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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 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…

Career Corner: Job Offers Are Like Busses
Columns

Career Corner: Job Offers Are Like Busses

By Angela Copeland The title of my column today may sound a bit confusing. It comes from one of my own career mentors. Years ago, when I was finishing graduate school, I spent a significant amount of time searching for the right job. Occasionally, one would pop up that would seem almost right. It would…

Reader Responds to ‘Did You Know…’
Letters to the Editor

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…

Career Corner: It’s Not Personal
Columns

Career Corner: It’s Not Personal

By Angela Copeland Job searching is one of the most personal impersonal experiences there is. As a job seeker, you pour your heart into your cover letter. You customize your resume. You sit in agony at each step of the process, which can drag out for many months. Along the way, you may encounter many…

Evolution Meets Revolution
Columns

Evolution Meets Revolution

Introducing Celebrity Flora (specifically designed for the Galapagos Islands) By Jesse A. Cisneros Celebrity Cruises introduces Celebrity FloraSM, the first ship of its kind, designed specifically with the destination in mind—the Galapagos Islands. In its creation, we followed in the footsteps of our revolutionary new ship, Celebrity EdgeSM, by designing Celebrity Flora in 3-D. This…

2019: A New You, a New Smile
Columns

2019: A New You, a New Smile

Dear Dr. K.C.:  I am 55-year-old female and am embarrassed whenever I smile.  I had braces when I was a teenager and don’t want braces as an adult.  My teeth are moving more and more and are chipping on the edges.  I used to have a big smile, but now I only sort of smile…

Epic Bike Crash in Rural Peru
Columns

Epic Bike Crash in Rural Peru

By Jesse A. Cisneros An unfortunate crash during a trip of a lifetime abruptly cut the enjoyment short. With a travel insurance policy from Arch RoamRight, short-term care, stabilization and evacuation services to the right facilities were provided. How It Happened In April 2017, the insured – a female in her 50s – was biking…

Career Corner: The Best Job Market in a Generation
Columns

Career Corner: The Best Job Market in a Generation

By Angela Copeland I am so excited! This year – 2019 – is set to be a record year for job searching. If I could knock on the door of every reader to personally deliver this message, I would. This message deserves to be yelled from rooftops everywhere. If you have ever thought of looking…

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