Laguna Beach Police Department wins Office of Traffic Safety Awards for Impaired Driving Special Award and Rookie of the Year Award.
Mission Hospital awarded $1.3 million in grants to 12 local non-profit organizations including four in Laguna Beach.
Beginning on September 6, 2016, Southern California Edison will begin Phase 2 of utility undergrounding along the Big Bend portion of Laguna Canyon Road.
Southern California Edison began undergrounding utilities in Laguna Canyon Road on Monday, April 4. The construction work requires the outbond lane to be moved to the center lane between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m, Monday through Friday, through June 15, 2016.
The Festival started construction this week to replace the temporary sidewalk fronting the Festival of Arts on Laguna Canyon Road. The work is expected to take approximately one month. Pedestrian access will be maintained through the construction site.
Laguna Beach Property Manager Debi Heninger was selected as the Orange County Property Officer of the Year by the California Association for Property and Evidence.
Her role in our property and evidence room is a vital one, as she sees over 2,500 pieces of property per fiscal year. This plays a vital role in preserving the integrity of our evidence, property and all of the other items that find a way into our police facility.
Beginning on December 14, clinician William Crittenden will begin working in partnership with Community Outreach Officer Corporal Farris for two days each week. This partnership will allow Laguna Beach to be more effective when dealing with our mentally ill community in finding both short and long-term solutions.
Construction work to install a retaining wall under the street between 475 and 525 Alta Vista Way has been completed. The new reinforced concrete wall replaces the existing wood wall that was built in the 1960s to support the roadway. Over the course of five months, 2.6 million pounds of concrete and 98,000 pounds of steel were used to construct the 400-ft long by 25-ft deep wall. Multiple drill rigs were used to complete the work more than a month ahead of schedule.
The State of California Department of Insurance recommends homeowners take the time to review their flood and fire insurance coverage. Flood damage is often not covered by traditional homeowners’ insurance. Learn more at www.floodsmart.gov/floodsmart/ and www.cfpnet.com.
Police employees Sergeant Rebecca White, Corporal Matt Gregg, Natasha Hernandez, and Rowena St. Moritz, worked together the best all-around project submission for 2016, and for winning the Impaired Driving Special Award and the Rookie of the Year Award for the best traffic safety programs in California. On September 13, CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow will be traveling from Sacramento to present the award to the Laguna Beach Police Department at the City Council meeting.