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Leaders Deserve Kudos for Adding Music Instruction

Editor, Thanks to all the hard work of Steve and Jennifer Baker, Superintendent Sherine Smith, the Laguna Beach school board and Schoolpower for enabling the children of the Laguna Beach Schools to finally learn about music in a serious way. The new program starts in the third...

Protesting a ‘Chainsaw Massacre’

Surprised and alarmed by the removal of 10 large trees last week in the downtown area, residents expressed their anguish at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. “Please stop the chainsaw massacre of the ficus trees in the downtown area,” said Pamela Goldstein, blunt...

The Heisler building : cultural impacts to the City

Editor, City Council member Verna Rollinger’s recent commentary regarding “preservation over restoration” of historic buildings and their ability to comply with Mills Act standards disregarded the fact that historic buildings can also be evaluated based on their cultural...