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Bad Behavior by Park Opponents

Editor, On Thursday, May 10 a ‘neighborhood’ meeting was held at Moulton Meadows Park. The meeting was called because Mayor Kelly Boyd, and Councilmen Steve Dicterow have been working tirelessly for months to finally get a skate park built here in Laguna Beach for our youth. They...

What Are We So Afraid Of?

Editor, This past week I have been getting emails and seeing posts on Facebook, which are rabidly against the proposed skatepark in Moulton Meadows park. I am surprised to see such fear around what a skateboard-structure may bring. I honestly don’t see offering a...

Emergency Communications Tested

Laguna Beach’s amateur ham radio operators, Hams, will be holding a demonstration this weekend in celebration of Field Day, an event sponsored by the American Radio Relay League. Ham operation John Kountz invites all to participate. From 11 a.m. Saturday, June 23, until 11 a.m....

Renewing Calls for a Skatepark

Editor, Groms be gone? Really?   As a local father of two boys who both skateboard I always find articles written with such horrifiying accounts of near fatal events with local skateboarders to be taken seriously, but as I wrote many years ago where do these kids go to...

Mothering Heights

GROMS Be Gone By Christine Fugate   4 p.m. Carpool time and I’m rushing from one place to another. Cello, homework club and back to the house to change clothes for ballet.   En route to the Susi Q Center, I’m waiting to take a left from Temple Terrace onto Thalia Street...

Roads Lack Protections for Cyclists and Pedestrians

 Editor:   These pedestrian injury accidents occurred over the July 4 holiday period. On July 2, a bicyclist fell while riding the Moulton Meadows unimproved connector trail at Top of the World and required air-rescue. This connector is the same trail the city has been...