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  • Our Laguna: It was a great day for a parade

    Blue skies were shining on the Patriots Day Parade on Saturday, and the mood was sunny as well. "Welcome Home" was the theme of the 45th annual parade. It was perhaps most meaningful to the veterans returning home from the Middle East. "To all of them...
  • Datebook

    Send DATEBOOK items to the Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot, P.O. Box 248, Laguna Beach, CA 92652; or e-mail coastlinepilot@latimes.com. Submissions must be received two weeks before publication. FRIDAY Feed the Kitty performs from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. at...
  • Sheriff's Department investigates bombing threat

    A Laguna Beach man threatened to bomb Sears in Laguna Hills after a heated exchange with a company phone operator. Police responded at 7:12 p.m. Friday to his home in the 200 block of Diamond Street to assist the Orange County Sheriff's Department in the...
  • Our Laguna: 'Most successful Grapes for Grads' yet

    Many a glass was raised at the sixth annual Grapes for Grads, hosted by Rotary Club of Laguna Beach, which is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year. The wine tasting/birthday bash, held April 17 at Tivoli Too, raised funds for scholarships for...
  • Council silent on Rockledge access

    The City Council accepted petitions Tuesday that supported public beach access through private property at Rockledge, but refrained from making any comments on the emotionally charged issue. City Manager John Pietig advised the council to button its...
  • Mailbag: Those who want open spaces can pay for it

    In short, if you want additional "open spaces," pay for it yourselves and stop trying to loot it from others in the form of a vote in which you hide behind ("Group seeks open spaces," April 22). Regarding the use of a poll to support this drive, I, as...
  • 'Twin Tower' beams arrive

    Three days after the reported death of Osama bin Laden, who orchestrated and financed the 9/11 attack on the United States, two metal beams salvaged from the destroyed World Trade Center arrived in Laguna Beach. City Arts Manager Siân Poeschl announced...
  • Our Laguna: Learning some stats in traffic school

    While everyone else in Laguna was bathing in sunshine Sunday, I spent eight hours in a windowless room doing penance for getting my first moving violation. In order to have the violation expunged from a heretofore pristine driving record, I was attending...
  • Council extends BID for another year

    Laguna's hotels and motels will pour more than $1.33 million into the city's pool of art-related institutions, programs and organizations in the 2011-12 fiscal year. The City Council on Tuesday extended the Business Improvement District for another year,...
  • Mailbag: Open Space Initiative doesn't compute

    Promoters of the Open Space Initiative for Laguna Beach claim the $20 million it raises by imposing additional taxes on every property owner will fund the acquisition of 550 acres of open space. This claim is patently false. Most of the land in question...
  • Bank robbery suspect arrested

    Bank robbery suspect arrested
    A Laguna Beach parolee was taken into custody Tuesday morning in connection with the U.S. Bank robbery the day before, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Department. Bill Wright Wells, 22, was arrested with two charges of bank robbery. He was...
  • Paddleout honors local diver, architect

    A paddleout and services were held Thursday to remember a San Clemente man who died after diving off Laguna's Picnic Beach on May 27. Andrew Brislen, 40, was found tangled in a kelp bed about 200 yards offshore. Michelle Brislen, his widow, organized...