June 25, 2015 by · 5 Comments 

It’s Time to Close 710 Gap, But Not With Light Rail

The goal of the State Route 710 North study is to address a nearly sixty-year delay in completing this Freeway. The unfinished SR 710 creates traffic jams, pollution,... Read more »

Jeb, Marco and the Donald

What a week of contrasts in American Presidential politics. The bright side includes Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio; then there is ignorant bigotry. The bigotry burst... Read more »

Terminally Ill Californians in Agony Need Aid-in-Dying Option

My brother Victor could not hold a fork, much less talk or walk, by the time the pain from renal cancer had metastasized to his brain. For almost two years he endured... Read more »

Paying the Pink Tax

You probably think you know about all the taxes you pay. Income taxes, property taxes, sales taxes — it seems like the list is endless. But there’s one tax I’ve... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Bell Gardens ‘Betting on Casino Hotel’

Re: Bell Gardens  ‘Betting’ on Casino’s Hotel (June 11, 2015) I am writing this letter in response to the article titled Bell Gardens Betting on the Casino’s... Read more »

Dishing out Poverty Wages on Capitol Hill

  In 2008 Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein declared: “There are parts of government that can be run like a business and should be run like a business.” For... Read more »

We Need Common Sense When It Comes to Sharing the Road

The latest controversy regarding the sharing of streets, roads and bridges by auto drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians over the retrofitting of the historic 80-year-old... Read more »

Odd Bedfellows for Liberty

Let’s now praise a threesome of odd bedfellows: a Democratic ex-senator, an exiled American citizen, and a current Republican senator. I don’t think they’ve... Read more »

Government by Bagmen

When Dennis Hastert was indicted for trying to cover up some $3.5 million in hush money payments to a man he’d allegedly sexually abused decades ago, Washington... Read more »

Even Our Pets Have Houses

An article by Jacqueline Garcia in today’s edition about the problems of many homeless living in the Arroyo Seco in Highland Park points out that even when offered... Read more »

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