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June 11, 1987
Carl E. Schwarz, one of three Laguna Beach Unified school board members targeted for recall, on Wednesday called for a series of debates before the Sept. 22 election. "This special election is going to cost the schools thousands of dollars, and the community should at least get its money's worth," Schwarz said. "The issues should be discussed."
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June 18, 1997
With trustee Karen Linden resigning July 1, the Laguna Beach Unified School District is seeking someone to fill her seat. Candidates should submit a resume, letter of interest and statement of 400 words or less expressing why they want the position. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. June 27. State law requires that the appointment be made by Aug. 1. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and live within the school district's boundaries, which include part of Aliso Viejo.
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January 16, 1997 | LESLIE EARNEST
It was a word that caught battle-weary Laguna Beach Unified School board members completely off guard: fun. "This is fun for me," said Carole F. Bailey during a board interview to determine whether her consulting team would be hired temporarily to help the district's beleaguered business department. "We're going to have a good time turning this district around." Clearly stunned at the prospect, board President Susan Mas responded dryly, "It's been a long time since we've had any fun, Carole."
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January 16, 1997 | LESLIE EARNEST
It was a word that caught battle-weary Laguna Beach Unified School board members completely off guard: fun. "This is fun for me," said Carole F. Bailey during a board interview to determine whether her consulting team would be hired temporarily to help the district's beleaguered business department. "We're going to have a good time turning this district around." Clearly stunned at the prospect, board President Susan Mas responded dryly, "It's been a long time since we've had any fun, Carole."
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November 26, 1986 | BILL BILLITER, Times Staff Writer
Former All-Pro Cedrick Hardman's controversial status as a Laguna Beach High School football coach Tuesday night triggered the first step toward recalling four school board members. Representatives of Citizens United for Responsible Education served papers giving notice of their intent to recall four of the five Laguna Beach Unified School District trustees at the board's Tuesday night meeting.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 22, 1990
These are the candidates running for three seats on the Laguna Beach Unified School District Board of Trustees in the Nov. 6 election. Incumbent Harvey Triebwasser did not file for reelection. Tim Davis Age: 48 Occupation: Incumbent/ owner, Laguna Print Background: A 35-year Laguna Beach resident. Taught for 14 years in the Laguna Beach Unified School District and has one child enrolled at Thurston Middle School. Issues: Wants to continue district's academic and financial goals.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 18, 1997
With trustee Karen Linden resigning July 1, the Laguna Beach Unified School District is seeking someone to fill her seat. Candidates should submit a resume, letter of interest and statement of 400 words or less expressing why they want the position. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. June 27. State law requires that the appointment be made by Aug. 1. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and live within the school district's boundaries, which include part of Aliso Viejo.
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January 13, 1985 | DAN NAKASO
Most members of Laguna Beach High School's class of 1984 say the school should place more emphasis on basic subjects and give more help to students with trouble in math and reading. In a survey by the Laguna Beach Unified School District, 84% of the 192 graduating seniors responding agreed with the statement that more emphasis was needed on math, science and English. Also, 74% agreed that students having trouble in subjects such as math and reading should be provided with more help.
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March 21, 1993 | LESLIE EARNEST, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When she first began talking to Laguna Beach students about giving up television for one week, Maria Globus said they responded--to put it simply--with "horror." Another parent, Carole Moore, got a similar reaction. "A lot of them at the very beginning said, 'No way. Excuse me.' It was like total rejection," she said.
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November 14, 1993 | ANNA CEKOLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
PTA president Barbara Norton always knew she had a lot of buddies at the close-knit Top of the World Elementary School. But the loyalty of her school friends became overwhelmingly clear after Norton's home on Caribbean Way was destroyed more than two weeks ago in a firestorm. Since the Oct.
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August 18, 1996 | LESLIE EARNEST and RENEE TAWA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Even in this city, which is no stranger to melodrama, the school district's agonizing fall from grace over the past week made amazing theater: A school board member emerges after midnight from a tense closed-door session in tears; a once-vaunted superintendent is jeered and publicly humiliated; a powerful parents' group threatens to withhold a crucial donation until school officials regain the group's trust.
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November 14, 1993 | ANNA CEKOLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
PTA president Barbara Norton always knew she had a lot of buddies at the close-knit Top of the World Elementary School. But the loyalty of her school friends became overwhelmingly clear after Norton's home on Caribbean Way was destroyed more than two weeks ago in a firestorm. Since the Oct.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 21, 1993 | LESLIE EARNEST, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When she first began talking to Laguna Beach students about giving up television for one week, Maria Globus said they responded--to put it simply--with "horror." Another parent, Carole Moore, got a similar reaction. "A lot of them at the very beginning said, 'No way. Excuse me.' It was like total rejection," she said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 6, 1992
Four candidates, including two incumbents, are running for seats on the board of the Laguna Beach Unified School District in the Nov. 3 election. Timothy Carlyle Age: 44. Occupation: Incumbent; lawyer. Background: Has served eight months on the Laguna Beach school board; Laguna Beach Little League senior league commissioner, 1989-91; Laguna Beach Education Foundation executive committee, 1990-92; St.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 11, 1987
Carl E. Schwarz, one of three Laguna Beach Unified school board members targeted for recall, on Wednesday called for a series of debates before the Sept. 22 election. "This special election is going to cost the schools thousands of dollars, and the community should at least get its money's worth," Schwarz said. "The issues should be discussed."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 26, 1986 | BILL BILLITER, Times Staff Writer
Former All-Pro Cedrick Hardman's controversial status as a Laguna Beach High School football coach Tuesday night triggered the first step toward recalling four school board members. Representatives of Citizens United for Responsible Education served papers giving notice of their intent to recall four of the five Laguna Beach Unified School District trustees at the board's Tuesday night meeting.
NEWS
August 18, 1996 | LESLIE EARNEST and RENEE TAWA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Even in this city, which is no stranger to melodrama, the school district's agonizing fall from grace over the past week made amazing theater: A school board member emerges after midnight from a tense closed-door session in tears; a once-vaunted superintendent is jeered and publicly humiliated; a powerful parents' group threatens to withhold a crucial donation until school officials regain the group's trust.
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January 13, 1985 | DAN NAKASO
Most members of Laguna Beach High School's class of 1984 say the school should place more emphasis on basic subjects and give more help to students with trouble in math and reading. In a survey by the Laguna Beach Unified School District, 84% of the 192 graduating seniors responding agreed with the statement that more emphasis was needed on math, science and English. Also, 74% agreed that students having trouble in subjects such as math and reading should be provided with more help.
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