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  • Community Commentary: Take measures to keep wild animals away

    Coyotes are again in the news this summer, and although over the years I've written several columns about this topic, it bears revisiting. Much of the material below comes from brochures that Laguna Greenbelt Inc. distributed to urban edge neighborhoods...
  • Mailbag: Give artists some leeway on parking

    It is nice living here in a small town where folks watch out after one another. It sometimes seems to me like it is us against the world, and in a community of artists these times can be tight even without floods. The Sawdust Art Festival is made up of...
  • New 'whale tail' license plate makes a big splash

    Laguna Beach graphic artist Bill Atkins and Contra Costa County landscape painter Elizabeth Robinette Tyndall were feted Tuesday as the California Coastal Commission officially announced its new "whale tail" license plate. Atkins is the second Laguna...
  • Our Laguna: Village Laguna continues the height fight

    Fear that Laguna Beach would become Miami West or a Waikiki wannabe drove a group of Laguna Beach residents to take on City Hall in 1971. The City Council had approved a new zone from Broadway to Bluebird Canyon Drive that would allow 100-foot-tall...
  • Community Commentary: Wyland only wanted money for education efforts

    We all know about crab mentality. You put a bunch of crabs in a bucket, and when one tries to escape the others, they try to pull it down, rather than allowing it to get free. When Wyland, the famous environmental artist, lent one of his signature...
  • Helen Grove Meyer

    Helen Grove Meyer
    Helen Grove Meyer 8/24/1918-7/22/2011 Helen was one of two children of Frank, and Caroline Grove. She was born on August 24, 1918 in New Haven, Connecticut. Frank was a Tool and Die maker for the Lionel Company, so you know what came home at Christmas....
  • Briefly In Education

    Art Talks continue at festival Next week's Art Talks will discuss artistic inspiration and art appreciation. During Tuesday's discussion, artists such as Janet Lewis, Michael Hermann and Gina Lunn will talk about what gets their creative juices...
  • From Canyon To Cove: Art-A-Fair going strong at 45

    Since 1967, artists and art lovers have been gathering at the Art-A-Fair. This is the festival's 45th consecutive show. The festival marked the occasion with a special event last weekend, but in the Art-A-Fair tradition, it was low key. Visitors got...
  • Our Laguna: Flip through the pages of Connie Morthland's life

    Connie Morthland celebrated her 100th birthday this year, and the milestone was commemorated in a book by her younger daughter, Joan Hutchins. The Grand Dame of Moss Point lives now at Crown Cove in Corona del Mar, but during her decades in Laguna Beach,...
  • Hockey mom accused of having sex with son's underage teammates

    An Orange County mother of three is accused of having sex with teenage members of her son's youth hockey team. Kathia Maria Davis, 44, was arrested Sept. 14 from her Laguna Niguel home on suspicion of unlawful sex with a minor, Orange County Sheriff's...
  • City challenges FEMA floodplain map

    The city has challenged a 100-year floodplain map prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency that adversely affects Canyon Acres property owners. FEMA's map is based on aerial photographs of areas that generate enough run-off to create a problem...
  • Open Space Initiative petitions delivered

    An initiative to tax Laguna Beach property owners to raise money for the purchase of open space got off the ground this week. A citizen's committee collected more than enough signatures to qualify for the ballot an initiative that asks voters to...