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Quartet Devoted to Students Says Farewell

In June, four well-loved members of the school district staff with a combined tenure of 110 years will retire from Laguna Beach schools. All four women were recognized at a school board meeting, Tuesday, May 23.


Keeping Students Safe: LBHS Initiates Text-A-Tip Hotline

  In an effort to keep students safe, Laguna Beach’s public school administrators have established a telephone hotline that allows students, staff and parents to report school related concerns confidentially, the district announced last week. A dedicated phone number allows...


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Monday, Feb. 14 Traffic stop. 1:40 a.m. S. Coast Highway. A 55-year-old Long Beach man was arrested for DUI and held for $2,500 bail. Threats. 11:33 a.m. TOW School. A student’s report that her father had threatened the life of er mother is under investigation. Fraud. 1:42 p.m....


School Board Bait and Switch

Editor, In 2016 three-decade school board incumbent Jan Vickers told voters her vast knowledge of local school “history and facts” will ensure “continuity” in school policy. Before the 2016 election Vickers stridently defended $2.2 million “urgent need” spending for new Community...