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Activist Calls For New Restaurant and Bar

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 Laguna Beach. “When the Boom […]

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Political Lowdown

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. 10: Pros and Cons on the Ballot Issues:  Democratic Club, […]

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Opening Follows Democrats’ Nominating Convention

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 refreshments, and camaraderie. The former Boom Boom Room bar now bedecked with political […]

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No Place for Partisanship

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, Aug. 18); it is much less […]

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Endorsement Raises Questions for Gay Voter

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. Dicterow just needs to explain to the gay population of Laguna Beach why he […]

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Quixotic Karger's Reach for the Oval Office

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 learned of his first personal campaign to save the Boom Boom Room gay bar in 2006. […]