Pageant of the Masters tickets for "The Big Picture" go on sale Dec. 1.
Laguna Tunes Community Chorus Concert will take place Dec. 9 at St. Mary's Episcopal Church.
Sawdust Winter Fantasy, which opened Nov.17 with a tree-lighting ceremony, will be open for three more weekends.
Laguna College of Art & Design's "Jerome Witkin" exhibit, which opened Nov. 12 and runs through Dec. 13.
Laguna Outreach Community Arts active art education program with the Boys and Girls Club and ongoing art education classes at the Senior Center.
Laguna Beach Live! Winter Jazz Series, Jan.16 at Aliso Creek Inn and Music Festival, Feb. 4 to 10.
•Bruce Hopping asked the council to support a sculpture honoring the Brooks Street surfing culture, recognize Stu Saffer for his accomplishments, approve a different Heisler Park War Memorial honoring Laguna Beach war veterans, and honor Jim Dilley with a sculpture.
•Don Barda, Mimi Healy, Phyllis Ritner, Daud Ahmed and Darcy Thornton discussed their issues concerning view impairment by trees. Ahmed offered to form a citizen's research committee to spearhead ideas to help alleviate view impairment.
Boyd said the issue will be on the agenda for the first council meeting in January and an ad hoc committee will be formed to consider the issues and to help neighbors work together.
•Michelle Clark, Waste Management's community relations manager, encouraged everyone to participate in America Recycles Day on Nov. 15 and to log into http://www.americarecyclesday.org to take the pledge.
COUNCIL AND STAFF CHAT
Council members and staff report on events they have attended, people with whom they have met and other items of public interest.
•When asked how long he has been the city attorney, Kohn commented that he usually says, "At least until the next meeting." Actually, as of this month, it has been 30 years.
•City Manager John Pietig proposed changing the scheduled City Council, Planning Commission and Design Review Board joint meeting from Dec. 8 to March 16. The council agreed to the change.
•Boyd, who had wished his wife a Happy Anniversary from the dais at a previous meeting, wished her a Happy Birthday.
•City Treasurer Laura Parisi reported attending her first meeting as a member of the Orange County Treasury Oversight Committee.
•City Clerk Martha Anderson announced that the council will hold interviews and appoint one resident to the Board of Adjustment/Design Review Board and one resident to the Planning Commission at the Dec. 4 meeting. Applications for the appointment to the DRB are due in the City Clerk's office on Tuesday. Applications for appointment to the Planning Commission are due Wednesday. The extra day was allotted because of the reduced noticing period.
•Pearson has submitted the city's name to the Orange County Business Council to receive an award for utilizing the arts as an economic engine. Pearson said she, Assistant City Manager Christa Johnson and Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kristine Thalman will be attending the awards ceremony on Thursday.
She also announced the opening of the holiday musical, "Plaid Tidings," on Nov. 27 at the Laguna Playhouse.