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Adding Another Twig to Wildlands

The Laguna Canyon Foundation, the city of Laguna Beach and the California Coastal Conservancy added two acres of sensitive coastal sage scrub and oak woodland habitat, as well as a scenic public trail, to Laguna’s open space with the recent $325,000 purchase of the McGraw...

Betrayed

Editor, That’s what the Laguna Beach community has been.  Betrayed by Mission Hospital (“Hospital Outbids Open Space Buyers,” July 1). I have been approached by more than two dozen people asking how could this happen. All of them, no exceptions, opining that the officials at...

Hospital Outbids Land Conservationists

Nearly eight acres of undeveloped land that could connect canyon trails and provide hikers access to South Laguna beaches is being sold to neighboring Mission Hospital just two weeks after Laguna’s City Council approved a competing bid. The deal angered some local open-space...