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By Cindy Frazier | March 26, 2009
Proponents of medical marijuana got a shot in the arm Tuesday. Laguna Beach planning officials say they are moving quickly to establish regulations so dispensaries can operate legally in Laguna Beach — possibly by summer. During a hearing on a proposed extension of a moratorium on permitting the facilities, Community Development Director John Montgomery told the City Council his staff is “close to drafting an ordinance” that would regulate the facilities.
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September 5, 2003
Man arrested in marijuana bust Police arrested a Laguna Beach resident Tuesday after finding 81 marijuana plants growing in his apartment at around 10 a.m. in the 200 block of San Tropez Court. Joseph Uribe, a 22-year-old telemarketer, told police he was growing the marijuana for medicinal purposes. The plants' street value was more than $150,000, Sgt. Darin Lenyi said. "It was a one-bedroom apartment," Lenyi said. "The bedroom and walk-in closet were entirely devoted to growing marijuana.
NEWS
September 15, 2006
School capacity will remain the same St. Catherine of Siena Catholic School enjoys a 50-year tradition and history of providing a Catholic education in Laguna Beach. As we embark on our project to modernize our 50-year-old facility, we wish to re-assert our commitment to neighbors and the overall community that we are dedicated to working with the regulatory agencies to abide by all environmental laws that affect this project. Furthermore, it was our project biologist who confirmed the existence of the migratory gnatcatcher.
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By David Hansen | May 31, 2012
If I were to describe a scene in Laguna Beach using just food and an odor, do you think you could figure out the location? Wheatgrass and patchouli oil. (Wait, is wheatgrass a food or a plant?) Either way, if you guessed The Stand, you are correct. You win the right to be a '70s person. Here's the thing: I want to dislike The Stand but I can't. The Stand, for those who may not know, is our old-school vegetarian place. And when I say old school, I mean before the movie came out. Maybe even before vegetarians went to school.
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By Cindy Frazier | February 2, 2007
Times are getting tougher for medical marijuana users in Laguna Beach. Four months after the Laguna Beach City Council declined to approve an ordinance amendment to bar business licenses for medical marijuana facilities — citing "compassion" for cancer and AIDS patients — city officials have succeeded in pushing the facilities out. A medical marijuana dispensary that has operated since August closed up shop last week, lacking a...
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By Cindy Frazier | March 26, 2009
Proponents of medical marijuana got a shot in the arm Tuesday. Laguna Beach planning officials say they are moving quickly to establish regulations so dispensaries can operate legally in Laguna Beach — possibly by summer. During a hearing on a proposed extension of a moratorium on permitting the facilities, Community Development Director John Montgomery told the City Council his staff is “close to drafting an ordinance” that would regulate the facilities.
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