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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • City responds to Grand Jury report on salaries

    Information about city employees' salaries are easier to find after the Orange County Grand Jury in June dinged the city for its lack of transparency. The information, which was formerly available but scattered on the city's website, has been...
  • Rohrabacher addresses City Council

    The Laguna Niguel City Council held a special meeting Tuesday with Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) to discuss his views and work on various issues, should he be elected as the congressman for the newly redrawn 48th Congressional District. That new...
  • 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...
  • Mailbag: It's up to the media to tell the truth

    In the quest to appear fair, journalists in both print and on TV have betrayed simple honesty. Washington has ceased to govern and is actively sabotaging the economy, and the main creators of obstacles are the Congressional Republicans. And no one in the...