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Andrew Lyon

  Ten months after triumphantly crossing into Canada having walked there from Mexico, Andrew Lyon, 24, passed away on the morning of Aug. 30, 2013 cradled in the arms of his mother and sister. Lyon took his final breath at Ananda, a spiritual community in northern California...

Walking Away From It All On the PCT

One man’s attempt to find healing by hiking the 2,660 mile Pacific Crest Trail By Dashel Pierson Plesa, Special to the Independent To his mother’s disbelief, Andy Lyon, called to “check-in” from the summit of 14,500-foot Mt. Whitney. Lyon had been there before, but this...

Home Sale Re-examined

  Editor,   Randy Kraft’s article “Home Sales:  Good News & Bad News” in last week’s Indy contained errors that and I would like to address.  Ms. Kraft states that the inventory at the end of the year in Laguna Beach was 411 homes.  The correct...

Home Sales Picking Up, But Prices Stagnate

By Jennifer Erickson | LB Indy The volume of home sales in Laguna Beach rose by 18 percent in 2010, the second consecutive year of rising sales, but the median home price of $1.15 million was unchanged over 2009, according to figures compiled by local real estate brokers. The...