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Locals Win in SkateJam

Laguna Beach boys Wyatt Gibbs and Chance Gaul recently competed in Menlo Park’s SkateJam, a downhill skateboard competition. Both boys won top honors in the Junior class of those 16 and under as well as in the open class, beating top pros.

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...

Shredding Foreign Hills

By Jennifer Gibbs, Special to the Independent Local downhill skateboarding athletes compete against the world’s best at the 2011 Britannia Classic in Canada Rather than hit the beach this past holiday weekend, two Laguna teens traveled to British Columbia, Canada, to compete...

Angered Over Anonymous SNAG Literature

Editor, I was sickened to find my house littered with SNAG trash last week.  I’m assuming that it’s from Alan Bernstein. But I’ll never know because it was unsigned. And by the way, it’s illegal to tape or place letters on private mailboxes and I have filed a complaint with the...