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  • Counter-protester who allegedly 'sucker-punched' Trump supporter at....rally tried to flee state...

    08/24/2017 10:24:41 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 31 replies
    L A Times ^ | 08/23/2017 | Alene Tchekmedyian
    Richard Losey was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor battery with a hate-crime enhancement, according to the Laguna Beach Police Department. He was being held in lieu of $50,000 bail. Police said R.C. Maxwell was “peacefully” speaking with a group of people at Main Beach Park when the counter-protester punched him. Maxwell, a black Trump supporter, told The Times he went to speak with counter-protesters “trying to find commonalities” and was explaining his views when he was attacked. He said he was also pepper-sprayed and choked. The confrontation was captured on video that was posted to social media. In the video,...

    11/13/2016 3:20:24 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    A California restaurant targeted by Islamic “lawfare,” the practice of using American law to enforce Muslims’ wishes, is asking a court to order Muslim women who complained of religious discrimination to pay its legal expenses as punishment. The case developed after managers at the Urth Caffe in Laguna Beach asked the Muslim women to leave because they were causing a disturbance. They had been asked by restaurant workers to abide by a publicly promoted policy at the restaurant to give up or share popular patio tables after 45 minutes. But they refused and eventually left only after police were called....
  • Why I Voted against Condemning Russia

    12/11/2014 5:01:57 AM PST · by wetphoenix · 10 replies
    The National Interest ^ | December 10, 2014 | Dana Rohrabacher
    Recently, the House passed, by an overwhelming margin, a resolution to condemn the Russian Federation for actions considered hostile and aggressive within its sphere of influence, specifically with regard to the politically torn country of Ukraine. Ten Members voted “nay,” myself among them. I wish to explain why I took this unpopular position. Above all, while Vladimir Putin’s government may well have engaged in questionable behavior toward neighboring countries, Resolution 758 was nothing more than gratuitous, needlessly provocative and shortsighted. Moreover, reasonable observers the world over can see it as tantamount to a declaration that Russia is America’s enemy. The...
  • The California Captivity of the Democratic Party

    06/02/2013 12:20:28 PM PDT · by fifedom · 11 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | May 31, 2013 | Matthew Continetti
    This is a story about politics and power in the golden land, and it begins with the money. In early May a luxury resort in Laguna Beach, Calif., hosted a five-day semi-annual meeting of the Democracy Alliance, a secret, invitation-only organization of liberal moneybags that since its formation in 2005 has directed some $500 million in contributions to progressive groups. Never has a wolves’ den been so posh.
  • Gabby Giffords & Husband Mark Kelly's Daughter's Dog Kills Baby Seal (Killed More Than My AR-15)

    03/26/2013 7:18:36 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 37 replies
    CBS Los Angeles ^ | March 25, 2013 | CBS Los Angeles
    Gabrielle Giffords’ Husband Pulls Daughter’s Dog Off Sea Lion In Laguna Beach LAGUNA BEACH ( — Gabrielle Giffords’ husband pulled his daughter’s dog off of a sea lion in Laguna Beach over the weekend. The incident, which was captured on video, happened around 1:40 p.m. Saturday at Goff Cove Beach by the Montage Laguna Beach. Retired astronaut Mark Kelly’s 18-year-old daughter, who was on vacation with her father and Giffords, was walking the American bulldog on a leash when the 65-pound dog saw the sea lion, ran off and attacked. Nathan, who declined to give his last name, happened to...
  • Search Underway For 2 Bank Robbery Suspects (Major LA Freeway Shutdown)

    05/13/2010 12:04:27 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 9 replies · 670+ views
    CBS2 - Los Angeles ^ | May 13, 2010 | CBS News LA
    LONG BEACH, Calif. (CBS) A vehicle allegedly used by suspects in a Laguna Hills bank robbery Thursday was the subject of a freeway pursuit to Long Beach, where an officer-involved shooting occurred, authorities said. The chase began about 10:30 a.m. on the northbound 405 in Orange County, and went to the juncture of the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway, where the shooting happened, said California Highway Patrol Officer Gabe Montoya. It was not immediately clear if any suspects were injured, Montoya said. No officers were hurt, he said. After the shooting, the vehicle apparently continued northbound, possibly exiting around Woodruff...
  • Laguna Beach Men Arrested After Sex on Lawn

