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Reader Reacts to Transit Oriented Development
Letters to the Editor

Reader Reacts to Transit Oriented Development

Maybe when the city planners start using disclosure agreements re-guarding health risks that could be present along the transportation corridor where all these lovely units are being built and when the next recession hits owners wanting to sell find out that others may not want to buy the units because of potential Health Risks? I…

Reader Shares Opinion on Transit Oriented Development
Letters to the Editor

Reader Shares Opinion on Transit Oriented Development

  All of this transit-centered development assumes assumes a mid-20th Century work-life model that is an outright fantasy for most working people in Los Angeles. People work two or three jobs, 12-18 hours a day, in far-flung locations. Public transit connections are so time consuming and cumbersome that most daily work-related travel must be done…

Reader Shares Opinion on Horse Racing
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Reader Shares Opinion on Horse Racing

It’s no surprise that horse racing enthusiasts insist that horses love to walk and race with humans on their backs. Well, I’m not convinced. How come those stately creatures put up such a fight before they are “broken?” Broken, mind you … not befriended, but broken? The formula, I believe, is quite simple: First, break the horse’s…

Reader Responds to Transit Oriented Development
Letters to the Editor

Reader Responds to Transit Oriented Development

One thing quite a number of people simply don’t understand is that this rail transit system will NOT make too many positive changes for the southland IN THIS GENERATION; however, it’s being constructed for a FUTURE possibility of more efficient high-density living situated along the rail lines, with centers of activity concentrated in the vicinity…

Reader Responds to ‘Governor Gavin Newsom Orders a Halt to the Death Penalty in Cali-fornia’
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Reader Responds to ‘Governor Gavin Newsom Orders a Halt to the Death Penalty in Cali-fornia’

It’s understandable that many people who have lost loved ones to murder, crave vengeance and want those killers put to death. Nevertheless, enlightened nations are not accomplices to the vengeance seekers by doing the killing for them. Such an act becomes state-sponsored vengeance. Thus, civilized societies that have abandoned barbarism now seek justice and rehabilitation…

Reader Responds to ‘Did You Know…’
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Reader Responds to ‘Did You Know…’

For hundreds of years, women in western civilizations endured the same fate as poor Rodney Dangerfield, they “didn’t get no respect.”  Yes, it took 135 years of rejection here in the United States before women finally gained the right to vote. And only recently have “civilized” nations begun to display with pride their women who…

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