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Tag: "Laguna Beach Republicans"

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A Day of Politics and Fun in the Sun

A Day of Politics and Fun in the Sun

Editor, On behalf of Laguna Beach Republicans we want to thank all those local Laguna Beach residents who came out last Saturday for a celebration at the LB GOP 2014 Voter Education Headquarters, located in the Big Pink building on Laguna Canyon Road (between the SUP store and the car detailing shop). We had Shirley’s […]

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Speaker's Corner

Speaker’s Corner

Good Schools Deserve Good Management Let’s be clear, in civic affairs it is positive to point out negatives that need to be addressed to preserve overall positive outcomes.  Concomitantly, it is negative to be positive but in denial about negatives impeding optimal results. So it is positive that people are questioning the school board’s recent […]

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Collision Over Preservation and Property Rights

Collision Over Preservation and Property Rights

By Howard Hills After my grandmother Julia Hills passed away in 1963 we bought a new home in Wood’s Cove. Her old cottage above Boat Canyon that we loved was sold and demolished to make way for a church. My wife and kids knew that my sense of loss about my childhood home was one of […]

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Portraits From Laguna’s Street People

Portraits From Laguna’s Street People

  Early Memories of the Homeless in Laguna I remember as a kid driving back home to Laguna after a day at the Fun Zone up in Newport.  After dark we rode the auto ferry to Balboa Island, crossed the old bridge into Corona del Mar and headed south on PCH. Looking out the window […]

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Help and Hope for At-Risk Students

Help and Hope for At-Risk Students

Led admirably by Principal Joanne Culverhouse, the educators at LBHS who we count on to keep students safe and help at risk young people have come up with a bold idea that can bring the light of truth into one of the darkest corners of our lives. On May 12 the doors of the Artists’ Theatre will open up so students, parents and the community […]

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Council Expands Village Entrance Dialogue

Council Expands Village Entrance Dialogue

Before a packed house, the Laguna Beach City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to step up community outreach on the disputed village entrance project and also approved funds for soil analysis and odor control at the sewer lift station within the project. Even so, many residents expressed skepticism that city officials would consider their views even […]

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Delighted by Local GOP Successes

Delighted by Local GOP Successes

Editor, I would like to gratefully thank all of my volunteers for their hard work and dedication during this election cycle. It was a battle well fought and even though we did not win at the national level, we did very well at the local level. We supported our newly redistricted Congressman Dana Rohrbacher, representatives […]

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Political Lowdown

Political Lowdown

Many Venues to Hear Candidates Firsthand Incumbent City Council members Elizabeth Pearson and Kelly Boyd this week endorsed fellow incumbent Jane Egly and challenger Robert Whalen in the election for Laguna’s City Council on Nov. 6. They host a meet and greet event at the Marine Room on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Laguna Beach Republicans invite […]

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Do These Republicans Share a Common Stance?

Do These Republicans Share a Common Stance?

Editor, In last week’s paper, Michele Hall, president of the Laguna Beach Republicans, as part of her letter endorsing Steve Dicterow for City Council (“GOP HQ Supports Dicterow,” Letters, Aug. 17), wrote that, “as Republicans, we believe in individual freedoms, less government intrusion into our lives and our pocketbooks, and above all the United States.” […]

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GOP HQ Supports Dicterow

GOP HQ Supports Dicterow

Editor, As president of the Laguna Beach Republicans, I feel it is my duty to respond to “A Surprise Among His Supporters,” Aug. 10. Laguna Beach Republicans support all candidates who are registered Republican voters. We do not discriminate regarding race, gender or what position the candidate is seeking. LBR is proudly supporting Steve Dicterow because not […]

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Campaign 2012

Campaign 2012

GOP Club Names New President Michele Oliver Hall will succeed Amy Kramer as president of Laguna Beach Republicans. Hall will also serve as the county GOP chair for her hometown. Hall, who attended LBHS and graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in conservation and resource studies, worked for the Los Angeles political consultant Wessel […]