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Election 2014

Council Race Fundraising Kicks Off City Council candidate Robert M. Zur Schmiede’s campaign kicks off with a reception and fundraiser on Sunday, March 16, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at Aliso Creek Inn, 31106 Coast Highway. The reception, hosted by supporters Mark Christy and Betsy...

Where’s Mitt? Not at Laguna’s GOP HQ

A life-size cutout of Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney was reported stolen Thursday from 1464 S. Coast Highway, site of the Laguna Beach Republican headquarters, police said. The cutout is described as a 6’2” replica cutout of a smiling Romney in a suit, Capt. Jason...

Getting Out 10/26/12

Thriller Debuts in Halloween Benefit “Mirror Image,” filmed in Laguna Beach by local resident and executive producer Joey DePinto, will premiere on Oct. 28 at South Coast Cinema in a benefit for Irvine’s Guard A Heart, a non-profit foundation whose “Know Your Risk, Inspire Life”...

Speaker Takes Up Arms Against ‘War on Women’

Lori Vandermeir, president of the Orange County chapter of the National Organization for Women, speaks at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, about the assault on women’s issues since the 2010 election. The talk takes place at the Democratic Club headquarters, 1401 S.  Coast Highway.

Election Picks Via the Grapevine

Editor, Word is spreading across Laguna to vote for Verna Rollinger and no one else. Bob Whalen and Jane Egly are Democrats but they are not endorsed by the Democratic Club of Laguna because of their voting record on the school board and city council. Dicterow’s campaign...

Endorsing Lack of Alignment

Editor: Candidates Bob Whalen and Jane Egly remain unendorsed by any of the very partisan groups in town: Village Laguna, the Democratic Club, the Republicans or Taxpayers. Good for them! This places candidates Whalen and Egly right where most of the citizens in Laguna Beach want...

Democrats’ Club Disappoints

Editor: I am stunned to find out that the LB Democratic Club is only endorsing Verna Rollinger for City Council. What happened to being inclusive? When did a purity litmus test rule our party? And sadly, how does one group rule the Democratic Club in Laguna Beach? This Laguna...