May 1, 2009
Note: Wilderness parks are closed for 48 hours or more after significant rainfall. Call or visit websites for current conditions. ? CRYSTAL COVE STATE PARK Crystal Cove State Park, 8471 N. Coast Hwy, has 3.5 miles of beach and 2,000 acres of undeveloped woodland. $10 day-use parking fee. The park is open 6 a.m. to sunset daily. Docent-led backcountry hikes are scheduled for 9 a.m. most Saturdays and Sundays. Hikes are three to five miles, and last about two hours.
January 30, 2009
Warkomski is guest at Conservancy dinner The Laguna Canyon Conservancy will meet Monday at Tivoli Terrace, 650 Laguna Canyon Road. Karl Warkomski, executive director of the Laguna Canyon Foundation, will speak. When Aliso Viejo incorporated in 2001, Warkomski was elected to the first City Council and served as mayor in 2005. Warkomski will give an update on a recent addition to the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park and how state and federal issues may impact open space and parklands.
November 11, 2008
I hope everyone saw the Huell Howser California Gold show on KCET public television this Saturday. What a bevy of Laguna Beach television stars, which included: Janet Blake of the Laguna Art Museum June Neptune of Tivoli Terrace Karl Warkomski of the Laguna Canyon Foundation John Cunningham, Michele Hunter, Dr. Richard Evans, and Helen Krugman of the Pacific Marine Mammal Center Ranger Barbara Norton John Bodrero of...
September 26, 2008
Mayor Jane Egly and Laguna Beach environmentalists spoke out Monday against the proposed extension of the 241 Toll Road through San Onofre State Park. The hearing was conducted by representatives of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, an agency of the Commerce Department, which has the power to overturn the California Coastal Commission?s decision in February to deny the extension. The appeal was at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the same site as the commission hearing.