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October 4, 2002
On Nov. 4, SchoolPower will hold its 10th annual Golf and Gourmet Classic at Coto de Caza Golf and Racquet Club. The theme of this year's fund-raising event is "Men in Kilts" (Women, too!). The golf tournament traditionally raises $90,000 a year, which benefits programs in the Laguna Beach Unified School District. For the past three years the athletic department at Laguna Beach High has joined forces with SchoolPower to make the event more profitable.
NEWS
By James Pribram | August 7, 2009
The U.S. Open of Surfing took place two weeks ago, during one of the best summer swells in years, culminating with the Cinderella story of Huntington Beach local Brett Simpson winning over former world champion Mick Fanning in an all-star studded final. In the surfing world, all eyes will once again shift to California?s next big event ? the Hurley Pro at Lower Trestles in San Clemente, Sept. 13 to 19. While the Open was a six-star event on the World Qualifying Series, it had many of the World Championship Surfers competing because it offered the largest cash prize in the history of surfing ?
NEWS
December 27, 2002
Gina's Pizza and Pastaria and the Clean Water Now! Coalition are teaming up to keep local beaches clean. For every pizza sold on Wednesdays through January, Gina's will donate $1 to the coalition's beach cleanup program. "The Clean Water Now! Coalition is the California Coastal Commission's designee for both programs: the quarterly Adopt-A-Beach and the big event, the yearly statewide Coastal Cleanup Day," said Roger von Butow, founder of Clean Water Now!
NEWS
February 4, 2005
Top of the World PTA is busy! On Friday, Jan. 28 we celebrated humor with our annual Talent Show at the Artist Theater. Directed and written by TOW parent, Danita Crivello, our show was a great success. With 78 children and 50 acts in the show, the audience was treated to a fun-filled evening of entertainment. Acts included piano solos, dances, skits and vocal numbers. PTA would like to extend a huge thank you to all of the wonderful parent volunteers who helped to make the program run smoothly and to all of the gifted and talented children who performed.
ENTERTAINMENT
By TOM TITUS | May 29, 2009
If you?re one of those theater-oriented people who complain that there?s never anything to do on a Monday, Laguna Beach?s Gallimaufry Performing Arts has a treat for you. This coming Monday, Gallimaufry will celebrate its fifth anniversary with an evening of festivity at the Irvine Improv, and the tab is only $35. ?The cheapest fundraiser you?ve ever been invited to,? comments Steve Josephson, executive director of Gallimaufry. ?It?s an evening of food, drink, fun, games, prizes and musical comedy.
NEWS
By James Pribram | January 25, 2008
Hold onto your seats, because the first big event of the 2008 ASP (Assn. of Surfing Professionals) will be this weekend at the famous Banzai pipeline. The ?Pipeline Pro? is set to begin this Sunday, highlighted by none other than former three-time world champion Andy Irons. Irons is rumored to be refocused and fit after falling to No. 6 in the world last year. Other top surfers in the field of 128 surfers from 10 nations will be California?s own Rob Machado, local super star Jamie O?
SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | July 25, 2008
The Laguna Beach Age Group Water Polo 12-and-under girls? team tuned up for the upcoming national Junior Olympics by winning their division title at the John Hale Summer Championships. The tournament, the last big event for the team before next week?s Junior Olympics, featured 150 teams ranging in age from 10 to 18. Games were played at 12 different pool sites in the Inland Empire. Laguna made a statement in its tournament opener by blasting Tustin, 16-1. On Saturday, the locals won two of three games, beating Murrieta (8-5)
NEWS
July 23, 2004
Mike Sciacca Mike Todd, Pat O'Connell and Bron Heussenstamm have been in this game before, yet each is looking to capture his first U.S. Open of Surfing men's title when the Bank of the West Beach Games and Honda U.S. Open of Surfing presented by O'Neill gets underway Saturday. The three begin competing for the crown next week in Huntington Beach. Mike Todd Hometown: Laguna Beach High School: Laguna Beach (Class of 1999) Years as professional surfer: Three Career highlights: U.S. Junior champion in 2000; fifth place at Hansen's Pipe Pro in 2001 and 2003; National Scholastic Surfing Assn.
SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | April 21, 2006
Retirement didn't last long for Jimmy Nolan. It was 14 months, to be exact. Moments after scoring a knockout in his first professional boxing match on Feb. 16, 2005, Nolan, the head football coach at Laguna Beach High, announced his retirement from the ring. Nolan revealed his somewhat-surprising decision during a news conference following his knockout of John Huskey of Moore, Okla.. The four-round, middleweight bout played out before a standing-room-only crowd at the "Battle of the Ballroom" at the Irvine Marriott.
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By James Pribram | August 7, 2009
The U.S. Open of Surfing took place two weeks ago, during one of the best summer swells in years, culminating with the Cinderella story of Huntington Beach local Brett Simpson winning over former world champion Mick Fanning in an all-star studded final. In the surfing world, all eyes will once again shift to California?s next big event ? the Hurley Pro at Lower Trestles in San Clemente, Sept. 13 to 19. While the Open was a six-star event on the World Qualifying Series, it had many of the World Championship Surfers competing because it offered the largest cash prize in the history of surfing ?
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NEWS
October 4, 2002
On Nov. 4, SchoolPower will hold its 10th annual Golf and Gourmet Classic at Coto de Caza Golf and Racquet Club. The theme of this year's fund-raising event is "Men in Kilts" (Women, too!). The golf tournament traditionally raises $90,000 a year, which benefits programs in the Laguna Beach Unified School District. For the past three years the athletic department at Laguna Beach High has joined forces with SchoolPower to make the event more profitable.
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