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  • A Radical Rises Again

    Laguna Beach artist G. Ray Kerciu believes political correctness motivated South Carolina’s governor to call for the removal of the Confederate flag from the state’s capitol. The decades-old debate over a flag symbolic of racism reignited following a racially motivated shooting of nine African-Ameri...

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  • In the Footsteps of the Dalai Lama

    The streets were newly paved. A shelter was built to protect hundreds of visitors descending on the tiny Tibetan refugee village from the unrelenting sun. Red, blue, green and gold prayer flags were hung, the corners turning up in the dry breeze. People from across the world traveled for hours, even...

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  • Updated: Fire Closes Canyon Road

    A brush fire pushed by afternoon winds forced a five-hour closure of Laguna Canyon Road on Friday, July 3, and one fire fighter was injured in fighting the 12-acre fire, police said. Retardant dropping aircraft and about 150 firefighters successfully halted the forward progress of the blaze that sta...

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