Reader Poll 051917

What do you think of the new smoking ban?

Number of voters: 261

It’s great

Votes: 146 55.94%

It goes too far

Votes: 110 42.15%

What smoking ban?

Votes: 5 1.92%

This week marks the start of the Waterwise Challenge. Laguna Beach has won three times. Will you be going to to make your pledge to save water?

Number of voters: 71


Votes: 58 81.69%

I don’t see the need to save water after our rainy winter

Votes: 13 18.31%

Reader Poll 032417

What new kind of sit-down restaurant would you like to see in Laguna?

Number of voters: 207

We have enough restaurants

Votes: 88 42.51%

British pub-style

Votes: 39 18.84%


Votes: 24 11.59%


Votes: 21 10.14%


Votes: 20 9.66%


Votes: 15 7.25%

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We would like to have an idea of our demographics – age wise. Please let us know your age range…we really appreciate it!

Number of voters: 269


Votes: 88 32.71%


Votes: 70 26.02%


Votes: 66 24.54%


Votes: 30 11.15%


Votes: 13 4.83%

Under 30

Votes: 2 .74%

Reader Poll 022817

Do you think the State should lift water restrictions after the deluge we’ve had this winter?

Number of voters: 141


Votes: 63 44.68%


Votes: 48 34.04%

Maybe next year

Votes: 26 18.44%

We should never have water restrictions

Votes: 4 2.84%

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What did you do during last Friday’s storm?

Number of voters: 130

Stayed at home and enjoyed feeling cozy inside

Votes: 58 69.88%

Went out to dinner/show

Votes: 9 10.84%


Votes: 7 8.43%

Left town

Votes: 6 7.23%

Got caught in the worst of it in my car

Votes: 3 3.61%

Reader Poll 021017

The City recently announced a six million dollar surprise surplus. What do you think the money should be spent on?

Number of voters: 212

Undergrounding power lines in the Canyon

Votes: 83 39.15%

Sidewalks on Pacific Coast Highway

Votes: 46 21.7%


Votes: 25 11.79%


Votes: 25 11.79%

New community pool

Votes: 23 10.85%

Purchasing South Laguna Community Garden

Votes: 10 4.72%

Reader Poll 011717

What is the biggest value you feel open space brings to our community?

Number of voters: 201

Wildlife habitat

Votes: 77 38.31%

Stops additional development

Votes: 71 35.32%

Provides a buffer between neighboring communities

Votes: 30 14.93%

Planned hiking and other recreation activities

Votes: 23 11.44%

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