A sheriff’s helicopter was used to extract a hiker who suffered an anxiety attack and was unable to move from a steep trail in Laguna Beach’s open space about 6 p.m. Sunday, June 9, police said. Lifeguards in an all-terrain vehicle coordinated the extraction from thick brush and a steep slope between Alta Laguna Park [...]
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Quick action by a skim boarder saved the life of an infant pulled into a rip tide by a rogue wave on Saturday at Aliso Beach, according to witnesses. Pat Watson, 46, who took up skim boarding after moving from Hawaii in 1991, said he threw his board aside and took off in a dead [...]
Quick action by a skimboarder is credited with saving a life after a big wave knocked a child from the arms of her mother on Saturday at Aliso Beach, according to witnesses. Videographer Pat Watson, who was trying out a new skimboard, sprinted into the water after he saw a woman pulled off her feet [...]
Editor, West Street Beach in South Laguna is probably the most well known beach in Laguna because it is listed in gay-lesbian guides around the world. Located north of the verdant West St. stairway and south of Aliso Beach and Camel’s Point, it can be reached by car, O.C.T.A. bus #1, a 46-mile route which connects [...]
The public is invited to join Village Laguna’s annual potluck picnic at Aliso Beach on Monday, July 23, at 6 p.m. Burgers, hot dogs and drinks will be provided. Participants should bring their own re-usable eating and drinking utensils, a potluck dish to share and a sand chair.
Pack 35 closed out another successful scouting year with a family bonfire celebration and annual flag retirement ceremony at Aliso Beach on Wednesday, June 13. Many of the boys received their final patches of the year, including the community service patch for their participation in the Memorial Day flag placement ceremony at Pacific View Cemetery [...]
Ocean and earth lovers are invited to Aliso Beach on Thursday, June 21, to savor the summer solstice with an 8:30 a.m. beach clean-up, a 10:45 a.m. skim-boarding exhibition featuring Skim Chicks and world champion Bill Bryan and an 11 a.m. acoustic concert. The event is organized by Rick Conkey’s Blue Water Green Earth.
You stroll on them to gain an unhindered vista of the shore. You fish from them, but most times all you catch is a cold. Sometimes you even jump off of them. Hard to believe that over the years at least seven piers jutted from Laguna’s coastline, all gone and some forgotten but an integral part of our history and landscape.
Down to Earth In May of 1971 I had just graduated with a master’s in landscape architecture from the University of Michigan. I made my way west in the white 1964 Ford Fairlane my dad had given me to take to graduate school. He was happy to be rid of it because it was gutless [...]
For the month of July, OC Parks will host a variety of events at the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Salt Creek Beach, Caspers Wilderness Park, Nix Nature Center, Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, Orange County Zoo, Irvine Regional Park, and Aliso Beach. From hikes that explore the biodiversity of Southern California’s nature preserves to [...]