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Tag: "Leah Vasquez"

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Corrections

Corrections

The story “Top Nonprofit Execs Earn 6 Figure Salaries” in the Aug. 29 edition incorrectly characterized the size of grants by the Marlisa Foundation, which have been as much as $3 million. The story “Village Entry Plan Moves Ahead” in the Sept. 5 edition incorrectly reported the makeup of a group that proposed an alternate design for […]

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Permanent Supportive Housing Ill-Advised in Flood Plain

Permanent Supportive Housing Ill-Advised in Flood Plain

Editor, It saddens me that the Friendship Shelter and City Council have created a situation in opposition to complete support for both preservation of Laguna Canyon and those in great need. Respectfully I must choose preservation of natural resources, wildlife habitats and open space knowing that forethought and wise decisions  must be based on historical evidence […]

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Village Matters: Landscape of Legend

Village Matters: Landscape of Legend

We could trace the development of the town through the eyes of Laguna’s plein air painters, Kleitsch adding color, Hinkle subduing the landscape with white and black.  Still the landscape was predominant as the buildings were fitted in and plantings made the cottages home. These plein air landscapes—views of canyons, mountains, village, coastline and ocean […]

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Ode to Cars

Ode to Cars

Editor, In ’64 few cars drove after five but then one could on asphalt be and survive. Fifty years since whizzing cars took oak arbors stripping highway’s center divider. We’ll never catch up before it changes again half- century later no wiser than then. To be or not, the $64 million question: LetLagunaVote.com determine this […]

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Dipping Into a Sea of Hidden Delights

Dipping Into a Sea of Hidden Delights

Editor, Tom Osborne’s  insightful and informative Green Light (Dec.  23) on Steinbeck, Tide Pool and Stars reveals a little- known John Steinbeck as an amateur marine biologist and his less- known friend, Dr. Ed Ricketts. In this short, beautifully articulated article, Osborne drops us into a sea of hidden delights where one can imagine Steinbeck […]

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Deeper Meaning in Purloined Knitting

Deeper Meaning in Purloined Knitting

Editor, I read with bemusement in this week’s online news the attack on our art as exhibitors in the Sawdust Festival. It is especially disturbing when it is artist against artist within a forum dedicated to creative expression. With   similar experience as a reminder to such overt disrespect, unfortunately it is neither uncommon nor a stranger to art. Take […]