Editor, Many thanks for reporting on the new Aliso Creek Reclamation Facility (“Plant Prevents Runoff From Reaching the Sea,” May 2 edition). I especially appreciated remarks by SCWD staff linking this project to better ocean water quality. Last week’s visiting gray whales close by 1000 Steps and Aliso Beach and many ocean swimmers certainly appreciate […]
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An educational video featuring Laguna Beach’s Marine Protected Areas was released this week by the Laguna Bluebelt Coalition, five organizations whose mission aims to protect and restore marine life. Short, fun and informative, it features local personalities Patsee Ober, Mike Beanan and marine safety Capt. Tom Trager along with stunning photos of Laguna’s underwater marine […]
Editor, The start of the new year is a good time to consider where our energies as a city should be focused. Most people agree that public safety is one of the top priorities. Having laws, fire and police are of course tent poles. But long-term safety requires a sustainable infrastructure for power, water […]
Editor, Laguna Beach has no citywide water recycling system. With ocean diesel power requirements to extract, filter and re-distribute seawater, we will likely have the highest energy per capita use for water management in the state if not the country. Stormwater cisterns located under parks, parking lots and streets throughout our steep terrain can capture millions […]