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  • Some reasons to pass on the turkey

    With his recent reelection, President Obama has won the power to pardon more turkeys on Thanksgiving. But so does every one of us, by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance that gives thanks for our good fortune, health, and happiness with a life-...
  • Op-Ed: No challenge too great or obstacle too high

    César Chávez believed that power resides not in the few, but in the many. With shared sacrifice and effort, no challenge is too great and no obstacle too high. He taught a generation of Latinos and other Americans that each of us had the skills and...
  • Hatred doesn't belong in church

    There were many reasonable answers to the question of church and homosexuality ("In Theory: The church and gay lifestyles," Oct. 28), but a few spoke of it as if it were an illness to be cured by prayer, rather than an immutable trait, such as eye color....
  • Homeless veterans need housing help

    I share L.A. County Supervisor Mike Antonovich's joy at the placement of 1,200 homeless dogs over the past several years ("Political Landscape: Antonovich stands up for furry friends," Nov. 11). I hope he can do the same for homeless people, especially...
  • Political Landscape: Ramani: Gatto is aloof

    Representatives for Republican Assembly candidate Sunder Ramani are arguing that his opponent is dodging opportunities to participate in debates ahead of the June 8 runoff election to represent Glendale, Burbank and parts of Los Angeles. Ramani...
  • Letter: On the true form of the government

    Re: “The president's veto power is alarming,” Mailbag, Jan 24. First a history lesson for the writer. The only democratic government in history was ancient Greece. We live in a constitutional republic in which the federal Constitution is the...
  • 818 Roundup: GCC reacts to Obama's free community-college plan; Schiff to House intelligence committee

    818 Roundup: GCC reacts to Obama's free community-college plan; Schiff to House intelligence committee
    Good morning, 818! Today is Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 69 degrees and a low of 52 degrees with a 50% chance of showers in the evening, according to the National Weather Service. Here are your local...
  • Locals react to Obama college plan

    Locals react to Obama college plan
    President Obama this week made national waves with the announcement of a proposal to offer a free community-college education to students who prove they are on track to earn credits and graduate. His plan piggybacks on what the state of Tennessee has...
  • Around Town: The twists and turns of 'The Interview' controversy

    Leave it to the Canadians to get us into trouble on Christmas. Seth Rogen, a Vancouver native, is a co-director and star of “The Interview,” a film that was pulled from its Christmas Day launch. The premise of “The Interview”...
  • Read On: Election had little to do with facts

    Read On: Election had little to do with facts
    It's a weird thing sometimes to live in the United States, particularly when you feel so out-of-step with the masses — as I did on Tuesday night. My first question is why America so seems to despise our president. They hate him so much that they...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: A deeper look at the Kobani dilemma

    I was a hawk, raised by members of the greatest generation, but the Vietnam War cured me of that infliction. I understand the precipitous nature of war and if you’re a good student of history, the ills of capitulation are readily discernible. The...
  • White House will display Armenian Orphan Rug next month

    White House will display Armenian Orphan Rug next month
    The White House will be displaying the Armenian Orphan Rug, also known as the Ghazir Rug, as part of an exhibit at the White House Visitors Center from Nov. 18 to 23, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced on Wednesday. The exhibit – titled...