Mailbag: Lay off the bikes already

Lay off the bikes already

Mailbag: Waterless urinals are a great start

 ¿Among the city's announced water conservation measures is waterless urinals installed in most city facilities, public facilities and parks. While urinals may not be among the sexiest of topics, it is one about which I have been thinking for a long time.

Mailbag: Ranch lawsuit needs to be dropped

Mark Fudge needs to be stopped in his tracks. He has gone too far.

Mailbag: Ranch opponent just doesn't get it

I moved to Laguna Beach in 1978 and I love this town. I am 80 years old and a little over a year ago I started golfing at The Ranch at Laguna Beach golf course with a bunch of locals.

Mailbag: Trolleys are not such a treat

I am writing to tell Laguna Beach city officials of my strong opposition to the year-round trolley service through residential neighborhoods.

Commentary: It's time to challenge O.C.'s Republican 'industrial complex'

During this election season, much has been made of "fixing" California. California is beautiful, and Orange County hails as one of its jewels.

Mailbag: Small, careful expansion is best for Laguna

A few weeks ago, Laguna Beach Mayor Bob Whalen gave a well-received talk at the Laguna Canyon Conservancy dinner. His moderate ideas and measured presentation further impressed attendees with the caliber of our newly elected City Council.


Small, careful expansion is best for Laguna


Carnett: Life has been good in the nine years since diagnosis

Nine years ago this spring I was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

 Hansen: Laguna Beach still missing its star attraction

Hansen: Laguna Beach still missing its star attraction

The most iconic star in Laguna Beach is not a reality show celebrity. It's Pisaster ochraceus, the purple sea star.

Hansen: Could our well of 'drought guilt' be dry?

 There is a theory in cultural anthropology that you can change a population's behavior through guilt.

Chasing Down the Muse: There's always change to spare in life

The mockingbird's sloppily constructed nest sits just below my office window. The tiny nest of the hummingbird nearby has already been vacated.

Carnett: We may be specks in the cosmos but are never alone

We Christians view Holy Week as a time for self-examination and contemplation.

A Word, Please: Idiom takes the wind out of proper sails

They say marriage is all about give and take. Compromise. Meeting each other halfway.

Casagrande: Some rules we don't have to abide by

The essence of drama, as they say, is conflict. Comedy is no different, as every show from "The Honeymooners" to "30 Rock" proves.

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