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Local | February 12, 2010
Cash reported stolen from bar safe Laguna Beach police are investigating a theft from a safe in an Ocean Avenue bar/restaurant, said Lt. Jason Kravetz. The theft occurred Feb. 1 and was discovered Feb. 3. Police were told that a male suspect entered the rear door of the business and walked to the office area where he found the safe and allegedly removed more than $600 in cash, Kravetz said. After taking the cash, he fled through the rear door. Surveillance tape reveals apparent theft A $139 cell-phone earpiece was reported stolen at 1:20 p.m. Feb. 5 after the owner of a gas station in the 100 block of North Coast Highway was reviewing store video in order to find a recent customer purchase, Kravetz said.
NEWS
July 19, 2002
Mary A. Castillo Inside Different Drummer Books the shelves are no longer crammed with books. After co-owner Rob Merrell announced that the 15-year-old bookstore will be closing its doors at the end of this month, loyal customers have walked in to say goodbye and then left with discounted merchandise. "What I really loved about this store was meeting the most wonderful people in the world," said Merrell, 47. "Many of my customers became friends and that will be one of the best things I'll walk away with."
NEWS
June 13, 2003
The next First Thursday Art Walk will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. July 3 NORTH COAST HIGHWAY GALLERIES California Art Gallery (949) 494-7270 305 N. Coast Highway, Suite A Gallery McCollum (949) 497-4027 206 N. Coast Highway Featuring a one man show of Patrick Tobin's new paintings, tropicals and the Mediterranean. Greenwood/Chebithes Gallery (949) 494-0669 330 North Coast Highway Laguna Art Museum (949)
NEWS
By BARBARA DIAMOND | March 17, 2006
The Board of Realtors and Affiliates presented local models and local fashions for the enjoyment of a local audience for the "Seventh Annual Only in Laguna Fashion Show." "This is one of the most popular events all year in Laguna," show coordinator Patty Truman said. "Only in Laguna are the mayor and many local dignitaries on the runway modeling and having a great time. This is a heavenly place." Truman chose the theme for this year's show, "Laguna ? A Heavenly Place." She was inspired by Arnold Hano's description of Mayor Elizabeth Pearson-Schneider as "Laguna's Angel" for her efforts on behalf of the families displaced by the Bluebird Canyon landslide.
NEWS
By Elle Harrow and Terry Markowitz | October 16, 2007
You meet the nicest people when writing about food and you get the occasional delectable perk like being invited to special tastings. Recently, Sapphire held a cheese and wine tasting for 5 Spoke Creamery, a new, small, artisanal producer of organic, raw milk cheeses from New York State. Sapphire Pantry is currently the only venue in California where it can be purchased. The charming and enthusiastic Alan Glustoff, the cheese maker, was a former food scientist who worked on developing such things as Cool Whip and Pudding Pops at General Foods.
LOCAL
By Barbara Diamond | December 20, 2007
Two Laguna Beach men, Adam Zuckerman, 37, and Jeff Greenough, 48, were among 23 defendants charged Nov. 7 with fraud in an FBI’s investigation into alleged multimillion-dollar leasing scams dubbed Operation Lease Fleece. Neither man has entered a plea to date, according to Department of Justice spokesman Thom Mrozek. Zuckerman, who owned and operated Brickbanc Capital in Costa Mesa, was charged with one count of mail fraud, Mrozek said. “There is no indication when he will appear in court or even if he has an attorney,” Mrozek said.
SPORTS
By Matt Szabo | July 17, 2009
The five principles hang in a picture frame on the wall, giving visitors an inkling of what they might expect when they enter the dojo. “Effort, etiquette, sincerity, self-control, character.” These are words that mean a lot to Sensei Jeff Kash, the instructor at the United Studios of Self Defense in Laguna Beach. He tries to convey these things to the young — and the young-at-heart — who enter the doors of the small studio, tucked into a corner of the Albertsons parking lot on South Coast Highway.
