History of Laguna Beach
Laguna Beach is a seaside city situated in southern Orange County, California, in the United States. It really is known for a gentle year-round weather, scenic coves, environmental preservation, and artist community. The small town is home to about 22,000 residents.Historically a territory of Paleoindians, the Tongva people and then Mexico, the location became part of the United States following the Mexican-American War. Laguna Beach was established in the 1870s, and officially founded in 1887 and, in 1927 its current administration was incorporated as a city. The town has continued to be relatively isolated from urban encroachment by its bordering hills, limited highway access, and a beautiful greenbelt. The Laguna Beach coastline is shielded by 5.88 miles (9.46 km) of marine reserve and yet another 1.21 miles (1.95 km) of state conservation area.Tourism is the principal industry with an around three million people visiting the community each year. Popular and world famous events are the Pageant of the Masters, Festival of the Arts, Sawdust Art| Festival Celebration, Art-A-Fair, Bluewater Music Festival and Kelpfest.