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  • Mailbag: Controlling outdoor lighting is a dim idea

    Editor's Note: This letter was addressed to the City Council: I know that City Council members Kelly Boyd and Elizabeth Pearson voted against it, but it appears now that Laguna Beach will have the "light police." Is it really necessary to have one...
  • District supports LGBT history bill

    The Laguna Beach Unified School District superintendent reacted positively about a new state law requiring the teaching of lesbian, gay and transgendered history. "History should accurately portray people and events," Supt. Sherine Smith said in a...
  • Laguna Terrace residents remain in limbo

    Laguna Terrace Park residents are in the dark about the future of a proposal that would allow them to buy the land under their mobile homes. Residents have not been informed of what, if any, action the owner of the property or the California Coastal...
  • Our Laguna: VFW fundraiser honors Harry Lawrence, veterans

    All veterans, but particularly one of Laguna's own, were honored July 21 at a fundraiser hosted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5868 at the Laguna Beach Woman's Club. About 75 people attended the tribute for vets and, specifically, Harry James...
  • Mailbag: Individual liberty needs to be upheld

    Judge Ronald L. Bauer's order tossing the Laguna Terrace Park controversy to unelected bureaucrats on the California Coastal Commission should not escape close scrutiny ("Judge rules against owner," July 15). Free people have a fundamental right to own...
  • From Canyon To Cove: For Karger, running is winning

    Long-shot presidential candidate Fred Karger figures he's got a few things going for him as he vies with some heavy-hitting Republicans, including Mitt Romney and Michelle Bachmann, for his party's nomination. For one thing, the Laguna Beach resident...
  • Chasing Down The Muse: Dad lived by his own set of rules

    My father, Crofton Myles Cooper, was born July 11, 1925. While the date of his birth was never in question, the location was much challenged — by my father. Dad wanted to tap into the advantages of dual Mexican-American citizenship. He told the...
  • Briefly In the News

    Glennwood House fund established The Glennwood House has created a fund at the Laguna Beach Community Foundation, in an effort to raise almost $3.4 million for renovating its housing community. Funds raised will go toward building state-of-the-art...
  • Business outlook better this summer

    Business is on an upswing this summer in Laguna Beach. The national and state economic doldrums are far from over, but members of the local hospitality industry, business community and art festivals are reporting a welcome improvement over last year....
  • Community Commentary: Take measures to keep wild animals away

    Coyotes are again in the news this summer, and although over the years I've written several columns about this topic, it bears revisiting. Much of the material below comes from brochures that Laguna Greenbelt Inc. distributed to urban edge neighborhoods...
  • Mailbag: Give artists some leeway on parking

    It is nice living here in a small town where folks watch out after one another. It sometimes seems to me like it is us against the world, and in a community of artists these times can be tight even without floods. The Sawdust Art Festival is made up of...
  • New 'whale tail' license plate makes a big splash

    Laguna Beach graphic artist Bill Atkins and Contra Costa County landscape painter Elizabeth Robinette Tyndall were feted Tuesday as the California Coastal Commission officially announced its new "whale tail" license plate. Atkins is the second Laguna...