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  • From Canyon To Cove: Fellow survivor offers his support to others

    Laguna Beach accountant Jeffrey Ross was a fit 54 when a sudden pain in his abdomen caused him to pass out and sent him down a course of medical investigation that led to a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, a 12-hour surgery, and a grim prognosis that he...
  • Excitement mounts for festival

    Excitement mounts for festival
    Nancy Holly will walk onto the Festival of Arts grounds as an artist this weekend. It will be the first time the equine photographer has shown there. When asked if she was excited to be one of 140 artists juried into the show, she responded, "Oh my god....
  • Hospital acquires Domanskis property

    Mission Hospital outbid the state for a South Laguna property that city officials and environmental activists thought they were on the verge of acquiring for open space. Earlier this month, the City Council had approved the purchase of what is known as...
  • Our Laguna: Artists are the heart of festival season

    Our Laguna: Artists are the heart of festival season
    Dan Skaggs has been creating water sculptures for 20 years, most recently the one in front of the Laguna Beach County Water District that commemorates the service of the late Susan Trager. "The sculpture was a tribute to her personality and taste,"...
  • School Board Meeting Wrap-Up

    The following is from the Laguna Beach School District Board of Education meeting on June 28. * Board supports Supt. Smith Board President Theresa O'Hare said the board recently reviewed Supt. Sherine Smith during her first year in the position. Smith...
  • Authorities arrest 14 illegal immigrants

    Illegal immigrants were arrested at El Morro beach after a panga was spotted offshore early Saturday morning. Border Patrol agents arrested 14 Mexican nationals. They believe four fled in the vessel, which was not seized. They have no information on the...
  • Water district raises fees some

    South Coast Water District is charging more for water and sewer usage, but not as much as previously considered. The increase, which will show up on bills starting in August, is attributed to the rising cost of imported water, the development of local...
  • Cottages dismantled, but pieces will live on

    When passing Big Bend in Laguna Beach, locals may notice a change in scenery. The historic Third Street cottages that once graced the canyon's curve are being dismantled to make way for a new community trailhead and wildlife corridor, headed by the...
  • Community Commentary: Internet sales tax revenue will be boon for state

    Last week, in an effort to create a balanced budget and some fiscal stability in California, Gov. Jerry Brown and the Democrats in the Legislature finally passed a budget over continued Republican intransigence over the Democrats' desire to raise revenues...
  • Foundation lends Rodin works to LCAD

    Laguna Beach will be the first Orange County city to get a glimpse of a rare collection of works by Auguste Rodin. The exhibition opening Monday at the Laguna College of Art & Design celebrates the school's 50th year. Works are from the Iris and B....
  • Our Laguna: 'Make Believe' pageant thrills audience

    With fire-breathing dragons, fair maidens, heroic males and a sparkling script dramatized by a new voice, "Only Make Believe" enchanted the audience invited to the Wednesday night preview of the 2011 Pageant of the Masters. "We are telling stories...
  • UPDATED: Rug store manager suspected in sexual assaults

    Updated on Sept. 12: Lt. Jason Kravetz of the Laguna Beach Police Department has confirmed that six more women have come forward with claims against Sirous and Sons Rug Gallery manager Saeid Boustanabadi Maralan. The claims are under investigation, but no...