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A Council Decision to Make Cycling Safe

Editor,   Bike counts on weekends on Coast Highway show a peak of 70 riders per hour and Laguna Canyon road 100 riders per hour, yet there are no provisions in all of Laguna Beach for cyclists. Not a shelter, not a route sign, not a bike lane, or sharrow or a descent warning...

Skateboarding Banned on Some Steep Streets

But not without threatened lawsuit   “We don’t want to trade liberty for safety,” Peter French, whose family has lived in Laguna for generations and whose children skateboard, said to the council.  “If you ban hills in the city where this sport was born, I personally will...

Open Paved Fire Roads to Skateboarding

Editor,   Hi. I just wanted to share my thoughts of speedboarding as a homeowner on Summit Drive.   Personally I have no problem with speedboarding as a sport, but on public streets it does create unnecessary risks for speedboarders and drivers. As a cyclist I am...

Don’t Flip-Flop on Skateboarding Rules

Editor, Re:  “Skateboarding Rules Wipeout,” Nov. 5 It is very welcoming to read the clear and informed comments of Police Chief Paul Workman regarding the authorization of skateboarding bans on certain streets by California Vehicle Code Section 21967. Many hillside streets in...