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Plastic-Bag Ban Bad News for Pet Owners?

Plastic-Bag Ban Bad News for Pet Owners?

The city’s ban on the distribution of single-use plastic bags by retailers could pose a sticky situation for pet owners. Dog owners typically reuse plastic grocery bags to pick up their pets’ poop on walks along city streets. “I do know a lot of people use them for the purpose I think you’re asking me […]

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HÔM Group Affiliates With Sotheby’s

HÔM Group Affiliates With Sotheby’s

By Roger Bloom | NB Indy Editor High-end residential real estate broker HÔM Group will become an affiliated member of the Sotheby’s International Realty network as of tomorrow, and the offices and agents of Coast Sotheby’s International Realty will become part of HÔM Group. “We’re very excited by this opportunity,” said HÔM Group principal Mike […]

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Bring Your Own; Plastic Bags on Their Way Out

Bring Your Own; Plastic Bags on Their Way Out

Following the lead of Manhattan Beach, whose plastic bag ban was recently upheld by the state Supreme Court, the City Council Tuesday decided to proceed with banning single-use, plastic carryout bags by city retailers. The ban will not take effect immediately. City officials will meet with retailers to discuss the impending change and to offer […]

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Sweet 16s Team Up for Volleyball Win

Sweet 16s Team Up for Volleyball Win

Alexandra Murphy of Laguna Beach and London Chow of Redondo Beach, both 16, partnered up to win the gold medal at the California Beach Volleyball Association Tour Stop at Hermosa Beach Pier.   Murphy and Chow went undefeated in four games of pool play. In the semi final and championship match, Murphy and Chow beat Nicolette […]

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Ruling Revives Call for Banning Plastic Bags

Ruling Revives Call for Banning Plastic Bags

BYOB Gets New Definition At most local grocery stores, customers who bring in their own bags are still the odd-man-out. But a decision by the California Supreme Court earlier this month that upholds Manhattan Beach’s ban on plastic bags could require shoppers in Laguna to bring their own bag. “We’re moving ahead to ban plastic […]

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City Starts Rolling Out the Green

City Starts Rolling Out the Green

The city started rolling out the green carpet last week but has yet to hammer in any nails.   In a City Council agenda heavy on ecologically friendly issues, the council passed a resolution to ban the use of plastic grocery bags, pending the outcome of a lawsuit over a similar ban in Manhattan Beach. […]