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Lifeguards Rescue Woman, Girl Swept Out to Sea Near Aliso Beach

By Allison Jarrell | LB Indy On Sunday, May 11, Laguna Beach lifeguards rescued two females, an adult and a juvenile, after they were washed out to sea by a set of large waves from the rocks south of Aliso Beach. Chief Jason Young of OC Lifeguards said the woman and girl were...


Class Notes

LBHS Student’s Eagle Scout Project Receives Top OC Honor Laguna Beach High School sophomore Joseph Hovanesian was honored on Wednesday, April 24, with the Eagle Scout Project of the Year award at the Eagle Scout recognition dinner of the Orange County Council of the Boy Scouts....


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Sunday, April 28 Traffic stop. 1:34 a.m. 20600 block of Laguna Canyon Road. A 40-year-old Rialto man was arrested on suspicion of DUI and held for $2,500 bail. Saturday, April 27 Welfare check. 3:20 p.m. 100 block of South Coast Highway. A 60-year-old male transient was...


Letter: Eucalyptus Trees and Bike Racks

I recently heard that scientists have discovered that koala bear milk/blood has natural peptides which enables them to ingest eucalyptus leaves (which are toxic to humans and most animals) but not to koalas. They are pursuing this fact to find out if they can use the milk to help...


Incumbent Vickers Seeks Re-election

School board incumbent Jan Vickers describes how she intends to proceed should the school-funding measure Prop. 30 fail as well as how foster parenting has increased her empathy for the necessity of early intervention.