Opinion

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…

Lifeline for Pets: Twinkling Twyla
Columns

Lifeline for Pets: Twinkling Twyla

Twyla is a lap cat who loves people. At just under age 1, she is super friendly and affectionate. She likes to sleep and cuddle with you. She’s vocal and talks to you with her sweet little meows. Twyla would be great with small children who would play with her and give her lots of…

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…

Career Corner: A Deeper Look at Ghosting
Columns

Career Corner: A Deeper Look at Ghosting

By Angela Copeland There’s been a lot in the news about ghosting lately. Job seekers aren’t showing up to interviews. And, they’re not coming to work on their first day – all with no notice. At first look, it can be explained simply: companies have been treating job seekers badly for years, and now, it’s…

Reader Shares Opinion on Horse Racing
Letters to the Editor

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…

Lifeline for Pets Urgently Needs Fosters
Columns

Lifeline for Pets Urgently Needs Fosters

Lifeline for Pets is in urgent need of foster homes for cats. You can make the difference for one, like Melody, age 2, who is super sweet and friendly. Lifeline for Pets wants her to stay that way in a loving environment while we find her a purr-fect forever home. There is no fee to…

Don’t Fool Yourself
Columns

Don’t Fool Yourself

By Angela Copeland I can’t say this enough times. The job market is excellent! It’s the strongest job market we’ve seen in fifty years. Fifty years! Lately, there have been more open jobs than people looking for a job. The national unemployment rate has dropped below 3.8 percent. That’s pretty incredible. With this said, I…

Ask Dr. Canzoneri: Alzheimer’s and the Dental Link
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Ask Dr. Canzoneri: Alzheimer’s and the Dental Link

By Kenneth Canzoneri, DDS. Dear Dr. KC: I recently thought I heard something about a link between gum disease and Alzheimer’s. I have always had bleeding gums and I have a family history of Alzheimer’s in my family. Should I be worried? -Worried Dear Worried: New research evidence has found that a bacteria that is…

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