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  • Iseman, Boyd joined on council by Zur Schmiede

    Iseman, Boyd joined on council by Zur Schmiede
    Laguna Beach City Council members Kelly Boyd and Toni Iseman are headed back to the dais while Planning Commissioner Robert Zur Schmiede earned the third open seat in Tuesday's election.
  • Mailbag: Voters choose new path for council

    A council election story headline in last week's Laguna Beach Independent was "Voters Choose Familiar Names." While certainly council members Toni Iseman and Kelly Boyd are familiar names, Planning Commissioner Rob Zur Schmiede did not start out that...

    Mailbag: Ranch needs to give access to wilderness trails

    Woods Canyon is one of the most spectacular hiking, biking, running and walking trail networks in Southern California, yet it's nearly impossible to visit from Laguna Beach. Laguna's ridges make access to the park treacherous and inaccessible to youth,...

    City Council races: Zur Schmiede holds slight fundraising lead over Madison

    With less than three weeks to go until the election, Robert Zur Schmiede leads all Laguna Beach City Council candidates in total monetary contributions, according to records filed with the city clerk's office. Zur Schmiede, a planning commissioner,...

    Mailbag: Because The Ranch is no Montage

    A recent letter asked why, unlike a prior proposal by Montage Laguna Beach, The Ranch project does not include a public trail through the property (Mailbag, Oct. 17). The Montage was indeed considering a potential trail in return for approval of their...