May 28, 2010
High surf results in weekend rescues Seven people were pulled from high surf Saturday at three beaches in Laguna, according to police records. A diver was rescued from waters off the 1900 block of Ocean Way at 12:51 p.m. Lifeguards were called to assist two swimmers in a rip current off Sleepy Hollow beach at 3:30 p.m. Two were rescued from the surf off Lagunita Beach in South Laguna at 4:07 p.m. A man and young girl were pulled out of the water about 100 feet from shore off Treasure Island Beach in South Laguna.
April 30, 2010
Area 1 Myrtle Street: A Laguna Niguel man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after a traffic stop in the 200 block at 2:26 a.m. Sunday. North Coast Highway: A Dana Point woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI after a traffic stop in the 1400 block at 9:52 p.m. April 22. North Coast Highway: A homeless man was issued a citation for trespassing after he was found sleeping in an elevator at a supermarket in the 600 block at 2:13 p.m. Sunday. Area 2 Canyon Acres Drive: An ambulance was called to rescue a mountain biker who crashed in the 500 block at 6:14 p.m. April 22. Laguna Canyon Road: A Mission Viejo man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after a traffic stop in the 20000 block at 1:55 a.m. Tuesday.
April 23, 2010
Bahama joins fireworks effort with grant Tommy Bahama has made a challenge grant of $10,000 toward the effort to raise funds for the Fourth of July fireworks show, according to Michael Gosselin of the Laguna Board of Realtors. Gosselin is chairman of a Fourth of July picnic fundraiser planned for noon to 4 p.m. May 2 at Alta Laguna Park. Admission includes lunch, games, music by the Blues Offenders, and a silent and live auction. The top auction item is a one-week stay at the Marriott Beach Club on Kaanapali Beach in Maui with a two-bedroom unit that sleeps eight and has been reserved for spring break 2011.
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.
March 16, 2010
Nine people were displaced by a fire March 5, but no one was injured. The fire broke out in an apartment above the Indian Summer store in the 500 block of South Coast Highway and crept down into the ceiling between the two stories, Division Chief Jeff LaTendresse said. Structural damage is estimated at $180,000. Content damage is estimated at $100,000. “Indian Summer suffered the majority of the content damage, about $70,000 from water and smoke,” LaTendresse said.