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Spring Sports Roundup

Spring Sports Roundup

Boys Volleyball (1-1) Breakers stumbled last Friday night in their home opener as Newport Harbor swept the varsity 25-18, 27-25, 25-21 at Dugger Gym.  Laguna hit well for the match (.440) but gave up too any service errors (18) and overpasses to hand free points to the winners. Austin Hillemann led Laguna’s attack with 13 […]

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Musings on the Coast

Musings on the Coast

Tour of Duty: Personal and Political   Last Sunday at Newport Harbor yacht club, about 25 of us gathered to board the Soluna, my brother’s 52” motorboat and spread ashes at sea. They were of my former wife’s father, Les.  Like my own father, Les had suffered the torments of a long, lingering diabetes death. […]

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Girls Lose to Newport in OT 7-6

Girls Lose to Newport in OT 7-6

For the second year, Laguna Beach High’s girls’ water polo squad lost in overtime at the Division I semifinals on Wednesday. It took a hot Newport Harbor squad (26-4) on a 15-game win streak to stop the Breakers (23-7) while last year undefeated Dos Pueblos pulled out the win.   Four of Laguna’s losses have […]

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Winter Sports Update

Winter Sports Update

CIF Action: Basketball Stopped, But Polo Plays On Boys Basketball Breakers Stopped in Second Round Laguna’s run into the Southern Section CIF D-IV playoffs came to another overtime ending as ninth-ranked Whittier Christian rallied from a 35-19 deficit midway through the third quarter Friday, Feb. 18, to defeat the Breakers 55-54 in overtime. Laguna controlled […]

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Economic Tide Turns Against Kelp Foresters

Economic Tide Turns Against Kelp Foresters

Southern California’s kelp forests, essential to the health of the marine ecosystem in California, have taken a beating in recent decades. Natural cycles of growth and decline have been skewed toward decline by El Nino events, algal blooms, polluted water, and populations of kelp-eating urchins unchecked by predators, among other things. Nevertheless, a small number […]