NEWS
August 15, 2003
Free Festival Trams will shuttle from the north end of town to the south, from the canyon to the ocean. "Catch the Wave" signs mark the stops. Glossy blue trams with all-wood interiors also display the logo. The trams will operate from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. seven days a week through Aug. 31. There are four separate routes, with a transfer point at the Transit Center Bus Depot on Broadway between Forest Avenue and Beach Street. The Canyon Shuttle begins at ACT V parking at 1900 Laguna Canyon Road, goes past the Festival of Arts at 650 Laguna Canyon Road to the bus depot and loops back to ACT V, stopping at Art-A-Fair and the Sawdust Festival.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 7, 2008
Festival of Arts accepting applications Artists who would like to apply for the 2009 Festival of Arts should submit a CD with three digital images per media and a completed application form by 4 p.m. Jan. 16. To learn more about the Festival of Arts, the application process and photographing artwork, artists are invited to attend a free seminar from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Forum Theatre on the Festival of Arts grounds. The Festival of Arts accepts applications from artists residing in: Aliso Viejo, Balboa, Balboa Island, Capistrano Beach, Coto de Caza, Corona del Mar, Costa Mesa, Dana Point, Foothill Ranch, Irvine, Laguna Beach, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest (El Toro)
NEWS
March 31, 2011
Police pursuit ends in fatal accident at Broadway A police pursuit ended in a fatal crash Monday morning at Broadway, according to police. California Highway Patrol spotted a silver Scion XB without license plates speeding on the San Diego (405) Freeway near Jamboree Road in Irvine. They attempted to pull over the vehicle at the 405 and Highway 133 transition at 2:16 a.m. The driver, Benjamin Davis, 32, a Huntington Beach man, did not comply and exceeded speeds of 100 mph, according to authorities.
NEWS
By David Hansen | August 11, 2011
If a leaf falls into the ocean and no one sees it, does it make a sound? Yes, because chances are it got there by a leaf blower. On any given day, the sounds of leaf blowers echo throughout Laguna Beach, up the hills and into windows like annoying mosquitoes. Pound for pound, they are perhaps the single most significant noise and air polluter ever made. They are also illegal. The city of Laguna Beach banned leaf blowers (both gas and electric) in 1993, but like most ordinances of this type that compete against other priorities, it's a challenge to enforce.
NEWS
By Joanna Clay | September 14, 2012
A Laguna Beach man pleaded guilty Friday to stealing a $110,000 tax refund, which he spent on foreclosure debt and loans, according to an Orange County District Attorney press release. Stephen Reginald McDow, 34, was sentenced to 60 days in jail, 18 months of formal probation and is ordered to pay restitution. He pleaded guilty to charges of one felony count of theft of lost property with an enhancement for taking property worth more than $65,000. The female victim, who goes by Michelle D. in court records, filed her 2009 federal income tax returns in August 2010 and expected to get a $110,000 refund, the release said.
NEWS
By David Hansen | September 4, 2013
Few people have time to golf, but you wouldn't know it based on the number of golf carts zipping around Laguna Beach. We know it's not about the golf. It's about getting airborne on the Third Street hill. No, the real reason is that some Lagunans are just smart. It's easier to use golf carts around town. They are efficient, practical and environmental. "It's much easier to do errands in the cart," said Jeff King, a longtime cart traveler with his wife and two co-pilots, Yorkshire terriers Maggie and Molly.
NEWS
By: | September 24, 2005
Shell casings carpet the ground in "Lord of War." Stacks of U.S. dollars fill suitcases. Bodies are left behind. Fired in a frenzy normally reserved for Xbox afternoons, bullets are but one item in the lethal inventory of Yuri Orlov (Nicolas Cage): the dollars are the profit and bodies the loss. "Lord of War" is an episodic journey through 20 years of Yuri's life as a mega-successful, and highly illegal, international arms dealer. The story opens in New York where Yuri is one of many Russian immigrants dreaming of vast American riches.
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