Editor, Marilyn Evans’ letter to the editor (“Project Enables Uncivil Behavior,” July 4, 2012) is right on target. In that letter, she tied growing uncivil homeless behavior to the slow degradation of our most beautiful community. The city should take seriously her eloquent plea to reconsider the plan to build housing for 40 homeless. Simply stated, […]
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Can gratitude foster happiness? Yes, but how? Gratitude forces the spotlight on something – anything – that is positive. An imbalanced focus on the burdens of life, work, family, school, finances or the upcoming holidays can produce fretting, dissatisfaction and brooding. By contrast, when we recognize one simple pleasure in our day, reflect […]
Editor, The Orange County Superior Court’s order tossing the Laguna Terrace controversy to the California Coastal Commission should not escape close scrutiny (“Laguna Terrace Subdivision Thwarted,” July 15). Free people have a fundamental right to own and enjoy private property without interference. Indeed, this basic individual right supports all other political and […]