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Principal Faces a Hurdle to Return to Class

Chris Herzfeld, the Laguna Beach High School principal who signaled his intent to step down as an administrator at the end of the school year and return to the classroom, lacks a current California teaching credential, district officials confirmed this week. Herzfeld has applied...


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LBHS Alum Curates Art Show Laguna Beach High School graduate Chloe Cunningham and seven fellow students at Pennsylvania’s Dickinson College co-curated an art exhibition, “Letters & Lines” which opened Feb. 21. The exhibit is the capstone experience for Cunningham, an art and...


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Cyclist Rescued from Wilderness Trail An injured mountain biker crashed on a steep bike trail northwest of Laguna Beach’s Alta Laguna Park on Saturday and was airlifted to help by helicopter, fire officials said. Firefighters used four-wheeled drive vehicles and hiked a half-mile...


Could Water Recycling Grants Lift Undergrounding Efforts?

Editor, Just Add Water? I am not a trained firefighter but I am a skilled waterman. Strategically applied, water puts out fire. Sometimes we can combine a few problems and synergistically develop a creative solution. What happens if we take the 1.6 million gallons of secondary...