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Shore Scene: Spotting a Winged Carnivore

Shore Scene: Spotting a Winged Carnivore

By Mia Davidson and Jan Sattler   Laguna Beach supports a large number of resident bird species and one of the more distinctive species sighted is the Brandt’s cormorant (Phalacrocorax penicillatus).  Found only in North America, Brandt’s cormorants are marine birds that are mostly permanent residents of the Pacific coast and congregate in colonies on […]

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Summertime is Anything But Easy for Guards

Summertime is Anything But Easy for Guards

 The summer season that lures sun-seekers has seen multiple overhead south swells lighting up local beaches, and lifeguards making 220 rescues last weekend, far more than the 25 to 75 average. Lifeguard Chief Kevin Snow, describing “a very busy weekend,” said it was due in part to warmer ocean water luring beach goers from the […]

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Seals Out in Force

Seals Out in Force

Editor,   I am a stand up paddle board instructor and owner of SUP Fitness Laguna. I give lessons in Fisherman’s Cove.   These past couple weeks have been amazing conditions for SUP ing. Not only has the ocean been calm and perfect to learn how to paddle board, but the seals are out in […]