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Liberate Laguna Backers File Campaign Finance Complaint

Sponsors of the Liberate Laguna political action committee that invested heavily in the 2018 City Council election filed a complaint Nov. 15 against their ideological rival, Village Laguna, claiming that the nonprofit improperly took money from a former City Council candidate’s...


Class Notes

Thurston Middle School Earns Top Marks in State State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced this week that 162 middle and high schools are being honored as part of the 2019 Distinguished Schools Program—the state’s highest level of recognition. Of those 162...


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Street Beat

Traffic stop. 12:15 a.m. 2200 block of Laguna Canyon Road. Yanira Wendy Zeigler, 36, of Long Beach, was arrested for DUI and held for $10,000 bail due to one prior offense. Traffic stop. 1:32 a.m. 20600 block of Laguna Canyon Road. A 38-year-old Aliso Viejo resident was arrested...


Letter: Gasparotti Gets It Right, Again

J.J. Gasparotti nailed it again with his recent column about the impacts of tourism on Laguna residents. It is reasonable that those of us who are fortunate enough to live here should be willing to share our good fortune. And that means we will be physically impacted by lots of...


Hometown Girl Receives Royal Treatment

Hundreds turned out for a pool party welcoming Olympic gold medalist Annika Dries last Saturday.