    08/31/2009 12:51:39 AM PDT · by OCAngel · 48 replies · 2,863+ views ^ | 8-31-09 | Orange County Register
    Men accused of having sex on stranger's lawn They are accused of lewd conduct near the beach. LAGUNA BEACH Police arrested two men today on suspicion of having sex on a stranger's lawn. The incident occurred in broad daylight, police said, in the 1000 block of Gaviota Drive, which is a neighborhood of multi-million-dollar homes near Thalia Street Beach, on the ocean side of Coast Highway. Police Sgt. George Ramos said the home's owner called police at 12:57 p.m. to report that the men had just finished having sex and had walked off. "We were able to locate them within...
  • City of Laguna Beach Cancels 4th of July But Continues to Fund Illegal Aliens

    06/18/2009 1:41:56 PM PDT · by OCAngel · 20 replies · 1,351+ views
    OCRegister ^ | 06-18-09 | OCResister
    "The most visible absence from the budget is the city's annual Fourth of July fireworks display at Main Beach – a $25,000 cost that the city elected to stop after next month's celebration." -------------------------------------------------------- According to the OC Register, the City of Laguna Beach has ordered that the 4th of July fireworks celebrations be canceled due to the city's poor economic condition. However, the city will continue to fund the illegal alien day labor site as their second highest funded community programs. (The first highest program receives only $1,000 more). The 4th of July fireworks cost the city $25,000 yearly....
  • This Will Make You Barf!

    06/14/2009 9:19:04 PM PDT · by OCAngel · 5 replies · 855+ views
    This "bride" Cindy Frazier is the news reporter in Laguna Beach who made mine and many other good American patriots miserable. While I was active in the movement she continued to write stories with blatant LIES. At one point she went so far as to post the name, address, and phone number of a woman who had just given birth to triplets, because the woman made a police report of a stolen wallet after her maid service left. When questioned the maids were found to be illegals and deported. This reporter, Cindy Frazier then sought revenge and retaliation on the...
  • ACLU Sues Laguna Beach for Giving Homeless the Boot (Move them to Hussein's Hawaii mansion?)

    12/23/2008 10:43:45 PM PST · by Libloather · 11 replies · 1,319+ views
    OC Weekley ^ | 12/23/08 | Daffodil J. Altan
    ACLU Sues Laguna Beach for Giving Homeless the BootPosted by Daffodil J. Altan December 23, 2008 11:40 AM The ACLU filed a federal civil rights lawsuit today against the city of Laguna Beach for its "unlawful and inhumane policy of harassing and intimidating disabled homeless people." The suit alleges that the city's prolonged arrests of its small, disabled homeless population under the guise of an anti-sleeping ordinance is "blatantly unconstitutional" and criminalizes an otherwise helpless disabled population. Erwin Chemerinsky, chair of UC Irvine's law school, is acting as co-counsel. According to the ACLU, the city has had plenty of time...
  • Code Pink March In Laguna Beach Patriot's Day Parade (Minutemen DENIED)

    03/02/2008 12:03:26 PM PST · by Ladycalif · 26 replies · 159+ views
    OC Register ^ | 2/30/08 | Dillow
    The co-founder of the Orange County chapter of Code Pink is right. I should not have described the anti-military protest group in a recent column as being simply "venomous," a word that means "spiteful" or "malicious." Instead, I should have described Code Pink as "venomous and dishonest and untruthful and ignorant."
  • Eileen Garcia of the Minuteman Project

    01/12/2007 9:13:45 PM PST · by Ladycalif · 9 replies · 463+ views
    Coast Line Pilot ^ | Jan 11, 2007
    Eileen Garcia didn't plan to spend her retirement this way, but, nonetheless, she has become a thorn in the side of the city of Laguna Beach, which she contends is misusing taxpayers' money by running the controversial day labor center. The Laguna Beach resident, who is a well-known anti-illegal immigration activist and member of the controversial Minuteman Project group, recently agreed to an interview with Coastline Pilot Editor Tony Dodero to discuss what is driving her on this crusade and why she believes the press and some members of the public have painted an inaccurate picture of her and those...
  • Protest Laguna Beach Day Labor Center (pics)

