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The NFL’s Anthem Policy is Pure Hypocrisy
Letters to the Editor

The NFL’s Anthem Policy is Pure Hypocrisy

Dear Editor: The NFL’s new “anthem policy” requires players to “respect” the flag and the national anthem or stay in the locker room until it is played. The NFL refers to this as a compromise — it was anything but. This was a mandate, not a decision arrived at through a collaborative process. Despite claiming…

The Dangers of Politicizing Our Courts
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The Dangers of Politicizing Our Courts

Dear Editor A fair and impartial judiciary is a cornerstone of our democracy. Yet, throughout our state, keeping the courts free from the influences of political partisanship and favoritism is under a serious threat. Sitting judges are being challenged in the upcoming June election for doing their jobs within the authority provided them under the…

Reader Questions Law Enforcement Screening in Pasadena
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Reader Questions Law Enforcement Screening in Pasadena

Footage of Violent Arrest The website was the Pasadena Independent/RECAP, and the article is “Pasadena City Manager to Release Camera Footage of Violent Arrest,” which still seems to be trending. This is one more graphic demonstration of the RACISM and BRUTALITY rampant not only in the Pasadena Police Dept, but across the nation. When will…

Letter to Editor: How the Government is Wasting Taxpayer Money
Letters to the Editor

Letter to Editor: How the Government is Wasting Taxpayer Money

Dear Editor, A long, long time ago, in a land known as America, cities created municipal departments to serve the essential needs of the community in the most efficient way. The Police Department, Fire Department, and yes…even the Water Department were municipal not-for-profit necessities operated by a local municipality to efficiently serve public interests, convenience…

Reader Advocates For More Time Spent Outdoors
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Reader Advocates For More Time Spent Outdoors

Sadly, television has become the lobotomy of children’s imagination. Before its advent, we played outdoors and created our own games. We played Tag-You’re-It, Pirates, Cowboys and Indians – or whatever games we made up. In those days there was no adult-supervised structured recreation for children. We had no soccer practice, no little league – nothing. We…

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