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  • Council votes to readopt height limit

    The Laguna Beach City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to readopt a citywide 36-foot maximum building height ordinance, a provision of an initiative voted for by residents in 1971. Although the initiative was invalidated by the California Court of...
  • Rohrabacher skips candidates' forum

    Rohrabacher skips candidates' forum
    Attendees may have been puzzled as to why Friday's congressional candidates' forum, hosted by the League of Women's Voters in Laguna Beach, wasn't attended by both candidates. The missing candidate, incumbent Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa), asserts he...
  • About 100 people turn out for anti-bullying rally

    About 100 people turn out for anti-bullying rally
    A group of about 100 people gathered at Main Beach on Friday and marched toward City Hall to protest bullying and promote kindness. Cars honked their horns as they crossed Coast Highway to Broadway Street in the People's March Against Bullying, showing...
  • City Council: 2 appointments made to Design Review Board

    One seat on the Board of Adjustment/Design Review Board is still up for grabs. The City Council on Oct. 16 appointed Monica L. Simpson and Robin Zur Schmiede to the board for terms to start Feb. 1 and run through Jan. 31, 2015. Councilman Kelly Boyd has...
  • Mailbag: Measure CC is unnecessary taxation

    Much has already been written on Measure CC, the Open Space Initiative that would implement a $10 per month per parcel tax to acquire open space parcels. The proponent's arguments just don't stand up to close examination. Their arguments include: •...
  • Chasing Down the Muse: Voting does matter

    "Part of what makes America strong is our resilience, tenacity, innovation and our willingness to be optimistic about our future." — Valerie Jarrett The heavy gray cloud cover had given way to a different sky as I drove south that day. Layers of...
  • Election countdown: Five candidates vie for two council spots

    The election is less than two weeks away. The Coastline Pilot offers a last look at the five candidates for City Council. * Name: Steven Dicterow Age: 57 Occupation: Attorney, small business owner Education: bachelors degree, State University of...
  • Election 2012: Discontent among local Dems

    The Laguna Beach City Council election is nonpartisan race, but you would never know it based on some of the campaign literature and rhetoric. Steven Dicterow, who has identified himself as the only Republican candidate, is endorsed by Rep. Dana...
  • Election 2012: Candidates discuss arts issues at forum

    Laguna Beach is all about art — unless it's about money — according to the five City Council candidates at the Arts Alliance forum, which was held at the air-conditioned Playhouse on a sweltering Saturday. The candidates all pledged their...
  • Water reuse and sewer pipeline replacement discussed

    The South Laguna Civic Assn. surveyed the six South Coast Water District candidates about issues pertinent to Laguna Beach, such as Aliso Creek, water recycling and the five-year Tunnel Stabilization and Sewer Pipeline Replacement Project. Laguna Beach...
  • Commentary: Rohrabacher's absence was voters' loss

    The League of Women Voters of Orange Coast feels compelled to respond to Rep. Dana Rohrabacher's statement as quoted in your article ("Candidate a no-show at forum," Oct. 25): "Years ago, I participated in several forums by the League of Women Voters...
  • Election 2012: Financial statements filed

    Mayor Pro Tem Verna Rollinger, one of the two incumbents running for reelection to the City Council, has accumulated the biggest war chest of the campaign, as of Oct. 20. Donations to her campaign since she announced her candidacy in September of 2011,...