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Reader Poll 122013

Stu and Shaena both love music - although their tastes vary! If the music gods forced you to pick just one genre to listen to for the rest of your life, which would it be?

Number of voters: 91

Classical

Votes: 32 35.2%


Pop/Rock

Votes: 21 23.1%


Blues

Votes: 13 14.3%


Other

Votes: 8 8.8%


Jazz

Votes: 7 7.7%


Alternative

Votes: 5 5.5%


Country

Votes: 5 5.5%


Reader Poll 120613

How often do you go ‘over the hill’ (leave Laguna)?

Number of voters: 145

3-6 times a week

Votes: 49 33.8%


Once or twice a week

Votes: 43 29.7%


I leave town everyday

Votes: 22 15.2%


Hardly ever

Votes: 22 15.2%


I don't live in Laguna Beach!

Votes: 9 6.2%


Reader Poll 111913

It’s that time of the year – which raises a question; which of the following are you most looking forward to this year – including a couple that are out of town?

Number of voters: 143

Hospitality Night

Votes: 74 51.7%


Sawdust Winter Fantasy

Votes: 34 23.8%


Newport Beach Boat Parade

Votes: 16 11.2%


Montage Tree Lighting

Votes: 14 9.8%


Corona del Mar Christmas Walk

Votes: 5 3.5%


Reader Poll 110813

We have new eateries in Laguna - here or on the way - which one are you most looking forward to trying?

Number of voters: 81

Selanne Steak Tavern

Votes: 33 40.7%


South of Nick's

Votes: 22 27.2%


Driftwood Kitchen

Votes: 15 18.5%


Okura

Votes: 10 12.3%


Hearties

Votes: 1 1.2%


Reader Poll 102913

Restaurants – they are a-changin’ in our town! While some exciting new eateries are here and on the horizon – which of these landmarks will you miss the most?

Number of voters: 237

Royal Hawaiian

Votes: 74 31.2%


Sundried Tomato

Votes: 69 29.1%


The Cottage

Votes: 43 18.1%


The Beach House

Votes: 31 13.1%


Kentucky Fried Chicken

Votes: 20 8.4%


Reader Poll 101813

Who says Halloween is just for kids…do you plan to wear a costume this year?

Number of voters: 51

No

Votes: 28 54.9%


Yes

Votes: 23 45.1%


Reader Poll 100813

Where do you do most of your grocery shopping?

Number of voters: 115

I go out of town

Votes: 33 28.7%


Albertsons

Votes: 28 24.3%


Pavillions

Votes: 20 17.4%


Ralphs

Votes: 18 15.7%


Whole Foods

Votes: 16 13.9%


Reader Poll 092413

We all love music and most of us have a favorite all-time band. Our poll this time asks you to choose yours! Stu wanted Elvin Bishop but Shaena said NO! Oh yes, we know the Beatles are in a class of their own!

Number of voters: 114

Fleetwood Mac

Votes: 37 32.5%


The Rolling Stones

Votes: 35 30.7%


The Beach Boys

Votes: 21 18.4%


U2

Votes: 16 14%


Red Hot Chili Peppers

Votes: 5 4.4%


Reader Poll 091313

We’re coming up on 20 years since the 1993 firestorm that burned over 1,000 Laguna homes and destroyed 391. The Fire Dept. tells us we are coming into a very dangerous fire season… Do you have a disaster preparedness plan in place?

Number of voters: 52

No

Votes: 35 67.3%


Yes

Votes: 17 32.7%


Reader Poll 090313

As school starts, are the concerns that swirled about the Superintendent behind us?

Number of voters: 61

I have no idea

Votes: 27 44.3%


No

Votes: 21 34.4%


Yes

Votes: 13 21.3%


Reader Poll 082013

How would you rate the City Council’s efforts since the last election?

Number of voters: 131

Great job

Votes: 53 40.5%


Not doing their job

Votes: 33 25.2%


Ok job

Votes: 27 20.6%


Good job

Votes: 18 13.7%


Reader Poll 080913

147 votes were received about paying for undergrounding in Laguna Canyon. 61.9% said yes or maybe. What is the maximum tax you’d pay over 25 years?

Number of voters: 76

I am still saying not a dime!

Votes: 41 53.9%


Less than $250 per month

Votes: 30 39.5%


More than $1000 per month

Votes: 3 3.9%


$500 - $750 per month

Votes: 1 1.3%


$250 - $500 per month

Votes: 1 1.3%


$750 - $1000 per month

Votes: 0 0%


Reader Poll 072613

City Council will soon estimate the costs of undergrounding in the Canyon. Experts believe it will be very costly. Will you support undergrounding if it involves a general obligation bond with homeowners taxed to fund the project?

Number of voters: 148

Yes - I will support no matter what the cost

Votes: 63 42.6%


No - I will not support if it involves taxing homeowners

Votes: 56 37.8%


Maybe - it will depend on the cost to homeowners

Votes: 29 19.6%


Reader Poll 071613

Leaving town this summer on vacation? How many days will you be out?

Number of voters: 61

Plan to enjoy a "staycation" in town

Votes: 22 36.1%


One week to 10 days

Votes: 21 34.4%


Three weeks or more

Votes: 9 14.8%


About two weeks

Votes: 6 9.8%


Still thinking about it

Votes: 3 4.9%


Reader Poll 070513

How would you rate our July Fourth fireworks show?

Number of voters: 66

It was an awesome show

Votes: 24 36.4%


Enjoyable for sure

Votes: 22 33.3%


I stayed inside

Votes: 13 19.7%


So–So at best

Votes: 7 10.6%


Maybe next year

Votes: 0 0%


Reader Poll 062113

Festival Season It’s Here! Our three summer festivals are filled with entertainment for all. How often will you go to one or more of our summer festivals?

Number of voters: 92

Once or twice

Votes: 41 44.6%


Six times or more

Votes: 21 22.8%


Three to five times

Votes: 19 20.7%


Not at all

Votes: 11 12%


Reader Poll 060413

We are a beach town and summertime is almost here. Still...how often do you think you’ll actually put your toes on the sand this summer?

Number of voters: 80

Once or twice a week

Votes: 31 38.8%


Once or twice a month

Votes: 15 18.8%


Probably not at all – I’ll enjoy the view!

Votes: 13 16.3%


Once or twice all summer

Votes: 12 15%


Every day

Votes: 9 11.3%


Reader Poll 052113

The City Council is considering public video monitoring - installing video cameras at strategic locations. If you were secure that the video monitoring would only be used for public safety, would you be in favor?

Number of voters: 143

Yes - it sounds like it would make our town safer.

Votes: 97 67.8%


No - I don't trust the potential "Big Brother" use.

Votes: 28 19.6%


I would need much more information to decide.

Votes: 18 12.6%


Reader Poll 051013

There is a proposal on the board for the oft-discussed skate park – at Moulton Meadows. Will you support any type of skate park at Moulton Meadows?

Number of voters: 98

Yes

Votes: 53 54.1%


No

Votes: 39 39.8%


Undecided

Votes: 6 6.1%


Reader Poll 043013

Which one of the following ought to be the City Council’s Top Priority right now?

Number of voters: 63

Finalizing and executing the Village Entrance Plan

Votes: 28 44.4%


Revising the Downtown Specific Plan

Votes: 15 23.8%


Contract negotiations with Police & Fire

Votes: 12 19%


Putting in a skate park or various mini-parks

Votes: 8 12.7%


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