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Tunnel of Love

I regret to inform the South Coast Water District that I was unable to attend the Sewer Tunnel Renovation Tour held this past Dec. 3. I very much wanted to learn more about the improvements, but my own personal history kept me from accepting your kind invitation. I believe a...

Rub Shoulders With Parade Honorees

The public is invited to meet this year’s Patriots Day Parade honorees at the Honorees Fundraiser Brunch on Sunday, Feb. 2 at Tivoli Terrace, 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. The cost is $30 per person; for information or reservations, contact Sandi Werthe at [email protected] or (949)...

Robert E. Roper

  Dr. Robert E. Roper, 80, passed away at home in Laguna Beach on Christmas Day, 2013. He was born in Kewanee, Ill., on Oct. 1, 1933, to Dr. Robert Wilson Roper and Florine Effie Roper. He attended Illinois Wesleyan University as a high school senior, joined the Sigma Chi...

Cost of Turning on the Tap to Go Up

Over the past 10 years, a customer of South Coast Water District heeded the district’s pleas about conservation, even changing the ground cover on her lawn and installing more efficient toilets. “And all the while the rates have been going up and up, and I don’t find that...

Getting Out

‘The First Grader’ Premiers at South Coast The Oscar-nominated “The First Grader,” winner of audience awards at the Telluride and Toronto film festivals, will be screen by the Laguna Beach Film Society on Thursday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. at the South Coast Cinema, 162 S. Coast...

Hoop Team Wins in Double Header

Coming off winter vacation, the Laguna Beach girls under 12 National Junior Basketball team returned to action, winning both matches of a  double header last Saturday, Jan. 8. In the first game, South Coast led Laguna 16-2 at the end of the first quarter. Displaying team work and...