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Grand Jury is Wrong on the Airport

Grand Jury is Wrong on the Airport

By Keith Curry In more than eight years on the Newport Beach City Council, the lesson I have learned is that effective governance involves a continual search for balance between unfettered growth and protection of the quality of life in the community. Too much emphasis on uncontrolled growth leads to traffic, excess density, noise and […]

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Stricken Parents Offer Pointed Advice

Stricken Parents Offer Pointed Advice

By Carisa Carlton, Special to the Independent A discussion by drug-abuse experts brought new awareness to an issue that could save children’s lives. Even so, the well-attended talk at the high school last week fell short of addressing complex questions underlying what causes children to use drugs, according to two other experts, Laguna Beach parents […]

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High School Sports Update

High School Sports Update

Laguna Routs Costa Mesa Baseball (24-2, 15-0)   Breakers scored early and often to record a 26-1 win against Costa Mesa, the third most lopsided game in 80 seasons of Laguna baseball. The 98th meeting between the two schools was Laguna’s 34th consecutive league victory and the Breakers now lead the Mustangs 52-46 in the […]

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Two Records Fall in a Single Day

Two Records Fall in a Single Day

Two Laguna Beach High School records fell last week; one had stood for 27 seasons and the other lasted a day short of a year Grant Wilhelm pitched six shutout innings on the road last Thursday, May 8, against Godinez to help Laguna clinch its second straight Orange Coast league title and third in the […]

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High School Sports Update

High School Sports Update

  Baseball (21-2, 12-0) Laguna Streaks to 31, Edging Opponents Godinez frustrated Laguna on Tuesday, May 6, at Skipper Carrillo Field holding the Breakers to a slim 6-5 victory. Breakers were tied entering the final inning after an RBI double by Grant Wilhelm in the sixth inning and got the rally started in the seventh […]

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High School Sports Update

High School Sports Update

Baseball (19-2, 10-0) Laguna extends League Win Streak to 29 Freshman shortstop Dante Faicchio doubled in the sixth inning to score Garrett Burk and Will McInerney, lifting Laguna to a 4-2 victory over Calvary Chapel (8-2, 14-7) on Tuesday, April 29, at Skipper Carrillo Field. The usual starting shortstop, Preston Grand Pre, pitched instead, going […]

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High School Sports Update

High School Sports Update

Boys Volleyball (8-3, 4-0) Laguna continued to roll through the Orange Coast League, sweeping Costa Mesa (4-7, 1-3) 25-13, 25-17, 25-21 for the program’s 52nd straight league match win Tuesday, April 8.  From 1990 to 1995 Laguna won 53 straight league matches. They were required by CIF to forfeit an April 7, 1995, win over […]

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High School Sports Update

High School Sports Update

St Paul Snaps Streak Baseball (12-1, 4-0) The Swordsmen’s Aaron Pinto struck-out 12 Laguna batters as the squad from Santa Fe Springs defeated Laguna 4-2 on Wednesday, April 2, at Anaheim’s Boysen Park to stop the current win streak at eight. Laguna (12-2) took an early 1-0 lead in the third inning as Preston Grand […]

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 Seniors Set the Bar High for Future Squads

Seniors Set the Bar High for Future Squads

If Laguna Beach High boys’ basketball team was able to beat Don Bosco on Wednesday in the first round of CIF post season play, they will meet either Templeton or Whittier Christian (La Habra) on Friday night, Feb. 21 for a chance to equal the 2007 Breakers for most wins by a Bret Fleming-coached team […]

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Sweet Shooting Siblings Set the Same Record

Sweet Shooting Siblings Set the Same Record

It doesn’t matter whether the subject is boys basketball or girls. If the question is “who owns the Laguna Beach High School record for most 3-pointers made in a single season?” The answer is Lewis. As in Brandon and Alexandra. Brandon set the boys mark of 85 in 2012, and his sister Alex just last […]

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Culinary Arts Pulls Up Stakes

Culinary Arts Pulls Up Stakes

During a midday weekday walk around SoCo, Costa Mesa’s latest foodie mecca, Laguna Culinary Arts founder Nancy Milby found herself both envious and excited to tap into the vibe of the thronged shopping center. Meanwhile, the Laguna Canyon center, home for the last decade to LCA’s cooking and wine schools and cheese and wine boutique […]

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Longi-Project Improvements

Longi-Project Improvements

Editor, [This letter was originally delivered to the members of the Laguna Beach Planning Commission] I have been a Laguna Beach resident of over 40years and have been following the Longi project for the last year. I must give the developer credit for making some of the requested changes which have helped improve the appearance […]

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LBHS Football: 11/1/13

LBHS Football: 11/1/13

Despite a Rushing Record, Breakers Lose to Calvary Lancaster runs for a record 547 yards, 7 TDS Those who ventured out to Estancia High School on Thursday, Oct. 24, witnessed one of great offensive games in California prep football history as Calvary Chapel rallied to defeat Laguna in overtime, 62-56. Breakers had their chances throughout […]

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Breakers Dominate in Cross Country League Finals

Breakers Dominate in Cross Country League Finals

On a day dominated by Breaker runners, both Laguna Beach High cross country teams won Orange Coast League titles Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Irvine Regional Park. Junior Natalie Kimball ran a personal record time of 18:19 over the three-mile course to capture the girls individual title. She is now tied with senior teammate Eliza Romero […]

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Despite a Rushing Record, Breakers Lose to Calvary

Despite a Rushing Record, Breakers Lose to Calvary

Lancaster runs for a record 547 yards, 7 TDS Those who ventured out to Estancia High School on Thursday, Oct. 24, witnessed one of great offensive games in California prep football history as Calvary Chapel rallied to defeat Laguna in overtime, 62-56. Breakers had their chances throughout the game but could not close out the […]