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Burnt Up Over Bright Bulb

Editor: Don’t know what the success rate of those who try to use the lighting ordinance to minimize bright lights from outdoor lighting. But here is my story: The lights from the front of my neighbor’s home shines into my bedroom and main living area. No need to turn on the...

A Little Naughty Can Be Nice

By Jonathan Yanez   “Where did you say she was?” “Taking a day off from the workshop.  She’s shopping in Laguna.” “Hmmm, her naughty-to-nice ratio is surprising; are you sure this is accurate?” “Yes, sir.” I studied the reports and spreadsheets in my hands again but I knew I...

Open Letter to Injured Skateboarder:

Open Letter to Injured Skateboarder: This letter is to the skateboarder who ran the stop sign Tuesday evening at St. Ann’s going onto Catalina.  First of all, I hope you’re OK – your knee looked pretty bad after you hit the back of my car.  My trim popped back in and the scuffed...

A Football Mom’s Battle

A parental fear became reality for football mom Densie De La Torre last month when her son Ricki, a junior at Laguna Beach High School and lineman on the varsity football team, was hit hard on the right pelvic bone and went down on the field. “What I went through is one of the...