woman who is the primary wage earner...

Winners of juried art exhibit to be announced

Laguna Beach Mayor Elizabeth Pearson will announce the winners of a juried fine-art exhibition at a public reception Oct. 23.

Coastal Commission halts dance-floor use, some other activity at The Ranch

Coastal Commission halts dance-floor use, some other activity at The Ranch

The dancing needs to stop — at least temporarily — at a portion of The Ranch...

Classic wheels gleam at Rotary car show

Classic wheels gleam at Rotary car show

Corvettes, hot rods and muscle cars fought the ocean for attention Sunday during the Rotary...

Surfrider Foundation finds new leader

The Surfrider Foundation has named a Laguna Beach resident and former lifeguard to be the nonprofit organization's next chief executive...

City may use church for antenna after dropped cell phone calls

City may use church for antenna after dropped cell phone calls

The city and AT&T are considering permanent placement of an antenna at St. Catherine of Siena Parish to help residents regain lost cell...

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