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What Was He Thinking?

I have always liked Jon. We all like Jon and I am totally bummed by the article in The Register, but what could Jon have been thinking? Charlotte Masarik, Laguna Beach  

Rely on Respected Veterans

Editor, I didn’t get a chance to speak at the last City Council hearing regarding permanent supportive housing and I think of all of us who’ve been serving meals at the ASL for four-plus years that also did not get to speak… For more than 20 years, Friendship...

Art Seen 8/9/13

Auction Replenishes Fund for Hard Times The annual Artists’ Benevolence Fund Art Auction takes place at the Sawdust Festival on Sunday, Aug. 11; silent bidding takes place from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Healy House and the live auction held on the main entertainment deck from 2...

Predicting an Entrance Bailout

Editor, In reference to the proposed village entrance parking structure: In the Los Angeles Times on July 5 there is a report, “The O.C. Tollway needs to refinance debt,” which is about the tollway going deeper into debt to avoid bankruptcy.  The state Treasurer is...

End Open Space Funding Drought

Editor, I am writing this in response to Mr. Gasparotti’s commentary to Measure CC (“Measure Lacks Transparency,” Letters, Sept. 28) As he mentioned, for the past several years the city has been quietly purchasing key properties using California Prop. 12 funds. He must...

Angered Over Hospital’s Purchase

Editor: It is now known that Mission Regional Medical Center has “outbid”, rather it has undercut, the city for a 7.8-acre parcel of land on Mar Vista Avenue that sits adjacent to the hospital.  The property features a popular public trail connecting to Badlands Park and Aliso...