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“ Our Town , Our Paper ” lagunabeachindy . com NOVEMBER 25 , 2022 | Volume XIX , Issue 47
Laguna Beach Breakers Football Advance To SSCIF Finals
Seek First Division Title In 76 Years This Saturday
By Frank Aronoff After a sixty-year drought , Laguna Beach Breakers ( 10-3 ) won a semifinal playoff game last Friday against Norte Vista at home Nov . 18 at Guyer Field . The team travels to Diamond Bar this Saturday to try and bring home their first title since 1946 when they take on Diamond Bar High School ( 12-1 ) at the Brahmas Stadium , located just off the 57 Freeway . The game starts at 7 p . m .
Last Friday night at Guyer Field , the Breakers rallied in the fourth quarter to defeat Norte Vista ( Riverside ) 42-35 in an exciting contest in front of a large crowd .
Breakers set the tempo on their first possession as Jackson Kollock hit Sam Garwal for a 46-yard score on the fourth play of the game . The Braves looked like they were going to even the score by going
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BLUE BELL CAT FOUNDATION OFFERS SANCTUARY FOR SENIOR FELINES DURING GOLDEN YEARS
By Clara Beard
Located in two quaint historic cottages nestled against Laguna Canyon , the Blue Bell Foundation for Cats is designed for senior cats to live the final chapter of their nine lives like feline royalty .
The idyllic sanctuary takes in senior cats over the age of 10 after their owners die or can no longer care for them , with precedence given to those who have arranged the transfer with Blue Bell prior .
“ It ’ s important to plan for your animals after you pass because you never know
The Laguna Beach Breakers drive on their way to a first-quarter score and a 42-35 victory over the Norte Vista Braves from Riverside in their CIF Southern Section Division 9 semifinal game last Friday at Guyer Field . Photo / Mitch Ridder
what ’ s going happen to them ,” Blue Bell ’ s Assistant Director Jenna Mikula said . “ It ’ s not always possible for family to take them , so whether it ’ s Blue Bell or something else , we always encourage people to have a plan . Otherwise , your animals are at the mercy of whatever county you ’ re from and most shelters don ’ t have the capacity to deal with senior cats .”
Because some senior cats can live up to 20 years old , space constraints at the cottages require a minimum age intake of 10 . Right now , Blue Bell is caring for 40 cats , each with their own needs and requirements , and the sanctuary introduces new residents slowly to ensure successful co-habitation .
“ They mostly all get along because we work really hard on doing that slow introduction with them ,” Mikula said . “ Cats are different from dogs regarding how they interact with a community . Most dogs are pretty good if they ’ ve had exposure to other dogs , and you don ’ t have to do too
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LBPD Awarded $ 110,000 Grant to Deter Dangerous Driving
By LB Indy Staff With grant money recently awarded by the Office of Traffic Safety , the Laguna Beach Police Department will roll out a police traffic services program to deter dangerous and illegal driving behaviors that increase the risk of crashes in the community .
The grant program will run through Sept . 2023 . Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety , through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration .
“ Impairment , speeding and other dangerous driving behaviors put the community at risk on the road ,” Lieutenant Cornelius Ashton said . “ This funding affords the Laguna Beach Police Department the ability to allocate resources towards community education and increased traffic enforcement measures . Ultimately , the goal is to reduce serious injury and fatal crashes on our roads .” The $ 110,000 grant will pay for additional enforcement measures , including
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