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Social Network Gets High Marks

Social Network Gets High Marks

Edmodo’s “friends” list is among the fastest growing in the school district. Last August, just five teachers and 141 students had Edmodo accounts. Currently, 32 district teachers and 842 students are registered with Edmodo, a free and secure social networking platform. “We continue to build the culture and curriculum needed to support digital-age learning through […]

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Expert’s Fixes Run into Back-to-Reality Obstacles

Expert’s Fixes Run into Back-to-Reality Obstacles

If Laguna Beach had taken expert advice nearly 40 years ago, turned aside for lack of community consensus, there would be no flood damage today, according to an expert appointed to a special flood control task force by the City Council last week. Carl Nelson, retired chief of Orange County’s public works department and former […]

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Experts Named to Tame Laguna's Flooding

Experts Named to Tame Laguna’s Flooding

With $12 million in damages to 184 homes, businesses and structures in Laguna’s canyons and downtown as a result of the 100-year flood event on Dec. 22, the City Council this past Tuesday selected a flood-prevention task force from a well-credentialed pool of applicants.   Before the selection process began, Mayor Toni Iseman requested that […]