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Protecting Laguna Canyon

Protecting Laguna Canyon

Editor, Last week the Laguna Canyon Home Owners Association wrote a letter requesting answers to many questions.  Many questions have already been answered with countless studies, city reports and peer reviews.  Most were answered had any of the four officers of the organization attended three neighborhood meetings that started over three years ago.  Not one […]

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Artist Opposes Live-Work Project

Artist Opposes Live-Work Project

Editor, I’m an artist. I have a studio in my home at 20358 Sun Valley Dr. since 1974. I taught at the Laguna College of Art, have shown my work at the Laguna Art Museum and am actively exhibiting my work in Orange County, Los Angeles, and elsewhere in the U.S. and abroad. Although I support artist […]

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Questioning Development in a Flood Zone

Questioning Development in a Flood Zone

Editor, Re: live work project “In a flood plain, careful planning assures use of the flood plain lands for greenbelt parks and other uses beneficial to all the people. Restrictions and controls should be based on full knowledge of the flood plain and flood hazards,” according to a recent open space study.  “Future flood damage can […]

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Laguna Fortifies Newly Found Dump

Laguna Fortifies Newly Found Dump

The glass-filled slurry that besieged a Laguna Canyon neighborhood during last year’s record-breaking flood surprised residents when they stepped out into the light of day and onto the unusual muddy mixture. As the first storm of the rainy season came ashore Tuesday, the City Council approved an urgent $150,000 clean-up effort to fortify the hillside […]

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Laguna's Budget Improves, But Remains in the Red

Laguna’s Budget Improves, But Remains in the Red

After peaking four years ago and then dropping 4 percent to a low of $44.8 million last year, the city’s general fund budget is showing signs of life, City Manager John Pietig said during a City Council budget workshop Tuesday. Even so, the city is projecting a $718,000 deficit, the city’s third year in the […]

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Victims Unleash a River of Grief

Victims Unleash a River of Grief

By Andrea Adelson | LB Indy Distraught flood victims poured out their fears, grievances, pleas and suggestions last Friday to city officials, who agreed to some immediate requests for debris dumpsters and building fee waivers for repairs. Charlie and Ann Quilter, who rebuilt an elevated rock redoubt in Laguna Canyon after a 1998 storm took […]