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Nursing Scholarships Change Lives

Nursing Scholarships Change Lives

  Thanks to the generosity and commitment of the Mission Hospital support group Valiant Women, 61 nurses were recently awarded scholarships to pursue professional development. Last year, one of these training sessions taught Mission Hospital nurses about newborn heart screening, says a statement from the hospital with campuses in Laguna Beach and Mission Viejo. And […]

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Pedestrian Critically Injured in Canyon Crash

Pedestrian Critically Injured in Canyon Crash

A 22-year-old college student suffered serious injuries after she was struck walking in a cross walk across Laguna Canyon Road near the Laguna College of Art and Design on Thursday night, Laguna Beach police said Friday. The highway was closed in both directions after the 8:45 p.m. accident and remained closed until early Friday, according […]

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Workshop on Healing Souls

Workshop on Healing Souls

A psychologist and former Catholic priest leads a workshop for people struggling with unresolved grief on Saturday, Dec. 21, at Laguna Beach’s Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 421 Cypress Dr. Anyone who is interested may attend the free 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. workshop “Healing Our Losses,” which is an introduction to the more in-depth program developed […]

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Supporting the Right to Choose

Supporting the Right to Choose

Editor, Roman Catholic Pope Francis has asked all to take care of the poor. I wonder what he would want us to do for a poor woman who has elected to have an abortion. Anyone who knows me knows I am pro life but I believe a woman should have the right to make decisions […]

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Breakers Score Rare Win Against Newport

Breakers Score Rare Win Against Newport

Girls Volleyball Breakers moved to 3-0 on the season with a 25-23, 25-18. 18-25, 25-14 defeat of Newport Harbor at the Sailor’s gym for Laguna Beach’s first victory at Newport in 19 seasons and only the second time in over 30 years. Breakers were effective blockers and servers with 10 blocks for kills and 10 […]

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Cyclist Dies in Canyon Collision

Cyclist Dies in Canyon Collision

A bicyclist was killed and his riding companion injured when a motorist hit the pair pedaling southbound on state Highway 133 near the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park nature center early this morning, Friday, June 28, authorities said. The vehicle driven by a 25-year-old female driver from Irvine collided with the bicyclists for an undetermined reason, […]

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Hospital Seeks an Upgrade for Patients

Hospital Seeks an Upgrade for Patients

Mission Hospital will seek permission of state Public Health Department regulators to allow admitted patients to recover in under-used private rooms of the intensive care unit in the Laguna Beach campus. City officials who last week learned of the initiative initially feared that hospital administrators intended to close the unit altogether, which would also trigger […]

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Canyon Collision Claims Two Lives

Canyon Collision Claims Two Lives

Two people died and a third suffered minor injuries in a head-on collision that resulted in the partial closure of Laguna Canyon Road early Tuesday, April 2, disrupting the routines of early morning commuters, police said. The road, closed between El Toro Road and state Highway 73, is expected to reopen this afternoon after the conclusion of […]

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Lyle Evans Proctor

Lyle Evans Proctor

Lyle Evans Proctor of Laguna Beach passed away peacefully at his home on Jan. 13, 2013. He was 88. Born in Soldier, Kan., Lyle moved to Southern California with his family as a boy, and attended Belmont High School in Los Angeles. Patriotic and brave, at age 18, Lyle began service for the U.S. Coast […]

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Greenough Commits to So. Carolina

Greenough Commits to So. Carolina

Marissa Greenough became the first senior from the 2012 Breakers volleyball squad with firm indoor plans for 2013 as the three-year varsity player committed to Erskine College, Due West, S.C. The Division II school is part of a 12-member Carolina conference, one of the few leagues that offers competition in both men’s and women’s volleyball. […]

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Pedestrian Hit Crossing Highway

Pedestrian Hit Crossing Highway

A homeless man from Oklahoma suffered severe injuries last Saturday, Nov. 3, when struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross Coast Highway outside of a crosswalk near Laguna Beach’s Three Arch Bay, police said Monday. The injured person, who was not further identified, was transported to Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo with moderate to […]

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Putting on the White to Aid Pets

Putting on the White to Aid Pets

Thirty-two couples competed in a Laguna Beach Lawn Bowling Club tournament in Heisler Park, a fundraiser for Mission Viejo’s Pet Rescue Center. The recent event featured tutorials and coaching by the clubs volunteer staff, three spirited elimination rounds, a competition for best hat, food and drink and a raffle, all to raise awareness and funds […]

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Mission Earns Nursing’s Top Award

Mission Earns Nursing’s Top Award

Mission Hospital recently received Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, considered the highest national honor bestowed upon nursing services, Mission administrators said in a statement. With this credential, Mission Hospital joins the Magnet community of 393 health care organizations out of nearly 6,000 nationwide. U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of best […]

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Homeless Man Beaten Near Shelter

Homeless Man Beaten Near Shelter

Police found a 39-year-old homeless man unconscious and his face covered in blood as a result of a beating outside the city’s homeless shelter on Monday, June 4, police confirmed. A witness video recorded the assault on his phone, which showed the 6:33 p.m. altercation in the parking lot a short distance from the emergency […]

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No Juice for Youth, Council Says

No Juice for Youth, Council Says

Grappling with who’s ultimately responsible, Laguna Beach’s City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday to proceed with a social host ordinance that would make it illegal for adults to serve alcohol to teenagers other than their own. City staff was directed to draft such a measure and present it at a later date. If enacted, Laguna will […]