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Political Briefs

Madison Loses Key Supporter Incumbent Kelly Boyd, after remaining steadfast in his support of Laguna Beach City Council candidate Jon Madison over the last month, reversed himself this week. “I waited patiently for his information to come in,” said Boyd, referring to the...

Bike Fatalities Marginalized Compared to Cop’s Death

Editor, It has been three months since John Colvin’s fatal-hit-and-run in Emerald Bay. In an email from his wife Joan, I’ve learned she still has no accident report from the LBPD. Following three separate motorcades, last month the LBPD reminded us again of our...

Senior Center Looks For a Younger Crowd

By Kellie Hall, Special to the Independent Residents over 55 are the fastest growing demographic in Laguna Beach, and the volunteers and staff of the Susi Q senior center are trying to cater to them and bring in younger participants. The median age of local residents reported on...

Thanks for Supporting Artists

Editor, I want to express my gratitude to the Laguna Beach Independent for taking seriously its role to both examine and support the art community of our town. Recently, I was a part of the initial “Art Along the Coast” studio tour. The Indy recognized that it was a...

Letters Reflect Town Opinion

Editor, Stunewslaguna.com, our online “newspaper” is supposedly the most read Laguna Beach news source in Laguna and the world, but in a recent e mail, publisher Stu Saffer indicated he is not getting many letters to the editor and therefore has been printing only a...

The Write Stuff 8/30/13

  Library Hosts Local Author   Thomas Osborne, local author and columnist for Laguna Beach Independent, will be at Laguna Beach Library on Monday, Sept. 16, at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. He will answer questions and sign copies of his most recent work, “Pacific Eldorado,” which...
Posted On 29 Aug 2013

Appreciation for Acknowledging Patriotism

Editor, Many thanks to the Laguna Beach Independent for covering our annual memorial “Remembering With Flowers and Flags,” May 31 edition). It was rewarding to see the many children, veterans and other patriots attending this function. It is to remember the fallen and for the...

Kudos for Tower Story

Editor, Thank you for the wonderful article featuring the Laguna Beach Lifeguard Tower in last Friday’s issue of the Laguna Beach Independent. “Restoring The Town’s Sentimental Sentinel” provided excellent insight and information on the importance of preserving the...

Appreciation for Two Articles

Editor, Thank you so much for including the article about Michael Lewis in the May 27 edition of the Laguna Beach Independent. I also wanted to let you know that I enjoyed the article about Charles and Rebecca Brady “Taking a Flight Into History,” also May 27. Their story could...