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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%


Reader Poll 081914

If that vase you bought Saturday at a garage sale had a genie that popped up offering you only one supernatural ability, which would you choose?

Number of voters: 76

See into the future

Votes: 29 38.16%


Fly au Superman

Votes: 23 30.26%


Read minds

Votes: 14 18.42%


Control the weather

Votes: 10 13.16%


Reader Poll 080814

The November election is just around the corner. How will you vote this year?

Number of voters: 87

Early – by mail-in ballot

Votes: 60 68.97%


Old school – at the polling place

Votes: 22 25.29%


I am highly unlikely to vote

Votes: 5 5.75%


Yikes! I still need to register

Votes: 0 0%


Reader Poll 072914

StuNewsLaguna began publishing in July of 2009. We are proud of our growth and plan to grow more. We’d love to know how long you’ve been a reader!

Number of voters: 122

Since 2009!

Votes: 76 62.3%


4 years

Votes: 14 11.48%


3 years

Votes: 13 10.66%


2 years

Votes: 8 6.56%


1 year

Votes: 6 4.92%


I am a new reader

Votes: 4 3.28%


Less than a year

Votes: 1 0.82%


Reader Poll 071514

Are you a vegetarian or have you ever been?

Number of voters: 128

No - I am omnivorous and would eat this poll if I could!

Votes: 79 61.72%


I’m not but I don’t eat red meat

Votes: 27 21.09%


Yes, without question

Votes: 20 15.83%


I’m Vegan, actually

Votes: 2 1.56%


Reader Poll 070114

Are you concerned about “big brother”? The city has installed new cameras at points leaving town and in our open spaces. Police cars have license plate readers. Are you ok with these devices?

Number of voters: 136

Yes, they are important for our safety

Votes: 90 66.18%


No, it’s an invasion of my privacy

Votes: 41 30.15%


I don’t have an opinion

Votes: 5 3.68%


Reader Poll 061714

Festival season is just around the corner! Our three major summer art festivals - Sawdust, Art-A-Fair, and Festival of Arts and the Pageant of the Masters are just about to begin. How many will you likely attend this summer?

Number of voters: 157

Two

Votes: 41 26.11%


Multiple times at multiple festials!

Votes: 39 24.84%


All three

Votes: 29 18.47%


None at all

Votes: 20 12.74%


I’m involved with the Festivals!

Votes: 13 8.28%


One

Votes: 11 7.01%


Just the Pageant of the Masters

Votes: 4 2.55%


Reader Poll 060314

We’re curious...just how much of a world traveler you are...how many continents have you been to?

Number of voters: 117

4

Votes: 23 19.66%


3

Votes: 22 18.8%


2

Votes: 22 18.8%


5

Votes: 20 17.09%


1

Votes: 14 11.97%


6

Votes: 10 8.55%


All 7!

Votes: 6 5.13%


Reader Poll 052014

We are Laguna Beach! With ‘beach season’ upon us, what is your favorite spot in town?

Number of voters: 151

Other

Votes: 31 20.53%


Woods Cove

Votes: 21 13.91%


Victoria

Votes: 17 11.26%


Oak St.

Votes: 12 7.95%


Crescent Bay

Votes: 12 7.95%


Treasure Island

Votes: 9 5.96%


Thalia St.

Votes: 8 5.3%


Fisherman’s Cove

Votes: 7 4.64%


Main Beach

Votes: 7 4.64%


Aliso Beach

Votes: 7 4.64%


Diver’s Cove

Votes: 6 3.97%


West St.

Votes: 6 3.97%


Thousand Steps

Votes: 4 2.65%


Table Rock

Votes: 2 1.32%


Brooks St.

Votes: 2 1.32%


Reader Poll 050914

Which (if any) of these technology topics Interests you most? We’d like to know as we are considering a new tech column feature

Number of voters: 97

Mac tips

Votes: 23 23.71%


PC tips and tricks

Votes: 18 18.56%


Not interested

Votes: 16 16.49%


Gadget reviews

Votes: 14 14.43%


Social media

Votes: 12 12.37%


Cyber crime

Votes: 12 12.37%


Internet marketing for business purposes

Votes: 2 2.06%


Reader Poll 042914

Get out there! The weather’s heating up and days are getting longer - meaning it’s prime hiking season! We have one of the most beautiful trail systems here in Laguna in our adjacent wilderness parks. Have you enjoyed these special trails?

