1. The Laguna Beach Fire Department is still collecting toys for needy families through December 24. Each city fire station, plus the Laguna Beach Police Department lobby, are serving as drop-off sites for new, unwrapped toys or sports
equipment. Get locations and more information in our story here.
3. This year’s slurry seal project will begin on El Toro Road this week, tentatively scheduled to begin Friday, December 20, and to be completed in one week.
4. The week before Christmas is a great time to donate food to needy local families. Consider a donation of food of funds to Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County. The organization distributes more than 18 million pounds of food annually through hundreds of community partners.
5. Saturday is the first day of winter. We don’t always acknowledge this season in Southern California, but after a period of unusually cold weather and pleas to conserve natural gas, it sure feels like winter. Here’s a link to the official winter forecast. Laguna Beach Patch on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter and Sign up for the daily email with links to the latest local news.