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Letters to the Editor

letters to the editor

Letter: Concept Review for the Museum Hotel

I’m writing in support of a fair and thorough evaluation of the Honarkar project, whose concept will be under review for the property between...
letters to the editor

Letter: Museum Hotel and Community Psychology

Perhaps community psychology doesn’t have time for stacked problems or naysayers on NextDoor? Maybe, in a world of its own, it has time for examining...
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Letter: Are We Losing Our Community’s Soul?

We used to care deeply about open space and small scale, pedestrian-friendly structures. In the early '70s, we adopted a 36-foot height limit for structures. It...
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Letter: Repression of Dee Perry’s Free Speech

I think I'm starting to see a pattern develop in our political system. And it seems that the proponents of free speech really don't...
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Letter: Proposed Village Entrance Structure, Pt. 1

  For a litany of reasons, it has become clear that the out-of-scale, out-of-character structure as conceptualized by Marc Fornes would not be a value-added...
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Letter: Teachers, Students Deliver Achievement, Deserve Better Safety Support

El Morro Elementary School is one of only 312 public schools out of 85,000 nationwide just honored by the U.S. Secretary of Education. Thirty...
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Letter: Two Birds With One Park

At Tuesday's City Council meeting, the subject of reckless skateboarders was once again brought up during public communication. Later on, Council sought ways to...
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Letter: In Response to Water Quality Letter

The Indy recently ran a letter titled “What Lies Beneath”…what indeed? The author questions the city’s past actions to improve water quality. The city installed...

Letter: El Morro Policing Discussions

City and School District officials attended a PTA meeting at El Morro school on Sept. 17 to discuss concerns about policing. Although the city responds...
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Letter: Save the Digester

In 1935 the Laguna Beach Sewage Treatment Plant, including the tower structure known as the digester, was completed and the town celebrated their accomplishment....
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Letter: You Can’t Restore What Is Lost

I read with excitement the letter in the Indy from the self-described “Young Minds.” When I first came to Laguna many years ago, I...
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Letter: Updated Downtown Specific Plan Could Generate More Traffic

Few residents say they want more traffic and congestion, but the Downtown Specific Plan Update, which is nearing approval by the Planning Commission, may...
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Letter: Our 1930s W.P.A. Tower May Be Destroyed

It is surprising and alarming to many Laguna Beach citizens that mayor Bob Whalen and other council members Sue Kempf and Peter Blake voted...
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Letter: A Sewer Digester Renaissance

What function does our cherished sewer digester building serve, either as a renovated structure or a new one to replace it? Which solution is...
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Letter: Regarding the Plan to Thin Out Laguna Canyon Vegetation

The proposal to clear vegetation along the lower walls of the canyon is flawed. The pattern of fire is to burn uphill, so reducing...