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Elections

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  • Chasing Down The Muse: Politics brings change — and stasis

    Did you vote for change, or to maintain the status quo? Elections bring out the best and the worst of mudslinging and spit-hurling. I for one, am grateful that the votes have been cast and I no longer need to listen to endless dispersions of one...
  • Sounding Off: No. 3 — redevelopment

    Editor's note: City Manager Ken Frank is retiring in December after 30 years with the city. In this column, he shares what he sees as the top 10 most significant accomplishments of the city administration during the past three decades. * No. 3 on the...
  • Verde Laguna: Time to work together for environment

    No matter how you cast your vote on Tuesday, now we have to work together. As Jon Stewart said at the "Rally to Restore Sanity" last weekend, "We hear every damn day about how fragile our country is — on the brink of catastrophe — torn by...
  • Susi Q executive director retires

    Bea Field, who came out of retirement to lead Laguna Beach Seniors Inc. in the successful transition from the cramped Legion Hall to the spacious Susi Q, has retired. Carole Zavala, who convinced Field to apply for the job as executive director of the...
  • Mailbag: Grateful for help after fire

    Two and a half months ago our home caught on fire and burned with our beloved pets and treasures inside. Luckily our lives and those of our pets were spared, but two-thirds of our home was lost. During the night of the fire and in the weeks that...
  • Mailbag: Visit to Bee Canyon landfill is eye-opening

    On Veterans Day, about 45 members of Transition Laguna visited the Frank R. Bowerman Landfill in Bee Canyon in the hills beyond the 241 Toll Road in Irvine. We also had some visitors from Transition Los Angeles. We were shown around by Eric Hobson,...
  • Mailbag: Missed opportunity in street projects

    With regard to the $1.6 million street resurfacing project on Pacific Coast Highway and Laguna's residential streets, and the ongoing $10,000 change-order for striping and final adjustments, now would be a good time to recall the updated policy from...
  • Cast votes for favorite holiday windows

    The Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot is sponsoring its second annual Holiday Window Contest for local retailers. Community members may cast their ballots for one or more retail windows in any part of town that they think have the best holiday decorations....
  • 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...
  • Iseman selected as mayor

    The seating arrangement on the dais in the City Council chambers may have changed but the faces haven't. Incumbents Toni Iseman, Kelly Boyd and Elizabeth Pearson were re-installed Tuesday, winners of the 2010 City Council election, bucking a national...