Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Reader Loves Italy
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Reader Loves Italy

Dear Editor, Now that Italy will no longer allow the exploitation of animals for entertainment, I have another reason (besides its pasta and its music) to love that country: “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” – Mohandas Ghandi What a noble sentiment!…

Letter to the Editor
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Sadly, some vocal elements would like to delay, erase, demean or refashion the Citywide Historical Protection Ordinance to meet their narrow views. Will their attack succeed or will other residents step up and defend this proposed ordinance? A lively diversity among the 11 districts, 188 historic resources & 12 non-building resources deserves respect…

Letter to Editor: How the Government is Wasting Taxpayer Money
Letters to the Editor

Letter to Editor: How the Government is Wasting Taxpayer Money

Dear Editor, A long, long time ago, in a land known as America, cities created municipal departments to serve the essential needs of the community in the most efficient way. The Police Department, Fire Department, and yes…even the Water Department were municipal not-for-profit necessities operated by a local municipality to efficiently serve public interests, convenience…

Reader Advocates For More Time Spent Outdoors
Letters to the Editor

Reader Advocates For More Time Spent Outdoors

Dear Editor, Sadly, television has become the lobotomy of children’s imagination. Before its advent, we played outdoors and created our own games. We played Tag-You’re-It, Pirates, Cowboys and Indians – or whatever games we made up. In those days there was no adult-supervised structured recreation for children. We had no soccer practice, no little league…

Reader Thankful for ‘Minimum Wage to Increase in L.A. County on July 1′ (June 29 Issue)
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Reader Thankful for ‘Minimum Wage to Increase in L.A. County on July 1′ (June 29 Issue)

Dear Editor, During my young adulthood, I earned minimum wages washing dishes, washing cars, scrubbing toilets, and mopping floors – and sadly, even less when unscrupulous entrepreneurs found ways to exploit their workers and pay them below the required minimum wage. As for myself, the daydreams I held throughout those years of struggle and drudgery…

Reader Thanks Reporter for Highlighting ‘Monrovia Community Media of the Foothills to Continue Managing KGEM, For Now’ (June 22 Issue)
Letters to the Editor

Reader Thanks Reporter for Highlighting ‘Monrovia Community Media of the Foothills to Continue Managing KGEM, For Now’ (June 22 Issue)

Dear Editor, Beacon Media News – Monrovia Weekly is all the community news without the spin. Special thanks goes out to reporter Susan Motander for a fine piece of journalism, reporting on the recent city council meeting concerning community media of the foothills. The story was reported the very same way as it played out…

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