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  • Mailbag: Is more gun control needed?

    In response to Marsha Bianchi's letter, "Times have changed since the 2nd Amendment," published in your April 12 edition: Bianchi tries to make a couple of points, the first being very dangerous. She is correct when she says times have changed since...
  • Review: Pageant not just still lifes

    Review: Pageant not just still lifes
    There's a moment in the 1976 comedy "Silent Movie" in which Mel Brooks, playing a Hollywood director, calls the French mime Marcel Marceau and offers him a part. Brooks asks the question through title cards — it's a silent movie, after all —...
  • Mailbag: People control, not animal control

    I have lived in Laguna Beach in the same house bordering the Wood Canyon watershed for the past 49 years. Wildlife by the dozen pass through our backyard including raccoons, possums, rabbits, squirrels, deer, coyotes, bobcats, skunks, owls, hawks, snakes,...
  • 'Renaissance Man,' former UCI professor dies

    'Renaissance Man,' former UCI professor dies
    Highly regarded scientist, food and wine expert and educator Joie Pierce Jones died June 23 after years of failing health. He was 72. A memorial service will be held for the longtime Laguna Beach resident later this year, date and location to be...
  • Signatures moving Village Entrance toward ballot

    Signatures moving Village Entrance toward ballot
    In less than an hour Wednesday afternoon, Laguna Beach resident Paul Merritt gathered 25 signatures to kick-start his push to put the Village Entrance project on the ballot. Merritt, clipboard in hand, approached walkers and drivers in a corner of the...
  • Mailbag: Good e-cigs are powerful anti-smoking tool

    I am a Laguna Beach resident and the owner of E-Cig City in Laguna Beach. I have read David Hansen's column for years and was in complete shock when I was bombarded by many people in regard to his Sept. 20 column in the Coastline Pilot. I am sorry about...
  • FPPC letter says Pearson can vote on Village Entrance with restrictions

    Mayor Pro Tem Elizabeth Pearson's job at the Laguna Playhouse and her voting on the Village Entrance project did not pose a conflict of interest, according to the California Fair Political Practices Commission. The FPPC, which oversees elected officials...
  • Mailbag: We want our say on Village Entrance

    In reference to the proposed Village Entrance Parking Structure: A July 5 Los Angeles Times story, "The O.C. Tollway needs to refinance debt," is about the tollway going deeper into debt to avoid bankruptcy. The State Treasurer is backing the $2.2...
  • Council votes to bid out employee benefits contract

    The City Council voted Tuesday to invite brokerages that service city employees' medical benefits to bid for a contract with Laguna Beach. Representatives of two city employee associations convinced the City Council to reject a staff recommendation to...
  • Seniors spend years waiting for apartment

    Seniors spend years waiting for apartment
    As Susana Cruciana strolls down Second Street, she recounts details of a past Laguna. "There was a roller skating rink on the corner," said Cruciana, 63. Then she turns slightly and points to another site where sits a pale green, two-story Laguna...
  • Our Laguna: Rohrabacher makes the rounds

    "Getting to Know You" has been U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher's theme song since new areas were added last year to the 48th District that he represents. Last weekend, he lunched with the Laguna Beach Rotary Club on Friday at Aliso Creek Inn and brunched...
  • Parent urges district policy for sensitive topics

    A parent wants the Laguna Beach Unified School District to set parameters for what sensitive topics teachers can appropriately discuss with students. Anita Razin asked the school board April 23 to consider adopting a policy on how to communicate with...