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  • Police: New suspect in '78 murder

    Laguna Beach police have a new suspect in the 1978 murder of a local architect who was stabbed to death in his home on Nov. 20, 1978, according to a news release. Brent Stapleton Tobey's roommate found his body in a pool of blood in his bedroom at 1320...
  • An artistic, green masterpiece

    An artistic, green masterpiece
    You've got to love dreamers like John Fischbeck. Fischbeck co-founded Laguna Beach-based Tresor Properties to develop single-family homes that are unique, high-end and super eco-friendly. It's a lofty vision, but what were its chances during the worst...
  • Union asks for more officers

    The Police Department needs more officers to protect the public, according to Laguna Beach Police Employee Assn. President Larry Bammer. Bammer pleaded with the City Council on Tuesday to unfreeze hiring for the department and prove that public safety is...
  • Briefly In Business

    Reinhardt wins 'Cupcake Wars' Casey's Cupcakes, which recently opened a Laguna Beach location, has won the Food Network's "Cupcake Wars," according to a news release from the business. Casey Reinhardt beat out three other contestants with her Lavender...
  • Loving holiday displays gone wrong

    Some residents of Arch Beach Heights think it was heartless of the city to force the removal of a Valentine's Day display in their neighborhood. The removal of a lighted heart displayed at a home on Oro Street is based on a section of the city code...
  • Mailbag: 'Quiet zone' should extend to motorcycles

    I applaud the efforts of the City council to rein in excessive noise pollution of any kind ["Council approves quiet zone," Coastline Pilot, Feb. 18]. Laguna Beach is one of my favorite places to spend leisure time, but of late the level of traffic noise...
  • Williams: Youthful teams go all out to win

    Championship football came to town recently. It was the Laguna Saints versus cross-town rivals, the Laguna Jets. The teams had split the previous two meetings, the Jets coming off the previous week with the big win. This was the tie-breaker game, with...
  • Saturday is parade day

     Saturday is parade day
    Laguna Beach will wrap itself in red, white and blue Saturday for the 45th annual Patriots Day Parade, a cavalcade of more than 100 entries, including military units, marching bands, classic cars, dance units, equestrians, floats, local organizations,...
  • Dogs could get more beach time

    Dog owners will likely have more playtime with their pets on city beaches. The City Council voted Tuesday on a first reading to prohibit leashed dogs on the beach after 9 a.m., starting June 15 and ending Sept. 10. This is an hour longer and almost three...
  • Sounding Off: Cuts will affect her family

    EDITOR'S NOTE: The following letter was addressed to Gov. Jerry Brown and members of the Assembly and state Senate budget subcommittees. * Re: Department of Developmental Services Budget Cuts, We have a severely disabled child named Alexandra. She is 9...
  • 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...
  • Laguna's NJB teams fare well

    Laguna's NJB teams fare well
    Laguna Beach National Junior Basketball boys' and girls' youth teams concluded their seasons last weekend by participating in the NJB Championship Tournament. The high level of competition was exciting and Laguna teams competed well after concluding...