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The President Rolls Through Town

The buzz about a presidential visit started building in the North Laguna neighborhood around Ledroit Street last Thursday when temporary “no parking” signs sprouted in yards. The signs warned residents their vehicles risked being towed if not removed from the streets by 5 a.m....

Ex-Laguna Man Missing in Ventura

By Kellie Hall, Special to the Independent A search is currently underway in the Los Padres National Forest for Mike Herdman, a 36-year-old off-duty Arcadia firefighter and paramedic. Herdman graduated from Laguna Beach High School in 1996 and his family still resides in town,...

Obama Talks to UCI Grads

President Barack Obama challenged graduates at UC Irvine to fight cynicism and climate change during his commencement speech at Angel Stadium on Saturday, fueling them with the inspirational word that defined his 2008 presidential campaign and resonated with youth who helped...



The President Rolls Through Town

The buzz about a presidential visit started building in the North Laguna neighborhood around Ledroit Street last Thursday when temporary “no parking” signs sprouted in yards. The signs warned residents their vehicles risked being towed if not...

Ex-Laguna Man Missing in Ventura

By Kellie Hall, Special to the Independent A search is currently underway in the Los Padres National Forest for Mike Herdman, a 36-year-old off-duty Arcadia firefighter and paramedic. Herdman graduated from Laguna Beach High School in 1996 and...

Obama Talks to UCI Grads

President Barack Obama challenged graduates at UC Irvine to fight cynicism and climate change during his commencement speech at Angel Stadium on Saturday, fueling them with the inspirational word that defined his 2008 presidential campaign and...

The President Rolls Through Town

The buzz about a presidential visit started building in the North Laguna neighborhood around Ledroit Street last Thursday when temporary “no parking” signs sprouted in yards. The signs warned residents their vehicles risked being towed if not...

Ex-Laguna Man Missing in Ventura

By Kellie Hall, Special to the Independent A search is currently underway in the Los Padres National Forest for Mike Herdman, a 36-year-old off-duty Arcadia firefighter and paramedic. Herdman graduated from Laguna Beach High School in 1996 and...

Obama Talks to UCI Grads

President Barack Obama challenged graduates at UC Irvine to fight cynicism and climate change during his commencement speech at Angel Stadium on Saturday, fueling them with the inspirational word that defined his 2008 presidential campaign and...

The President Rolls Through Town

The buzz about a presidential visit started building in the North Laguna neighborhood around Ledroit Street last Thursday when temporary “no parking” signs sprouted in yards. The signs warned residents their vehicles risked being towed if not removed from the streets by 5 a.m. Saturday, June...

Ex-Laguna Man Missing in Ventura

By Kellie Hall, Special to the Independent A search is currently underway in the Los Padres National Forest for Mike Herdman, a 36-year-old off-duty Arcadia firefighter and paramedic. Herdman graduated from Laguna Beach High School in 1996 and his family still resides in town, though he has...

Obama Talks to UCI Grads

President Barack Obama challenged graduates at UC Irvine to fight cynicism and climate change during his commencement speech at Angel Stadium on Saturday, fueling them with the inspirational word that defined his 2008 presidential campaign and resonated with youth who helped sweep him into...

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