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Reader Poll 042115

The Beatles famously sang: “All You Need Is Love”. How many times in your life have you been, “...in love”?

Number of voters: 79

3 to 5 times

Votes: 28 35.44%


Twice

Votes: 19 24.05%


More than (Gulp!) 5 times

Votes: 18 22.78%


Just once

Votes: 11 13.92%


Never or not yet

Votes: 3 3.8%


Reader Poll 041015

While at Tuesday’s Friendship Shelter event, the subject of homelessness obviously was discussed. An interesting question was raised - Do you know anyone who has been homeless?

Number of voters: 104

No – I have never known anyone who has been...

Votes: 40 38.46%


Yes – A family member or close friend has been...

Votes: 30 28.85%


Yes – But only an aquaintance...

Votes: 25 24.04%


Yes – I, myself, have been homeless...

Votes: 9 8.65%


Reader Poll 033115

If you were offered free concert tickets to see one of the following current pop acts, which – if any – would you most like to see?

Number of voters: 133

None – I would just say no thank you!

Votes: 44 33.08%


Lady Gaga

Votes: 22 16.54%


Maroon 5

Votes: 22 16.54%


Taylor Swift

Votes: 15 11.28%


Sam Smith

Votes: 15 11.28%


Katy Perry

Votes: 10 7.52%


Rihanna

Votes: 5 3.76%


Reader Poll 032015

Laguna Beach has many charities and most have fundraisers in some form or another. Almost all rely on our donations to carry out their missions. How many Laguna Beach-based charitable fundraisers do you attend in a year?

Number of voters: 88

Two or three

Votes: 29 32.95%


Four or more

Votes: 23 26.14%


None - I do make charitable contributions

Votes: 16 18.18%


Only one

Votes: 11 12.5%


My charity has to begin (and stay) at home

Votes: 9 10.23%


Reader Poll 031015

Our City’s free trolleys are up and running all year round on the weekends now! How often do you think you’ll hop on board and take advantage of them?

Number of voters: 99

A few times a month for sure

Votes: 33 33.99%


Maybe once or twice all year

Votes: 27 27.27%


All the time - as often as possible

Votes: 21 21.21%


I’m not likely to ride at all

Votes: 18 18.18%


Reader Poll 022715

If the world suddenly changed and you could no longer experience one of the following ‘arts’ for the rest of your life – which would you choose to lose?

Number of voters: 82

Painting and sculptures

Votes: 34 41.46%


Internet

Votes: 22 26.83%


Film and TV

Votes: 12 14.63%


Photography

Votes: 9 10.88%


Books and literature

Votes: 4 4.88%


Music

Votes: 1 1.22%


Reader Poll 020615

We’re known for our beautiful beaches. Laguna is also known for beautiful parks, each with its own unique personality. In which of the following do you spend the most time?

Number of voters: 130

Heisler Park

Votes: 52 40%


Treasure Island

Votes: 22 16.92%


Alta Laguna Park

Votes: 12 9.29%


Moulton Meadows Park

Votes: 12 9.29%


Main Beach Park

Votes: 11 8.46%


Bluebird Park

Votes: 7 5.38%


Crescent Bay Point Park

Votes: 7 5.38%


Boat Canyon (Riddle Field) Park

Votes: 6 4.62%


Lang Park

Votes: 1 .77%


Reader Poll 012315

Romance is in the air! It’s close to Valentine’s Day and we haven’t heard of a Cuddle Con here – so – will you be sending flowers to your heartthrob this year?

Number of voters: 55

Nope, not my style

Votes: 43 78.18%


Yes, a big bouquet!

Votes: 12 21.82%


Reader Poll 011315

If you had only two choices, which of the following would best describe you politically?

Number of voters: 131

Liberal

Votes: 91 69.47%


Conservative

Votes: 40 30.53%


Reader Poll 010215

Are you a second guesser? If you could go back and change certain events or decisions in your past, would you?

Number of voters: 82

I’d change a few things - but not many

Votes: 32 39.02%


No - I like where I am today - changing things could change that!

Votes: 21 25.61%


The heck with the past, I’d rather travel to the future!

Votes: 13 15.85%


Yes, absoulutely - I would change a lot

Votes: 9 10.98%


There is only one thing I would change

Votes: 7 8.51%


Reader Poll 121914

As we speed through the end of this month, we find ourselves on the brink of...resolutions! How about some for our City Council to do in 2015? Choose one...

Number of voters: 157

Parking and roadway congestion

Votes: 61 38.85%


Pedestrian safety

Votes: 46 29.3%


Inititives to increase business success

Votes: 26 16.56%


Senior Housing Elements

Votes: 9 5.73%


Village Entrance

Votes: 9 5.73%


Revision of the City’s General Plan

Votes: 6 3.82%


Reader Poll 120514

It’s here! During this holiday gift-giving season, where do you plan to do most of your gift shopping?

Number of voters: 101

Online

Votes: 38 37.62%


Laguna Beach shops and stores

Votes: 27 26.73%


Nearby shopping malls

Votes: 18 17.82%


No gifts from me!

Votes: 14 13.86%


I will only be sending cards

Votes: 4 3.96%


Reader Poll 112514

Holiday Time! Parties and a time when we meet many new people and often a new relationship starts... Do you believe in love at first sight?

Number of voters: 70

Absolutely! Yes, I do

Votes: 42 60%


No – love has to grow

Votes: 28 40%


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

Other

Votes: 44 29.53%


Swimming

Votes: 19 12.75%


Yoga

Votes: 18 12.08%


Hiking

Votes: 18 12.08%


Running

Votes: 12 8.05%


Sofa Reclining

Votes: 11 7.98%


Cycling

Votes: 10 6.71%


Jumping to Conclusions

Votes: 9 6.04%


Surfing

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

TV

Votes: 84 57.14%


Phone

Votes: 27 18.37%


Car

Votes: 22 14.97%


Computer/Internet

Votes: 14 9.52%


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