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Post Takes Up Recruiting

Post Takes Up Recruiting

Editor, All veteran organizations exist to support our Constitution, serve other veterans, the VA hospitals, the active military, and our youth and community. The veterans in the Laguna Beach American Legion Post 222 are the ones who put up the flags around town on patriotic holidays and perform a myriad of other services for veterans […]

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War-Plane Noise Survivor Dismisses the Fuss

War-Plane Noise Survivor Dismisses the Fuss

Editor, The complaints about the airlines flying over Laguna are incorrect in one area. They are not at 7,000 feet altitude. They are at 14,000 feet as they pass over Laguna eastbound. We who were living here in Laguna through WWII and Korea and Vietnam were to hear all types of airplanes flying over Laguna […]

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Riding Back in Time and Finding Hope

Riding Back in Time and Finding Hope

By Marni Magda   We moved to California after my father was killed in action in Korea in 1951. From then until 1963 Christmas vacation was a 2,200-mile drive across the United States to Louisville, Ky., to share the holidays with my grandparents. I could almost smell grandma’s fried chicken and milk gravy as we […]

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Laguna's Petite Force of Nature

Laguna’s Petite Force of Nature

By Robin Pierson, Special to the Independent In the aftermath of a natural disaster, or to get a long dreamed of community project across the finish line, Ann Quilter is a woman you want on your team. And, her husband, Charlie, added:  if you need a wall repaired, “She is the queen of drywall.” Petite […]