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Tennis Newcomer Returns to the Net

Tennis Newcomer Returns to the Net

As the only son of a former USC tennis standout and European tour professional, Jake Michaels seemed destined to become Laguna Beach High’s top player. Yet, five years ago, Michaels was neither living in Laguna Beach nor playing competitive tennis. The family moved from Temecula to Laguna before Jake’s freshman year. But Greg Michaels decided […]

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Thurston’s Noon Recess Goes Beyond Lunch

Thurston’s Noon Recess Goes Beyond Lunch

For two weeks of each month, Thurston Middle School students get to kick their fitness and sports activity up a notch with “Noon Sports.” The brainchild of physical education teacher Michael Bair, Noon Sports is a chance for kids to learn how to play organized sports, find the fun in fitness, and gain leadership and […]

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Get Out of the House

Get Out of the House

An Easy Night Out March is my new favorite month and it has nothing to do with the weather. Turns out that the first break from team sports we’ve had since August happened in March. I couldn’t believe it when I realized it. We had been on the go every Saturday morning since school began […]

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Get Out of the House

Get Out of the House

An Easy Night Out   March is my new favorite month and it has nothing to do with the weather. Turns out that the first break from team sports we’ve had since August happened in March. I couldn’t believe it when I realized it. We had been on the go every Saturday morning since school […]

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Points Against Speedboarding

Points Against Speedboarding

Editor, I am writing to you as a homeowner and resident of Morningside Drive to share my concerns and thoughts about the issue of speedboarding in the neighborhood. Most of us who purchased homes in the neighborhood did so in part because it was quiet, secluded, beautiful and safe, not to mention in Laguna Beach […]

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Keeping Sugar Off the Field

Keeping Sugar Off the Field

By Melanie R. Silverman I am writing this on behalf of the dozens of parents in Laguna Beach that have asked for my advice about an issue involving Little League. I am referring to the snacks parents bring to practices and games. Candy bars, cookies, sugary juices and sports drinks have become common fare and […]

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On the Blacktop, 03.04.11

On the Blacktop, 03.04.11

LBHS Thurston PTA Meeting at 9 a.m. in the Library, Wednesday, March 9 Top of the World 5th Grade Movie Night, Friday, March 4 Read Across America, Tuesday, March 8 After School Program Ends, Thursday, March 10 El Morro After School Clubs End, Thursday, March 10 Jogathon Kickoff Assembly, Friday, March 11   LBHS Sports: […]

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The Art of Architecture

The Art of Architecture

Editor: Re: “Tax Breaks for Historic Buildings Halted,” Nov. 19 edition and the comments that was made at the meeting “Architecture is not art.” Is architecture art? Not unlike a painting which you stop to ponder and enjoy on the walls of your home or yes a dress designed specifically for you and that special occasion […]

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Grounded in Tradition, Art College Pursues the Future

Grounded in Tradition, Art College Pursues the Future

On a recent gloomy afternoon Kiley Davis, a Laguna College of Art and Design graphic design senior, immersed herself in color by creating a “mood board,” an electronic sketchbook to design sports apparel, accessories and equipment. Working on state-of-the-art computer equipment, she and her classmates are participating in the action sports design program, a new […]

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Packed Stands Shower Team Spirit Schoolwide

Packed Stands Shower Team Spirit Schoolwide

Spectators who pack the stadium steps of Laguna Beach High School’s Guyer Field for this Friday’s homecoming football game should feel a sense of satisfaction knowing their presence pumps up the players on and off the gridiron. In fact, fans should know home-game support at the gate helps pay for an array of expenses incurred […]