Number of voters: 98

Yes - every once in a while

Votes: 34 34.69%


No - never have

Votes: 23 23.47%


Yes - regularly

Votes: 22 22.45%


Yes - but not for a long time

Votes: 19 19.39%


Reader Poll 041814

We would like to have an idea of our demographics – age wise. Please let us know your age range…we appreciate it!

Number of voters: 166

50-64

Votes: 64 38.55%


65+

Votes: 61 36.75%


35-49

Votes: 24 14.46%


21-34

Votes: 17 10.24%


Under 21.

Votes: 0 0%


Reader Poll 040414

Do you believe in life after death?

Number of voters: 112

Yes

Votes: 74 66%


No

Votes: 38 33.9%


Reader Poll 032114

Are you a longtime local? Short time local? Ever wonder why longtime is one word and short time two words? How long have you lived in Laguna Beach?

Number of voters: 225

More than 15 years and I am a local

Votes: 166 73.78%


6-15 years for me – I know the ropes

Votes: 38 16.89%


I’ve been here between 1 and 5 years

Votes: 13 5.78%


I’m a real newcomer – less than a year

Votes: 4 1.78%


I only like to read about Laguna Beach

Votes: 4 1.78%


Reader Poll 030614

In our last poll, we asked: If you could, which of these historical figures would you most like to join for dinner and an evening of conversation? Here is the distaff version of that poll!

Number of voters: 126

Cleopatra

Votes: 27 21.4%


Mary, Mother of Jesus

Votes: 25 19.8%


Princess Diana

Votes: 21 16.6%


Mary Magdalene

Votes: 17 13.4%


Anne Frank

Votes: 15 11.9%


Mother Teresa

Votes: 8 6.3%


Joan of Arc

Votes: 7 5.5%


Eva Peron

Votes: 6 4.7%


Reader Poll 021514

If you could, which of these historical figures would you most like to join for dinner and an evening of conversation?

Number of voters: 139

Jesus

Votes: 52 37.4%


Abraham Lincoln

Votes: 37 26.6%


Aristotle

Votes: 17 12.2%


Mahatma Gandhi

Votes: 16 11.5%


William Shakespeare

Votes: 8 5.7%


Martin Luther King, Jr.

Votes: 4 2.8%


Napoleon Bonaparte

Votes: 3 2.1%


Muhammad

Votes: 2 1.4%


Reader Poll 020714

The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia have created quite some media controversy on many, many levels. Despite all this, will you be watching?

Number of voters: 144

I’ll watch a few events – and read about it online

Votes: 77 53.5%


Yes, I always enjoy the coverage – and will be glued to the TV

Votes: 38 26.3%


I won’t be watching it at all!

Votes: 29 20.1%


Actually, I’m going!

Votes: 0 0%


Reader Poll 012414

Our 48th Annual Patriots Day Parade is coming up March 1 - it’s always one of our favorite events in town! It’s long been said that half of Laguna is in the parade - while the other half watches. What about you?

Number of voters: 97

I’ll be staying home

Votes: 34 35%


I will be watching this year

Votes: 29 29.8%


I will be in it this year

Votes: 22 22.6%


I’m not sure yet

Votes: 12 12.3%


Reader Poll 010714

Which of the remaining NFL teams “East of the Rockies” are you most likely to root for should they end up playing in this year’s Super Bowl?

Number of voters: 24

I still don't care who wins the Super Bowl!

Votes: 6 25%


Denver Broncos

Votes: 5 20.8%


New England Patriots

Votes: 4 16.7%


New Orleans Saints

Votes: 4 16.7%


Indianapolis Colts

Votes: 3 12.5%


Carolina Panthers

Votes: 2 8.3%


Reader Poll 123113

Now that the NFL regular season is over, it’s time to think of the 48th Super Bowl...of the west coast teams in the hunt, who are you pulling for? We’ll do other regions as we draw nearer to the game.

Number of voters: 71

San Diego Chargers

Votes: 20 28.2%


I don't care who wins!

Votes: 20 28.2%


Denver Broncos

Votes: 16 22.5%


San Francisco 49ers

Votes: 9 12.7%


Seattle Seahawks

Votes: 6 8.5%


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