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Hypocrisy Over Drug Laws

Hypocrisy Over Drug Laws

Editor, The president of the Laguna Beach Police Employees Association, Larry Bammer, says that the defeated marijuana Proposition 19 is dangerous, and he talks about illegal sales of marijuana from storefront dispensaries. You can get a medical marijuana card if you have any one of over 200 medical conditions. The 1997 law passed by the people allows […]

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3,000 Votes for Change

3,000 Votes for Change

Editor, Believe it or not, 2,781 Lagunatics voted for Patrascu. You know something is wrong with city government and the Laguna Beach City Council when almost 3,000 citizens vote for an unknown city council candidate, Mr. Patrascu. I drove to Pasadena yesterday and saw only three highway patrol and police cars during the whole trip, […]

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Dissatisfaction Among the Populace

Dissatisfaction Among the Populace

Editor, It’s totally amazing how many people have told me they are  “bullet” voting and plan to vote for only one Laguna Beach City Council  candidate, although you are supposed to vote for three. People feel like we are stuck with this council forever and are tired of the police department, meter maids, ridiculous city department […]

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An Unlikely ‘No’ to Prop 19

An Unlikely ‘No’ to Prop 19

Editor, Fifty-seven percent of Laguna voters voted “no” for Proposition 19, the so-called “legalization of marijuana” initiative. Forty-two percent voted “yes.” Northern California voters, where lots of “pot” is grown, along with voters across the state, turned down the proposition. Why? Simply stated, voters don’t want government meddling in the long-established production and supply lines, and […]

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OCTA Dilemma: Cost vs. Accountability

OCTA Dilemma: Cost vs. Accountability

Editor, O.C. County Supervisor John Moorlach should resign from the Orange County Transit Authority board of directors. He does not represent the millions of citizens who ride the big OCTA buses, Access buses and Metrolink trains operated by OCTA. The driver who texted numerous times before his Metrolink train crashed and killed 20 plus people […]