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Register Article on “Mr. Ladera” — Jeff Blugrind

The Orange County Register has published a very nicely written article about “Mr. Ladera” — Jeff Blugrind. Please read it. Article link.

In Memory of Jeff Blugrind, one of Ladera Ranch’s Founding Fathers

We are deeply saddened to learn that one of Ladera Ranch’s founding fathers, Jeff Blugrind, has passed away.

Jeff Blugrind

A announcement posted this morning on Ladera Life says:

The LARCS and LARMAC Boards are deeply saddened today by the loss of our good friend and colleague Jeff Blugrind.

Jeff’s enthusiasm for the community, [...]