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Tree lover supports view ordinance

Editor, Our civic literary culture has been enriched and enhanced immeasurably by the nature writing of Ellen Girardeau Kempler. Her “keep it wild” bio-essays for the Laguna Canyon Foundation always eloquently and informatively articulated sound environmental ethics....

Eye on Nature: Eucalyptus Trees, Rooted in Laguna’s Art History

By Ellen Girardeau Kempler   Fixed in oil and watercolor by the plein air artists who established Laguna’s art colony, the eucalyptus seems integral to our local landscape. With their graceful height, brick-colored bark, fragrant leaves, feathery flowers and button-like...

Tree Battle Continues to Smolder

Editor:   In response to the editorial by Ms. Christoph (“Tree Time Passes,” Nov. 18),  why go back just to our forefathers and foremothers (they didn’t always know what they were doing if you look at history)? Let’s go back to mother nature and see what she would think...