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Sunday, Apr. 23, 2017

Casey McMichael: Keep the Trojan Horse of pot out of our city

I’ve written about this before and I will probably continue to address this subject until our city government decides what to do with the marijuana issue. I appreciate Mayor Smyth’s “research” committee and I...

Steve Lunetta: Premature performance reviews

I dread the month of April. No, I don’t dislike the great colors that splash our hillsides when the wildflowers come out, or the fact that baseball is back. I also don’t mind the...

Nell Campbell: Stand up today against expanding Chiquita Canyon Landfill

Editor’s note: Part 2 of the Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission’s public hearing on the Chiquita Canyon Landfill expansion is scheduled starting at 9 a.m. Wednesday in the commission’s downtown Los Angeles offices,...

Nancy Starczyk: Unified water board deserves SCV support

When something brings together the best people from diverse backgrounds, it usually means it’s a good idea. This is exactly the case with the proposal to create a new water district for the Santa...

March Rothenberg: Representatives and their misrepresentations

Members of the United States House of Representatives are elected to “represent” the residents of their congressional districts. At least, that’s what the Constitution tells us. So why does it feel as if some of...

Gary Horton: War rhetoric part 2, 3, 4, 5…

War, huh, yeah What is it good for Absolutely nothing. …  War, whoa, lord What is it good for Absolutely nothing, listen to me it ain't nothing but a heart-breaker (War) friend only to the undertaker Oh, war it's an enemy to...

Lois Eisenberg: Continue conserving water

Water is our most precious commodity, and it must continue to be conserved even if the water conservation rule has been lifted. The unfortunate thing is that the non-water conservationist will only abuse this restriction...

Shelley Coe: Are gun owners also the shooters?

It is apparent that the number of local shootings is increasing lately. When I read about these incidents, I am left to wonder one thing: Do any of these perpetrators legally own their guns? Are they...

Maria Gutzeit: Marching because facts matter

The March for Science is coming up on April 22. This nationwide event on Earth Day has many sister marches, as outlined on the website www.marchforscience.com. Per the site: “The March for Science is a...

Kevin Eliason: 2 homeruns in weekend paper

Two big thank-you kudos for two articles in the Weekender edition. On page 1 the story “Officers added to enforce traffic laws” is news that’s been needed for years. Traffic deputies know which streets require...