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In Favor of Rabble Rousers

Editor, As I read Mr. Hill’s article (“Overkill by Entrance Opposition,” Oct. 4) decrying the misbehavior of the anti-entrance lobby, I could not help but think that their behavior was precipitated by a sense of the threat people are feeling as our personal rights are being...

After a Crisis Season, Center’s Patients Exit

  Rehabilitated California sea lions Grace and Evanora will be released back into the wild this weekend by the Pacific Marine Mammal Center, whose staff and volunteers saved many lives during an unprecedented stranding epidemic this spring. Starting in January, the Laguna...

Diver Pulled From Shaw’s Cove

A 51-year-old diver reported missing from a morning diving class in Laguna Beach’s Shaw’s Cove was pulled “unresponsive” from the water Friday by rescue personnel, who immediately began performing CPR on the victim, police said. Laguna lifeguards, police and fire...

Surf Team Loses to Newport

The Laguna Beach surf team competed against that of Newport Harbor last week, losing 77-81. Laguna riders included Cameron Zuziak, Tyler Castle, Leah Pakpour, Emily Layton, Kira Hamilton, Cameron DePfyffer, Austin Silvers, Marlee Grosher, Coco Putnam, Blair Conklin, Willy Hogan,...

Dumping eWaste in Newport

Surterre Properties invites all to a free dumping of old and unused computer, printer, fax machine, and telephone hardware as well as paper shredding at their headquarters at 1400 Newport Center Dr. in Newport Beach on Saturday, July 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. No forms are...

Genuine Complete Streets Planning

Editor, Last week I attended the monthly meeting of the Bicycle Safety Committee of Newport Beach. This committee advises the Newport City Council on bicycle safety and complete streets policy. Most of the stakeholders were there represented by the Newport Beach Police...

Courts Curb Operating Hours

Effective Monday, July 30, and except as provided below, the regular hours of operation for Orange County Superior Court’s clerk will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding judicial holidays, a court spokesman announced this week. Financial constraints imposed by...

Candidate Who Skips Forum is Scolded in Absentia

Republican candidate Leslie Daigle, a Newport Beach City Council member, will not participate in a candidate’s forum for the 74th state Assembly District in Laguna Beach on Friday, May 25, which will go on in Council Chambers without her, said an organizer. An empty chair and...

Culture Karma

In Search of Space I’m thinking of starting a discussion group on the subject of creativity. I attended one at another arts community recently and believe that Laguna has the resources and interest, although finding a location is the challenge. At the onset, we might have only a...
Posted On 23 May 2012

Making a Splash Over Water Conservation

To seal a bet over whose citizens will conserve the most water, the mayors of Newport and Laguna Beach today kickoff the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation at Newport’s Back Bay Science Center.   As part of a challenge to mayors across the nation by the...

Art Seen

Stepping Out for Art Walk   Enjoy an art-filled evening in Laguna Beach Thursday, April 5, featuring a self-guided tour of member galleries, with artist demonstrations and receptions, a special pre-event at City Hall and dance performances.   The event is free to the public...

Steve Young Seeks Election to State Senate

“Politicians created this mess; only leaders will clean it up,” said Steve Young, a civil justice attorney and Newport Beach resident announcing his last-moment candidacy for the newly reconstituted 37th State Senate district, which includes Newport and Laguna Beach.  ...

Girls Lose to Newport in OT 7-6

For the second year, Laguna Beach High’s girls’ water polo squad lost in overtime at the Division I semifinals on Wednesday. It took a hot Newport Harbor squad (26-4) on a 15-game win streak to stop the Breakers (23-7) while last year undefeated Dos Pueblos pulled out the win....

Surfing Season Concludes

Laguna’s co-ed surf team, coached by Scott Finn, wrapped up another South Coast League season against Newport Beach, San Clemente and Dana Hills this past week with a loss to Newport Harbor on Thursday, Nov. 10 in Newport. Breakers have surfed competitively since 1987 and are...

High-Paying City Jobs Under Scrutiny

In a report by the Orange County Grand Jury examining public-employee compensation by the county’s 34 cities, Laguna Beach and Newport Beach were singled out for an outsized number of employees reaping $100,000 plus salaries compared to its population. In addition, Laguna, along...