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By Joanna Clay and Melissa Leu, Los Angeles Times | July 26, 2012
The opening of a Chick-fil-A franchise in Laguna Hills attracted more than new customers early Thursday morning as protesters picketed outside over the restaurant chain chief executive's opposition to gay marriage. About 35 protesters arrived at the new restaurant on El Toro Road near the 5 Freeway to sound off against statements made by CEO Dan Cathy. In a recent interview with Baptist Press , Cathy said that although he doesn't consider Chik-fil-A a "Christian business," he does operate on "biblical principles.
SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | December 15, 2006
The Laguna Beach High girls' soccer team dropped a 3-0 decision Tuesday to Laguna Hills in a physical nonleague match at Guyer Field. The Breakers, who came into the match on a three-game win streak, trailed 2-0 at the half. Coach Bill Rolfing said his team started strong and controlled the match for the first 20 minutes and managed to get off several close but unsuccessful shots on goal. "Our goal for the second half was to win that half and we were successful as again we continued fine combination passing," Rolfing said.
SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | April 20, 2007
The first meeting of the week between neighborhood rivals went to Laguna Hills Tuesday. The Hawks rode the pitching of John Lamb to a 6-2 nonleague victory over host Laguna Beach at Skipper Carrillo Field. "We faced one of the toughest pitchers in the county today," Laguna Coach Dave Dopf said. "We did all right, but we didn't make the adjustments on offense early in the game that we needed to. We fell behind and never caught up. Plus, our defense had a few miscues that led to a few of their runs.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Candice Baker | May 15, 2008
“And when she passes/each one she passes goes ‘a-a-ah!’” A Laguna Beach couple has opened their new exotic car dealer, Concours Motorcar Company, with the First Annual Ipanema Exotic Car Event: a party with a Brazilian flair and enough rare vehicles on display to make even famed collectors like Jerry Seinfeld swoon. Jonathan and Mary Michaels surrounded hundreds of their guests with hundreds of thousands of dollars in classic and exotic cars Saturday, while they danced and enjoyed signature cocktails and cigars.
NEWS
October 1, 2004
Woman located after missing from beach A woman was located at a hospital days after her fiancee reported she disappeared near Main Beach on Saturday. The woman's name could not be published because police are still investigating the possibility that the she may have been sexually assaulted, Sgt. Darin Lenyi said. The woman's fiancee, 29-year-old Brian Andrews of Covina , told police on Wednesday the woman, a 36-year-old Covina resident, was in a hospital, Lenyi said.
SPORTS
December 8, 2011
Friday Boys' Soccer (6:30 p.m.) Tesoro at Laguna JV Soccer (4:45 p.m.) Tesoro at Laguna Frosh/Soph Soccer (3:15 p.m.) Tesoro at Laguna Boys' Basketball (7 p.m.) Laguna at Irvine Frosh/Soph Basketball (5:30 p.m.) Laguna at Irvine * Monday Boys' Basketball (TBA) Laguna at Orange Optimist Classic (at Westminster High) JV Basketball (TBA) Laguna at El Toro Tournament Frosh/Soph Basketball (TBA)
SPORTS
February 15, 2008
2008 All-CIF-Southern Section Football Southern Division Championship Coach Ray Fenton, Cypress Offensive Player of the Year Ryan Saumur, Cypress Defensive Player of the Year Raphael Huizar, Pacifica Offensive Team Cypress: Mike Vanderipe, Ethan Wardle Estancia: Connor McKendry Irvine: Ethan Wiesbrook, Nate Jeffries Kennedy: Jeremy Hensley, Cory Smith Laguna Hills: Jeff Quigley,...
NEWS
April 26, 2011
A Laguna Beach man threatened to bomb Sears in Laguna Hills after a heated exchange with a company phone operator. Police responded at 7:12 p.m. Friday to his home in the 200 block of Diamond Street to assist the Orange County Sheriff's Department in the investigation. The resident, described to be an 80-year-old man with a small dog, had called Sears to file a complaint regarding a repair. They transferred him to their call center in Florida where he got upset and threatened to bomb the Laguna Hills location.
SPORTS
April 11, 2013
Three Laguna Beach athletes, fourth-grade students Jack Payne , George Williams and Nolan Naess , were selected to the Laguna Hills National Junior Basketball All-Star Team. The team, composed of players from both Laguna Beach and Laguna Hills, advanced to the Final Four of the national tournament. The team started 9-0 during the three-weekend tournament and along the day defeated teams from Rancho Santa Margarita, Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Jose. The team's only loss was a 58-53 semifinal defeat Sunday to eventual champion Newport Mesa Gold.
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By Mike Sciacca | April 3, 2014
At the halfway point of the Orange Coast League boys' tennis season, Laguna Beach has positioned itself to make a strong run toward repeating as league champion. The Breakers took their OCL record to 4-0 Tuesday by defeating visiting Costa Mesa, 14-4. A clean sweep through doubles action highlighted the win which put the Breakers at 4-0 in league, and 5-5 overall. In doubles, No. 1 Alex Duong/Sterling Dudley-Bowen won their three sets by 6-0 scores. At No. 2, Ethan Gee/Stuart Webb won, 6-3, 6-3, 6-1, and No. 3 Tim Nguyen/Jeff Spitz took 7-5, 6-0, 6-0 sets.
