🌱 Laguna Downtown Plan Approved + A Letter From Your Supervisor

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Hello, neighbors! Ashley Ludwig here with today's Laguna Beach Daily.

First, today's weather:

Dense fog in the a.m.; cloudy. High: 60 Low: 52.

Here are the top stories in Laguna Beach today:

  1. Obituary: Tristan Krogius is mourned by friends and family in Laguna Beach (Laguna Beach Patch)

  2. Feast your eyes on these 5 New Laguna Beach area homes For Sale. (Laguna Beach Patch).

  3. What do you think of this new approach to battling weeds and pests in Laguna Beach? (VoiceofOC).

  4. Fifth District Supervisor Lisa Bartlett shares this open Letter to the growing coastal district that she now serves, including Laguna Beach. (San Clemente Times).

  5. Coastal Commission finally approves Laguna's downtown-specific plan after years in development. So what's next? (Los Angeles Times).

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Today in Laguna Beach:

  • First Friday at Bixby Knolls - Arts and Culture Events in Orange County (5 PM).

  • FREE: Live Jazz at The OC Fish Grill (7 PM).

From my notebook:

  • Visit Laguna Beach: Here in Laguna Beach, we have over 40 hiking trails and 7,000 acres of the coastal wilderness preserve. Where is your favorite place to hike? II @josiahq" (Instagram).

  • City of Laguna Beach - Government: "The City's Executive Team is closely monitoring the increase in COVID cases, monitoring the County's updates regarding the Omicron variant, reviewing CDC and CalOSHA updates, and implementing any additional operational solutions." (Facebook).

  • Pacific Marine Mammal Center: "Got Spring Break plans? Why not join PMMC for Camp Pinniped! Our facility offers a unique experience for children to witness a marine mammal hospital in action! Campers learn how our animal care team rehabilitates our seal and sea lion patients." (Facebook).

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You're all caught up for today. I'll see you around!

Ashley Ludwig

About me: Ashley Ludwig has been a columnist and online news editor since 2007. Prior to joining Patch, she worked as a staff writer for Southwest Riverside's Valley News Newspaper--in print and online. She was a co-founder of the southern California news conglomerate, DailySoCal.com--and prior to that, a freelance journalist for such publications as the North County Times, San Diego Union-Tribune, and Southwest Riverside News Network (SWRNN.com), and still owns the local southern California Wine Country blog: TemeculaGrapevine.com.Ashley Ludwig has worked as a writer on the web since the late 1990s. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona, with a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences. Wife, and mother of two daughters, she is the author of multiple romantic suspense novels. www.ashleyludwig.com

This article originally appeared on the Laguna Beach Patch

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