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  • Our Laguna: Putting our city on the tourism map

    Once upon a time, Laguna hotels were filled in the winter with Canadians. But the snowbirds from the north began flocking to Las Vegas, leaving Laguna's hotels with more vacancies than visitors from the end of summer to the beginning of June. What to do?...
  • Our Laguna: Honoring those for their skills, service

    I read Monday in the L.A. Times that Gino Cimoli had died. Gino was the first major league player to bat on the West Coast when the Dodgers and Giants moved to California from New York in 1958. He wasn't the Dodgers usual lead-off batter, but Manager...
  • Mailbag: All these rules are ruining the city

    Corbina is a tasty fish. Fillet it and cut it into strips, batter it and cook it in some oil and you got the best Mexican tacos ever. Sheeps Head is a tasty fish as well. Fillet this fish, add some butter, garlic and ground pepper and bake in the oven...
  • City Council narrowly approves 'Quiet Zone'

    A parking plan designed to limit late-night noise near Mozambique squeaked past the City Council Tuesday night. The council voted 3-2 to approve a "Quiet Zone" that restricts nighttime parking to vehicles with shopper's permits or residence-specific...
  • Community Commentary: Governor's plan raises questions

    A budget proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown to shift some state functions to local governments has been receiving a lot of attention. The governor's complex realignment efforts have received cautious support from some quarters but, as a former Huntington...
  • Verde Laguna: Activists lambast Obama's plans for forest management

    After a decade of revision and litigation, on Feb 10. the U.S. Forest Service unveiled its proposed Forest Planning Rule, which would establish a new framework to protect the 193 million acres of national forests and grasslands, including more than 20...
  • 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...