Moving right along — Here's a snapshot of what folks were reading about last summer in the Coastline Pilot, when they weren't grumbling about the weather. Ask anyone — there was no summer, but we did have fireworks on the Fourth of July, thanks to donations from residents and the Laguna Beach business community and fund, all coordinated by the Laguna Board of Realtors.
July 2: Mission Hospital celebrated its first anniversary in Laguna Beach. Monsignor John Urell, a familiar face to communicants of St. Catherine of Siena Church, led the blessing of crosses that were to be installed on the exterior of the hospital tower.
The California Coastal Commission ordered Michael Weiss to remove the storage containers from Aliso Beach, putting a crimp in his plans for a more elaborate eating establishment than a snack bar.
July 10: The council rejected an appeal of the Planning Commission's approval of the renovation of the Coast Inn proposed by Steven Udvar-Hazy.