Reader Poll 111414

It’s almost Thanksgiving – and that means holiday tunes are right around the corner too. Which yuletide song is your favorite?

Number of voters: 116

Bing Crosby – “White Christmas”

Votes: 41 35.34%

Bah Humbug! – I don’t like any Christmas music!

Votes: 12 10.34%

Wham – “Last Christmas”

Votes: 10 8.62%

Celine Dion – “O, Holy Night”

Votes: 9 7.76%

Brenda Lee – “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”

Votes: 8 6.9%

Elvis Presley – “Blue Christmas”

Votes: 8 6.9%

José Feliciano – “Feliz Navidad”

Votes: 8 6.9%

Josh Groban – “Silent Night”

Votes: 8 6.9%

Gene Autry – “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”

Votes: 6 5.17%

Bobby Helms – “Jingle Bell Rock”

Votes: 6 5.17%

Reader Poll 110414

This is a poll for all – there is an answer here for everyone - what’s your favorite form of exercise?

Number of voters: 149


Votes: 44 29.53%


Votes: 19 12.75%


Votes: 18 12.08%


Votes: 18 12.08%


Votes: 12 8.05%

Sofa Reclining

Votes: 11 7.98%


Votes: 10 6.71%

Jumping to Conclusions

Votes: 9 6.04%


Votes: 8 5.37%

Reader Poll 102814

If your vote were limited to only one person for the Laguna Beach Unified School District Board of Governors, which of the following would you choose?

Number of voters: 135

Ketta Brown

Votes: 89 65.93%

Carol Normandin

Votes: 32 23.7%

Dee Perry

Votes: 13 9.63%

Annette Gibson

Votes: 1 .74%

Reader Poll 102114

When was the last time you put on your Traveling Shoes and went abroad – for pleasure or business?

Number of voters: 106

In the last year

Votes: 29 27.96%

In the last 3 to 5 years

Votes: 22 20.75%

Not for a very, very long time!

Votes: 20 18.87%

In the last month

Votes: 15 14.15%

In the last 1 to 2 years

Votes: 15 14.15%

I have never left the USA!

Votes: 5 4.72%

Reader Poll 100714

If the election was right now and you could only vote for one candidate, which one would get your vote?

Number of voters: 2647

Rob Zur Schmiede

Votes: 691 26.11%

Kelly Boyd

Votes: 672 25.39%

Jon Madison

Votes: 669 25.27%

Michele Hall

Votes: 373 14.09%

Toni Iseman

Votes: 222 8.39%

Paul Merritt

Votes: 15 0.57%

Eli Grossman

Votes: 5 0.19%

Reader Poll 092314

In our previous poll, only 14 out of 147 voters said they could not do without their computer. How much time do you spend on your computer each day?

Number of voters: 151

Between two and five hours

Votes: 48 31.79%

An hour or two

Votes: 44 29.14%

Six to eight hours a day

Votes: 42 27.81%

More than eight hours

Votes: 9 5.96%

Less than an hour

Votes: 8 5.3%

Reader Poll 090914

We all take many things in our daily lives for granted. If you had to live the rest of your life without one of these technologies, which would it be for you?

Number of voters: 147


Votes: 84 57.14%


Votes: 27 18.37%


Votes: 22 14.97%


Votes: 14 9.52%

Reader Poll 082914

As we head into September and know its just a bit over two months until Election Day – we know too that it’s time to think about the issues facing Laguna Beach. What is, in your opinion, the most critical issue facing City Council candidates?

Number of voters: 123

Traffic and Street calming downtown

Votes: 54 43.9%

Bicycle, pedestrian lanes – Laguna Canyon Rd

Votes: 18 14.63%

Permanent housing for the homeless

Votes: 16 13.01%

Concerns over City spending

Votes: 14 11.38%

The Village Entrance plan

Votes: 12 9.76%

Improving relations with the Coastal Commission

Votes: 9 7.32%


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