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  • Mailbag: Skateboarding debate goes downhill

    A letter writer recently wrote a secondhand report (apparently she wasn't there) concerning two seventh-grade skateboarders who allege that a black Mercedes tried to hit them on Skyline Drive on March 28. If that actually happened, it is not noted in...
  • Group wants tax to buy open spaces

    A citizens group announced Monday a drive to put a tax initiative on the ballot to buy up vacant city parcels to preserve pockets of green space within city limits. Citizens for the Preservation of Open Space is looking for voter approval of a flat...
  • Bluebelt Coalition recognized for support of marine reserve

    The City Council on Tuesday honored the Laguna Bluebelt Coalition for its successful campaign to include Laguna Beach in the California network of marine reserves. "I have seen these people in action," said Mayor Toni Iseman, one of the four council...
  • Mailbag: Steinbeck's daughter-in-law says 'Travels' is true

    Any educated scholar who has studied that journey knows that Bill Steigerwald simply hasn't enough facts to "debunk" that journey ("Sorry, Charley, Was Steinbeck's 'Travels with Charley' a fraud?" Reason magazine, April 2011"). For some reason the...
  • Mailbag: Those who want open spaces can pay for it

    In short, if you want additional "open spaces," pay for it yourselves and stop trying to loot it from others in the form of a vote in which you hide behind ("Group seeks open spaces," April 22). Regarding the use of a poll to support this drive, I, as...
  • Mailbag: Open Space Initiative doesn't compute

    Promoters of the Open Space Initiative for Laguna Beach claim the $20 million it raises by imposing additional taxes on every property owner will fund the acquisition of 550 acres of open space. This claim is patently false. Most of the land in question...
  • 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....
  • From Canyon To Cove: Plugging along on his way to the primary

    From Canyon To Cove: Plugging along on his way to the primary
    Fred Karger is on a roll. He says last week he was the first presidential candidate to personally file for the New Hampshire primary. Then he learned that his nemeses, the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) and ProtectMarriage.com, lost a federal...
  • Committee shows some 'teeth'

    The Heritage Committee, which has long complained of impotence, flexed its muscles at the Nov. 16 council meeting to convince city officials to back two of its power plays. At the request of the committee, city officials imposed a year's moratorium on...
  • Mailbag: Where have all the honeybees gone?

    Where have all the honeybees gone? Honeybees have been mysteriously disappearing across the planet, vanishing from their hives and the cause is still being debated by scientists. Did you know that a bee can pollinate 100,000 flowers a day, but who is...
  • From Canyon To Cove: A frank and funny sendoff for the city manager

    Those seeking a glimpse into the future of Laguna Beach under incoming city manager John Pietig might want to take a clue from outgoing City Manager Ken Frank's taste in music. On Monday night, John Denver's "Rocky Mountain High" rang out as several...