    10/05/2006 5:14:24 AM PDT · by Ladycalif · 4 replies · 663+ views
    WHEN: Saturday, October 7, 2006 TIME: 8 - 11am WHERE: Laguna Canyon Road @ Ganhl Lumber 1765 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach 92651 We will be photographing and video taping illegal picks ups. Those unlucky criminals will have their information posted at "", as well as have their pictures sent to appropriate authorities. As always, bring your cameras, signs, and flags. And please forward on..... "It is against the law to hire anyone without paying taxes, workers' insurance, and filing an I-9 form. That is the law and we are here today to ensure our laws are being enforced" Any...
  • 'Boom Boom Room' Faces Closure

    08/12/2006 2:53:26 PM PDT · by Dane · 39 replies · 2,152+ views
    KCBS, AP ^ | August 12, 2006
    'Boom Boom Room' Faces Closure (CBS) LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. The Boom Boom Room, Laguna Beach's longstanding gay bar, is set to close in September to make way for a new hotel and restaurant. "This is the heart of the gay community," said Richard Barry on a recent night out at the club on South Coast Highway. "The other gay bars are starting points, but this is where we end up." The bar, once popular with celebrities Rock Hudson and Paul Lynde, now seems headed for extinction, partly due to Laguna Beach's dwindling gay population. In addition, it was reported that...
  • State: Labor center violates the law (Minutemen in Orange County, CA)

    07/08/2006 8:39:25 AM PDT · by TheDon · 6 replies · 539+ views
    The Orange County Register ^ | July 1, 2006 | MARTIN WISCKOL, ERIKA RITCHIE, AMY TAXIN and PEGGY LOWE
    A longstanding day-labor center on Laguna Canyon Road has been ordered closed by Caltrans after an anti-illegal-immigration activist discovered the site was on state land without proper permits. The Laguna Beach City Council responded that it will determine its strategy for dealing with the order at its next meeting, according to Caltrans spokeswoman Pam Gorniak. That meeting is July 11. ....... Minuteman member Eileen Garcia did the research determining that the site did not have necessary permits and presented the information to the California Department of Transportation on Wednesday. Caltrans gave the city a notice on Thursday to remove the...
  • Minutemen founder sues over parade (ban from Laguna Beach Patriots Day Parade)

    01/27/2006 5:04:41 PM PST · by A_Niceguy_in_CA · 6 replies · 345+ views
    The Orange County Register ^ | Friday, January 27, 2006 | JOHN McDONALD
    SANTA ANA – Anti-illegal immigration advocate Jim Gilchrist filed a lawsuit today seeking to force Laguna Beach and organizers of the city's Patriots Day Parade to allow the Minuteman Project, which he co-founded, to participate in the March 4 event.Minuteman lawyer Richard Ackerman said the lawsuit is based on First Amendment issues and takes to task the parade committee's decision to ban the Minutemen as a controversial organization while allowing a peace group that opposes the war in Iraq to march in the parade. Charles Quilter II, a parade committee member, said earlier this week that the privately run nonprofit's...
  • Streets Cleared Near Slide(Latest on Laguna Beach, CA mudslides)

    06/02/2005 9:56:39 AM PDT · by kellynla · 14 replies · 963+ views
    Orange County Register ^ | June 2, 2005 | JOHN McDONALD
    LAGUNA BEACH – Private vehicles were removed overnight from residential streets approaching the destructive landslide so that teams of geologists, engineers and utility-repair crews can assess the damage and the potential danger that remains, city officials said today. There were no reports of further slides or property damage overnight. The Red Cross has set up a service center at the Laguna Beach Boys and Girls Club, 1085 Laguna Canyon Road, and it will be open today and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. It will provide services to Laguna Beach residents displaced by the slide who are in need...
  • Laguna Beach Landslide Sends Homes Crashing

    06/01/2005 8:55:57 AM PDT · by Howlin · 290 replies · 12,935+ views
    AP ^ | June 1, 2005
    LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. - A landslide sent at least five expensive homes crashing down a hill Wednesday and may have damaged many others. Fire department personnel had no estimate of the damage, and there was no immediate word on whether there were any injuries. Television helicopter footage showed smashed homes on heavily built-up Flamingo Road. The earth was still moving beneath the homes. Some fell nearly intact, while others were ripped apart and left trails of debris. The steep coastal area has had slide problems before and several homes were "red-tagged" as uninhabitable in February, during the second rainiest season...