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Tag: "Arch Beach Heights"

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Lack of Rain Brings More Goats

Lack of Rain Brings More Goats

A second herd of goats will start foraging in open spaces surrounding Laguna Beach to help maintain a fuel break beginning June 1. The city’s Fire Department requested adding more of the four-footed fuel-consumers due to this winter’s scant rainfall, resulting in plants with low moisture levels that easily burn. The state Department of Forestry […]

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Council Paves Way for Footpaths

Council Paves Way for Footpaths

Soon residents in the Top of the World neighborhood heading to the fire road and students ambling to their cars from the Laguna College of Art & Design may be treading new pathways. The City Council paved the way for new paths this week, awarding a total of $155,500 for two design contracts to the […]

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A Bond in Common Stokes Empathy for William

A Bond in Common Stokes Empathy for William

Will and Tammy Dowell plan a garage sale and bake sale fundraiser this Saturday, Aug. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 911 Tia Juana Street, in Arch Beach Heights, to raise money for the parents of William McMurray, an 11-year-old local boy recently diagnosed with a brain tumor. The Dowells intend to hold […]

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A Picture Says a 1,000 Words

A Picture Says a 1,000 Words

Editor, They say that a picture says a thousand words. I think that the photos on the fire in Bluebird Canyon (“House Saved From Brush Fire,” March 16 edition) says volumes and that does not include the comment on how the firemen had to fight terrain and vegetation (eucalyptus trees in the forefront and palm […]

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‘Streets’ Task Force Takes a Detour

‘Streets’ Task Force Takes a Detour

A month after the City Council appropriated $300,000 to make city streets friendlier to foot-powered users, meetings for the task force charged with initiating and supporting these projects were “postponed indefinitely” with the chairman later saying he was fired. “I didn’t know I resigned until this morning,” chairman of the Complete Streets Task Force, Les […]

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Perspective on Cell Tower Radiation

Perspective on Cell Tower Radiation

Editor, This past Jan. 12, the Planning Commission was scheduled to review a proposal to install a new 4G microwave antenna at a residence in the Arch Beach Heights area. This residence already houses Sprint and (in twin faux chimneys) AT&T towers. The 4G microwave antenna is to be, I have been told, an addition […]