Business & Real Estate

Summer garden festival planned

The South Laguna Civic Assn. will host its annual summer garden festival and potluck Sunday.

Meeting focuses on labor law

A Laguna Beach attorney will discuss labor law specifics at a Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce breakfast workshop Thursday.

City to hold workshop on electronic building plans

The city will be holding an electronic-building-plan workshop July 29 in City Council chambers.

Blue Bell revs up for fundraising campaign

A cat shelter in Laguna Canyon has a new look as it kicks off a fundraising campaign.

Shirley's Bagels wants to move to a sweeter spot, but parking is an issue

Shirley's Bagels wants to move to a sweeter spot, but parking is an issue

Parking requirements in Laguna Beach may determine whether a longtime breakfast-and-lunch spot can move from one location in The Plaza...

Urth breaks ground at The Cottage site in Laguna

Urth breaks ground at The Cottage site in Laguna

One hundred guests, including city officials, celebrated the beginning of a new chapter for a historic structure in north Laguna Beach on...

Coast Inn gets new architect

Plans for renovating a fabled Laguna hotel are moving along, albeit with a different architect.

Reaching out, one interview at a time

Reaching out, one interview at a time

The couple on the bench in front of the basketball courts looked approachable enough — more ready for a conversation than the...

Retail Therapy: You might throw in a "moo" too

Well spotted: Chick-fil-A's next Cow Appreciation Day will be July 11. The annual event, held at all Chick-fil-A locations,...

Transit agency extends toll road grace period

Following the transition to cashless payments on Orange County toll roads last month, the Transportation Corridor Agencies is easing...

Retail Therapy: Leave the dogs at home

Pool play: The Dog Ranch Bed & Biscuit, 20401 Sun Valley Drive, Laguna Beach, will host a pool party and open house from...

Senior center marks fifth year

Senior center marks fifth year

The Laguna Beach Community and Susi Q Center celebrated its fifth anniversary Saturday with bingo, dancing and art exhibits.

Golf tournament nets more than $50,000 for nonprofit

Golf tournament nets more than $50,000 for nonprofit

Community Service Programs, a nonprofit that helps abused and runaway children in Orange County, held its 31st annual Swing For Kids Charity...

Retail Therapy: Glamour rules at Glamour Kills

Juniors' jam: The Glamour Kills sample sale is slated for noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 2525 Pullman Ave., Santa...

Magical piece of Laguna is for sale

Magical piece of Laguna is for sale

Through fires and festivals, psychedelic evangelism and mansionization, the house on the hill has stood watch over Laguna Canyon — a...

Retail Therapy: Stock up on shades for summer

Seeing stars: Stop by the Kaenon Eyewear Sample Sale at 864 W. 16th St., Newport Beach, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday to...

LCAD graduates its largest class

LCAD graduates its largest class

Laguna College of Art + Design resounded with cheers and applause long after the graduation caps had been tossed and caught by their gleeful...

Hobie, Angels give Derek Jeter a board

Hobie, Angels give Derek Jeter a board

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will have an added incentive to hit the water once he leaves the baseball diamond, thanks to Hobie...

Retail Therapy: Time for an outdoor open house

Patio style: This heat wave has us starting to think about outdoor (and indoor) d├ęcor; luckily, SoCo and the OC...

New United Methodist pastor comes from Atlanta

New United Methodist pastor comes from Atlanta

The Rev. Mandy Flemming will take over as the new pastor at Laguna Beach United Methodist Church in South Laguna beginning July 1, according...

Thousands celebrate Kelp Fest at Main Beach

Thousands celebrate Kelp Fest at Main Beach

Thousands of people turned out at Main Beach on Saturday to celebrate a precious ocean plant that has made a resurgence in the waters off...

Scout project not just an exercise in woodworking

Scout project not just an exercise in woodworking

David Bailey's Boy Scout project allowed him to bond with his father, use his writing skills to raise money and, most important, create...

Community Foundation gets new leader

Community Foundation gets new leader

The Laguna Beach Community Foundation, a nonprofit organization that encourages philanthropy in the city, has named Dan Pingaro its new...

