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Auto Thieves Target Porsches

About 40 Laguna Beach residents who own 1990’s era Porsches this week received a special delivery to their home from the police department: a crime alert bulletin suggesting that thieves are targeting their vehicles and how to avoid getting hit. Two late-model sports cars, each...

Class Notes

Rotary Distributes the Write Book   In support of literacy month, Laguna Beach’s Rotary Club distributed 221 Webster’s Dictionary for Students to third grade students at El Morro, St. Catherine’s, and Top of the World.   Water District Offers Scholarships   The...

Noises on Nyes

Editor, My house is at the lower end of the 400 block of Nyes Place.  As a young man I was raised on automobile road racing, starting out in handicap races at the now famous Goodwood circuit in the south of England, then graduating to principally endurance racing.  The sound of...

Hit-and-run Driver Snarls Laguna Traffic

Three people suffered minor injuries in two separate four-car pileups less than a mile apart that temporarily blocked lanes of Coast Highway Thursday afternoon near Nyes Place. The 73-year-old Laguna Beach driver whose vehicle caused the collisions was suffering from a medical...

Don’t Ban Skateboarding

Editor, I found a flyer taped to my mailbox today from SNAG (Speedboarders Neighborhood Action Group) that urged me to contact all of you regarding the ban on skateboarding. However, I must disagree with SNAG’s position. It is true that after the initial ban on other streets, I...

Ban Speedboarding on Nyes Place

Editor,   As a concerned parent, grandparent, and citizen, this so-called “sport” should be banned on a very dangerous street, Nyes Place. Please pass this along to all our City Council members.   Sheila Jacobs Laguna Beach

Support for a Speedboarding Ban

Editor,   Since I travel up and down Nyes Place at least once a day, I have been frightened by dangerous speedboarders there  – frightened for their safety and for my liability. Please prohibit speedboarding on our steep hills, including Nyes Place.   Eleanor...

Don’t Flip-Flop on Skateboarding Rules

Editor, Re:  “Skateboarding Rules Wipeout,” Nov. 5 It is very welcoming to read the clear and informed comments of Police Chief Paul Workman regarding the authorization of skateboarding bans on certain streets by California Vehicle Code Section 21967. Many hillside streets in...