Appraise the Lord.

During 2009 and 2010, Laguna Beach suffered economic problems just as other cities, states, counties and countries did. A Laguna Beach resident sent in a letter to the editor urging city officials to consider various methods to economize and to outgrow business as usual thinking. Another resident, Niko Theris concurred with that writer and sent in his own letter emphasizing new thinking and a specific income source heretoforth unthinkable:

February 12, 2010, Page A4:

Just after the above letter was published, it was discovered that another municipality also was considering taxing churches:

February 19, 2010, Page A4: