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Musings on the Coast

Arts School Survives Early Setbacks   A high school music teacher named Ralph Opacic founded the Orange County High School of the Arts (OCHSA) in 1987.  By the late 1990s, it had some 400 students and was at an excess school site in Los Alamitos. When the local school...
Posted On 20 Oct 2011

Local Equestrians in Jumping Contest

Three Laguna Beach students competed at the Orange Coast Coolers horse show held at Sycamore Trails, each of them winning medals and qualifying for the year-end championship show next month.   Laguna Beach High School senior Nina Thornton won a blue ribbon in a horsemanship...