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Tag: "El Toro Road"

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‘Something’s Gotta Give’

‘Something’s Gotta Give’

Editor, I took special notice of your front-page lead photograph of Aug. 22, framing four road bicycles (“roadies”) bound southwest on the Laguna Canyon Road. What needed to be photographed was one of the many weekender, outlaw, wolf-pack, roadie pelotons (groups) of 25, 50, 75 or 100 who come blasting through our town at full throttle. They […]

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Putting the Brakes on Laguna Canyon Road

Putting the Brakes on Laguna Canyon Road

By Rita Robinson | LB Indy Described as the most significant issue in the city and one that will be challenging to resolve, solutions to an “overly congested” Laguna Canyon Road will be vetted by an 18-member task force over the next three months at a cost of $100,000, as approved by the City Council […]

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Council Considers a Temporary Halt to Canyon Development

Council Considers a Temporary Halt to Canyon Development

A public hearing to discuss a possible moratorium on development projects in Laguna Canyon, originally scheduled for a special City Council meeting to be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 29, will likely now take place Tuesday, June 3, the city manager says. Any so-called urgency ordinance would require a four-fifths Council vote and […]

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Intrigued by a Roadside Shrine

Intrigued by a Roadside Shrine

Editor, On the side of El Toro Road where the weedy tree branches and tall grasses grow and the narrow lanes should really not lead to a stoplight at the freeway’s entrance but continue into some wild plain, there used to be a short white cross with the name Duff carved into it. This weather-beaten […]

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Seniors Tennis Stars to Compete

Seniors Tennis Stars to Compete

The USTA National Hard Court Super Senior Tennis Tournament for men’s 75, 80, 85 and 90, singles and doubles will be played at the Laguna Woods Tennis Club, Gate 16 on Moulton Drive and El Toro Road in Laguna woods beginning Monday, May 19, with finals Friday, May 23. This tournament is one of the […]

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Expect Construction Delays Near El Toro

Expect Construction Delays Near El Toro

City road crews are expected to add a slurry seal to El Toro Road, beginning this Friday, Dec. 20. The project is expected to take a week.    

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Project’s Design Cues Degrade Canyon Aesthetic

Project’s Design Cues Degrade Canyon Aesthetic

Editor,  Laguna Canyon is the main entrance to our wonderful town and we need to try to maintain as much of its original beauty as possible. Most of us would agree that the drive into town is refreshing and starts residents and visitor’s alike feeling good about where they are going. Unfortunately I believe the […]

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Canyon Collision Claims Two Lives

Canyon Collision Claims Two Lives

Two people died and a third suffered minor injuries in a head-on collision that resulted in the partial closure of Laguna Canyon Road early Tuesday, April 2, disrupting the routines of early morning commuters, police said. The road, closed between El Toro Road and state Highway 73, is expected to reopen this afternoon after the conclusion of […]

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Crash Leads to School Lockdown

Crash Leads to School Lockdown

Anneleisse School in Laguna Canyon briefly locked down its campus and kept children indoors Monday, June 12, at the request of police, who were searching the immediate area for suspects who had fled the scene of a solo traffic accident nearby, police said. Within a quarter mile of the El Toro Road and Laguna Canyon […]