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Letters to the Editor

letters to the editor

Letter: Hotel Laguna Was Pretty When It Was Pink

I hope Mo Honarkar reads this letter. He has leased the Hotel Laguna for 99 years. Decades ago, the Hotel Laguna was painted pink....
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Letter: Arts Commission Should Consider Other Options

Our Arts Commissioners have heard a lot of objections to the project proposed for the Village Entrance, and we appreciate their willingness to explore...
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Letter: Village Entrance a Bait and Switch

I saw that the Arts Commission had recently approved the “art piece” at the newly finished Village Entrance and was shocked. To place this...
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Letter: Pavilion Art Sculpture Not Worth the Costs

The following is an email I sent to the City Council and the Arts Commission: I hope you will give serious consideration to the costs...
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Letter: In Response to Tom Osborne’s Column

The losses of life in the Pacific may or may not relate to warm seawater, and for the moment, I’ll claim neutrality in the...
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Letter: Working Locally to Preserve a Stable Climate

I am responding to Tom Osborne's recent Indy submission, offering my support and additional encouragement to our city and the surrounding communities. There can be...
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Letter: Support Needed for Carbon-Reducing Legislation

The Laguna Beach Independent recently ran an essay by Tom Osborne about the effect of ocean warming on starfish. Though I am not an...
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Letter: In Response to ‘Laguna’s Sea Stars and a Warming Pacific’

We are all sea stars. We are all canaries. In the grand scheme of life on a warming Earth, there is precious little difference...
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Letter: Acknowledging Veterans During Suicide Awareness Month

According to the Veterans Administration (VA), we lost 470 veterans to suicide in California in 2018. That is 470 too many. September is Suicide...
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Letter: Why Bully Your Constituents?

I grew up in Chicago politics and thought I’d seen everything until I read Councilman Peter Blake's online rant against Michele and Emil Monda....
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Letter: Another Needless Accident Friday Night

Last Friday marked the second rollover between Chiquita Street and Cliff Drive in the last two years. There are way too many accidents occurring...
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Letter: Trolley Saga Continues

After a meeting with Shohreh Dupuis and Paula Faust of Public Works, I was confident we pinpointed the biggest hurdle that was in the...
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Letter: Legalistic Letter on Perry Case Misconstrued

I am not involved in the Perry legal case as a lawyer. But as a public schools advocate following it closely, I read the...
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Letter: A Look at Risk

It is clear that the Laguna Beach City Council considers above ground utilities the most significant risk facing our city. This is extraordinary given...
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Letter: Strolling to Sawdust

I spent many weekends at the Sawdust Festival this summer, which has been tradition for me since I moved to Laguna 15 years ago....