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Laguna Beach Standoff With Gunman Ends in Arrest

A five hour-long standoff with a handgun-toting motorist who claimed to have booby-trapped his car ended late Wednesday with Laguna Beach police taking the a 41-year-old man into custody outside the gated community of Three Arch Bay. No explosives were found, Sgt. Louise Callus...

Reliving a Blue Moment

Editor, “Even Pilots Covet a ‘Blues’ Thrill Ride” (Oct. 21 edition) brought a smile of pride for me. Johnny Magda, my father, was leader of the Blue Angels in 1950, the fourth man to lead them since their creation in 1946.  This year’s leader, Captain Greg...

Even Pilots Covet a ‘Blues’ Thrill Ride

Laguna resident Craig R. Miller spent part of last weekend strapped into a Navy fighter jet, zooming inverted for 60 seconds just 200 feet over California’s Central Valley. He joined a select company of fewer than 100 people a year privileged to ride with the Navy’s Flight...