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Suspected Car Thief Eludes Police Search

By Cassandra Reinhart, Special to the Independent Laguna Beach police are asking for the help of residents in locating a car thief who got away on foot during a chase Sunday afternoon. It all started when police officers spotted a black 1998 Honda CRV, reported as stolen out of...

Upstart Touts Fundraising Prowess

Harley Rouda, a Democratic candidate for the 48th Congressional District, says he’s “neck-and-neck” with the longtime incumbent, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, in terms of fundraising.
Posted On 24 Apr 2017

‘Augie’ Documentary Inspires Hope

Moviegoers may not expect a film involving a disease that attacks nerve cells in the brain and spine to inspire hope, but “Augie” certainly does.

Schools

Four-footed Staff Teach Students Empathy

The educational experience at Anneliese Schools strives to challenge children’s intellect as well as their humanity, conscience, and creativity. Alpacas, donkeys, and miniature horses play a vital component in the mix, Janet O’Faolain, the school’s animal program...

Class Notes

Fourth Graders Experience Live Theater   TheatreReach: Bringing Books to Life!, Orange County’s longest running, literature and curriculum-based, professional theatre touring program, will visit fourth grade classrooms in 41 Orange County schools this spring. In March and...

Locals Join USA Water Polo Roster

  Laguna’s goalie, junior Thea Walsh, and team MVP, senior Aria Fischer, will join the 13-player roster of the USA Women’s National Team for the FINA Intercontinental Tournament May 2-7 at UC Davis, USA water polo announced last week. LBHS head coach Ethan Damato will serve as an...

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Street Beat

Suspected Car Thief Eludes Police Search

By Cassandra Reinhart, Special to the Independent Laguna Beach police are asking for the help of residents in locating a car thief who got away on foot during a chase Sunday afternoon. It all started when police officers spotted a black 1998 Honda CRV, reported as stolen out of...

Streetbeat

Monday, April 10 Stolen vehicle. Nyes Place. 9:40 a.m. Christopher Paul Mack, 49, identified as homeless in Laguna Beach, was arrested and held for $20,000 bail for suspicion of stealing a car in Laguna Woods. Traffic collision. 20600 block of Laguna Canyon Rd. 3 p.m. A Tesla...

Streetbeat

Monday, April 3 Pedestrian stop. 100 block of N. Coast Hwy. 9 a.m. Michael Hays Matekel, 28, of Laguna Beach, was arrested for multiple outstanding warrants. Warrant service. 1100 block of Glenneyre St. 9:53 a.m. Joel Cruz Herrera, 37, of Laguna Beach, was arrested for three drug...

Letters

Southbound ‘Limited’ Makes Fewer Stops

Editor: After further review and a conversation with public works, it has become evident that the new trolley routes aimed at solving overcrowded trolleys in the southern part of town are more complex than was apparent in previous summaries. I would therefore like to correct my...

Power Outages Spark Outrage

Editor, For demanding that Southern California Edison place their predictably faulty utilities underground, it is sheer effrontery to learn that SCE, our unreliable electrical power supplier, dares to sue the City of Laguna Beach. Since our residency here in 1984, we’ve kept...

Resist Shoreline Nuclear Waste Storage

Editor, Southern California Edison negotiations will be going on for the next three months or so. During that time, the watchdog group San Clemente Green will be seeking advice from independent nuclear experts for alternative locations and holding more meetings to raise awareness...

Videos

Video Inspires Underwater Awe

An educational video featuring Laguna Beach’s Marine Protected Areas was released this week by the Laguna Bluebelt Coalition, five organizations whose mission aims to protect and restore marine life. Short, fun and informative, it features local personalities Patsee Ober, Mike...

Community Datebook 7/26/13

Master Gardener Sows SEEDS City Council member Toni Iseman awarded junior master gardener certificates recently to Laguna Beach elementary school students Katelyn Kolberg, Keala Henry, and Olivia Markman. The girls completed a yearlong program taught by master gardener Sharael...

A ‘Twisted Blessing’ Works to Save Lives

By Justin Swanson | LB Indy Laguna resident Holly Morrell was going under the knife again, the sixth procedure in nearly a decade. A defibrillator planted in her chest required repair. Two wires, or “leads,” were fractured, meant to connect to veins near her heart that monitor...