Beneath a warm sun along the coast of Laguna Beach on Feb. 5, noisy children ignored the pleas of their parents to splash in the end of spent, cold waves. Camera-toting tourists, many from Asia, turned their backs on the Pacific Ocean to snap pictures of the famous oceanfront village made grotesquely infamous by MTV. Hand-holding elderly couples sat on park benches to stare contently at the dark outline of Catalina Island and occasional... More >>>