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Identity Thief Leads the High Life

Identity Thief Leads the High Life

A 36-year-old man apparently living the high life, hopscotching for months between Laguna Beach and Costa Mesa resort hotels by using purloined credit card information, was arrested last week by Laguna Beach police. On Monday, April 16, Harold Eric Larson, 36, of Orange, entered not guilty pleas in Newport Beach’s Harbor Court to 20 felony […]

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Spring Sports Roundup

Spring Sports Roundup

Baseball (4-3, 11-6) Laguna completed the 38th Annual Anaheim Lion’s Tournament with a 4-1 record losing only to Kelso (7-1) on March 31. Breakers then defeated Fullerton 5-0, Buena Park 3-1, concluding with a 20-1 win over Sage Hill. Laguna concluded their week of baseball with a 10-9 league win over Costa Mesa (0-7, 2-14) […]

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Winter Sports Update

Winter Sports Update

League play entered the second half of the season this past week with the basketball and soccer squads playing at Saddleback early in the week and at Calvary later this week, Breakers are competing in five winter season sports with Girls Water Polo the only prohibitive favorite to sweep to the league crown. Boys Basketball […]

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Laguna Routs Saddleback

Laguna Routs Saddleback

  In the third biggest blow-out in the 77 years of Laguna football, the Breakers (8-2, 3-2) closed out their regular season with a lopsided 56-3 victory over the Saddleback Roadrunners (0-10, 0-5) last Friday night at Segerstrom Field. Breakers controlled the tempo early holding Saddleback to a minus one yard on their first possession.  […]

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Breakers Lose, But Set Records Anyway

Breakers Lose, But Set Records Anyway

Costa Mesa’s Mustangs (8-1, 4-0) showed they are the Orange Coast League’s top offensive machine in a convincing 63-47 win over Laguna Beach last Friday, Nov. 4, the most prolific game in Laguna history based on yards gained and the second highest combined point total in 77 years.   Mesa’s senior Mario Smith scored seven […]

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Get Out of the House

Get Out of the House

Friendly Monster at the Performing Arts Center   Instead of urging my girls into their baths and beds, last Tuesday I ushered them into the car. The occasion? We were on our way to see “Shreck: The Musical” at the Segerstrom Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa.   I was a hesitant about the performance […]

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Police Crack Credit-Card Fraud Ring

Police Crack Credit-Card Fraud Ring

Laguna Beach police investigators say they cracked a credit-card fraud ring last week and arrested its alleged ringleader, a Costa Mesa man who bought stolen account information in underground secret forums and converted gift cards into phony credit cards. Dwight Christian Vaccaro, 46, was arrested last Thursday, Sept. 22, at his home in Costa Mesa […]

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Late Bloomer Lifts Team to New Heights

Late Bloomer Lifts Team to New Heights

Two years ago, Keaton Jones was a skinny 5’11” middle infielder searching for his potential on a Breakers team that was just beginning to do the same. Two weeks ago, and 30 pounds heavier, the 6’2” senior gave everyone a glimpse of that potential when he pitched Laguna to its first out-right league championship in […]

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LBHS Baseball Update: Records Continue to Fall

LBHS Baseball Update: Records Continue to Fall

Laguna  (23-2, 13-0) finished off Costa Mesa 15-1 last Friday, May 6, to complete a series sweep, the ninth straight regular season victory and the second longest win streak in school history, exceeded only by the 14 game run that opened this season.  The victory, the 13th for the league season, breaks the 12-win record […]

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Spring Sports Update

Spring Sports Update

Boys Golf Andrew Palmer fired a 154 to finish third at the 2011 Golden West League Individual Tournament played last week, May 2 and 4. Jake Knapp of Estancia repeated as champion with a 136 followed by Nolan Troy of Ocean View at 153. Tim Peterson of the Breakers finished fifth at 157. Softball Playoffs? […]

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Late Bloomer Lifts Team to New Heights

Late Bloomer Lifts Team to New Heights

Two years ago, Keaton Jones was a skinny 5’11” middle infielder searching for his potential on a Breakers team that was just beginning to do the same. Two weeks ago, and 30 pounds heavier, the 6’2” senior gave everyone a glimpse of that potential when he pitched Laguna to its first out-right league championship in […]

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Spring Sports Update

Spring Sports Update

Boys Golf Andrew Palmer and Tim Peterson each shot 74 to finish second to defending league champion Jake Knapp of Estancia in the first round of the Golden West League individual finals, held this past Monday at Costa Mesa Country Club. The two players advanced to the league final round that was played this past […]

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Breakers Baseball Wins League Title

The Orange Coast League pennant drama came down to a 2-2 tie, bases loaded, two outs, bottom of the seventh and final inning in a Laguna homestand on Tuesday in Costa Mesa. Erik Peruzzi hit a sharp ground ball that was bobbled, allowing runners to advance safely and scoring pitcher Keaton Jones, lifting Laguna to […]

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Newport Film Clips

Newport Film Clips

Accidental Super Hero Has Comic Appeal The new family comedy “Somebody’s Hero” makes ts U.S. debut at the Newport Beach Film Festival on Sunday, May 1, screening at 2 p.m. at Triangle Square, 1870 Harbor Blvd. Costa Mesa. Dennis Sullivan, a lonely New York accountant accidentally stops a costume shop robbery while he’s trying on […]

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Spring Sports Update

Spring Sports Update

After a week-long spring break, the spring season teams returned to full competition this past week with the regular season winding down. Baseball Entered this past week at 19-2, 9-0 with six games remaining, including the series this past week with Godinez.  Breakers just need one win to clinch a playoff spot for only the […]