Boys Volleyball (1-1) Breakers stumbled last Friday night in their home opener as Newport Harbor swept the varsity 25-18, 27-25, 25-21 at Dugger Gym. Laguna hit well for the match (.440) but gave up too any service errors (18) and overpasses to hand free points to the winners. Austin Hillemann led Laguna’s attack with 13 […]
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Tour of Duty: Personal and Political Last Sunday at Newport Harbor yacht club, about 25 of us gathered to board the Soluna, my brother’s 52” motorboat and spread ashes at sea. They were of my former wife’s father, Les. Like my own father, Les had suffered the torments of a long, lingering diabetes death. […]
CIF Action: Basketball Stopped, But Polo Plays On Boys Basketball Breakers Stopped in Second Round Laguna’s run into the Southern Section CIF D-IV playoffs came to another overtime ending as ninth-ranked Whittier Christian rallied from a 35-19 deficit midway through the third quarter Friday, Feb. 18, to defeat the Breakers 55-54 in overtime. Laguna controlled […]
Southern California’s kelp forests, essential to the health of the marine ecosystem in California, have taken a beating in recent decades. Natural cycles of growth and decline have been skewed toward decline by El Nino events, algal blooms, polluted water, and populations of kelp-eating urchins unchecked by predators, among other things. Nevertheless, a small number […]