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Solving Congestion With Peripheral Parking

Solving Congestion With Peripheral Parking

Editor, This week, the last of the old coin-operated parking meters in Laguna Beach are being replaced with smart meters. Please take a look at what San Francisco is doing about parking. This is how San Francisco has implemented a parking solution: http://sfpark.org/ The map you see is a real-time map of available parking spots. […]

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Local Currents: Local Solutions to Exotic Problems

Local Currents: Local Solutions to Exotic Problems

“We aren’t doing takeout orders over the phone, you have to come in.”  — Umami Burger receptionist Planning dinner during finals week can be a bit dicey with schedules in flux and study groups coming and going. As I was returning from a joint meeting of the Eco Warrior Project and Growers First in Arch […]

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Cracking the Bat for Six Decades

Cracking the Bat for Six Decades

Photos by Mitch Ridder                                                      

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Forget the Keys; Make Way for Cycling Culture

Forget the Keys; Make Way for Cycling Culture

Editor,   Now that we saw Billy Fried’s excellent biking map of Laguna last week (“Peddling the Uncongested Path,” Letters, Feb. 17), Mike Hoag and I have a proposal to further promote bicycling and walking in this town.   We have seen the success of what are known as Ciclavias in other cities. The concept originated in Bogota, Colombia, and has […]

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Wanted for Posterity: Views Erased by Time

Wanted for Posterity: Views Erased by Time

 History hunters need now and then photo locations   Arcadia Publishing developed a nitch exploiting local history with its “Images of America” paperbacks about local towns, including 2009’s edition about Laguna Beach. Author Claire Vogel relied heavily on the Laguna Beach Historical Society and its treasurer Gene Felder.   The company now is pursuing a […]