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Letters to the Editor

letters to the editor

Letter: Curtailing Unnecessary City Expenditures

We are in a situation as a nation the likes of which we have not faced since the Spanish flu epidemic one hundred years...
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Letter: Closed Schools Call Us to Higher Purpose

My grandparents were active in our local public schools during the Great Depression, and until my uncle graduated from Laguna Beach High School and...
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Letter: Visit Laguna Beach Pleads for National, Local Aid

As Orange County residents and businesses respond and adapt to the impact COVID-19 is having on our communities, one industry in particular has been...
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Letter: Retail Benefit of Proposed Hotels is Overstated

The storefronts’ primary problems are a combination of exorbitant rents and the changing nature of commercial retail. The primary draw for tourists remains what it...
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Letter: Civic Integrity Empowers United Community Action

Facing emergency conditions together should bring out the best in all of us.  All of us in the Laguna Beach public school community are united...
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Call for a Moratorium on Residential Evictions

In addition to HUD's decision to suspend foreclosures and evictions for homeowners with FHA mortgages, I call on the Laguna Beach City Council to...
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Spring is Springing

A lot is being written these days about the importance of getting into nature to balance our daily angst over how humanity is ruining...
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Letter: Trump Ignores the Science

President Donald Trump's initial reaction to the pandemic, that the threat was exaggerated and overblown, was harmful. The availability of tests was delayed in...
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Letter: At the Parade

We were disappointed to see a resident on the sidelines of the annual Patriot’s Day parade shaking his head in disapproval with his thumb...
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Letter: Reflections on the Patriot’s Day Parade

It always starts with the reminder that the Patriot’s Day Parade is next Saturday. I think it is anxiety. All I know is that...
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Letter: Say Yes to Preserving Trees

Tyler McCusker has a new column in The Indy and in the spirit of open dialog, I wish to challenge Mr. McCusker’s central premise. ...
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Letter: Thoughts on Downtown News

I attended the Planning Commission meeting on March 4 from 6 p.m. until 10:45 p.m. I was surprised by what the Indy didn’t cover...
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Letter: Response to “An Expert’s Opinion of Laguna Retail”

I found Michael Ray's comparison of Laguna Beach with the Crystal Cove Shopping Center to be ludicrous. Although Laguna Beach may have its flaws,...
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Letter: Recent City Missteps

Recently, I attended a City Council meeting and then the next night a Planning Commission meeting. Depressing. I’m wondering who in a position of...
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Letter: Connecting Dots on School Board Actions

State open public meeting laws allow closed sessions on some personnel and legal matters, but only with public notice. That enables public to connect...