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Master of Migration

Master of Migration

Twice each year, thousands of Pacific gray whales closely follow the coast and pass by Laguna Beach. This is the longest seasonal migration known as they travel more than 14,000 miles roundtrip between their winter warm-water breeding grounds in the lagoons of Baja California and their summer cold-water feeding grounds in the Bering Sea and […]

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Laguna Shore Scene: Eyeballing a Whale's Eye

Laguna Shore Scene: Eyeballing a Whale’s Eye

By Mia Davidson and Jan Sattler   The giant keyhole limpet shell (Megathura crenulata) was used as wampum by Laguna’s original residents. They found the five inch buff to white domed oval shells with an opening at the apex (a keyhole) in the water and washed up on beaches. The limpets, sometimes known as whale’s […]

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Kids Helping Kids to Benefit Struggling Baja Orphanage

Kids Helping Kids to Benefit Struggling Baja Orphanage

First- through fourth-grade students at the Community Learning Center will hold their fourth annual Car Wash and Bake Sale to benefit children at the Door of Faith Orphanage from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, in the school district parking lot at 550 Blumont Street at Park Avenue. The cost is $10 […]

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Suspected Smugglers Land at Crystal Cove

Suspected Smugglers Land at Crystal Cove

By Ted Reckas | LB Indy   Possible human traffickers landed a boat at Crystal Cove State Beach early Tuesday morning. Its 10 occupants fled toward Coast Highway, a witness told a Newport Beach police officer, who was flagged down by a park visitor around 7 a.m. This would be the fifth similar incident of […]