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Fundraiser Monday for Skipper Carrillo Statue

Roux Creole Cuisine is hosting a fundraiser on Monday, Nov. 19 with the aim of funding the creation of the long-awaited life-size statue of Skipper Carrillo, Laguna baseball icon who is credited with coining the phrase, “Have a home run day.”


Class Notes

Graduates Make the Grade Four Laguna Beach residents have been named to the Dean’s List at Boston University for the spring semester. Olivia L. Clark, Maya J. Clemons, Rachel M. Freedman and Dominic B. Sadeghi attained at least a 3.5 GPA or were in the top 30 percent of their...


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Street Beat

  Sunday, Sept. 23 Traffic stop. 1:36 a.m. 200 block of Bluebird Canyon Drive. A 36-year-old Corona man was arrested for DUI and held for $2,500 bail. Traffic stop. 1:37 a.m. 200 block of Forest Avenue. A 21-year-old Laguna Niguel man was arrested for DUI and held for $2,500...


Letter: Foresight Needed When Picking Trees

One of the items at the Tuesday, Dec. 11, City Council meeting was about a Heritage Tree that was apparently quite tall and had been growing for decades. In its growth, it embraced (literally) a power pole, and attempts to keep it reasonable failed – in fact part of one side of...


Candidates Amp Up Their Message

  Next week local households can expect to see a surge in political literature in their mailbox from candidates making a special effort to capture the attention of those who cast their ballot by mail. Though the Nov. 6 election is a month away, the county Registrar of Voters...