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Vigilance in Wildlands is Paying Dividends

Editor, This morning, I was very pleased to see that the surveillance camera is now in place on the Carolyn Wood Knoll.  The camera…plus the LBPD cruiser parked at the end of Alta Laguna appear to have had an impact on after-hour visitation to the Knoll. This morning there were...

More Precautions Needed to Avert Another Disaster

Editor, A walk up on the Carolyn Wood Knoll and out on the West Ridge Trail this morning revealed that the threat of a wildfire is still a harsh reality.  Cigarette butts strewn about the area provide ample evidence that the problem of smoking in the wilderness areas persists. It...

Incendiary Devices Still Present in Wild Lands

Editor, (This was also sent to city officials.) What is it going to take to get the leadership of the city of Laguna Beach to take action? Since hard evidence is needed to substantiate a claim of malfeasance, I submit the photo below to support my assertion that little, if...

Trail Information Source Vanishes

Editor, This morning, I took my regular morning hike out on the Westridge Trail. I was shocked to discover that all four bulletin boards along that particular trail were gone. All that is left at the four sites is some churned up dirt. At least three of those structures have been...