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  • Our Laguna: Rodin would be happy to be in Laguna Beach

    Auguste Rodin would have been right at home at the Laguna College of Art & Design. The school's emphasis on figurative art echoes Rodin's love affair with the human body, so where better to exhibit the sculptor's work for the first time in Orange County?...
  • Mailbag: Lucky to have fun watersport options

    Among the many viewing pleasures of the fabulous holiday weekend was the extraordinary array of watersports gracing our pristine waters. Kayaking, swimming, diving, boating, and that most pandemic of water sports — stand-up paddleboarding. There...
  • From Canyon To Cove: The woman behind the Golden Wiener

    It was mid-June, and we were awash in the seasonal gloom when a box arrived at the editorial offices of the Coastline Pilot. Inside the box, nestled in brown and gold packing material, was an 18-karat gold wiener. It also happened to be the week that...
  • Public input sought on lighting ordinance

    On a 3-2 vote, the City Council gave the green light Tuesday to a proposed ordinance that, with a couple of caveats, would control outdoor lighting. Final approval requires a second reading of the Good Neighbor Lighting Ordinance, which will include a...
  • Judge rules against mobile home park owner

     Judge rules against mobile home park owner
    Residents in the Laguna Terrace Park Assn. will meet Friday to discuss the June 29 court decision that has left them in limbo. Judge Ronald L. Bauer ruled last month that the California Coastal Commission has final say over Laguna Terrace owner Steve...
  • Council rejects Emerald Bay traffic light

    Emerald Bay residents opposed to the installation of a traffic signal at the main entrance of the gated community went home happy Tuesday night. The City Council declined to support the installation of the signal that would make it easier for drivers...
  • Mailbag: With columnists go a little local flavor

    What a shame to lose columnists James Pribram and Catharine Cooper! I frequently pick up the Coastline Pilot when I am in Laguna Beach because I love its local flavor as described by Pribram and Cooper — much as I used to pick up the San Francisco...
  • Planning Commission seeks broader powers

    The Planning Commission wants to take on nonresidential design review duties in the South Laguna Village, commercial, industrial and institutional zones in town. On July 12 the City Council tabled a draft ordinance that would give the commission...
  • Our Laguna: Mayor helps strike up the band

    The Laguna Community Concert Band scored another hit performance Monday at the Festival of Arts. The concert was a musical triumph that few would have imagined when the idea of a community band was first conceived over a cup of coffee in 1998 at Zinc...
  • Calendar

    YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: Brandon Scott's "Magic Cabaret" comes to Gallimaufry Performing Arts at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Artists' Theatre, 625 Park Ave. Scott combines magic, music, storytelling and more in this two-night engagement. Tickets are...
  • Mailbag: Controlling outdoor lighting is a dim idea

    Editor's Note: This letter was addressed to the City Council: I know that City Council members Kelly Boyd and Elizabeth Pearson voted against it, but it appears now that Laguna Beach will have the "light police." Is it really necessary to have one...
  • District supports LGBT history bill

    The Laguna Beach Unified School District superintendent reacted positively about a new state law requiring the teaching of lesbian, gay and transgendered history. "History should accurately portray people and events," Supt. Sherine Smith said in a...