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 […]
Tag: "Leah Vasquez"
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]