top stories in Laguna Woods – Orange County Register
Change was in the air in Laguna Woods Village, as the community welcomed a new archery range, a revamped fitness center and a renovated board room. New bus routes rolled out, new businesses opened and the city bid farewell to a longtime council member, who resigned after 18 years behind the dais.
Here’s a look back at some of 2017’s top stories.
Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf celebrated its grand opening on Jan. 26. The mayor and councilmembers, as well as representatives from Congresswoman Mimi Walters, state Sen. John Moorlach, Assemblyman Matthew Harper and Orange County 5th District Supervisor Lisa Bartletts offices came to welcome CBTL to the community.
Papa Hinds walks with his grandaughter, Alice 5 after building a little boat. It’s Alice’s third year visiting on this day during the Laguna Woods Village’s annual Grandparents’ Fun Day Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 in Laguna Woods. (Photo by Michael Fernandez, Contributing Photographer)
Harriet Boon of Laguna Woods offers Gunner her hand after the Halloween Horse Show at Laguna Woods Equestrian Center on Saturday, October 28, 2017 in Laguna Woods, Calif. (Photo by Josh Barber, Contributing Photographer)
The 2017 Village Games archery competition was held at the Laguna Woods Village archery range, which opened earlier this year. (Courtesy of Mark Rabinowitch)
Rozalia Kholev, right, enjoys performances on stage with 3-year-old Eva Saturday night. Laguna Woods Village hosts it’s 2nd annual Christmas celebration Saturday December 2, 2017 in Laguna Woods. (Photo by Greg Andersen, Contributing Photographer)
From right, John King and Gloria Einzig dance during a Fourth of July celebration at Laguna Woods Village on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. (Photo by Drew A. Kelley, Contributing Photographer)
Dog-park goers on Tuesday, Aug. 15 at Laguna Woods City Hall protest the closure of A Place for Paws dog park. (Emily Rasmussen, contributing photographer)
The 2017 Aquadettes team prepares for its upcoming Aqua Follies shows….