Visit Laguna Beach Blog Tag - History of Laguna Beach Sat, 24 Mar 2018 08:15:07 GMT Laguna Beach's Hidden History: Rum Runners, Hidden Coves, and Bottles on the Beach <img src=''/><br/>Have you heard of Anthony Cornero? If you lived in Laguna Beach during prohibition you would have recognized his name in a heartbeat—though he was even better known by the nicknames “Tony the Hat” or ... Sat, 10 Dec 2016 07:00:00 GMT Laguna Beach's Hidden Histories: The Main Beach Lifeguard Tower <img src=''/><br/>IMAGINE IF YOU WILL, Laguna Beach as a mythical kingdom by the sea:&nbsp;&nbsp;The craggy outcroppings at “Rock Pile” would have ballads sung about them – stories of brave men and women who dared ... Thu, 24 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT Skimboarding: Laguna’s Sport <img src=''/><br/>Have you spotted them, the wave hunters of Laguna Beach? They stand on the shore in packs, leaning their tanned frames against the shovel-shaped spears they call skimboards. Like any distinct tribe, ... Tue, 11 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT Laguna's Hidden History: The Fight for Laguna Canyon <img src=''/><br/>A LARGE PART OF Laguna Beach’s unique charm can be explained with a few minutes spent on Google maps. Aerial views show a beachside town lacking major access points; an enclave located equidistant ... Tue, 26 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT Laguna's Hidden History: The Trees of Forest Avenue <img src=''/><br/>When the first settlers came to Laguna Beach, life was anything but easy. The only fresh water ran in through a creek and was collected right where Laguna Canyon Road now meets Broadway. In order to ... Tue, 07 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT Laguna's Hidden History: The Victoria Beach Pirate Tower <img src=''/><br/>IF YOU HAVE even an ounce of swashbuckling spirit, you can’t explore Laguna’s ever-eroding cliff sides and cavern-filled canyon trails without daydreaming of pirates. It’s easy to imagine an 18th ... Fri, 13 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT My Laguna Beach: Brandy Faber <img src=''/><br/>Brandy Faber is a Laguna Beach native who traveled the world as a professional surfer for 15 years after graduating from Laguna Beach High School. Currently, he’s the contest director for the town’s ... Fri, 06 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT