Rob Zur Schmiede’s detractors have taken great pains to spin his experience and accomplishments to convince us he is not qualified to be a council person. Contrary to the spin doctors spin, Rob’s achievements, in over 36 years of toil in both private and public sectors, more than qualify him to be a council person. […]
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Chris Toy, a member of a committee appointed nearly a year ago to devise a new view ordinance for Laguna Beach, expressed profound disapproval of the latest draft during a public meeting this past Tuesday, Dec. 3. With new stipulations, the current draft reads like a contract put together by city staff and attorneys, […]
Editor, Several years ago, Buena Park’s City Council decided to remove a whole street of beautiful old jacranda trees because their roots were affecting the sidewalk. I remember thinking, “Thank God I don’t live in a city where they would cut down old trees to maintain flat sidewalks.” Little did I know that I did live in such a city. Now we have […]
Comments raised during a hearing Tuesday served to highlight key points of contention in a draft Laguna Beach view ordinance, such as balancing the right to a view with the pleasure of foliage, the perimeter allowed for a claim, and whether the date of purchase matters in determining view rights. Of a smaller crowd of […]