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Opinion: Hotel Laguna turmoil shows city leaders asleep at the wheel

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By Paul Freeman Editor's Note: Freeman released a somewhat lengthier version of what runs below this past Monday. On Wednesday, the city announced it was...

Opinion: Positive Change for Laguna

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Knockout punch, or a great comeback? By Jeffrey Redeker Quarantine, work-from-home, shelter-in-place, lockdown and so many other phrases we hear daily are encapsulated by the closing...

Opinion: Laguna’s Mid-Summer Scorecard

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By Billy Fried   Admit it. Virus notwithstanding, Laguna has never looked so good. Our classic summer weather of sun mixed with cool marine layer has...

Common Sense

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Shutting Down Residents’ Voices There are many ways to fight opposition to your point of view. At the July 23 City Council meeting, we saw...

Opinion: Pet Peeves

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Life Coach-Lesson 10 By Mark Crantz You’ve been cooped up for weeks on end. You find yourself waiting at the mailbox for your ancestry.com DNA test...

Opinion: The Coast with the Most

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Despite the many horrors confronting us on the regu­lar, Laguna continues to inoculate us from despair with her bounty of delights. November once again...

Opinion: Locals vs. Residents – Part 1

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By Billy Fried By the time you read this, there may be as many as 1,000 comments on a “Laguna Locals” Facebook group post by...

Opinion: Resolving the Depths of Conflict Through Art

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“We are at the extremities now. At the end of this tunnel of darkness, however, there is invariably a light, which we already divine,...

Shore Scene: Hiding in a Turban-Top Home

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By Mia Davidson and Jan Sattler Numerous sea shells, naturally deposited by the tides, can be found along the shore of Laguna Beach. Shells are...

Guest Column: Rebuttal | Restating Myths Attempts to Muzzle Protest

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By Johanna Felder Michael Ray’s column last week is another attack on Village Laguna. As president of our nearly 50-year-old organization I must respond. These attacks...
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Opinion: Village Matters

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A Dana Point Future for Laguna? I wonder if only Dana Point had more citizen involvement would we be seeing those new huge structures in...

Opinion: Musings on the Coast

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Zooming the City Council As some of you may be aware, the Laguna Beach City Council now “Zooms” its meetings.   This was necessary because...

Opinion: Common Sense

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Laguna and Elections by-District It is hard to keep up with all the laws and regulations coming from Sacramento affecting our small town.  The California...

Opinion: When Cheating Becomes a Sacrament

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By Paul Freeman Editor’s Note: Freeman is a former paid consultant for companies managed by Mohammad Honarkar. He has no pending claims against his former...
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Opinion: Village Matters

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What’s The Rush? Feeling like strangers in our own town. That’s what it’s like lately.  We’re on remote control already because of the virus. We’re terribly...