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Calling Home

Editor, The controversy over the proposed homeless shelter in Laguna Canyon carries me back to a similar situation more than 25 years ago when Friendship Shelter first got started. We had been running a temporary shelter at St. Mary’s, organized by Rev. Colin Henderson and...

Activist Calls For New Restaurant and Bar

Fred Karger, who founded the Save the Boom!!! campaign to try and save Laguna’s historic Boom Boom Room and Coast Inn, appeared on radio station KX 93.5 FM’s  morning show “Real Lives” Saturday, Dec. 1 to talk about his continuing effort to bring a gay restaurant and bar back to...

Political Lowdown

Saturday, Oct. 6:  Pros and Cons on the Ballot,  Unitarian Univeralist Fellowship, 436 Cypress Dr., 10 a.m., also a League event. Monday, Oct. 8: Council Candidates Forum, 7 p.m., South Coast Water District, 31592 West St., hosted by the So. Laguna Civic Assoc. Wednesday, Oct....

Opening Follows Democrats’ Nominating Convention

The Laguna Beach Democratic Club’s members and volunteers kick off President Obama’s re-election campaign with an official opening of the local headquarters with a 7-10 p.m. entertainment Saturday, Sept. 8, at 1401 S. Coast Highway. Expect an appearance by Nick I, light...

No Place for Partisanship

Editor: Guilt by association is, at best, a crude political tool.  It may be understandable, although no less offensive, in a letter from someone one who appears to be one of the clique that will do or say (or conceal) anything to perpetuate their control (letter from James Dorf,...

Endorsement Raises Questions for Gay Voter

Editor:   City Council candidate Steve Dicterow’s very first major endorsement came from Republican Congressman Dana Rohrbacher.  Dicterow was and is very proud of it, and even hosted Rohrbacher as a featured guest at his campaign kick-off party recently. Now Mr....

Quixotic Karger’s Reach for the Oval Office

Local resident Fred Karger’s quest to be taken seriously on the presidential campaign trail is examined in today’s Los Angeles Times. The story follows his double transformation from closeted political strategist to openly gay GOP presidential hopeful. Indy readers...