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Plans Underway for Blue Bell Fundraiser

Plans Underway for Blue Bell Fundraiser

“The Campaign for Blue Bell,” a five-year $500,000 fund raising effort to ensure the long-term future of the Blue Bell Foundation cat sanctuary, plans to kick off their campaign Oct. 12 at Madison Square Garden and Café, 320 N. Coast Hwy. Tickets are $25. “Our challenge today is to make sure we have the modern […]

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Musings on the Coast: Who Got Worked?

Musings on the Coast: Who Got Worked?

The thing about conservative Republicans is they are great haters.  They are great at standing up to the foe, declaring war, wagging it with savagery and then stomping all over their slain opponent. Democrats parse it to death. Is he really such a bad guy? Doesn’t some of what he says make sense? Is it […]

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Gays Rejoice Over Court Ruling

Gays Rejoice Over Court Ruling

Laguna Beach’s Greg Collins, lucky enough to marry his partner Clark in 2008 during a short-lived amnesty legalizing gay marriage in the state, described feeling vindicated by this week’s court ruling overturning Prop. 8, which bans same-sex marriage. When the measure passed in 2008, Collins said at the time that he “felt as if I […]

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Bring Your Own; Plastic Bags on Their Way Out

Bring Your Own; Plastic Bags on Their Way Out

Following the lead of Manhattan Beach, whose plastic bag ban was recently upheld by the state Supreme Court, the City Council Tuesday decided to proceed with banning single-use, plastic carryout bags by city retailers. The ban will not take effect immediately. City officials will meet with retailers to discuss the impending change and to offer […]