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Reader Poll 112012

Laguna has its first new radio station – KX 93.5 FM – since 1942. It can also be heard anywhere streamed over the Internet at www.KX935.com. Have you listened yet?

Number of voters: 72

Yes, I have

Votes: 50 69.4%


Not Yet

Votes: 22 30.6%


Reader Poll 110912

It’s time when people start thinking about their holiday shopping. What percentage of your shopping do you plan to do in Laguna Beach?

Number of voters: 63

25%

Votes: 16 25.4%


50%

Votes: 14 22.2%


75%

Votes: 13 20.6%


None

Votes: 13 20.6%


100%

Votes: 7 11.1%


Reader Poll 110212

Two Council seats are open – who is your top choice?

Number of voters: 149

Verna Rollinger

Votes: 87 58.4%


Bob Whalen

Votes: 26 17.4%


Jane Egly

Votes: 25 16.8%


Seve Dicterow

Votes: 9 6%


Robert Ross

Votes: 2 1.3%


Reader Poll 102312

Well, it’s getting close...the last Presidential Debate is over…After Monday night’s third and final debate, who are you most likely to vote for?

Number of voters: 131

Obama

Votes: 74 56.5%


Romney

Votes: 57 43.5%


Reader Poll 101212

Do you agree with the Council’s decision to reduce Glenneyre between Thalia and Calliope to one lane in each direction to add bike lines?

Number of voters: 123

No

Votes: 98 79.7%


Yes

Votes: 23 18.7%


No opinion

Votes: 2 1.6%


Reader Poll 100212

The City is considering a Social Host Ordinance, which would make it a violation of the law for anyone to provide alcohol/drugs to minors under most circumstances. Parents would be allowed to provide their minors with the contraband. How do you stand:

Number of voters: 69

I support the concept

Votes: 35 50.7%


I oppose the concept

Votes: 34 49.3%


Reader Poll 092112

For likely voters…Who is your choice for President?

Number of voters: 93

Barack Obama

Votes: 62 66.7%


Mitt Romney

Votes: 26 28%


Undecided

Votes: 5 5.4%


Reader Poll 091112

If you plan to vote on November 6, you and other Laguna Beach voters will decide on the Open Space Initiative – how will you vote?

Number of voters: 75

No, I am against it

Votes: 35 46.7%


Yes, I am in favor of it

Votes: 33 44%


I am still Undecided

Votes: 6 8%


I am unaware of it

Votes: 1 1.3%


Reader Poll 083112

With our City Council elections near, what issue is the most important to you in deciding for which candidate to vote?

Number of voters: 81

Attracting/Retaining Businesses

Votes: 24 29.6%


Parking/Traffic Circulation

Votes: 20 24.7%


City Budget/Spending

Votes: 11 13.6%


Environment/Open Space

Votes: 11 13.6%


Public Safety/Disaster Preparedness

Votes: 10 12.3%


Other

Votes: 5 6.2%


Reader Poll 081712

Coffee is a big part of our collective culture and of StuNews – Shaena has 3 cups a day – everyday! Where is your top spot to stop for a cup?

Number of voters: 114

My Kitchen!

Votes: 44 38.6%


Laguna Coffee Company

Votes: 20 17.5%


Jean Paul’s Goodies

Votes: 16 14%


Zinc Café

Votes: 14 12.3%


Starbucks

Votes: 9 7.9%


Convenience Store/Gas Station

Votes: 4 3.5%


Sapphire Pantry

Votes: 2 1.8%


Heidelberg Café

Votes: 2 1.8%


Orange Inn

Votes: 2 1.8%


South Swell Donuts

Votes: 1 0.9%


Reader Poll 080312

The City spends close to a million dollars a year so that we can have it...and the Visitors Bureau just launched a smart phone app allowing us to track its GPS position at all times. So...have you taken advantage of Laguna’s FREE TROLLEY yet this summer

Number of voters: 121

1-4 times this summer

Votes: 33 27.3%


More than 10 times this summer

Votes: 26 21.5%


Zero times this summer - but I've been on it in the past

Votes: 26 21.5%


I've never been on the trolley in my life!

Votes: 21 17.4%


5-9 times this summer

Votes: 15 12.4%


Reader Poll 072412

We’ve got a lot of great annual events here in Laguna. Imagine for a second you could only go to one next year though...which one would you choose?

Number of voters: 162

No Square Theatre's Lagunatics

Votes: 56 34.6%


Hospitality Night

Votes: 24 14.8%


Pageant of the Masters

Votes: 18 11.1%


Bluebird Music in the Park

Votes: 18 11.1%


Patriots Day Parade

Votes: 17 10.5%


4th of July Fireworks

Votes: 17 10.5%


My choice is not on the list!

Votes: 10 6.2%


Montage Holiday Tree Lighting

Votes: 2 1.2%


Reader Poll 071312

Laguna’s Annika Dries will be competing for the USA Water Polo team in the London XXX Olympiad, which begins on Friday, July 27. Are you looking forward to watching the games?

Number of voters: 68

- Yes, I always enjoy the coverage – and will be glued to the TV.

Votes: 32 47.1%


- I’ll watch a few events – and read about it online.

Votes: 26 38.2%


- No, doesn’t do much for me.

Votes: 9 13.2%


- I'm going!

