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Updated: Plans for a Downtown CVS Spark Outcry

This story was revised June 7. By Lauren Korduner, Special to the Independent Laguna Beach city staff recommends denial of a bid by CVS Pharmacy to replace Laguna Drug in the downtown area. The application for a conditional use permit comes before the Planning Commission on...


New Tech Chief Hired

Also Schoolpower fundraising earns ‘A’ grades Drawing from applicants nationwide who went through several rounds of interviews before a district-wide panel, school board members unanimously approved hiring a new technology director Tuesday who is currently employed at Saddleback...


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Street Beat

Monday, May 9 Burglary. 8:53 p.m. 21600 block of Ocean Vista. Ski gear and clothing stolen from a storage area were recovered during the earlier arrest of three people allegedly also stealing mail. Tuesday, May 10 Burglary. 12:46 p.m. Mission Hospital. Two duffle bags of clothing...


Oversight or Aftersight on Measure LL

Editor, Do you want to know where Measure LL funds are going? Remember when the city sold it to voters by saying that there would be an oversight committee to ensure that funds went for vital services and undergrounding? Well, there is a committee, but they are not an oversight...