Editor, On Sept. 13, as many of us do every day, I was driving in flip-flop sandals. I was in the process of leaving the Whole Foods parking lot to turn onto Ocean Avenue, and after waiting for an opening in traffic, I began to pull out of the driveway. As I switched my right […]
Archive for September, 2011
Over 90 representatives from California and out-of-state two- and four-year colleges, universities, test prep companies, and specialty colleges plan to woo Laguna Beach High School students on Oct. 5. The highly anticipated College Round-Up, 7-8:30 p.m. in the high school’s North Gym, helps students and their families learn about college majors, dorm life, and other […]
PTA’s adult-education arm welcomed over 70 parents and educators last week for its inaugural meeting at the Aliso Creek Inn & Golf Course. There was a feeling of excitement and change in the air due to the new venue, and the speakers continued the theme.
High school girls looking for a fun and easy way to give back to their community should consider joining Assisteens, an auxiliary of the Assistance League of Laguna Beach. Meetings are held monthly at the Assistance League House, 547 Catalina St., and the next meeting will take place Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. Each […]
At the end of this season, Laguna Beach High School senior Allison Palmer will be preparing to join her sister Alexandra in college, turning the page on a special chapter in Breaker volleyball history where the Palmer siblings set more than two thirds of the points scored by the school’s volleyball team. “It’s been […]
High energy, action, and a rollercoaster of emotions and upsets filled out the final day of the Pro Beach Volleyball National Championship at the Hermosa Beach Open on Sunday, Sept. 25. On match point, Manhattan Beach Open champs Whitney Pavlik (Laguna Beach) and Jenny Kropp (Hollyglen) were unable to reclaim their title, defeated by […]
Laguna Beach High School softball boosters host a fundraising dinner at the Lumberyard restaurant, 384 Forest Ave., Sunday, Oct. 16. Besides a silent auction and door prizes, diners will get a chance to meet team players, who will be working in the restaurant from 5 to 9 p.m. Dine between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. […]
Laguna players overcame a number hurdles but still managed to hold off a solid Bishop Montgomery squad Friday at Guyer field. The team’s key scorer, Drake Martinez, was fighting flu, and speedster Robert Clemons was doubtful due to a broken hand. In addition, one of the squad’s fathers had lost a struggle with cancer and the team had attended his service this past week, providing a somber and reflecting moment for the squad.
Blue Chips Signal Rally Ahead The stock market remains unusually erratic. It went up five straight days, then dropped four straight days, losing 6% in one week. That was its worst week since the dark days of the financial crisis three years ago. With the third quarter almost over, market averages are down […]