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  • Our Laguna: Chamber hands out Spirit Awards

    Our Laguna: Chamber hands out Spirit Awards
    Waste Management's Michelle Clark may not be ready to quit her daytime job for a gig as a stand-up comic, but she sure knows how to get laughs. Clark served as mistress of ceremonies at the Chamber of Commerce Spirit Awards and 96th annual board...
  • A spat for the books

    Laguna Beach Friends of the Library Assn. officials have been up in arms about the terms of a licensing agreement dictated by the Orange County Public Library. The library support group rebelled against terms they said originally stipulated that all...
  • Our Laguna: 2012 was a year of change

    The top 10 stories of 2011 included limitations on skateboarders; an arrest for alleged rapes and sexual assaults; flood recovery; Marine Life Protection Act implementation delay in Laguna; the Heisler Park renovation; the Resource Center pulling out from...
  • Our Laguna: Beautification Council remembers Harry Lawrence

    The Beautification Council is more than a pretty face. "We are the stewards of the city's beauty; we assist the city in keeping the city pristine; we keep an eye out for chancellors of taste and provide support to those who have none," council...
  • Shadowy Tallahassee firm sends another attack mailer to Altamonte voters

     
    By Eloisa Ruano Gonzalez, Staff Writer A shadowy Tallahassee organization continues to send out mailers attacking Altamonte Springs Mayor Pat Bates, and the latest one slams Bates for not paying property taxes on the condo she lives in. Bates is seeking...
  • Dorworth, Gaetz behind Altamonte mayoral attack ads

     
    TALLAHASSEE — So what do President Barack Obama, Tallahassee political consultants, and the national debt have to do with today's mayoral contest in Altamonte Springs? Well, if you're aspiring future House Speaker Chris Dorworth, R-Lake Mary, they...
  • Altamonte voters reject nasty ad, Tallahassee interests

     
    If there was a bellwether election yesterday in Central Florida, it took place in Altamonte Springs. As you may have seen in today's paper, voters there rejected a secretive effort from Tallahassee to pour money into this small-town race and influence it'...
  • Our Laguna: Saying goodbye to a cherished friend

    Friends, family and admirers of hotelier and humanitarian Claes Andersen packed Laguna Presbyterian Church on Saturday to celebrate his life, which ended Aug. 11. A live feed to Hotel Laguna allowed the staff and others to remember him at the site that...
  • Our Laguna: More headlines from 2010

    As promised, here's more of the Coastline Pilot's major news stories for 2010: April 2: Accused teenage Laguna Beach stabber was charged as an adult. *Marsh Scott received the 2010 Artist of the Year Award at the annual Art Star Awards Ceremony. Arts...
  • Our Laguna: Warm and witty honors for Laguna's 'rescuer'

    Ann Hutchinson Quilter has never been one to pat herself on the back, not even at a luncheon in her honor. Speakers at the Laguna Beach Woman's Club Woman of the Year luncheon heaped praise on Quilter for her accomplishments on behalf of the city. But...
  • From Canyon To Cove: Chamber honors its own with Spirit

    The Laguna Beach business community got a chance to meet newly elected Assemblyman Don Wagner at the Chamber of Commerce's installation dinner and Spirit of Laguna awards ceremony last week at Tivoli Too. Wagner, an Irvine Republican, replaced Chuck...
  • Council rejects Emerald Bay traffic light

    Emerald Bay residents opposed to the installation of a traffic signal at the main entrance of the gated community went home happy Tuesday night. The City Council declined to support the installation of the signal that would make it easier for drivers...