Votes: 1 1.5%


Reader Poll 062912

Media outlets are running presidential polls these days. This will be our first for 2012 and we plan updates between now and November. Our City Council polls will appear after the last filing date. Are you most likely to vote for:

Number of voters: 164

Obama

Votes: 78 47.6%


Romney

Votes: 76 46.3%


Undecided

Votes: 10 6.1%


Reader Poll 061912

Social media has grown by leaps and bounds in the past few years and we see the results daily. We have a Facebook page and Shaena uses social media daily – maybe even hourly! How about you? Do you use social media?

Number of voters: 74

Facebook only

Votes: 39 52.7%


No - I do not use any social media

Votes: 23 31.1%


Facebook and Twitter

Votes: 7 9.5%


Yes, but not any of the above

Votes: 4 5.4%


Twitter only

Votes: 0 0%


Reader Poll 060812

Are you willing to trade some parking spaces in town for bike lanes to make way for more cycling here?

Number of voters: 99

No

Votes: 68 68.7%


Yes

Votes: 30 30.3%


Reader Poll 060112

Whether you like your pizza Chicago style or New York style, thin or thick crust, what’s your favorite place in town to eat that pie? Fonda Eaton likes hers with garlic, onions, anchovies and pineapple!

Number of voters: 64

Z Pizza

Votes: 31 48.4%


Gina’s Pizza & Pastaria

Votes: 12 18.8%


BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

Votes: 8 12.5%


Pizza Lounge

Votes: 7 10.9%


Domino’s

Votes: 6 9.4%


Reader Poll 051112

Some things bear repeating. City Council votes on the Emerald Bay light issue on Tuesday. After hearing more from both sides, are you still on the same side of the fence on the issue - or have you changed your mind?

Number of voters: 2163

OPPOSED - I do not want the light to go in

Votes: 1908 88.2%


IN FAVOR - I want the light to go in

Votes: 251 11.6%


UNDECIDED - I am OK either way and can see both sides

Votes: 4 0.2%


Reader Poll 050112

When you get those "midnight munchies" - where do you head to get the edge off?

Number of voters: 63

Your fridge

Votes: 33 52.4%


Jack In The Box

Votes: 14 22.2%


Ralphs Market

Votes: 5 7.9%


Taco Loco

Votes: 4 6.3%


Taco Bell

Votes: 3 4.8%


South on PCH

Votes: 2 3.2%


Stop ‘N Go

Votes: 2 3.2%


North on PCH

Votes: 0 0%


East out of the Canyon

Votes: 0 0%


Circle K

Votes: 0 0%


7-11

Votes: 0 0%


Reader Poll 042012

We are Laguna Beach! What’s your favorite beach in town?

Number of voters: 105

Other

Votes: 20 19%


Victoria

Votes: 19 18.1%


Woods Cove

Votes: 16 15.2%


Crescent Bay

Votes: 12 11.4%


Oak St.

Votes: 8 7.6%


Thousand Steps

Votes: 6 5.7%


Table Rock

Votes: 6 5.7%


Main Beach

Votes: 5 4.8%


Brooks St.

Votes: 4 3.8%


Thalia St.

Votes: 4 3.8%


Fisherman’s Cove

Votes: 3 2.9%


West St.

Votes: 2 1.9%


Reader Poll 041012

Imagine for a moment that the City "finds" an unlimited amount of money to fund just ONE project... Which project would you want to see completed?

Number of voters: 84

Sewer system repairs to avoid future major spills on the beaches

Votes: 30 35.7%


Village Entrance - parking and new park

Votes: 20 23.8%


Underground overhead wires in Laguna Canyon for safety

Votes: 17 20.2%


City Bus Service to continue regular service all over town until 11 p.m.

Votes: 13 15.5%


Other

Votes: 4 4.8%


Reader Poll 033012

Laguna is experiencing a renaissance of new and exciting eateries… Of the new restaurants set to open up in town, which excites you the most?

Number of voters: 68

Urbun (opening in the old KFC)

Votes: 20 29.4%


Umami Burger (opening in the old Picayo)

Votes: 18 26.5%


There are too many new ones coming in - I prefer to eat at my other local favorites!

Votes: 17 25%


The Wine Gallery (opening in the old Elle H building)

Votes: 7 10.3%


Carmelita’s (opening in the old Crab Zone)

Votes: 6 8.8%


Reader Poll 032312

We have North & South Coast Hwy and just plain Coast Hwy on official Laguna Beach addresses... Do you mind when someone just says or uses, PCH?

Number of voters: 46

No

Votes: 23 50%


Makes no Difference

Votes: 16 34.8%


Yes

Votes: 7 15.2%


Reader Poll 031612

If you were offered 4 free tickets to see Angels/Rangers or Dodgers/Giants – which game would you attend?

Number of voters: 35

Angels/Rangers

Votes: 26 74.3%


Dodgers/Giants

Votes: 5 14.3%


I don’t like baseball

Votes: 4 11.4%


Reader Poll 030912

Do you have an opinion about the proposed signal at N. Coast Hwy & Emerald Bay?

Number of voters: 247

IN FAVOR OF IT – adds safety for vehicles exiting/entering Emerald Bay turning left

Votes: 225 91.1%


OPPOSED – don’t want to stop for every vehicle exiting/entering Emerald Bay turning left – especially during morning traffic

Votes: 17 6.9%


NO OPINION – need more information

Votes: 5 2%


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