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The Slant

Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Lawyers The look on everyone’s face confirmed it. She looked sad as she said, “Laguna Beach has become Beverly Hills of the beach.” I thought about it for a moment. It does seem that things have changed for a ritzy side since the show “Laguna...

Breakers Tennis Concludes in CIF Quarter Finals

By Kristine Michaels, Special to the Independent While most everyone took the day off on Veterans day, Monday- Nov, 11, the Breakers Varsity Tennis team took the courts to battle Beverly Hills. The Breakers put up a great fight but Beverly Hills was too tough in both singles and...

Art Seen

Gallery Marks its 17th Year Gallery McCollum, 206 N. Coast Highway, celebrates its 17-year anniversary with a group show featuring the work of Michael Logan, Caroline Zimmermann, Michael Obermeyer, Jeff Sewell and Patrick Tobin, which opened last week.   Owner Karen Tobin...

Newsstand’s Shelf-life Renewed Again

After a six-month closure due to damage from last December’s deluge, the owner of the downtown newsstand on Ocean Avenue expects to reopen by June 1. “The happiest people will be my German customers; they will be thrilled,” owner Heidi Miller said last week. The World Newsstand...

Debutante

Laguna Beach’s Elizabeth Volpicelli was presented by her father, Louis, at the 60th anniversary of the Coronet Debutante Ball at a Beverly Hills hotel in November. Proceeds from the ball go to National Charity League, which supports several philanthropies including Head Start.