Bonnie Hano's letter in the May 10 Coastline Pilot, "City needs a more modest plan," is right on target, especially when combined with two news stories in the same issue — one concerning residents' uproar about tree removal downtown and the other concerning undergrounding of utility lines.
The Citizens for View Preservation and Restoration (CVPR) has reviewed the view ordinance issued by the View Equity Committee on May 10. More about CVPR can be found at http://www.lagunaviews.net.
I am a resident of a neighborhood adjacent to Arch Beach Heights. I attended the informational meeting regarding the proposed skate park at Moulton Meadows Park.
Re. "Parent urges district policy for sensitive topics" (May 3): Because no policy prevents them from doing so, currently district teachers introduce inappropriate discussions during class...
I know my story is not unique, but that is all the more reason to tell it. I grew up in the Boy Scouts of America and from the time I was a small child my mother was the Den Leader of our Cub Scout troop until I went off to college, and I was proud to have earned my Eagle Scout badge.
Meeting the evolving healthcare needs of our community requires both flexibility and investment.
Re "Restaurant gives up foie gras fight," posted on coastlinepilot.com April 19:
In response to Marsha Bianchi's letter, "Times have changed since the 2nd Amendment," published in your April 12 edition:
Reading Karen Klein's commentary had me fuming on Friday (Commentary, "Why bring NOAA into the sea lion killing?," April 5).
Around 10 years ago the residents of Balboa Peninsula were stunned to awaken one morning to find the city cutting down all of its grand old ficus trees.
Last month, former Arizona Representative Gabby Giffords, her husband Mark Kelly and his daughter were vacationing in Laguna Beach when Kelly's daughter's dog escaped from its owner and attacked and killed a young California sea lion pup, devastating Kelly's daughter and many beach goers who...
What is the most effective way for Laguna Beach to raise more revenues other than taxes and parking-fines? That's right honey, put-up a parking lot.
How many years does it take for a world renowned artist colony to build a Village Entrance? You know, that inviting reminder to tourists who support the very existence of its attraction and the revenue brought in to our town.
In the March 15th issue of the Coastline Pilot, "Committee reports on parking, traffic," Barbara Diamond reported that Neil Katz told the council that one of the most significant accomplishments of the Parking, Traffic and Circulation Committee was the resolution of parking problems in upper...
I moved to Laguna Beach when I was 25. That was in 1962. I have pedaled its streets ever since then, including the 37 years I worked at Laguna Beach High School when I lived in upper Bluebird Canyon.
My friend Norm Grossman was quoted in a recent column by David Hansen, "City eyes more downtown private parking," suggesting that the city of Laguna Beach tax private parking because banks are "basically running the parking lot for free, as far as the city is concerned. The city is getting nothing...
Did former Rep. Gabby Giffords’ stepdaughter do no wrong when her dog broke free from her in Laguna Beach and killed a baby sea lion? Was she so in the wrong that this should become a (literal) federal case?
I seldom agree with the California Coastal Commission but I applaud them on trying to save the few remaining fire rings along the coast.
This is a response to Jim Mouradick's letter connecting plastic bag bans increased death from food poisoning (see below). I was intrigued by the data to support this claim. I did a little research and was surprised when I saw a very similar letter on a blog written by a Steven Hayward.
Seen from the air, the Mississippi snakes across the terrain in thousands of curves and loops. The landscape is dominated by circular and semicircular arcs, the remains of old meanders. Cutoff loops become ponds or lakes, called bayous.