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Where’s Mitt? Not at Laguna’s GOP HQ

A life-size cutout of Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney was reported stolen Thursday from 1464 S. Coast Highway, site of the Laguna Beach Republican headquarters, police said. The cutout is described as a 6’2” replica cutout of a smiling Romney in a suit, Capt. Jason...

Rollinger and Whalen Both Buy Onto GOP Mailers

Editor, This is a follow-up to Peter Navarro’s letter in the local newspapers last week (“Whalen’s Engineering Bids for GOP Voters,” Letters, Oct. 18) condemning as unethical the practice of candidate of one party – in this case Democrats — buying endorsements in “slate...

Whalen’s Electioneering Bids for GOP Voters

Editor, As Election Day approaches and with absentee voters already casting their ballots, I strongly urge all Laguna Beach residents to vote in the non-partisan City Council race for the candidate rather than for party affiliation. That said, I understand party affiliation...

Consider the Source

Editor, I don’t know everything about Congressman Dana Rohrabacher but a couple of recent letters bad-mouthing him using childish insulting terminology pretty well convinces me that Rohrbacher must in fact be a fine gentleman and a competent congressman. Note to Mary Dolphin. ...

Not in Obama’s Corner

Editor, I had to laugh at Roger Carter’s letter in last week’s Indy. His fear that “Mitt Romney will buy the next election” is laughable at best. Roger, you have a very short memory. In 2008, Team Obama raised $761 million to McCains’ $238 million. Obama became the first U.S....

Association With Rohrabacher Doesn’t Gain His Vote

Editor, In a few months Mitt Romney will buy the White House with millions from many unnamed donors and corporations. I was surprised and sad to hear Dana Rohrabacher will be representing Laguna Beach in the newly created 48th District and that he attended Laguna Beach city...