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San Gabriel Mountains National Monument under attack by Trump: Letters

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Former Harvard admittees learn an early life lesson: Letters

Early lessons at Harvard Regarding Erwin Chemerinsky’s June 22 column about the students who had their admissions ...

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    Addiction thrives in unhappy societies: Letters

    Our question of the week of May 30 asked, “How can the drug-rehab industry be cleaned up?” No place for addiction Addiction rehab has not adjusted to the new information based on the “rat park” studies. Chemical addiction is not as strong as the environment in which the...

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    What do statistics on violence, hate crimes tell us?: Letters

    What do the statistics on violence really tell us? An editorial on hate crimes (May 30) asserted that statistics demonstrate why there’s an increase in political violence. Then this statement was made: “Official hate crime statistics don’t include targeting members of political groups.” So why use the hate crime...

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    A false equivalency on hate crimes: Letters

    A false equivalency I have seen my hometown paper move the needle more and more to the right lately, with many more conservative columnists and editorials that are increasingly right-wing, but your latest editorial on May 31 really takes the cake. Just days after the horrendous attack by a vicious racist murderer on a Portland train on...

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    New permits would drive up property taxes: Letters

    A higher cost of housing There is a lot of conversation about the high cost of housing in California and Los Angeles County in particular. We have one of the largest rent increases in history coming our way if Sacramento gets its way. Many of you have yet to hear about the MS4 permit that has been implemented in Los Angeles County, but we are going to have no say and the cost to property owners is going to be astronomical if state Sen. Bob Hertzberg, from the San...

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    An uplifting story about autism and self-respect: Letters

    Self-respect and autism Thanks for the wonderfully written, positive upper of a story on Sunday’s front page (May 28) by Keith Sharon. Local hero Ernie Merlan appears to be a “Merlin” type magician to young adults who have autism by training them in animation, visual effects and video editing. Alex Knight, 27, is one of...

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    Travel to Mars is a dangerous delusion: Letters

    Our Question of the Week of May 23 asked, “Would you want to travel to Mars?” Mars fantasies distract us from challenges at home No. I would not want to travel to Mars. The Mars fantasy is delusion on a grand scale. Though a trip to Mars might be possible someday, traveling to Mars using any technology we have available today...

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    Metro sees light at end of 710 tunnel: Letters

    Metro finds light at end of 710 Freeway tunnel Thank goodness Metro has finally seen the light and given up on the 710 Freeway tunnel. I am sure I speak for most all of west Pasadena when I say that, and now we can turn our efforts to more sensible options. Thank you to all who have been active opponents over the years to that foolish, unsafe and expensive tunnel idea. — Janet Rose, Pasadena Fix Whitter bus...

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    A matter of a principal in Pasadena schools

    A matter of a principal in Pasadena schools Thousands of Pasadena taxpayers were shocked to read about $65,000 that we have paid in federal, state and local tax dollars being moved from the Pasadena Unified School District budget to two attorneys on a legal technicality. These attorneys then attempted to force PUSD to fire principal Juan Ruelas of Madison Elementary School on the pretense of a $20,000 “gift.” This sort of back-room rigamarole is...

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    Trump action is a monument to representative government: Letters

    Trump action a monument to government done right In “A hearing of monumental importance” (May 21), columnist Steve Scauzillo alleges that President Trump is distracted by “minor” issues like reviewing national monument designations.

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    Yes, we need an independent prosecutor for President Trump: Letters

    Investigate the president Regarding your Question of the Week (May 16) on whether we need an independent special prosecutor to look at President Trump’s Russian connections: Trump has been caught in so many lies that nothing he says is believable. His firing of FBI Director James Comey for continuing the FBI probe into...

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