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What Are We So Afraid Of?

What Are We So Afraid Of?

Editor, This past week I have been getting emails and seeing posts on Facebook, which are rabidly against the proposed skatepark in Moulton Meadows park. I am surprised to see such fear around what a skateboard-structure may bring. I honestly don’t see offering a skate-structure as any different as offering a basketball court, a tennis […]

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Laguna’s Groms Impress On the World Stage

Laguna’s Groms Impress On the World Stage

By Jennifer Gibbs, Special to the Independent   A handful of Laguna Beach teens traveled to Goldendale, Wash., to compete in the Maryhill Festival of Speed, a world-renowned downhill skateboarding and street luge competition, held June 29-July 3. Local skaters Nohlan Campbell and Roger Jones, took the podium for first and second respectively, dominating the […]