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Laguna Beach Family Resource Center to Host Grand Opening Oct. 18

Center to be resource hub dedicated to building LBUSD family engagement  The Laguna Beach Unified School District (LBUSD), in collaboration with SchoolPower, will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. to mark the grand opening of the Laguna Beach Family Resource Center (FRC).  The center is...

New environmental education position a first for school district

By LB Indy Staff Laguna Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) has created a new teaching position to incorporate environmental literacy education across all disciplines this school year.  Gloria Harwood, Thurston Middle School’s science teacher, will take on the role of Environmental Literacy Coordinator. “I am inspired by LBUSD’s dedication to environmental literacy...

Laguna Sports Update: Week of Aug. 25

FOOTBALL (0-1) Lessons Learned in Overtime Loss  The Breakers suffered a preventable loss last Thursday and actually had a chance to steal the win in regulation. The squad was obviously complacent when the game started and quickly found they were facing an inspired opponent. The Cowboys took the opening kickoff and, in...

Local Teen Finds Passion for Fostering Animals 

Since she was just 10 years old, Annabella Miller has had a passion for fostering dogs. What started as a family affair quickly became an individual pursuit when Miller discovered how rewarding volunteerism is - especially when it comes to animal care. "I formed a close connection with each and...

Boys & Girls Club Launch New Skate Park 

By LB Indy Staff The Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach celebrated new skate ramps with a ribbon cutting on Thursday, July 13. The skate ramps, generously donated by the Jaffe Family Foundation, provide a space for youth to practice various tricks on skateboards and scooters. Laguna Beach Mayor Bob...

Discussions Continue Surrounding Potential Aquatic Center Revamp

By Tasmin McGill, Guest Contributor Plans for a revamped aquatic center at Laguna Beach High School were again discussed at a Laguna Beach Unified School Board Study Session on June 27. With five proposed options presented to the board and community members, concerns were voiced about the environmental and fiscal...

Aquagrom Generates More Than $10K for Ocean Restoration

  El Morro elementary student Alia Marriner and around a dozen friends took to the water June 10 as part of a fundraising effort for “Get Inspired,” a nonprofit founded by local ocean biologist Nancy Caruso. The “aquagroms” swam from Crescent Bay to Victoria Beach, raising more than $10,000 for...

Schoolpower Supporters Raise More Than $65K for Laguna Beach Schools 

Seventh Annual Three Clubs Barefoot Golf Tournament Sold Out in Record Time By LB Indy Staff The recently sold-out seventh annual Three Clubs Barefoot Canyon Classic, held at The Ranch at Laguna Beach, grossed over $65,000 to support Laguna Beach students through the non-profit, SchoolPower. Eighty-three barefoot golfers started the afternoon's festivities...

El Morro Student Makes Waves for Ocean Conservation 

El Morro Elementary student Alia Marriner spends a lot of time in the water. The fifth grader is part of her school's water polo team, has taken part in two Aquathons and grew up snorkeling, paddleboarding and playing around Laguna's coves and beaches. So it makes sense that Marriner...

Laguna Sports Update: Week of June 2

SPRING SPORTS UPDATE  BASEBALL (10-11-1, 4-4)  Laguna’s slim payoff hopes came down to the final league contest played this past Thursday at Skipper Carrillo Field. The Breakers needed a victory over Edison (8-0, 15-9) or a loss by Newport Harbor (3-5, 10-15) in their contest at Marina. The Sailors and Vikings...