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Stars Turn Out to Support Ocean Conservation

Stars Turn Out to Support Ocean Conservation

  Actor and film producer Leonardo DiCaprio is this year’s special guest at the SeaChange summer party Saturday, Aug. 16, taking place at a private home in Laguna Beach. DiCaprio will walk the red carpet when doors open at 6 p.m. The annual Orange County event benefits Oceana, founded in 2001 to focus on ocean […]

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Footpaths Cut Across Neighbors’ Nerves

Footpaths Cut Across Neighbors’ Nerves

Footpaths between houses in the Temple Hills neighborhood, designated more than 80 years ago by an early developer, are now dividing neighbor against neighbor. Two groups, the Temple Hills Community Assn. and the Temple Hills Neighborhood Assn., are on opposite sides of the fence when it comes to opening these historic pathways. By coincidence, their […]

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Other Alternatives Than a Skating Ban

Other Alternatives Than a Skating Ban

Editor,   I am 20 years old, a current student at Orange Coast College, and live a short ways up Temple Hills Drive on Cerritos Drive. Hopping on my skateboard and cruising down the hill is my way of trying to do something positive for the environment, saving money, and being healthy. I also skate […]

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Ban Speedboarding on Temple Hills

Ban Speedboarding on Temple Hills

Editor,   I support the potential ban on speedboarding on Temple Hills Drive. I live on Temple Hills Drive, and have seen on many occasions speed boarders flying down the hill at any time of day or night (even laying on their boards!). They cross back and forth over the lanes, even around bends.   […]

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Yes on Speedboarding Ban

Yes on Speedboarding Ban

Editor,   I am a long-time resident on Dorn Court at Temple Hills Drive in Top of the World. I strongly support the ban on Speedboarding. Speedboarding threatens the safety and well being of both the speedboarder and the drivers in my neighborhood, and we must put a stop to it! Sharon R. Davison Laguna […]

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Ban Speedboarding on Temple Hills

Ban Speedboarding on Temple Hills

Editor,   Speedboarding on Temple Hills Drive is not only dangerous for the skateboarders themselves, but for those of us who live on that street and have to back out of driveways, not being able to see them coming around a curve. It is truly dangerous at the speed at which they go down the hill. […]

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LTKA Takes on SNAG

LTKA Takes on SNAG

Editor, Nothing has reminded me quite so much of H. L. Mencken’s quote on Puritanism, which is, “The haunting fear that someone, somewhere may be happy,” as in the SNAG group. How about a new group, LTKA, Leave The kids Alone? I am old, old and helped our kids build some of the first skateboards […]

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Don’t Flip-Flop on Skateboarding Rules

Don’t Flip-Flop on Skateboarding Rules

Editor, Re:  “Skateboarding Rules Wipeout,” Nov. 5 It is very welcoming to read the clear and informed comments of Police Chief Paul Workman regarding the authorization of skateboarding bans on certain streets by California Vehicle Code Section 21967. Many hillside streets in Laguna Beach have no sidewalks. Children walking to their school bus stops, adults, joggers, […]

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It’s About Saving Lives

It’s About Saving Lives

Editor, It’s not that I dislike skateboarding, or even skateboarders for that matter. It’s just that I do not want to hurt or kill anybody. I don’t want my husband, my teenage sons, my neighbors or friends killing or hurting anybody, either. But something terrible could happen to one of those downhill skaters if something […]