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  • Out of the Blue: If ancient Rome can be progressive, so can we

    While the contentious Village Entrance Project continues to raise everyone's blood pressure, a pleasant little surprise slid through the City Council on Tuesday: City staff has succeeded in procuring a Caltrans grant for $180,000 to fund the Laguna...
  • Mailbag: Be considerate of Bluebird residents

    We who live in the Bluebird Park neighborhood enjoy the summer concerts. We do not enjoy having our bushes and landscaping parked on by fellow attendees. We enjoy even less the aggressive, uncooperative responses when this is brought to the attention...
  • Hansen: Feeling asphyxiated over parking

    If you have ever circled downtown Laguna Beach in frustration trying to find a parking spot, then you know what's happening right now with the Village Entrance debate: Everyone is getting a little car sick. On Monday night, there was a community meeting...
  • Traffic control program extended

    Downtown traffic in the summer can be a nightmare, but the times before and after festivals season aren't always a cakewalk, particularly on a sunny weekend. The City Council voted at the Aug. 20 meeting to use a team of seven part-time employees to keep...
  • Mailbag: 45 years of fun in Laguna

    For the past 45 years, I have been both a tourist and a long-term resident of Laguna Beach. My husband and I have had almost daily strolls with our dog Chacha along the Main Beach boardwalk, taking in all the sights and sounds. We and the rest of our...
  • Contract talks between city and firefighters stall

    Laguna Beach and the Orange County Professional Firefighters Assn. have called off negotiations on a new employment contract for the city's firefighters. Negotiations for a new contract began in March and ended earlier this month, said John Latta, the...
  • Making his mark as Twain

    Making his mark as Twain
    Although Mark Twain's literary voice has implanted itself in the American consciousness, there's no known recording of him speaking. Nevertheless, the "Huckleberry Finn" author came on the phone Monday afternoon to rave about his upcoming gig in Laguna...
  • Briefly In The News

    Interim director of Chamber announced The board of directors for the Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce has named Kristine Thalman as its interim executive director. Thalman will take over for Rose Hancock, who recently resigned to explore other...
  • 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...
  • 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...