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Tsunami Waves to Arrive From Chile

A tsunami swell generated by an 8.2 earthquake in Chile was forecast to arrive in Southern California in the pre-dawn darkness about 4:45 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, and Laguna Beach police sent out a message urging people to stay out of the water for several hours thereafter....


A Dramatic Pairing: the Bard and Charlie Brown

The public is invited to two overlapping student productions, beginning with the contemporary Broadway musical comedy, “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown,” in performance now through Nov. 13 in the Black Box Theatre at Thurston Middle School. Student actors in Willi...


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Rebellion Sprouts Over Tree Policy

Editor, At last week’s City Council meeting, our city manager admitted that he and Ann Christoph and one or more members of Village Laguna met to discuss possible changes to city policy on emergency tree issues. Why only them? When two “outside” professional arborists decide that...