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Street Beat 3/1/13

Tuesday, Feb. 19 Grand theft. 100 block of McKnight Dr. 1:36 p.m. An antique bench valued at $2200 placed at the curb disappeared. Grand theft. 1400 Terrace Way. 2:30 p.m. Detectives assisted the owner recover a lost Ipad using the “find my Ipad” application. It is unclear why...

Author Celebrates a Renaissance Woman

  Few can claim that cleaning out grandma’s attic serves as a life altering experience. Even so, for Laguna Beach resident Lorraine Passero, rummaging through dusty mementos proved to be just that. When she unearthed a long forgotten box filled with letters, poems and water...

Pursuing a Four-Footed Plan for Peace

By Justin Swanson | LB Indy   Rosalind Russell has been on this trip before. She hugs her legs close to the motorcycle, wrapping her arms around her driver as they venture between Nepali villages. She brings gifts. Chiefly, they are goats. For nine years now, Russell has...



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Questioning Campaign Culture

  Editor, I am writing as a very concerned 45-year resident of this amazing special community. I have worked behind the scenes for so many years to make a difference for many in this community and when asked years ago to run for public office I now know why I said,...

Incumbent Receives Poor Marks

Editor, Bill Landsiedel should be expelled from the LBUSD school board for poor spelling on his website, not doing his homework before his video presentation, telling lies, and bullying his peers.   Mark Stewart, Laguna Beach

A Call for Change

Editor, I have not paid as much attention to local politics as I should have until recently when I became familiar with the proposed Social Host Ordinance. Whatever your opinion on whether a “SHO” is right for our community, we should all be greatly concerned about the process in...