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Reader Poll 093016

As we draw closer and closer to Election Day, most of us probably have our minds made up. If you could only vote for one candidate, who would it be?

Number of voters: 1742

Judie Mancuso

Votes: 570 32.72%


Verna Rollinger

Votes: 532 30.54%


Bob Whalen

Votes: 526 30.2%


Steve Dicterow

Votes: 114 6.54%


Reader Poll 123016

Of the following regular parts of StuNewsLaguna, which do you favor the most?

Number of voters: 211

Police coverage

Votes: 59 27.96%


Laguna Life & People

Votes: 32 15.17%


Weather columns

Votes: 28 13.27%


Dining/restaurant reports

Votes: 22 10.43%


Other

Votes: 21 9.95%


City Hall news

Votes: 19 9%


Photos

Votes: 14 6.64%


Sports & Schools

Votes: 13 6.16%


Non-profit coverage

Votes: 3 1.42%


Reader Poll 121616

If you could pick one New Year’s Resolution for Laguna Beach, would it be:

Number of voters: 232

Reduce homelessness

Votes: 57 24.57%


Make crosswalks safer

Votes: 47 20.26%


Develop more affordable housing

Votes: 36 15.52%


Reduce pass through traffic

Votes: 32 13.79%


Shut down Forest Ave for pedestrians

Votes: 31 13.36%


More parking

Votes: 19 8.19%


None of the above

Votes: 10 4.31%


Reader Poll 120216

Do you feel the vote recount begun by Jill Stein will have an outcome that will change anything?

Number of voters: 174

No

Votes: 141 81.03%


Yes

Votes: 26 14.94%


No Opinion

Votes: 7 4.02%


Reader Poll 112216

How often do you listen to Laguna’s KX 93.5 FM?

Number of voters: 158

I'm aware of KX 93.5, but I never listen

Votes: 66 41.77%


Daily – I love it

Votes: 28 17.72%


A few times a week

Votes: 21 13.29%


Rarely

Votes: 19 12.03%


A few times a month

Votes: 9 5.7%


I;m not aware of KX 93.5

Votes: 8 5.06%


Only when I’m listening for something specific

Votes: 7 4.43%


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%


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%


Skatepark

Votes: 25 11.79%


Other

Votes: 25 11.79%


New community pool

Votes: 23 10.85%


Purchasing South Laguna Community Garden

Votes: 10 4.72%


Reader Poll 022117

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%


Other

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 022817

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

Number of voters: 141

No

Votes: 63 44.68%


Yes

Votes: 48 34.04%


Maybe next year

Votes: 26 18.44%


We should never have water restrictions

Votes: 4 2.84%


Reader Poll 031017

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

70+

Votes: 88 32.71%


60-69

Votes: 70 26.02%


50-59

Votes: 66 24.54%


40-49

Votes: 30 11.15%


30-39

Votes: 13 4.83%


Under 30

Votes: 2 .74%


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%


Korean

Votes: 24 11.59%


Indian

Votes: 21 10.14%


Gastropub

Votes: 20 9.66%


French

Votes: 15 7.25%


Reader Poll 040417

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

Number of voters: 71

Yes

Votes: 58 81.69%


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

Votes: 13 18.31%


Reader Poll 052718

I will be voting for the following candidate in the primaries for California’s 48th Congressional District (listed in alphabetical order):

Number of voters: 273

Harley Rouda (D)

Votes: 207 75.82%


Dana Rohrabacher (R)

Votes: 29 10.62%


Dr. Hans Keirstead (D)

Votes: 19 6.96%


Scott Baugh (R)

Votes: 13 4.76%


None of the above/someone else

Votes: 5 1.83%


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%


Reader Poll 050818

Will you support an undergrounding bond if it shows up on your November ballot?

Number of voters: 189

No

Votes: 91 48.15%


Yes

Votes: 57 30.16%


Maybe – it depends on the exact cost to homeowners

Votes: 41 21.69%


Reader Poll 060217

CVS is hoping to take over the Laguna Drug location on Broadway. Are you:

Number of voters: 201

Sad, because that would not be in keeping with the character of Laguna

Votes: 138 68.66%


Glad, because that means greater convenience for residents

Votes: 35 17.41%


Indifferent

Votes: 28 13.93%


Reader Poll 061317

Should the iconic pepper tree be removed from its City Hall site?

Number of voters: 101

No, there have to be other ways to fix the problem other than chopping it down

Votes: 58 57.43%


Yes, it isn't worth risking the danger of injury

Votes: 43 42.57%


Reader Poll 062017

Summer daylight savings time is

Number of voters: 40

A good idea

Votes: 23 57.5%


A bad idea

Votes: 16 40%


What is daylight savings time?

Votes: 1 2.5%


Reader Poll 062317

The large red backpack in front of City Hall is a

Number of voters: 39

What red backpack?

Votes: 14 35.9%


Good idea, it will remind me if I see something, to say something

Votes: 13 33.33%


Not a good idea, it just looks like bad art

Votes: 12 30.77%


Reader Poll 071817

Banning drones in Laguna Beach:

Number of voters: 197

Is a good idea, because people need their privacy

Votes: 169 85.79%


Is a bad idea, because it curbs artistic expression

Votes: 28 14.21%


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