August 2018

City Council Candidates – November 6, 2018 Election

1) Elizabeth (Liz) Bates liz@lizforlaguna.com. Picked up nomination papers on 07/17/18 TURNED IN nomination papers: AUGUST 10, 2018 (Signatures verified by ROV – no Candidate Statement) 2) Peter Blake peterblakegallery@mac.com. Picked up nomination papers on 08/06/18 TURNED IN nomination papers: AUGUST 13, 2018 (Candidate Statement & Signatures verified by the ROV) Check…

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Guest Review: South Laguna Tourist Quagmire

Date: August 16, 2018 Subject: August 15, 2018 meeting on tourist Impacts in South Laguna. Comments from South Laguna resident Michele Monda: I attended the South Laguna Civic Association (SLCA) meeting on Wednesday night (August 15th) to hear an update on what the Laguna police, lifeguards and county parks staff…

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Coastal city Short-Term Rental proponents ignore legally-binding land use concepts, typically using meritless, fatally flawed arguments at hearings. They’re good for business? Unfortunately, coastal trends since 2000 are “Commerce first, residents second.” By residents I mean those NOT owning potential STR parcels. Favoring commerce over 40+% of the population who…

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