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Iseman Draws Praise for Creative Thinking

Editor, In observing Toni Iseman at City Council meetings, I have found that she consistently shows respect for and listens to residents’ concerns, finding creative solutions to their problems. At the Firebrand Media forum last week, Iseman again showed herself to be a bold,...

Supports Housing for Homeless

Editor, We support Friendship Shelter’s proposal for permanent supportive housing for Laguna’s homeless. The City Council did a good thing five years ago in setting up the alternative sleeping location. For a number of those who were homeless at that time, just having a place to...

Entrance is City-Funded Welfare for Businesses

Editor, I understand that the council will now be giving a period of public input on the village entrance project. Still, I believe that until this revenue-bond project is rejected by the City Council, people will continue to express their opposition. From my investigation of a...

Voicing Support for Open Space Drive

Editor: Among Lagunans there seems to be unanimity that we are most fortunate to live in such a physically beautiful place.  Indeed, we moved here for that reason. As much as the ocean views, open space defines the character of Laguna Beach and differentiates us from surrounding...