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  • Parent urges district policy for sensitive topics

    A parent wants the Laguna Beach Unified School District to set parameters for what sensitive topics teachers can appropriately discuss with students. Anita Razin asked the school board April 23 to consider adopting a policy on how to communicate with...
  • Mailbag: Teachers should not initiate inappropriate discussions

    Re. "Parent urges district policy for sensitive topics" (May 3): Because no policy prevents them from doing so, currently district teachers introduce inappropriate discussions during class time on topics of no academic value, relevance, or meaning —...
  • Undergrounding timeline at issue

    Six years is too long to get underground utility wires buried, a flabbergasted Councilman Bob Whalen said when he learned the timeline for completion of two areas approved Tuesday. The council approved initial funding for undergrounding a district area...
  • Out of the Blue: Speak up against San Onofre

    Amid a spate of promising economic news, home values are climbing. Now for the bad news. For the first time in human history, the concentration of climate-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is nearing the milestone level of 400 parts per million....
  • Mailbag: Incivility at skate park meeting shocking

    I am a resident of a neighborhood adjacent to Arch Beach Heights. I attended the informational meeting regarding the proposed skate park at Moulton Meadows Park. While valid points were made by opponents of the skate park concept, some residents who...
  • Out of the Blue: Stand up against Monsanto

    If you believe you have a right to know what you put in your body, join us at 11 a.m. Saturday at Main Beach for the March Against Monsanto. If you believe our Aliso Beach fire pits are a sacred right to enjoy a bonfire at the beach, let your local...
  • In the Arts: Passport is your entry to the arts

    The Laguna Beach-based Passport to the Arts team, which provides a summer pass to the city's art institutions, recently announced that the 2013 offering is on sale. At $21.50, the package, provided in collaboration with the Laguna Beach Visitors &...
  • City to look into utility undergrounding

    Community interest in city-wide utility undergrounding has energized the council to take a step forward on the issue. Councilmembers voted to look for a consultant to prepare a report on the viability of such a project. Utility companies recently...
  • LBUSD won't have usual standardized tests this year

    Schools statewide, including all four Laguna Beach Unified School District campuses, will not be rated on students' performance on familiar standardized tests this year as California transitions to new assessments. Supt. Sherine Smith praised Gov. Jerry...
  • Out of the Blue: The garage to gridlock

    Out of the Blue: The garage to gridlock
    "We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there 'is' such a thing as being too late. This is no time for apathy or complacency. This is a time...
  • Village Entrance parking structure opponents meet

    A broad-based group of opponents to the proposed Village Entrance project declared war this week. The opening salvo is the website http://www.letlagunavote.com which came on line Wednesday, created by the opponents who have been quietly meeting to...
  • Trophy winners named

    The Pageant of the Masters took top honors in the Commercial Float category in the 45th annual Laguna Beach Patriots Day Parade, held Saturday under sunny skies. Oaks Middle School in Ontario was honored with the Band Assn. Sweepstakes award, while the...