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SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | March 6, 2014
The Laguna Beach High boys' tennis team went on the road Tuesday for the second time in as many matches to start the 2014 season and dropped an 11-7 nonleague decision at San Juan Hills. The Breakers picked up five of their seven points in doubles play. Alex Duong and Zack Washer earned a sweep at No. 1 doubles, winning by scores of 6-1, 6-2. The No. 2 team of Sterling Dudley-Bowen and Ethan Gee (7-5) and No. 3 team of Tim Nguyen and Jeff Spitz (6-4), earned one win each. Ryan Gee (6-1)
SPORTS
February 13, 2014
The Laguna Beach girls' Division 2 National Junior Basketball team completed a perfect regular season Saturday by defeating visiting Lake Forest, 42-20, in weekend NJB play at Thurston Middle School in Laguna Beach. The decisive victory allowed the Breakers to win the South County Division which includes teams from Capistrano Valley, El Toro, Lake Forest, Aliso Viejo and San Clemente. Piper Naess led the scoring with 13 points, Izzy Meekma had nine points, Grace Gilles and Ella Dartez scored six points apiece, Avi Brice had four points, and Shanti Nunn , Pearl Sinclair and Jamie Mackay each scored two points.
NEWS
By Bryce Alderton | February 13, 2014
An attorney for the family of one of two men killed in a head-on collision on Laguna Canyon Road has sued a driver who survived the wreck, a witness and multiple cities and public agencies. Attorney Otto Haselhoff, who represents the family of Alberto Casique, levels allegations ranging from driver negligence to poor road maintenance in his Jan. 21 Orange County Superior Court lawsuit. Among the defendants is Robert McFarland Pettis, 48, a Laguna Beach physician whose Tesla Model S sedan collided with the Honda Accord sedan driven by Casique, 47, at 6:45 a.m. April 2. Armando Gonzalez, 38, a passenger in Casique's Honda, also died.
SPORTS
January 23, 2014
The Laguna Beach Breakers girls' Division 2 team continued their winning ways in National Junior Basketball play by winning two tough games last weekend. Laguna started the weekend by defeating Niguel Aliso Team 1, 28-17, and then disposed of previously-undefeated Niguel Aliso Team 3, 34-21. The two wins stretched the Breakers' overall record to 8-0. Shanti Nunn , Izzy Meekma and Grace Gilles led the way against Niguel Aliso Team 1 by scoring six points apiece. Piper Naess led all scorers in the game against Niguel Aliso Team 3 with eight points, and Nunn and Meekma both scored six points.
SPORTS
December 19, 2013
Laguna Blues, a girls' under-12 team in Laguna Beach AYSO soccer, turned in an outstanding regular season by improving each match and advancing to the semifinal round of the AYSO 11-L South Orange County Tournament of Champions. The team, which received a wild-card berth to the tournament, nearly reached the division's championship match but had its title hopes ended in a close, 1-0 loss to Mission Viejo. The 11-L tournament started Dec. 7-8 and concluded Sunday (Dec. 15) at the San Juan Capistrano Sportspark.
NEWS
By Bryce Alderton | October 17, 2013
The Laguna Beach City Council on Tuesday rejected claims filed by attorneys on behalf of two men killed in a head-on collision several months ago on Laguna Canyon Road. Lawyers for the families of Armando Garcia-Gonzales and Alberto Casique-Salinas allege that the men's deaths in April were a result of "neglect, design and maintenance of Highway 133 [Laguna Canyon Road], near El Toro Road," a staff report said. The city's claims adjuster had recommended that the council reject the claims.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 19, 2013
The Festival of Arts is accepting applications for its juried fine art show next July and August. Interested artists are requested to submit a CD with three digital images per media and a completed application form to 650 Laguna Canyon Road by 4 p.m. Oct. 25. Residents from Aliso Viejo, Capistrano Beach, Coto de Caza, Costa Mesa, Dana Point, Foothill Ranch, Irvine, Laguna Beach, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake...
SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | September 5, 2013
For Laguna Beach High football Coach Corey Brown, Friday's season opener can't come soon enough. Not only is he ready to see what his 2013 Breakers have to offer, he's also excited to begin his first year, and first game, in charge of the program. "I feel like it's my senior year, and I'm about to play that first game of the season," he said. "I've been looking forward to this game all week. " "This game," is Laguna's opening night contest, which will come at home against Bolsa Grande.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 18, 2013
The Orange County Fair will honor Laguna Beach next week as part of its Summer in the Cities promotion. At 12:30 p.m. on predetermined days, representatives or residents from specific cities in Orange County will lead the flag salute and national anthem in front of The Hanger. Laguna Beach will be honored Wednesday along with Laguna Hills, Laguna Woods and Laguna Niguel. Laguna Beach residents can get discounted admission Wednesday by presenting a coupon available at City Hall, 505 Forest Ave., and the library, 363 Glenneyre St. The fair also features a free multimedia presentation celebrating Orange County every night at The Hanger.
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