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Why Are We Fighting?

Editor, What has happened to the integrity and honesty of our City Council and mayor? Why are we fighting another ill-conceived project? Why are we wasting our energies when we could be spending our time on projects that have a higher priority? We are spinning our wheels again...

Speakers’ Corner: Why I Support the Open Space Initiative And Why I’m Frustrated With City Hall

By Sam Goldstein I’ve been called by quite a few people and asked, “How can I support the open space initiative?” My response is that I support Measure CC because it will serve to help maintain the distinctive ambiance of Laguna Beach. It will also serve to further...

Royal Hawaiian, a Warning for North Laguna

Editor,   The transformation of the renowned Royal Hawaiian into a noisy neighborhood problem shows the need to balance business and neighborhood interests by compliance with conditional use permit rules. This often difficult process is likely to reappear as owners submit...