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Laguna Canyon Tollway Protest Video from 1994

Scenes from one of the historic toll road protests of the late '80s and early '90s in Laguna Canyon.

To commemorate Earth Day, we're re-posting this nine-minute mini-documentary on one of the Laguna Canyon tollway protests of the early 1990s, shot and edited by Laguna Beach Patch Editor Rich Kane in 1994 with a 2009 update at the end. Enjoy! Or cry ...

Some notes: the guy in the ballcap is actor David Clennon, who was a regular on the TV show thirtysomething. The "Bren" alluded to in the clip of the folks posing by the cardboard bulldozer is Donald Bren, chairman of the Irvine Company, which owned the land the tollway was constructed through. And if you can identify anyone here, especially the band, leave your comments below ...

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