Business & Real Estate

Woman's Club welcomes new police chief

The Woman's Club of Laguna Beach will host a welcome event for new Police Chief Laura Farinella April 24 at the organization's headquarters.

City wants to raise your sewer rates over 10 years

The Laguna Beach City Council on Tuesday unanimously supported raising customers' sewer bills each of the next 10 years to help repair aging...

Street tacos find a home in Laguna

Street tacos find a home in Laguna

A street-style taco catering company rooted in Orange County has chosen Laguna Beach for its first takeout store.

Nominations sought for Violet Richardson award

Soroptimist International of Laguna Beach is seeking nominations for the Violet Richardson award.

Kids get egg-cited

Kids get egg-cited

Twenty-five children with their parents descended on Lang Park in South Laguna Saturday for an Easter egg hunt hosted by Laguna Beach United...

4 artists chosen in Postcards from Laguna competition

4 artists chosen in Postcards from Laguna competition

The Arts Commission last month selected four artists to paint images of postcards that will hang on the Verizon building on Broadway Street,...

Thrift shop is a front for altruism

Thrift shop is a front for altruism

Linda Hogan-Estrada tries to greet every customer entering her South Laguna thrift and consignment store by saying, "Hi, welcome to...

Collection event nets tons of waste

Laguna Beach, partnering with trash disposal company Waste Management, gathered 13 tons of unwanted items such as paint, batteries, light...

Fund created in name of former mayor

The Laguna Beach Community Foundation recently created a memorial fund in honor of former Mayor Kathleen Blackburn.

Arts Commission announces banner painters

The Laguna Beach Arts Commission has selected four artists to paint banners for display throughout the city during the summer.

Seasonal planting workshop Saturday

The South Laguna Community Garden Park will host a free seasonal planting workshop Saturday.

Chamber's Leadership Luncheon a time to share accomplishments

Business and nonprofit leaders will share achievements from the past year at the Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce's 27th annual Leadership...

Money workshops focus on seniors

Laguna Beach Seniorsand the Laguna Beach Community Foundation will host eight free workshops on money managment beginning April 3, according...

Off-season trolley service meets with success

Off-season trolley service meets with success

The number of passengers using Laguna's free trolleys exceeded the city's expectations during the first weekend of off-season service,...

Group sues Coastal Commission over work/live project

A group that opposed the artist work/live project in Laguna Beach Canyon — approved with special conditions by the California...

Clear skies and tradition mark annual parade

Clear skies and tradition mark annual parade

Laguna Beach partied with an Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer and a World War II pilot as the 49th Patriots Day Parade rolled through...

Digital visitors bureau One Laguna closing

One Laguna, a digital visitors bureau that opened last year in downtown Laguna Beach, has halted operations, the facility's founder...

Chamber to host labor-law workshop

Local business owners, managers and professionals can learn about employment pitfalls during a labor-law workshop March 12 hosted by the...

City ready for Saturday's Patriots Day Parade

City ready for Saturday's Patriots Day Parade

Blue skies are predicted this year for the 49th Patriots Day Parade, set for Saturday in Laguna Beach.

Times Community News names Russ Newton publisher

Times Community News names Russ Newton publisher

Russ Newton, a senior vice president with the Los Angeles Times, has been named publisher of Times Community News.

As more needy sea lions flood in, Marine Mammal Center gets help

As more needy sea lions flood in, Marine Mammal Center gets help

The Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach is experiencing a bad case of deja vu, and it's probably not the only rescue facility...

Grant program seeks worthy nonprofits

Nonprofit organizations have until 5 p.m. Friday to turn in applications for the city's 2015-16 Community Assistance Grant Program,...

Blue Bell raises $10,000 for cats in need

Blue Bell raises $10,000 for cats in need

The recent Cats Meow fundraiser generated $10,000 for the Blue Bell Foundation for Cats in Laguna Beach.

Laguna welcomes Sister Cities Garden

Laguna welcomes Sister Cities Garden

The Laguna Beach Sister Cities Garden in Heisler Park was officially unveiled Wednesday afternoon.

Alley near bank will close sporadically

An alley between Forest and Ocean avenues in Laguna Beach next to the Bank of America will close occasionally over the next five weeks...

Cliffs Inn to relaunch in April with new name and look

Cliffs Inn to relaunch in April with new name and look

The Laguna Cliffs Inn will relaunch in April under a new name following a $1.5-...

Laguna taking requests to hang promotional banners

Beginning Monday, nonprofit organizations interested in promoting their events can apply for a banner to be placed above Forest Avenue...

Laguna to celebrate Sister Cities Garden next week

Laguna to celebrate Sister Cities Garden next week

The public is invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday to recognize the Laguna Beach Sister Cities Garden in Heisler Park.

Program will give a little care to the caregivers

Program will give a little care to the caregivers

Bea Field and Ruth Stafford know firsthand about caring for a spouse in declining health and the personal toll it can take.

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.

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-...

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.

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 Brise├▒o, 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.

Applications available for community grants

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

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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