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Would Two-Bits Tame Congestion?

Would Two-Bits Tame Congestion?

Editor, They say we break the record for bicycle and pedestrian deaths for a town our size. If you look in the concrete gutter in front of the “dirty bird,” (Sandpiper Lounge) you’ll see the contractor’s impression indicating Coast Highway was built in 1927. Actually we are being held hostage by an antique highway that […]

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Paltry Turnout for Primary Election

Paltry Turnout for Primary Election

By Donna Furey | LB Indy Just 17 percent of registered voters showed up or mailed a ballot in this week’s primary election, where the most popular two candidates for state and national posts regardless of party will compete against one other in the November general election. Laguna Beach local Neel Kashkari, a former Treasury […]

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Taking Up a Beach Tradition

Taking Up a Beach Tradition

Laguna Beach residents Peri Brennan and Hallie Carballo captured their first beach gold medal competing for two consecutive weekends in the girls under 12 division of the California Beach Volleyball Association tournament in Huntington Beach. The competition May 4 included a total of 27 teams. Peri and Hallie, Top of the World students, competed against […]

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Multiple Reasons to Reject Homeless Housing Project

Multiple Reasons to Reject Homeless Housing Project

Editor, (This letter also went to City Council members.) Though the programs of the Friendship Shelter are laudable, it is an unreasonable burden for Laguna Beach to address our homeless needs in the way this project proposes. Laguna will be one of the smallest communities ever to address homelessness with permanent supportive housing. How is […]

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High School Sports Update

High School Sports Update

Baseball (7-1, 3-0) Laguna rolls – Lions Tournament Next Breaker bats continue to swing at a torrid pace (.414) as Laguna picked up a pair of league wins blasting Saddleback 23-2 and Estancia 11-2 to extend their league conference streak to 22 in a row. Against Saddleback on Friday, March 21, at Laguna, Grant Wilhelm […]

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High School Sports Update

High School Sports Update

Breakers Blast Godinez 20th consecutive league win and Elks title Baseball (5-1, 1-0) Laguna opened the 76th league campaign this past Tuesday, March 18, with a 16-4 victory at Godinez as the squad pounded out 23 hits including home runs by Preston Grand Pre, Richie Nunis, Grant Wilhelm, and Steven Harrison. Wilhelm went four for […]

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Valentine Tipsheet

Valentine Tipsheet

Celebrate Cupid’s Day Your Way This year Cupid brings a plethora of ways to mark Feb. 14. From food to art, philanthropy to spa indulgences, the perfect remembrance can be found locally. Give something different this year; the R Star Foundation will send a goat to a rural village woman in Nepal. A cute card […]

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Prowler Evades Police Search

Prowler Evades Police Search

The pilot of a police helicopter circling over Laguna Beach’s Temple Hills neighborhood Monday, Jan. 28, was assisting in an unsuccessful search for a person that acted suspiciously, police said. A white male attempting to hide against a planter in a driveway in the 1700 block of Thurston Drive early Monday afternoon fled over a […]

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Garden Party Benefits Goat Giving in Nepal

Garden Party Benefits Goat Giving in Nepal

Laguna Beach’s R Star founder Rosalind Russell invites friends and supporters to join her for a garden tea party Saturday, Sept. 29, from 2-4 p.m. at the home of Ileana, 17151 Greenleaf Lane, Huntington Beach, 92649. Entertainment will include a violinist and ballet dance performance, lunch, desserts and refreshments. Please RSVP to 714-846-5850 or 949 […]

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BuildingAfrica Hosts Fundraising Dinner

BuildingAfrica Hosts Fundraising Dinner

BuildingAfrica, a Huntington Beach-based organization, is holding its third annual update and fundraising dinner on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. at Mozambique restauarant, 1740 S. Coast Highway. Cost is $125 per person. Guests include Chief Gija II Shadrack George B. Dlamini of Swaziland and Dr. Richard Matthew from UC Irvine. The organization re-imagines the […]

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Pioneering Pro Continues to Promote Women’s Surfing

Pioneering Pro Continues to Promote Women’s Surfing

Back in the mid-70s, without her parent’s permission, Alisa Schwarzstein paddled out at Thalia Street Beach on a surfboard she had purchase at a local consignment store.  “It was a really horrible board,” said the now retired pro and Woman of the Year who recently had her name enshrined on the Surfing Walk of Fame […]

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Scout Takes Up a Torch for Kelp

Scout Takes Up a Torch for Kelp

For the next five years, the third Saturday of April will be declared kelp day in Laguna Beach thanks to the efforts of Patricia Cosulich, who successfully sought Mayor Jane Egly’s endorsement for the proclamation. “This is monumental for the preservation and conservation of our kelp forests,” said marine biologist Nancy Caruso, of Garden Grove, […]

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Art Seen

Art Seen

Get Inspired by a Local Historic Cottage An artist designer’s historic cottage is featured in a 14-page article in the June issue of Romantic Homes Magazine on newsstands now. The story describes the property’s original purchase by Van Nuys’ Susanna H. Lankershim for $10 in gold coins on Sept. 23, 1911. The current resident hosts […]

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Pursuit Ends with Arrest of Suspected Racist Gang Member

Pursuit Ends with Arrest of Suspected Racist Gang Member

A suspected member of a racist gang was arrested in Anaheim after a pursuit by law enforcement authorities Tuesday, Feb. 21, that began in Laguna Beach. Darryl James Mason, 42, of Huntington Beach, was taken into custody by the California Highway Patrol, according to Laguna Beach police Lt. Jason Kravetz. He was arrested for two […]

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Philanthropy

Philanthropy

Crevier Starts Community Foundation Fund Local philanthropist Donnie Crevier has established a donor advised fund at the Laguna Beach Community Foundation and also made a $25,000 unrestricted foundation donation. “I believe in our Laguna Beach community and its nonprofits. I would encourage Laguna Beach residents to learn more about the benefits of supporting charities through […]