| Oct 9, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Alta Laguna Boulevard: A bobcat was seen running into the backyard of a home in the 3200 block at 12:03 p.m. Sunday.
Coast Highway: Petty theft was reported in the 30800 block at 2:13 p.m. Sunday. A bag was reportedly stolen from an unlocked black...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Don't be surprised to see more nudity in public art around Laguna Beach one day.
All seven candidates for the City Council said they would be OK with "au naturel" depictions of the human body during a Saturday forum held by Laguna Beach Alliance for the...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Jack Archer spent most of his life as a businessman. He was 50 years old when he began to embrace his college minor and become a staple in the Laguna Beach art scene.
"At some point in your life, you have to realize what your passion is, and he [Archer]...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:21 PM
The Laguna Dance Festival is kicking off its 10th season of showcasing world-class dance presentations in Laguna Beach with a nod to the past and a vision for the future.
"The focus is bringing out dancers who have performed in the past and are...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 10:32 AM
One in an occasional series of stories profiling candidates for Laguna Beach City Council and their endorsers.
The outdoor patio at Madison Square Garden & Cafe in Laguna Beach couldn't hold another person during Jon Madison's official campaign...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Laguna Beach's annual Kelpfest was born out of frustration.
Every time Nancy Caruso heard people grouse about kelp washing up on local beaches, she'd want to "bang her head against a wall." To her, that was akin to planting trees only to gripe when they...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 11:01 AM
The Festivals of Arts Foundation recently announced that it has awarded $90,000 in grants to nonprofits in Laguna Beach.
The recipients include the Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach College of Art + Design, Laguna Beach Live!, No Square Theater and the...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The Laguna Beach Arts Commission has recommended a piece by two local artists who have a track record of creating public art to commemorate two police officers who died in the line of duty.
Commissioners voted Monday to recommend a work by Gerard...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Pamela Martinez approached Sarina Shohet with a proposition late last year.
"I said to Sarina, 'Can I give you a really difficult assignment?'" Martinez recalled. "She said, 'Yes.'"
Students in Martinez's Advanced Placement art class at Irvine-based...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Friends said Nina Fitzpatrick could light up a room when she walked in.
On Thursday night, those same friends and family paid tribute to the 22-year-old Costa Mesa woman, a senior at the Laguna College of Art + Design, by lining Laguna Canyon Road while...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Sometime ago I attended a City Council meeting to draw attention to a lighting issue.
Laguna Beach Presbyterian Church had installed some inordinately bright light fixtures on its remodeled parking lot. The folks at the church distinguished themselves...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Laguna Art Museum
307 Cliff Drive
Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and Fridays through Sundays; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays; and closed Wednesdays. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for...