By Jennifer Gibbs, Special to the Independent A handful of Laguna Beach teens traveled to Goldendale, Wash., to compete in the Maryhill Festival of Speed, a world-renowned downhill skateboarding and street luge competition, held June 29-July 3. Local skaters Nohlan Campbell and Roger Jones, took the podium for first and second respectively, dominating the […]
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By Jennifer Gibbs, Special to the Independent Local downhill skateboarding athletes compete against the world’s best at the 2011 Britannia Classic in Canada Rather than hit the beach this past holiday weekend, two Laguna teens traveled to British Columbia, Canada, to compete against an international field of competitors in the province’s Britannia Classic downhill skateboarding […]
Editor, Dear Oak Street neighbor, Sorry my son and his friends annoy you. Teen-agers are annoying, and very often annoy me, too. However, if like you, I complained to the police every time I was annoyed by them, I would need a full-time officer assigned to me. Maybe you are unaware that there is a lovely retirement […]
Editor, Like many parents of skateboarders, we ardently require our child’s use of safety equipment and his adherence to traffic rules. Additionally, we fully support the City’s lawful ticketing of reckless, unsafe skateboarding behavior. Via safety meetings held at our home, we and other adults have counseled the town’s most prominent downhill skateboarders to be […]