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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...
  • 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...
  • Around Town: Examining issue of civil-military divide

    Last week, Joe Puglia addressed in his column the incident where President Obama saluted two Marines with a latte in his right hand. As if the salute were not enough, the video of the salute was uploaded to Instagram by a White House staffer, who...
  • Obama to announce national monument designation for portion of San Gabriel mountains

    Obama to announce national monument designation for portion of San Gabriel mountains
    President Obama plans to announce Friday that he will set aside roughly half of the San Gabriel Mountains as a national monument, bringing stronger federal protections to the range to shield it from crowding and pollution, according to the Los Angeles...
  • Dining Review: At Frame 128 soup is the ticket before the show

    Dining Review: At Frame 128 soup is the ticket before the show
    It's ironic that at Frame 128, a restaurant dedicated to luxury, the shining star is the humblest of foods: soup. With the Soup King in charge, how could it be otherwise? Chef Kareem Shaw was dubbed Soup King by none other than the governor of Michigan....
  • Start the Presses: Moving on from climate change

    Start the Presses: Moving on from climate change
    For the past week or so, I’ve been receiving emails from MoveOn.org requesting that we refuse to run letters to the editor that deny climate change. When I first saw this request — in the form of an online petition started by a Burbank...