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Laguna Woods Globe (Newspaper) - May 21, 2015, Laguna Woods, California Laguna Woods Globe thursday May 2\ 2015 Joshua Soock staff photographer Ned Buckman of Lagune Woods competes in the 80-plus singles match up during the National hard court super senior Tennis tournament. Courting Gold two Laguna Woods residents Are vying to repeat their Gold Ball wins As the Village plays Host to a National Tennis tournament this week. By Jennifer i staff writer Laguna Woods a More than 120 senior Tennis players Are in Laguna Woods Village this week to compete in the Verne Hughes memorial Usta National menus 75, to 85 amp 90 hard court championships. This . Tennis association tournament is one of four major super senior events. Players from As far As Hawaii and the last coast will compete through saturday. Many have National and International ranking a this tournament puts Laguna Woods on t he map As far As super senior tournament play Quot nod Buckman tournament director said. This year the Laguna Woods Tennis club boasts 13 tournament competitors two of whom Are ranked no. I in their age divisions. Bob Seymour 92, is battling to defend his title in the 90 singles division. Hoping to unseat him Are Graydon Nichols of Hanford and Anthony Franco of Briarcliff new York. Both players have moved up to the 90 division this year. The final match in 90 Competition takes place today in the 75 doubles division no. 1-seeded Henry Leichtfried of Laguna Woods by Laguna Woods a Overall crime reports and moving violations in Laguna Woods milage drop fax a significantly last year while foot patrol issues More than doubled a new report shows. The report compiled annually by the Security division is divided into five categories crimes vehicle violations foot patrol issues social services complaints and traffic collisions. Statistics show 189 crimes reported in 2014. Down from 285 in 2013 a 34 percent drop. Leading the decline wert1 Petty thefts from Dot incidents in 2013 to r 5 last year. Also Down were Auto thefts from 4 to 2 grand thefts from 13 toll and residential burglaries from 2 to l Overall moving violations saw a 28 percent decline from 1,882 in 2013 to 1343 last year. Speeding citations numbered 4.%, Down from 598 in 2013. Stop sign violations numbered 816, Down from 1127. Unlicensed Driver violations also dropped from 105 to 89. Security director Victor Polek said a closer partnership Between Village Security and the Orange county sheriffs department contributed to the favourable see Crimi Page 3 i Phimis May la. 2015i Frei exam i a Tays wife a Sommi Conino for All new patients a Mem i cosmetic dentistry Sec Tennis Page 3 or. Michail Sedigh mkt Laguna my room bom Rosy 768-0308vote on ousting grf director set for june by Jennifer Karmarkar staff writer Laguna Woods a the United Mutual Board of directors has called a corporate members meet ing seeking a recall of Golden rain foundation director rim Shirley. A vote is scheduled for june 18. The action stemmed from an apparent threat Shirley made to director Sharon Roddan at a televised Board meeting May 5. The Orange county sheriffs department investigated the incident but the District attorney opted not to file charges. Grf president Kathryn fresh lev said Shirley a actions violated grf s director code of conduct which states directors will not make personal attacks on other directors staff or members of the Community a a it a our charge to act at our highest Levels of conduct both As a Board and As individuals respecting the passion of our common Mission and the passion of our differences Quot Freshley said in a May 18 news release. A aboard members and residents alike should have the ability to express opinions and conduct discourse with appropriate decorum and directors who violate the code of conduct May be subject to disciplinary action that includes censure removal from committees removal As an officer of the Board and request for resignation from the Board. The incident captured live on Channel 6-tv, took place after an Exchange about pie Leball courts. Shirley on his open microphone addressed Roddan stating a Sharon in a Gonna Tell you something. If you Ever insult me like that again i will out your Throat his statement was followed by an expletive directed at Roddan. Freshley said she asked for Shirley a resignation on May 8, but has not received it. He has been removed from his see on Board proc 3 report crime in Village fell in 2014 by Jennifer Karmarkar staff writer

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