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By Jon Rose | October 9, 2009
I was in the Mentawaiis the day the quake hit. I was traveling throughout Indonesia surfing and doing humanitarian work. As with so many surfers who volunteer every year, the first part of my trip was to consist of a standard boat charter trip with friends through the Mentawaii Islands. After that I was scheduled to fly over to Bali and work, with Skills For Humanity ( www.skillsforhumanity.org ), on a humanitarian project for my new foundation — Waves For Water ( www.wavesforwater.
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By James Pribram | January 11, 2008
Driving north on Coast Highway and into the sunset passing by the old El Morro trailer park or driving south, I see a wind-textured greenish-blue wave peel off the point. One can only think that this stretch of coastline between Laguna and Corona Del Mar must be one of the prettiest along the coast of California. What is sad is that nearly two years have passed since the state evicted the residents of El Morro. A nice beach side community that was one of the last surviving enclaves of the Southern California beach lifestyle has been reduced to nothing more than a cement foundation eyesore of rubble.
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By: Mark R. Madler | September 10, 2005
Out of the dust and clouds of a local concrete recycling business, Leslie McRay's vision of the horror of Sept. 11 became almost real. There, she could film the re-creation of the collapse of the World Trade Center towers, the clouds of dust and debris and the response by emergency crews in the seemingly hopeless effort to save the people trapped inside. "It was the closest thing visually I could come up with," said McRay, a Burbank resident. But the remains of the towers are just the backdrop to the real story McCray wanted to tell: of the survivors who, for unknown reasons, walked away from the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil.
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July 25, 2003
Mike Swanson The 6-foot orange ceramic fish sculpture placed in front of the Bank of America on Ocean Avenue in May by the Community Art Project was destroyed sometime late Saturday or early Sunday. Municipal Services workers discovered the fish sculpture's gutted remains next to its former pedestal and the Styrofoam used to fill it littering the alley at about 7:30 a.m. Sunday. The Community Art Project is offering an undisclosed cash reward to anyone with information about who destroyed the sculpture.
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April 26, 2002
Our near record dry year brings to mind other times when Mother Nature was overly generous with her offerings. Over time, we have learned that things tend to balance out. Too much precipitation still creates problems, but in the old days it was worse. There was a paucity of paved streets in old Laguna, which made driving on some of the hillside roads after a heavy rain an exciting endeavor. Part of my duties with Dad's paper was to deliver that free offering every Friday starting at about 2 a.m. Traffic was never a problem, even at midday, but the slick muddy roads were.
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February 18, 2005
SHERWOOD KIRALY We haven't got a frontyard, but we do have one of those interlocking brick-mosaic driveways. It looked great when we moved in. In fact, since the house interior wasn't that impressive, the driveway was our showpiece. We liked to keep our guests out front as long as possible. Over the years it's held up pretty well; it gets oil stains on it now and then but I get rid of those with a few applications of Goo Gone. Goo Gone uses citrus power to dissolve the toughest stains.
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By Barbara Diamond | September 15, 2011
Hana Gallego and Avia Meyers were only 4 years old in 2001. They barely remember 9/11, but their hearts go out to those who will never forget the day that terrorists crashed into the iconic American buildings. The Laguna Beach High School ninth-graders joined the throng who gathered Sunday at Monument Point to honor the heroes of that dreadful day and the resilience of the American spirit. The event was solemnized by the dedication of a sculpture — which contains two beams salvaged from the collapsed World Trade Center — and the raising of a flag that once flew over ground zero.
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September 13, 2002
NOTEBOOK I had a chance to visit ground zero when I went to New York for a New Year's Celebration three and a half months after the attack on Sept. 11. I was invited by my friend, Michele, who had lived there for more than a year. I had never been to New York before. I had always made excuses not to go. After all, I was a beach and mountains kind of vacation person. I always thought the "concrete jungle" was not for me. But this time, while the New Year's celebration was the main reason for going, deep down it was seeing ground zero that seemed most important.
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August 9, 2002
"And so castles made of sand fall in the sea, eventually." -- Jimi Hendrix There has been a great deal of interest lately among Laguna Beach residents that to solve our pedestrian problems we should build bridges or dig tunnels. Humans, and especially Americans, love these "think big" engineering solutions. Some Lagunatics were pulling for the Village Entrance project to include one or both of these options to carry foot traffic from one side of Laguna Canyon Road to the other, with "Safety First" as the mantra.
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June 7, 2002
Suzie Harrison Mention Oct. 27, 1993 and the four days following to any Laguna Beach local and they'll tell of the horror of the 1993 fires. The hillsides were scorched as the inferno made its way through people's homes, diminishing them to smoldering lots and rubble. Throughout the city, Laguna Beach residents were evacuated. Though there were no fatalities, there was much loss, including 366 homes. After that tragedy, the community came together to improve the city's fire prevention, bringing into existence what is now called the Laguna Coast Fire Safety Council.
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By Jon Rose | October 9, 2009
I was in the Mentawaiis the day the quake hit. I was traveling throughout Indonesia surfing and doing humanitarian work. As with so many surfers who volunteer every year, the first part of my trip was to consist of a standard boat charter trip with friends through the Mentawaii Islands. After that I was scheduled to fly over to Bali and work, with Skills For Humanity ( www.skillsforhumanity.org ), on a humanitarian project for my new foundation — Waves For Water ( www.wavesforwater.
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