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NEWS
May 6, 2005
Are they "welcome" mats? Or bathmats? The mystery of the rubber mats that have appeared at some pedestrian corners in downtown Laguna Beach has puzzled many. Some locals received e-mails recently claiming city officials installed the mats so visitors and residents can wipe their feet -- presumably to keep sidewalks clean -- and that anyone who doesn't act politely will be fined $8. The e-mailer claims that some European cities require pedestrians to wipe their feet on such mats to keep sidewalks clean.
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NEWS
July 22, 2005
MONDAY Broadway: A woman was reportedly being bothered by men at the bus depot at 7:06 p.m. in the 300 block. Laguna Canyon Road: Police received a report that $232 worth of jewelry was stolen at 4:19 p.m. in the 700 block. Laguna Canyon Road: A man told police that his Toyota Tundra was damaged while he was on vacation at 1:47 p.m. in the 800 block. Laguna Canyon Road: A camera worth $1,500 was stolen from a business at 9:47 a.m. in the 2400 block.
NEWS
December 24, 2013
Cliff Drive: A caller reported a man running down a hill with his hands in his pants in the 100 block at 1:01 p.m. Monday. Virginia Way: A caller reported the theft of a pot from her house and the replanting of the plants in a cheaper pot in the 32000 block at 3:49 p.m. Monday. Diamond Street: A caller reported a skate ramp on a public street in the 800 block at 3:43 p.m. Monday. Hillcrest Drive: A caller reported that a 2007 silver BMW X5 was keyed in the 1300 block at 9:39 p.m. Monday.
LOCAL
April 2, 2010
Laguna Beach joined some 126 countries in turning off lights from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday. About 100 people attended the secnd annual Earth Hour party organized by Transition Laguna Beach. By 8 p.m. people started gathering outside City Hall. Then, led by the musicians from Full Moon Drum Circle, the group marched down Forest Avenue, South Coast Highway and Ocean Avenue, according to organizers. By the time the group arrived at Endangered Planet gallery at the Lumberyard Mall, the group had doubled in size.
LOCAL
By Ceil Sharman | October 14, 2008
Have you tried to read the Bible on your own and never progressed very far? Do you wonder what all those “begats” are all about or why they talk about “gospels, miracles, prophecies, Revelation?” Or perhaps you’re a student of the “Good Book,” and want to know more. Whether you are new to The Bible, or an experienced student, you are invited to Laguna Presbyterian’s “Introduction to Disciple” Bible Study Program on Mondays from 10-11:30 AM, beginning October 27, and continuing for several weeks.
NEWS
June 13, 2003
Jeannette F. York Jeannette F. York of Laguna Beach died May 28 of natural causes. She was 97. Born in the Netherlands, she spent her childhood in the FingerLakes region of Western New York State. She has been a resident of Laguna Beach for the past 30 years. She is survived by her daughters Jeannette Y. Merrilees of Laguna Beach, Mary York Sanderson of Charlemont, Mass.; a son Edwin G. York of Milford, N.J.; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
NEWS
November 29, 2012
A Laguna Niguel man was tackled by a store employee for allegedly attempting to steal Robitussin, and later arrested for allegedly having stolen property on him from another store. Kyle Kamal Starner, 20, was arrested on suspicion of burglary and possession of stolen property on Wednesday near the 200 block of Forest Avenue. Laguna Beach Police received a call at 1:16 p.m. reporting petty theft from Bushard's Pharmacy, with the caller describing a man wearing all black with a backpack and skateboard, according to the police dispatch log. Starner was tackled by a Bushard's employee and gave the cough medicine back before running away, according to the police.
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