Visit Laguna Beach Blog http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/ Tag - History of Laguna Beach Mon, 18 Dec 2017 12:50:04 GMT Laguna Beach's Hidden History: Rum Runners, Hidden Coves, and Bottles on the Beach http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2016/10/Laguna-Beach-s-Hidden-History-Rum-Runners-Hidden-Coves-and-Bottles-on-the-Beach/97/ <img src='http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/includes/content/images/media/Prohibtion-sherrif-1-.jpg'/><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 http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2016/10/Laguna-Beach-s-Hidden-History-Rum-Runners-Hidden-Coves-and-Bottles-on-the-Beach/97/ Laguna Beach's Hidden Histories: The Main Beach Lifeguard Tower http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2015/24/Laguna-Beach-s-Hidden-Histories-The-Main-Beach-Lifeguard-Tower/112/ <img src='http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/includes/content/images/media/Resize-Assistant-11.jpeg'/><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 http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2015/24/Laguna-Beach-s-Hidden-Histories-The-Main-Beach-Lifeguard-Tower/112/ Skimboarding: Laguna’s Sport http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2015/11/Skimboarding-Laguna-s-Sport/103/ <img src='http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/includes/content/images/media/skimboarding-2.jpg'/><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 http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2015/11/Skimboarding-Laguna-s-Sport/103/ Laguna's Hidden History: The Fight for Laguna Canyon http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2015/26/Laguna-s-Hidden-History-The-Fight-for-Laguna-Canyon/88/ <img src='http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/includes/content/images/media/SporlederArt-LB-Tourism-1.jpg'/><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 http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2015/26/Laguna-s-Hidden-History-The-Fight-for-Laguna-Canyon/88/ Laguna's Hidden History: The Trees of Forest Avenue http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2015/7/Laguna-s-Hidden-History-The-Trees-of-Forest-Avenue/75/ <img src='http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/includes/content/images/media/P1000475.JPG'/><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 http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2015/7/Laguna-s-Hidden-History-The-Trees-of-Forest-Avenue/75/ Laguna's Hidden History: The Victoria Beach Pirate Tower http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2015/13/Laguna-s-Hidden-History-The-Victoria-Beach-Pirate-Tower/67/ <img src='http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/includes/content/images/media/Laguna-Beach_-Victoria-Tower1.jpg'/><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 http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2015/13/Laguna-s-Hidden-History-The-Victoria-Beach-Pirate-Tower/67/ My Laguna Beach: Brandy Faber http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2015/6/My-Laguna-Beach-Brandy-Faber/59/ <img src='http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/includes/content/images/media/Photo-2.jpeg'/><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 http://www.visitlagunabeach.com/blog/post/2015/6/My-Laguna-Beach-Brandy-Faber/59/