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Our Laguna: Recalling the last half of 2011

January 04, 2012|By Barbara Diamond

•One of the most important documents for governing the city was approved when the California Coastal Commission gave a green light to the updated land use element. The element is the centerpiece of the city's general plan, one of the major tools used to determine how the city will look and function in the coming years.

Dec. 16:

Smart Circle International brought holiday cheer to 17 families "adopted" through the Laguna Relief and Resource Center's annual holiday Adopt-a-Family program.

•Laguna Beach Seniors Inc. celebrated the season at their annual luncheon at Tivoli Terrace.

Dec. 22: High School Principal Joanne Culverhouse was featured in a film entered by Thurston teacher Andrew Crisp in a national competition highlighting former collegiate athletes who make a positive influence on their community.


•Longtime Lagunan David Wilson played Santa Claus to the tune of $15,919.61, which paid off 260 lay-aways at Kmart in Costa Mesa.

•Girls' volleyball standouts Allison Palmer and Alyse Wallace-Form were named All-CIF, Division 1–A.

Dec. 30: The top stories in news, education, art and sports in 2011 were featured.

•Laguna Terrace mobile home park went to court in pursuit of rulings that would allow park residents to own the land under their mobile homes.

OUR LAGUNA is a regular feature of the Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot. Contributions are welcomed. Call (949) 302-1469 or email with Attn. Barbara Diamond in the subject line.

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