The South Laguna Community Garden Park and the Laguna Beach police department both scored victories in claiming newly available revenue in the city’s coffers this week. Runner ups in a budget workshop Tuesday included marine protection, fuel modification, traffic control and emergency radio service. The City Council will hold a second public hearing at a […]
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Editor: I was there, then, and I am here now. In her letter (“Holding LB Taxpayers’ Up to Scrutiny,” Oct. 12), Johanna Felder states that The Laguna Beach Taxpayers Association “never wants to pay for anything but ends up the beneficiary of what others have provided.” This is blatantly not true. The Laguna Beach Taxpayers […]
Editor, The Laguna Beach Taxpayers Association sent out a citywide letter last week about ballot Measure CC, the Open Space Initiative, which is on the November ballot. The Taxpayers Association apparently think that a $10 a month parcel tax which would raise $20 million over the next 20 years is too much to spend to […]
Solving a Fiscal Crisis By Alan N. Boinus, Special to the Independent In an effort to balance the budget and bring fiscal stability to California, Gov. Jerry Brown and the Democrats in the Legislature approved a budget over continued intransigence from Republicans and the desire of Democrats to raise revenue rather than cut services. […]