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Aliso Beach

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Distance: 56 miles one-way. If you've moved many times, you develop touchstones; Aliso Beach is mine. Despite the Laguna Beach address, it's hardly artsy, pretentious or self-absorbed. Instead, it's the sort of place the Cleavers would have visited. Why? There's parking. There are restrooms.... Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times