And finally…a brief look at what went on in Laguna in the last three months of 2010, culled from the pages of the Coastline Pilot.
Oct. 1: Geo-Technical Engineer Hannes Richter presented awards to Mayor Elizabeth Pearson from the California Geotechnical Assn. and from the American Society of Civil Engineers for the restoration of Bluebird Canyon.
"[The landslide] was a disaster, but it was also a defining moment for the residents and the city to work together," Richter said.
The Parking, Traffic and Circulation Committee recommended the elimination of a ban on downhill skateboarding from a proposed ordinance, subject to council approval.
Members of the Laguna Beach Sister Cities Assn. visited Indian Territory on North Coast Highway to learn about a culture closer to home than Menton, France, the first of Laguna's sibling communities.