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Letters to the Editor

letters to the editor

Letter: School Board ‘Governing by Lawsuit’

Recently our school board grudgingly stopped stonewalling years of public information requests and disclosed a 300 percent increase in legal costs for each of...
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Letter: Trolley System, Fees Need Revamping

In his recent “Trolley Trash” column, J.J. Gasparotti is spot on regarding “free trolley service.” Laguna Beach is a destination resort where 95 percent...
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Letter: Restoring Respect and Inclusion

In 2020, perhaps more than any time in modern U.S. political history, the left is talking to itself, and the right is doing the...
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Letter: Regarding the MacGillivrays’ Offer to Save the Digester

It seems that the city administration is not interested in preserving a building that is emblematic of the suffering that our nation endured during...
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Letter: An Open Letter to the City Manager

Dear Mr. Pietig, We strongly urge you to accept Barbara and Greg MacGillivrays’ offer to provide funding to the City of Laguna Beach to preserve...
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Letter: In Response to Women’s March Letter

  We were perhaps 10 people, yes a nimble group. However we felt as if we were the silent majority. We were polite, although I...
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Letter: Why No CPA’s on the Audit Oversight Committee?

  At the last City Council meeting Michele Monda spoke on the need for CPAs on the Audit Oversight Committee. This committee oversees the audit of...
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Letter: Could This Be a Solution for Our Village?

As a 50-year resident, I attended the last Chamber of Commerce-hosted Downtown Action Plan meeting. This meeting was not about what I assumed—the Downtown...
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Letter: Preserve the Historic Sewer Digester

The mission of the Laguna Canyon Conservancy is to protect and preserve Laguna Canyon. Our board would like to strongly urge the City Council...
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Letter: Concerning the Women’s March Rally

At the Women’s March rally at Main Beach on Saturday, I counted about 120 people, whose many signs consistently expressed views such as addressing...
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Letter: Supreme Court Ruling Impacts Design Review Board

The Civil Rights Act of 1871 guarantees “a federal forum for claims of unconstitutional treatment at the hands of state officials.” This is where...
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Letter: Vision for Laguna Needs Better Execution

We surmise that tourists primarily visit Laguna for its beautiful nature. Residents enjoy living here for the same reason and have accepted that if...
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Letter: About Village Character

Shame on J.J. Gasparotti for demonizing a group of civic-minded citizens who have done much good for the community over the years and who...
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Letter: Village Entrance Is Uninspired

Does anyone think a visitor who was here a year ago and came back today would even notice our 40-years-in-the-making $12 million “Village Entrance?”...
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Letter: Weekend ‘King Tides’ Will Be Highest, Lowest of the Year

This weekend’s “King Tides” will be the highest and lowest for the year due to the moon being full and at perigee (closest to...