Coastline Pilot


Patriots parade names two honorees

The Laguna Beach Patriots Day Parade Assn. selected two honorees for the 50th annual parade March 5. The Honored Patriot of the Year is retired Marine Lt. Col. Carlos K. McAfee, a longtime Laguna Beach resident who was awarded the Navy Cross, the U.S. Navy's second-highest award for gallantry in...

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  • Mailbag: Can gratitude survive Black Friday?

    This is one of the best weeks of the year on my calendar, as Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. It's a time to gather family together and slow down, to step away from life's busyness and immerse myself in the love of family, country and God. But wait a minute — who put Black Friday there?...

  • Commentary: Coyote intrusion has us all closed up

    My wife likes open doors and open windows. It's one of our favorite things about Laguna Beach. She gets claustrophobic if there isn't a window or door open, especially at night. We will sleep with our French doors open even when it's 45 degrees outside. That's what she likes —open windows, open...

  • Commentary: Coast to Cleveland corridor brings connectivity to wildlife

    A wildlife corridor provides a link for wildlife to move between habitat areas in a landscape fragmented by human developments. The Coast to Cleveland Wildlife Corridor, located in Irvine, will link 22,000 acres of habitat in and around the cities of Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Aliso Viejo and...

  • Mailbag: It's past time to improve TOW path

    Columnist Billy Fried discussed in his Nov. 13 column in the Laguna Beach Independent, "Congestion Suggestion," what he sees as our city's lack of resolve in moving forward with decisions to reduce congestion, traffic and other ongoing problems in Laguna Beach. We wish to echo his frustration regarding...

  • Reader Report: Science Salon digs deep into world's issues

    Around 30 bright minds, including professors, engineers, astrophysicists, psychologists, attorneys, organic chemists, a professor of geology, a brain surgeon and an immunologist, meet twice a month to discuss topics pulled from Scientific American magazine. They call themselves the Science Salon...