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Home Runs Hit Neighbors’ Nerves

Local resident David Nelson slammed a baseball on the desk before Laguna Beach school board member Ketta Brown during a meeting Tuesday. People in the room jumped and Brown’s hand flew to her chest, her mouth dropped open. His point? Do something about errant baseballs flying out...

Urban Designer’s View of Laguna’s Future

The public is invited to a presentation by urban designer and local resident Steve Kellenberg at the next general membership meeting of Village Laguna, Thursday, March 20, at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. Kellenberg, a 33-year resident and adjunct USC professor, will...

Supporting Laguna’s Field of Dreams

Riddle Field, home to the AAA and majors division champions, has just received a major overhaul with the help and support of the Angels Baseball Foundation head groundskeeper, Barney Lopas, Mannie Adams of Sports Field Services and the city of Laguna Beach. Eagle Scout, Isaac...

An Appreciation for a Laguna Legacy

Editor, Last Saturday morning.   My sons Little League game was 10 a.m.  Riddle Field. I was dead tired from a long week, so my plan was to arrive at the field right about 10 a.m. But at 8:30 a.m. my wife rousted us.  We were needed at Riddle Field to help prep the field due to...

Little League

Just Like Their Sponsor, UPS Store Really Delivers     AAA division team UPS Store celebrates a recent win over American Legion, 9-8.   The first inning looked like it would be a battle of the all-star pitchers with American Legion’s Charlie Pillsbury and UPS’s...

Take Me Out To The Ballgame

Amy and Jack Norworth, who started Laguna’s Little League, hand out Cracker Jacks to players. Once upon a time in 1964, a little boy of 7 yearned to play Little League in his hometown, Laguna Beach.  He was a too young and far too short to make the team, but his big brother got...

Little League: Majors Division:

VFW vs. Hobie By Jennifer Sweet, Special to the Independent VFW kept their bid for first place alive Friday, April 29, by defeating Hobie 4-3. VFW took the early lead with two runs in the first when Cole Paxon hit a single and stole second and then Jack Dickenson hit a home run....

Little League

Morgan Stanley Defeats Legion 16-8   By Jennifer Sweet, Special to the Independent   Little League’s AAA division team Morgan Stanley defeated American Legion when the teams faced off March 15 at Riddle Field.   Cameron Garcia started as pitcher for American Legion...

Keeping Sugar Off the Field

By Melanie R. Silverman I am writing this on behalf of the dozens of parents in Laguna Beach that have asked for my advice about an issue involving Little League. I am referring to the snacks parents bring to practices and games. Candy bars, cookies, sugary juices and sports...