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Reader Poll 080117

Which trolley system do you prefer?

Number of voters: 76

The current system, with the red trolley making limited stops and the blue trolley making all stops

Votes: 46 60.53%


Previous system, where all trolleys made all stops

Votes: 30 39.47%


Reader Poll 082217

The rallies on Saturday and Sunday were:

Number of voters: 158

A colossal waste of time and energy

Votes: 94 59.49%


A great demonstration of democracy in action

Votes: 64 40.51%


Reader Poll 090117

Summer is nearly over. That makes me:

Number of voters: 143

A little of both

Votes: 62 43.36%


Happy

Votes: 61 42.66%


Sad

Votes: 20 13.99%


Reader Poll 091217

Do you think the proposal to turn the area near the Library between Glennerye and Coast Highway into Park Plaza – a pedestrian park – is a good idea?

Number of voters: 208

Yes, we need more pedestrian park areas downtown

Votes: 104 50%


No, it will have a negative impact on traffic

Votes: 95 45.67%


*What is this Park Plaza of which you speak?

Votes: 9 4.33%


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%


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