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  • 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...
  • Artcetera

     Artcetera
    Art Walk Join member galleries from 6 to 9 p.m. the first Thursday of each month for a festive cultural evening. The next Art Walk is Thursday. Asterisk [*] denotes the participating galleries. Dedicated shuttle service starts at 6:15 p.m. from the...
  • 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...
  • Mailbag: What to do with $200,000 windfall?

    The city has a $200,000 windfall and some say the best use of funds is to help buy land in South Laguna for the Community Garden. Personally, I would love to see more community gardens throughout town. But, is this the best use of funds? Citizen...
  • 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...
  • Election 2012: Deadline to apply for mail-in ballots is Oct. 30

    More and more folks are voting via mail-in ballots, touted as a convenience for busy citizens. Oct. 30 is the deadline to apply for mail-in ballots. Applications for the mail-in ballots are available in the city clerk's office in City Hall or the...
  • 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,...
  • Our Laguna: A night of 'Schlock and Awe'

     Our Laguna: A night of 'Schlock and Awe'
    The cast and crew of "Schlock and Awe" seemed to have as much fun as the audience at the gala performance Sunday of "Lagunatics," which celebrated its 20th anniversary this year. A beaming "Lagunatics" founder and director Bree Burgess Rosen had culled...