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  • 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...
  • Mailbag: Teachers should not initiate inappropriate discussions

    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 time on topics of no academic value, relevance, or meaning —...
  • Undergrounding timeline at issue

    Six years is too long to get underground utility wires buried, a flabbergasted Councilman Bob Whalen said when he learned the timeline for completion of two areas approved Tuesday. The council approved initial funding for undergrounding a district area...
  • Out of the Blue: Speak up against San Onofre

    Amid a spate of promising economic news, home values are climbing. Now for the bad news. For the first time in human history, the concentration of climate-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is nearing the milestone level of 400 parts per million....
  • Mailbag: Incivility at skate park meeting shocking

    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. While valid points were made by opponents of the skate park concept, some residents who...
  • Out of the Blue: Stand up against Monsanto

    If you believe you have a right to know what you put in your body, join us at 11 a.m. Saturday at Main Beach for the March Against Monsanto. If you believe our Aliso Beach fire pits are a sacred right to enjoy a bonfire at the beach, let your local...