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By Bryce Alderton | July 3, 2013
The Laguna Beach Recreation Committee has in its sights a new spot for a skate park — Aliso Beach Park. The committee discussed the option at its regular meeting Monday night at the Susi Q Senior Center. Committee chairman Jim Howard said he drove around Laguna Beach eyeing potential sites for a skate park, an idea discussed for about 20 years, and came upon a plot across South Coast Highway from the county-owned beach and parking lot. The street would block some of the skate park-generated noise, according to Howard.
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NEWS
June 13, 2013
AREA 1 Jasmine Street and Monterey Drive: Skateboarding was reported at 2:24 p.m. Friday. North Coast Highway: A caller reported a man wearing a black tank top and black shorts harassed passersby in the 1000 block at 4:47 p.m. Friday. The caller also reported the man had a shaved head and white towel around his neck. South Coast Highway: A caller reported a man grabbed people on the Main Beach playground at 9:18 p.m. Friday. High Drive: A caller reported juveniles made too much noise in the 500 block at 11:17 p.m. Friday.
NEWS
By Bryce Alderton | June 10, 2013
Bicyclists and vehicles in Laguna Beach ran into one another at a greater rate through the first five months of this year compared with last year, according to police data. From Jan. 1 through May 19, seven crashes involving bicyclists and moving vehicles were reported, according to Laguna Beach Police Department statistics. Last year, the city didn't see that many until Nov. 4, police said. For all of 2012, eight crashes were reported. While bicycle-vehicle crashes made up only 2% of the city's total reported crashes, which include car-car, car-pedestrian and car-wall, police Capt.
NEWS
By Barbara Diamond | May 23, 2013
The City Council wants to know how much it will cost to install a video monitoring system in public areas of town before deciding what the cameras should monitor. City staff will research the cost of equipment and installation for two options favored by the council out of the three presented Tuesday for consideration. The council has already allocated $90,000 for the project. "I would like all three locations," Councilman Steven Dicterow said. However the council voted unanimously to eliminate option two, which would have put cameras on routinely congested streets, and decided to move ahead on monitoring public areas after financial information is delivered on options one and three.
NEWS
May 15, 2013
Two dogs jumped out of a car and bit a woman along South Coast Highway on Tuesday, Laguna Beach police said. At least one of the dogs bit a 54-year-old Laguna Beach woman's leg as she walked out of a business at 12:37 p.m. on the ocean side of South Coast Highway at Center Street, Sgt. Louise Callus wrote in an email. The woman fell and suffered abrasions, according to police. The two dogs, a 4-year-old Labrador-boxer mix and a 7-year-old Labrador-whippet mix, reportedly jumped out of a car that had its windows rolled all the way down, Callus said.
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