Aesthetics important to society
Cell phone towers may indeed help meet demand of its users but clearly they run afoul of demand for open space and enjoyment of places of natural beauty ("Cell towers get poor reception," July 25).
Even a relatively short 30-foot pole, or a little box attached to an existing utility pole, is subject to scrutiny. The California Coastal Commission has decreed that the view from the water to a bluff is as important as the view from bluff to sea.
Aesthetics are important to society. That's why we have zoning, rules, planning, caps and limited supply. Cell phone companies should consider rationing. Rampant cell phone demand should not be determined by automobiles cruising the neighborhoods.
Costa Mesa needs more coverage
Why is only Corona Del Mar provided a special page of information ("Corona del Mar Today," every Sunday)?
Costa Mesa needs a good reporter on the job to provide information about Costa Mesa.