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Breaking Up with Busy

Wellness entrepreneur to speak about benefits of slowing down By Rita Robinson, Special to the Independent Yvonne Tally was doing what she does most mornings—putting on her makeup. She was about to walk out the door to do what she normally does, teach Pilates, wellness and...


Class Notes

Kick in Some Cash for the Jog-a-Thon The Top of the World PTA asks the community for help in reaching a Jog-a-thon fundraising goal of $20,000, which will support after school programs, the outdoor classroom, Reading Counts and other events. Donations may be made online at:...


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Monday, Jan. 29 Medical. 31800 block of Ninth Ave. 12:43 p.m. A forklift operator suffered a possible head injury after he skidded into a pole.   Sunday, Jan. 28 Traffic stop. Myrtle St. 1:17 a.m. A 48-year-old Laguna Beach man was cited for DUI. Traffic stop. West St. 1:26...


Letter: Not a Fan of New Police Car Design

The following email was sent to the City Council: I’m writing to you regarding the new markings on Laguna Beach police vehicles. Simply put, I’m not a fan. I have several reasons for my lack of enthusiasm. A black and white police vehicle makes our town indistinguishable from all...


Staff videographer Ted Reckas attended last summer’s final Bluebird Park concert.

The outdoor event is a great way to cap off the weekends throughout July and August. Locals and visitors show up hours ahead of time to reserve their spot with a picnic blanket.