Laguna Niguel Mayor Jerry Slusiewicz Unexpectedly Resigns

“To put it bluntly, my colleagues do not want me as the mayor, and I cannot lead a body suffering from the great disability of indifference,” Slusiewicz said in a statement minutes after resigning.

Laguna Niguel Council Votes Monday on Slusiewicz’ Future as Mayor

The Laguna Niguel City Council will decide Monday on removing the largely ceremonial title of Mayor from Councilman Jerry Slusiewicz, even though the council won’t have its investigative report on the bullying claims against him.

Laguna Niguel Postpones Sending DA Allegations Staff Misspent $410,000

The Laguna Niguel City Council will wait for results from an investigation into Mayor Jerry Slusiewicz’ allegations of city staff financial malfeasance involving a tree trimming contract and an separate investigation of bullying claims against Slusiewicz before it decides whether to turn finance data over to the District Attorney.

A Tale of Two Very Different City Halls

Laguna Niguel and Newport Beach are building new civic centers, but their approach and philosophy show the difference between a contract city and a full service city.

The Rights and Wrongs of Redevelopment

The Shops at Mission Viejo is a redevelopment success story,
while adjacent Kaleidoscope Courtyards is a redevelopment failure.
The Laguna Hills mall (pictured) never even had the chance. What do
these projects and others say about redevelopment as public
policy?