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Deputy Hopes to Succeed Her Boss

Deputy Hopes to Succeed Her Boss

Deputy City Clerk Lisette Chel announced her candidacy for Laguna Beach’s city clerk last week, a position held by only two people since 1976 that is currently held by incumbent, Martha Anderson, who will not run for re-election. If she wins, and so far she is unopposed, Chel will continue a tradition of city clerks […]

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Police Chip In On Their Own Retirement

Police Chip In On Their Own Retirement

For the first time in recent city history, police department employees will contribute to their own retirement in a new contract preliminarily approved by the City Council Tuesday. Under the terms of the agreement, new police department employees will pay 9 percent of their salary towards their retirement, while current staff members will start contributing […]

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Preventing DUIs

Preventing DUIs

Editor,   It won’t surprise regular readers to learn that Laguna Beach has a high rate of DUI arrests.  Laguna Beach is a popular destination, and there’s nothing wrong with a legal adult having a few alcoholic beverages, as long as he or she isn’t driving.  Indeed, most of our local hotels and restaurants depend […]

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Animal Shelter Reopens

Animal Shelter Reopens

The city’s flood-damaged animal shelter reopened to the public in its original Laguna Canyon location on Monday. Some of the replacement furnishings, damaged by last December’s flooding, have yet to arrive, said a statement from the city manager. All the animals are back at the city animal shelter, and are available for adoption, said Jim […]

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Animal Shelter Reopens

Animal Shelter Reopens

The city’s flood-damaged animal shelter reopened to the public in its original Laguna Canyon location on Monday. Some of the replacement furnishings, damaged by last December’s flooding, have yet to arrive, said a statement from the city manager. All the animals are back at the city animal shelter, and are available for adoption, said Jim […]

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An Intersection Needs Policing

An Intersection Needs Policing

Editor, Why should North Laguna residents continue to have to suffer through  unnecessarily chaotic and frustrating traffic conditions which are occurring with increasing frequency at Beach and Broadway, regardless of the season of the year. It is caused by intersection blocking. What is most irritating is that there appears to be very little effort by […]

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Community Datebook

Community Datebook

Assistance Grants Request Due Today Today, Friday, Feb. 25, is the last day to submit applications for the Community Assistance Grant program for the current fiscal year. Applications must be delivered to the community services department at 515 Forest Avenue, by 5 p.m. The grant program aims to assist local non-profit organizations in funding new […]

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Speaking Out About a Reckless Skateboarder

Speaking Out About a Reckless Skateboarder

Editor, [a version of this letter was also sent to the City’s mayor and council members] While holding my tongue for the last eight months against my better judgment, I now realize it is not only time to save the life of a skateboarder, but probably my own and all motorists driving within Laguna Beach. […]

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Dissatisfaction Among the Populace

Dissatisfaction Among the Populace

Editor, It’s totally amazing how many people have told me they are  “bullet” voting and plan to vote for only one Laguna Beach City Council  candidate, although you are supposed to vote for three. People feel like we are stuck with this council forever and are tired of the police department, meter maids, ridiculous city department […]