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Let Aliso Creek Take Nature’s Path

Let Aliso Creek Take Nature’s Path

By Tex Haines Sixty truckloads of sand flush out into the ocean every time the Aliso Creek berm is breached. It is fairly simple math to calculate the volume of sand. It is a truncated pyramid approximately 50 yards at the base, 20 yards across the top, 20 yards wide and three yards deep: 1800 […]

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There’s Always Next Year

There’s Always Next Year

To the Community: On behalf of the Laguna Beach Patriots Day Parade Association, I want to thank you for your support of our parade this year and for your understanding of our decision to cancel. Mother Nature has been kind to us for many years by not raining on our parade. The last cancellation was […]

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Calling Out Proponents of View Protection

Calling Out Proponents of View Protection

Editor, In a previous letter to the editor, I correctly predicted the tactics that would be used by Village Laguna and their followers – intimidating people directly or indirectly, doomsday words like there will be no trees in Laguna (“Council Disregards its Pledge,” Letters, Nov. 29.), accusing City Council members of sleight of hand (most of […]

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Sea Lion Ills Tied to Over-Population

Sea Lion Ills Tied to Over-Population

Editor, Re: “A Second Influx of Sick Animals Arrives,” April 19 edition. The article about sick animals (sea lions) goes in to great detail about no food, etc. I understand the situation to be this if you invite 10 people over for dinner and 40 show up there will not be enough food. What has […]

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Tree Supporters Remain Rooted

Tree Supporters Remain Rooted

Editor, May I extend a heartfelt thanks to all of you who fought so hard for the survival of the 11 historic trees in Bluebird Canyon. Thank you for your letters of support, your e-mails, your calls, your rushed speeches last Tuesday, and your warmth. Reluctantly, the council’s decision to remove these trees was made […]

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God Trumps Mother Nature

God Trumps Mother Nature

Editor,   I find it hard to sympathize with those that complained about Mission Hospital purchasing parcels abutting their current location. It’s about time that they had a wake-up call. Just because you are trying to save some weeds and space for a small group of hikers and bird watchers does not give you exclusive […]

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Weather or Not

Weather or Not

October Surprise! Mother Nature gave us an early wake up call in a big way Tuesday morning with a spectacular light show accompanied by ear piercing thunder and torrential downpours and even pea-sized hail to make things real interesting.   This is our second such event of this kind in the past three weeks. Thunder […]