100 attend marine center open house

100 attend marine center open house

About 100 community members attended Saturday's open house to celebrate the Pacific Marine Mammal Center's remodel project, center...

73 Toll Plaza to close May 14

73 Toll Plaza to close May 14

A date has been set for the transition away from cash payments on Orange County toll roads.

Dressing for spring? Let her help

Dressing for spring? Let her help

Leslie Christen started confusing her family early.

Lights on Broadway cause concern

Claims that a bank's lights are too bright provided plenty of fodder during a joint Laguna Beach City Council and Planning Commission...

Homeless housing proposed for site in Laguna Canyon

Survey stakes went up earlier this week in Laguna Canyon for a proposed two-story building that would house the chronically homeless on a...

Waste disposal event nets tons of trash

Waste disposal event nets tons of trash

Three hundred vehicles filled with unwanted printers, fax machines, batteries and paint rolled through the Act V parking lot during Laguna...

Hobie Alter dies at 80; shaped Southern California surf culture

Hobie Alter dies at 80; shaped Southern California surf culture

When he was a young man, Hobie Alter had a clear vision of his future: He didn't want a job that would require hard-soled shoes, and he...

Garage sale being held for veterans group

The Assistance League of Laguna Beach and the Laguna Beach Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5868 are holding a two-day garage sale.

 'Everything is all good' at skate park

'Everything is all good' at skate park

It only took minutes for the hundreds of amateur and professional skateboarders who attended the opening Saturday of the Vans Off the Wall...

Golfers will play for charity

Laguna Beach City Councilman Kelly Boyd will hold his 10th annual golf tournament May 12 to benefit several charities.

Peace in a bottle

Peace in a bottle

It only takes a brief online search to reach an undeniable conclusion: Jack Tempchin is quite at peace with having written "Peaceful Easy...

Many clicks, One Laguna

Many clicks, One Laguna

Anybody stepping into One Laguna should feel, well, connected.

Chamber lunch serves up feel-good stories

Chamber lunch serves up feel-good stories

The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce's 26th annual Leadership Luncheon on Tuesday was a great opportunity for speakers to perfect their...

 'Dogs have it good in Laguna'

'Dogs have it good in Laguna'

What Whole Foods is to people, Naked Dog Bistro is for pooches.

An undead art walk

An undead art walk

Nighttime fell quietly in Laguna Beach on Saturday.

Fine dining for art

Fine dining for art

The second Art of Dining dinner at the Sawdust Art Festival netted about $5,500 to...

The keys to success

The keys to success

Carol Robinson had just put the necklaces on display when two customers walked in.

Residents offered special waste collection, paper shredding

Laguna Beach and Waste Management will host the city's first event offering electronic waste and paint collection, as well as document...

Letters From the Editor: Another way to get your community news

Many of our readers, particularly those who often made a special trip to the market to grab the paper, asked us to put their Coastline Pilot...

The art of the everyday

The art of the everyday

Rebecca Faubion believes in Laguna Beach.

New 'Mystic' is forward-looking

New 'Mystic' is forward-looking

It's easy to tune out traffic on Pacific Coast Highway, but as Kent Kelley stands on the sidewalk before the address that once housed Mystic...

Culinary shop finds new home at Macy's

The culinary arm of Laguna Culinary Arts is moving to the Macy's Home Store in South Coast Plaza.

Food mecca is saying goodbye

Food mecca is saying goodbye

After 13 years of countless wine pours and meals prepared by chefs-in-training and home cooks, Laguna Culinary Arts is about to say farewell...

Mammal Center gets donation from Kia

Mammal Center gets donation from Kia

The Pacific Marine Mammal Center has a new set of wheels to help spread the word of its mission to nurse marine animals back to health.

Sweeet! New shop gets nostalgic

Sweeet! New shop gets nostalgic

If Mark McLaughlin needs a reminder of his time in the television production industry, he only needs to look a few feet to the...

Visit Laguna CEO stepping down

The president and chief executive of Visit Laguna Beach is stepping down after nine years at the helm of the nonprofit dedicated to...

Making changes while keeping the historic feel

Making changes while keeping the historic feel

Opening two enclosed areas is part of the preliminary design plans for a specialty coffee-and-tea and breakfast chain set to move onto...

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