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South Coast Highway Businesses Closing Up Shop

Laguna Beach residents are losing some unique local South Coast Highway businesses in 2015, some from economic conditions and others just because ownership feels the time is right to call it a career. “We have been in Laguna Beach for 50 years,” said Arthur and June Fong. “We...


School Power’s Lumberyard Chef Challenge Crowns Winner

What do you get when you take two dedicated principals, give them each a gourmet menu, have it prepared by master chef, Armando Ortega, and then ask school supporters to vote for a winner? SchoolPower’s 2nd annual Lumberyard Chef Challenge! For the second consecutive year,...


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Street Beat


Grinch City?

Editor, ‘Twas the night of Christmas and all through the — oops! No house! Lots of mice, and police that are not nice. Chilled by my city sleeping outside in frigidity and treated worse than an abandoned kitty. A city with no pity? We cried for the harassment to cease by...