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Laguna Beach High's Guyer Field gets a new look

After a summer spent getting a makeover, Laguna Beach High's Guyer Field is ready for football, soccer and track and field events. The $2.3-million project included a new playing surface, an additional rubber layer on the track, more drains to prevent flooding and an LED scoreboard. Among changes...

Life & Arts

On Theater: Newport plans five 'imports' for 2016-17 season

The Newport Theatre Arts Center, fast approaching its 40th birthday, has unveiled a varied 2016-17 lineup of comedies, dramas, mysteries and musicals that share a common thread. All five productions trace their roots to the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. Opening the new season will be a golden...

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Keen means business, wins The VIC

Opinion

  • Mailbag: Parisi is a proven manager of city's money

    On Monday, I attended a Laguna Beach candidates forum at the City Council chambers. For the first time in 17 years, our city treasurer, Laura Parisi, is being opposed in her reelection bid. Anne McGraw is also running for the office. While competition and debate for political offices should always...

  • Mailbag: Bye-bye parklet, so much for progress

    I am a first-year Art-A-Fair exhibitor and have been carefully following Laguna Beach's events and activities since June. I was impressed with the forward thinking that led to the parklet outside the Alessa restaurant on Forest Avenue. Now, I am, like columnist David Hansen, disappointed in the...

  • Mailbag: Trump's reaction to bereft parents speaks volumes

    Mailbag: Trump's reaction to bereft parents speaks volumes

    Drop in to any nearby coffee shop and you'll hear people talking about it. No, not the hot weather, the Sawdust Festival in Laguna or the U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach. The topic that's generating all the buzz is Donald Trump's attacks on Khizr Khan, the father of a Muslim American soldier...

  • Mailbag: Where's the protection of private property rights?

    Laguna Beach has long maintained an R-1 residential zone for "low-density, single-family residential areas, which will provide a suitable environment for family life for residents," according to the city's general plan. Chapter 25.10.002 explicitly says, "The zone is intended to provide a quiet...

  • Mailbag: It's one way to pay the rent

    Regarding Dave Hansen's recent column in the Coastline Pilot, if Soon Chey's panhandling activities are legal, and there's nothing anybody can do about her, I'm ready to cash in the five jobs I'm currently working to keep up with Laguna Beach rent after 45 years of good citizenship, rent myself...

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