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Reader Poll 092217

Should “Granny flats” (accessory dwelling units) be allowed on lots of 5,000 square feet and up?

Number of voters: 148

Yes

Votes: 108 72.97%


No

Votes: 40 27.03%


Reader Poll 100317

Laguna is discussing building a new pool at Lang Park. Do you think we need a second pool?

Number of voters: 265

Yes

Votes: 201 75.85%


No

Votes: 64 24.15%


Reader Poll 101017

Have you prepared a plan for your family in the event of a dangerous wildfire?

Number of voters: 62

No

Votes: 43 69.35%


Yes

Votes: 19 30.65%


Reader Poll 101717

The Planning Commission recently voted down the Coast Inn project. City Council will now vote on the project. Are you:

Number of voters: 180

Against the project

Votes: 119 66.11%


In favor of the project

Votes: 61 33.89%


Reader Poll 103117

City Council was right to take the initiative in undergrounding power lines and poles. The investment is worthwhile.

Number of voters: 233

Yes

Votes: 180 77.25%


No

Votes: 53 22.75%


Reader Poll 111017

I am proud of the way our community helps homeless people.

Number of voters: 116

Yes, I agree with this statement

Votes: 68 58.62%


No, I do not agree with this statement

Votes: 48 41.38%


Reader Poll 120517

Would you support a general obligation bond for citywide undergrounding?

Number of voters: 511

Yes

Votes: 371 72.6%


Maybe - it will depend on how much the bond is for and what areas are included

Votes: 91 17.81%


No

Votes: 49 9.59%


Reader Poll 010218

Happy 2018, Laguna! What issue do you feel is the most important one facing our community this year?

Number of voters: 277

Potential undergrounding bond(s)

Votes: 96 34.66%


Potential STL (short-term lodging) ordinance changes

Votes: 53 19.13%


City Council election

Votes: 52 18.77%


Future of Hotel Laguna and Central Bluffs area

Votes: 36 13%


Potential Historic Preservation Ordinance changes

Votes: 18 6.5%


Upcoming Coast Inn decision

Votes: 16 5.78%


Potential ADU (accessory dwelling units) ordinance changes

Votes: 6 2.17%


Reader Poll 011918

City Council is preparing to vote on the proposed renovation of The Coast Inn, as discussed in Barbara Diamond’s article today. Are you:

Number of voters: 169

For the project

Votes: 92 54.44%


Against the project

Votes: 77 45.56%


Reader Poll 012618

On a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best, how would you rate City Council’s efforts since the last election?

Number of voters: 117

1

Votes: 38 32.48%


2

Votes: 37 31.62%


3

Votes: 21 17.95%


4

Votes: 16 13.68%


5

Votes: 5 4.27%


Reader Poll 020618

The congressional primaries are in June, and the top two vote-getters secure a spot on the November ballot regardless of party affiliation. Of the three Democratic candidates who live in Laguna Beach, who are you most likely to vote for?

Number of voters: 182

Harley Rouda

Votes: 92 50.55%


I will vote for the incumbent, Dana Rohrabacher

Votes: 43 23.63%


I’m still undecided

Votes: 31 17.03%


Hans Keirstead

Votes: 9 4.95%


I will vote for another Democratic candidate

Votes: 5 2.75%


Boyd Roberts

Votes: 2 1.1%


Reader Poll 021318

Should Stu News publish “Letters to the Editor” about national politics?

Number of voters: 143

No, because Stu News as a hyperlocal news source should cover local Laguna politics only

Votes: 107 74.83%


Yes, because Administration policies affect us all

Votes: 36 25.17%


Readers Poll 030218

Do you believe school administrators should carry concealed weapons on campus?

Number of voters: 188

No

Votes: 160 85.11%


Yes

Votes: 28 14.89%


Reader Poll 031318

Do you feel that public art in Laguna Beach should only be commissioned to Laguna Beach residents?

Number of voters: 131

No – great art is great art; public art commissions should be open to everyone

Votes: 79 60.31%


Yes – we must show support for our local artists in this way

Votes: 52 36.69%


Reader Poll 032218

Do you support the Orange County Board of Supervisors’ proposal to build temporary homeless shelters in Irvine, Huntington Beach and Laguna Niguel?

Number of voters: 125

Yes

Votes: 71 56.8%


No

Votes: 44 35.2%


Yes to some locations but not to all

Votes: 10 8%


Reader Poll 041718

Are you in favor of the possible school year calendar changes, as proposed by LBUSD’s special calendar committee?

Number of voters: 129

No

Votes: 65 50.39%


Yes

Votes: 34 26.36%


No

Votes: 30 23.26%


Reader Poll 042718

How often do you eat from restaurants in Laguna Beach for lunch or dinner, whether sitting down or ordering take-out?

Number of voters: 156

1-2 times per week

Votes: 65 41.67%


Rarely

Votes: 38 24.38%


3-4 times per week

Votes: 27 17.31%


5+ times per week

Votes: 14 8.87%


I mostly dine out in other cities

Votes: 12 7.69%


Reader Poll 040318

Local elections are right around the corner. What do you feel is the biggest issue facing Laguna Beach right now, which council candidates must address?

Number of voters: 211

Parking and traffic issues

Votes: 76 36.02%


Undergrounding

Votes: 38 18.01%


Homelessness

Votes: 32 15.17%


More affordable housing

Votes: 21 9.95%


Future development

Votes: 17 8.06%


Other

Votes: 11 5.21%


Environmental concerns

Votes: 6 2.84%


Helping businesses succeed

Votes: 6 2.84%


Historic Preservation Ordinance

Votes: 4 1.9%


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