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 Scrape or Savor

Scrape or Savor

“They scraped it,” my neighbor told me at Willa’s garden party. That was the first I knew that the Stonehenge house was actually being demolished. We tried very hard to prevent that demolition, but lost. Still, I thought, maybe something will intervene; maybe the owner would even reconsider. Now it is the flat vacant lot […]

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Plan a Park Hike

Plan a Park Hike

April 11 and 18 Wild Tales, story telling.10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Learn about the natural history of the Newport Bay through crafts, hands-on activities and nature walks. Upper Newport Bay, 2301 University Drive, Newport Beach, $5 per student, free parking, 949 923-2290 Ages 2 to 8 years. Space is limited and pre-registration required at 949 […]

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Bird Watching

Bird Watching

Editor, Just a friendly observation from one who has been driving Coast Highway since the late ‘70s. Did you know that pelicans cruise the bluffs at 35 m.p.h.? True. I have many times kept pace with these graceful birds while driving our Coast Highway. One exception though; they don’t observe stop lights. Tom Berndt, Laguna […]

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Community Foundation Gets New Trustee

Community Foundation Gets New Trustee

The Laguna Beach Community Foundation added to its board Dennis M. Boyer, chairman of Laguna Niguel’s Preston Clarke & Company, an executive search firm. Boyer and the Foundation’s president, Rick Balzer, are longtime friends who volunteered together at the Laguna Art Museum. Boyer recently volunteered to serve on the search committee for the foundation’s new executive […]

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Protecting Nature’s Fragile Wonder

Protecting Nature’s Fragile Wonder

On a farm the kitchen is a combination office, staging area and coffee shop and I was enjoying being at this hub of my brother’s Nevada dairy. In came Alex, his partner, straight from spraying the cornfield.  “What did you spray it with?” the gardener in me wondered.  “Roundup,” he replied matter-of-factly. “But won’t that […]

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Street Beat 9/13/13

Street Beat 9/13/13

Tuesday, Sept. 3 Traffic stop. Ledroit St. 1:50 a.m. A 44-year-old Laguna Niguel man was cited for DUI and held for $10,000 bail. Attempted burglary. 31500 block of Table Rock Dr. 10:08 a.m. Someone attempted entry through a backyard window. Petty theft. 31600 block of Second Ave. 12:30 p.m. A 54-year-old female alleges that about […]

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Laguna Little League Captures Two TOC Titles

Laguna Little League Captures Two TOC Titles

Teams from Laguna Beach Little League’s majors and AAA divisions won the city’s first ever Tournament of Champions titles last Sunday. In the majors division at Chapparosa Park in Laguna Niguel, Laguna VFW cruised through their side of the bracket to reach the finals, where they edged Laguna Niguel 4-3 in extra innings for the […]

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Benefits Broker Must Fight for Bids

Benefits Broker Must Fight for Bids

Laguna Beach’s City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to temporarily renew a contract with the city’s current medical benefits broker, bowing partly to earlier protests by unions representing police and firefighters over the lack of competitive bidding. Laguna will open the insurance brokerage service contract to bids on Sept. 1 for a new contract effective Jan. […]

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William Bird

William Bird

William D. Bird, Jr. passed away early on Jan. 29, 2013 in his Laguna Beach home with his beloved wife Nancy at his side. He was 89. Bill was born in Bird’s Point, Mo., a small town on the Mississippi River settled by his ancestors preceding the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 before it was part […]

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Calling Wanna-be Statues

Calling Wanna-be Statues

By Justin Swanson | LB Indy   Over 1,200 hopeful volunteers from all over Orange County responded to the annual Pageant of the Masters casting call in the past week, vying to play a role in the 80th anniversary tableaux. As the last prospective volunteer departed, director Diane Challis Davy faces the process of whittling […]

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MMA Book Author Set to Visit, Demo Skills

MMA Book Author Set to Visit, Demo Skills

World champion mixed martial arts fighter and Laguna Beach resident Frank Shamrock will hold a demonstration of fighting techniques and a signing for his new book Saturday, Oct. 27 at 11 a.m at Optimus Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, 31151 Niguel Road in Laguna Niguel. Laguna Beach Books will host the signing for Shamrock’s book, “Uncaged: My Life […]

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Street Beat 9/7

Street Beat 9/7

Monday, Aug. 27 Grand theft. 400 Poplar St. 9 a.m. Someone took $2,500 worth of tools in July from a garage. Grand theft. 100 block of Agate St. 11 a.m. A parking meter with dual tops was lifted off the pole and stolen. Petty theft. 12-03292. 200 block of Forest Ave. Timmi Curtis Rantala, 41, […]

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Bryce William Halbert

Bryce William Halbert

Bryce William Halbert of Laguna Niguel, loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012. He was 43. Bryce underwent emergency abdominal surgery while on vacation with his family and friends in Cabo San Lucas. A few days after the surgery he developed a pulmonary embolism and pulmonary edema, […]

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Pony League Opens Registration

Pony League Opens Registration

Registration for Dana Point Youth Baseball closes Aug. 24.  All players from Laguna Beach, Laguna Niguel, Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano, and San Clemente, aged 8-14 as of May 1, 2013 are welcome. Fall registration is $85. DPYB is a Pony Baseball League and we play by major league baseball rules. For more information and sign-ups, […]

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Prize Drawing for the Ritz

Prize Drawing for the Ritz

The Artists Fund at Festival of Arts is hosting a prize drawing to win a one-night stay at the Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel, valued at $607, for those who purchase items from the annual Art-To-Go fundraising collection from now until Aug. 11. The bonus drawing will be announced on the Festival grounds on Saturday, Aug. […]