Bryce Alderton

Writer

Bryce Alderton covers City Hall, education and public safety for the Coastline Pilot. He has written restaurant reviews for OC Metro magazine’s dining guide, and worked for L.A. Times Community News as a sportswriter for the Daily Pilot from 2002 through 2005. Bryce earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in journalism from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and USC, respectively, and completed the six-month professional chef program at Laguna Culinary Arts. (714) 966-4627

Recent Articles

  • Coastal Commission to weigh in on Laguna’s short-term lodging rules

    Coastal Commission to weigh in on Laguna’s short-term lodging rules

    Laguna Beach must prove its case to the California Coastal Commission if it wants to officially change city rules for short-term lodging. Commission staff members recommend the state agency’s board deny Laguna’s request to ban stays of 30 consecutive days or less in residential areas for property...

  • Laguna Beach City Hall lawn ready for a splash of light and color

    Laguna Beach City Hall lawn ready for a splash of light and color

    The area in front of Laguna Beach’s City Hall could get a lot more colorful in the coming months. Stereo.bot, a Los Angeles-based design and technology company, developed six circles, made of aluminum, that are illuminated in various colors by LED lights. The installation, titled “Light Beam,”...

  • Laguna Beach Patriots Day Parade honorees revealed

    Laguna Beach Patriots Day Parade honorees revealed

    The Laguna Beach Patriots Day Parade Committee this week announced honorees for the 52nd annual event in March. The grand marshal will be Gloria Fickling, a Laguna Beach writer who, with her late husband, Skip Fickling, co-authored the Honey West novels that starred a female detective. Honorees...

  • 1930s sewer digester should get more than paint and a touch-up, Laguna residents say

    1930s sewer digester should get more than paint and a touch-up, Laguna residents say

    Laguna Beach residents at Tuesday’s public workshop about the Village Entrance urged officials to give greater care to a sewer digester building they consider one of the city’s landmarks. The building, erected in the 1930s with Public Works Administration funds, stands on city property that is...

  • Got used Lego blocks? Bring them to Art Walk in Laguna on Thursday

    Got used Lego blocks? Bring them to Art Walk in Laguna on Thursday

    Guests at Thursday’s Art Walk in Laguna Beach can help an organization that donates Lego blocks to children in Africa by bringing the toys to the Chakra Shack. Angelicque Pines, a painter who exhibits at the business at 976 S. Coast Hwy., said she was inspired reading the story of 11-year-old Micah...

  • Laguna moves toward putting utility undergrounding measures on ballot

    Laguna moves toward putting utility undergrounding measures on ballot

    The Laguna Beach City Council on Tuesday moved closer to its goal of placing one or possibly two measures on the November 2018 ballot regarding undergrounding the city’s utility poles and wires. Council members unanimously approved paying consultants $242,000 to develop surveys and determine potential...

  • Laguna Beach police officer suspected of elder abuse, fraud is placed on leave

    Laguna Beach police officer suspected of elder abuse, fraud is placed on leave

    The Laguna Beach Police Department placed one of its officers on paid administrative leave this week pending the outcome of an investigation of possible elder abuse and fraud, the department said Friday. Fullerton police on Tuesday arrested Rock Wagner, a Laguna Beach police officer, along with...

  • New location, same festive feel at Hospitality Night in Laguna

    New location, same festive feel at Hospitality Night in Laguna

    Hospitality Night in Laguna Beach on Friday had a slightly different look from previous years, but the same cheerful feeling. Hundreds of people ushered in the holiday season by celebrating the annual tree lighting at the Peppertree parking lot. Mayor Toni Iseman led the crowd in a countdown as...

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